Category Archives: General Vacuum

The Advantage of Bagged Vacuums

Who isn’t looking to find new ways to tighten their household budget? Believe it or not, bagged vacuums are more economical than bagless vacuums, even though you have to replace the bag more frequently. For example, the cost of the … Continue reading

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DIY Vacuum Repair

Do It Yourself Vacuum Repair Most homeowners can buy a vacuum with a great warranty and they don’t worry much about vacuum repair should something major goes awry—simply send your vacuum back to the manufacturer for repair. However, just because … 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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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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A Real Sucky Crime

While perusing news articles across the web the other day, I stumbled across an interesting story out of Lincoln, Nebraska. A man named William Logan, a modern day MacGyver if you will, conceived quite the elaborate scheme involving a backpack, … Continue reading

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Safety Notice for Proteam LineVacer, LV-100

  The following message is from ProTeam in regards to Proteam LineVacer, LV-100: This Product Safety Notice is directed to the owners, distributors, dealers and service providers of ProTeam LineVacer vacuums manufactured prior to May 2010. ISSUE: A potentially unsafe condition … Continue reading

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