How To Fix A Vacuum Cleaner That Overheats

Posted on 13 February, 2017 by


Seeing smoke? Smelling burnt hair? Hearing the desperate noises of a vacuum cleaner that’s on its last legs about to overheat? We’ve all been there: using one of our beloved appliances when it conks out and leaves us to perform some kind of mechanical miracle to get it going again. If it is your vacuum cleaner that is overheating and providing you with a challenge to get it back on track, here are some simple tricks and tips to fix the problem and potentially prevent it from happening again! The simplest thing to check is of course the bag or canister if your unit has one If the filter bag or canister is too full, it cannot pick up any additional particles and will simply jam or the motor will overheat and shut down. So, when you suspect your unit is about 75 per cent full, empty it! Don’t wait until it’s packed to the brim, clean it out and prevent the breakdown. Next, check all the openings and connections for lodged debris If there is something that has become…

3 Vacuum Necessities If You Have Pets

Posted on 06 February, 2017 by


Congratulations on becoming a pet parent! You are destined to make many memories with your new four-legged friend! Be ready for unconditional love, and uncontrollable pet hair and messes! Before you let Fido or Fluffy take over your carpets and couches with their fur and hair, be ready to fight back with our top three vacuum must-haves for your pet-friendly household! A Powerful Upright Vacuum! Pet hair cleanup is essentially a daily task. One of the best investments you can make is the purchase of a powerful and lightweight upright vacuum. A great option is the Bissell Pet Hair Eraser with features we love, such as the tangle-free brush roll that won’t shut down due to pet hair overload, the SmartSeal Allergen System with Febreze Pet Odor Eliminator that traps in allergens and eliminates the pet odour as you vacuum, and the additional onboard tools that help you get into smaller crevices to remove the dust and dander that otherwise go unnoticed. Be sure that whatever upright vacuum you select it is lightweight, easy to store, and has great pick…