Author Archives: Mark Bruno

Vacuums with a Personality

You’ve seen one vacuum cleaner, you’ve seen them all. Right? Well the people at Numatic want to make sure you never think that way again. With a great sense of humor, Numatic breaks the mold on what we’ve come to … Continue reading

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That Time of the Year

With another winter behind us and summer fast approaching, that can only mean one thing — it’s time for spring cleaning. Many people throw the term “spring cleaning” around loosely, but should it be taken more seriously? The answer is … Continue reading

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Vacuum Cleaners and Americana: Not Your Average Museum

If you find yourself driving down historic Route 66, America’s Main Street, you will come across quite an interesting museum, one that you would never think exists. Located in St. James, MO is the world’s first Vacuum Cleaner Museum and … Continue reading

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Are Bagless Vacuums More Hypoallergenic and Maintenance Free?

Many homeowners believe that a bagless vacuum is more hypoallergenic than a bagged vacuum and are essentially maintenance free. But is the bagless vacuum really maintenance free and more hypoallergenic? Not necessarily! Sure, the bagless vacuum doesn’t have a bag … Continue reading

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Steam Cleaning Removes Bacteria and is a Green Way to Clean

To keep tidy the floors and carpets in their homes, most people assume a vacuum cleaner is the way to go. Though vacuums are great, they come with many limitations. Aside from removing dirt from the floor or carpet and … Continue reading

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High Tide: Detergent Thefts

Recently, there has been a major increase in reported thefts of the cleaning detergent, Tide. Stores can’t seem to keep the product on their shelves. So what’s the point of stealing the detergent? Well, there’s two main reasons for the … Continue reading

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History of the Kirby Vacuum Cleaner Company

Kirby Vacuums are a household name synonymous with both luxury and quality. They are without a doubt, a shining example of a “successful” company. However, Kirby’s road to success was a bumpy one. Their drive to make an established name … Continue reading

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Cuisinart Product Company History

The year is 1971. Carl Sontheimer, an engineer and recent graduate at MIT, is hard at work on his latest invention. Having just invented a microwave-based direction finder for use in NASA’s moon program, Sontheimer was eager to give the … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Central Vac Systems

So you think your home is spotless, huh? Well, think again. Dust. Dirt. Pollen. Bacteria. These things exist all over your home, practically invisible to the eye. Though portable vacuums are great, they don’t quite clean up everything you think … Continue reading

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Blenders: Replacing and Repairing

Whether it’s to whip up a protein shake after an invigorating trip to the gym or to make a fruit smoothie on a hot July afternoon, we all use blenders. With this constant use comes general wear and tear on … Continue reading

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