Advantages Of Wet-Dry Vacuum Cleaners

Posted on 10 October, 2016 by


Wet-dry vacuum cleaners, also referred to as shop vacs, have a simpler design than regular household vacuums, and have fewer features as well, but they have many advantages too. Their simplicity makes them a good tool for those who work with their hands, which is why reputable vacuum brands continue to manufacture them for sale online and at local hardware stores. Here are some advantages to shop vacs that you may not know about. They’re relatively cheap It’s tough to make comparisons between regular vacuums and shop vacuums, because household vacuums are designed with far more constraints (they must be quiet, filter the air efficiently, work with a variety of attachments, etc.)—but the range of prices of decent full-sized wet-dry vacuums on the low end is less than that of comparable household vacuums. They can tackle wet messes Whether you’re sweeping, dusting, or vacuuming, you’ll notice that dirt, dust, and crumbs are easier to remove if they’re dry and not sticky—however, not all messes are like that. For example, if you have a pet that sheds and it leaves behind…

How To Maintain Your Vacuum Cleaner

Posted on 03 October, 2016 by


The average lifespan of a vacuum cleaner is five to seven years, but the life span can actually be stretched longer with regular maintenance. If you fail to maintain the vacuum, it may break sooner than usual. Here are some maintenance tips to help you get the most out of your vacuum. Check the belt Some vacuums have a variety of heads that can be attached at the nozzle, but most upright vacuums have a motorized brush roll inside the powerhead to assist with suction and controlling the pace of vacuuming. The belt system works by connecting a motor with a brush roll using a flat belt, which can become damaged over time. If you vacuum daily, you may have discovered that this belt can become damaged within months, since it’s exposed to so much wear and tear. Replacing the belt is not difficult to do, but it requires the right screwdrivers and about 20 minutes to complete. Cleaning out the brush roll Sometimes there is a buildup of debris that stops the brush roll from spinning freely; this build-up…