How To Keep A Vacuum Cleaner Smelling Fresh

Posted on 25 February, 2016 by


Your vacuum cleaner sucks up all kinds of dirt and debris to keep your home clean, so it’s no wonder that it could get a little funky smelling from time to time. A bad odour from your vacuum cleaner can come from many things, including: Organic material (IE food) Pet hair Excessive dust We’re taking a look at some of the ways to keep your vacuum cleaner smelling fresh, and functioning perfectly. Check the bag If your vacuum cleaner uses a bag, changing the bag could be the key to eliminating any foul odours. Vacuum cleaner bags have “pores,” and the more you use the vacuum, the more clogged they become. These bags are disposable, and should be replaced as often as needed. Bags that become too full will also impede the functionality, and lifespan, of your vacuum cleaner. If you are using your vacuum for only regular household dust and dirt, the bag should be changed once it’s ¾ full. However, if you’re doing more heavy-duty cleaning, following a renovation for instance, the bag should be changed once it’s…

Six Tips To Steam Clean Your Mattress

Posted on 05 February, 2016 by


Mattresses collect dirt just like any other material or surface in your home, except they are way harder to clean. After all, you can’t just toss your mattress in the wash, and vacuuming won’t do anything to remove stains and deep dirt. Over time, mattresses also accumulate an alarming amount of dust mites, which feed off dead skin cells; something we definitely do not want to be sleeping on top of. It’s time to give your mattress the deep clean it needs, and to do so you’ll need to steam clean it. A clean mattress and sheets can improve not only your peace of mind, but your sleep as well. Here are some tips to get the best possible clean: Choose the Right Steam Cleaner A steam cleaner is a great investment. Not only can you use it to clean mattresses, but you can use it for rugs, sofas, and other upholstered furniture. For steam cleaning a mattress, you’ll want to make sure you have a carpet glide attachment to get the best possible clean. Check out the Vacmaster’s selection…