Shopping for a Vacuum Cleaner
We have spent many years compiling our knowledge and expertise into our images and written information to ensure that your buying experience is easy, informative, and the best shopping experience. Shopping for a vacuum cleaner can seem daunting and confusing- there are many brands and different types. Do not worry, we have been there and we are here to help!
The Questions to Ask Yourself
There are many types of vacuums to choose from, and everyone will have unique flooring needs. Generally speaking, here are our top questions to consider, and then which types of vacuums to look for 1. Low. Medium or High Pile Carpeting? 2. If Carpeting - Can You Clean With a Spinning Brush Roll / Beater Bar? 3. Canister, Upright, Stick Vacuum, or Robotic? 4. Bagged or Bagless? 5. HEPA Filtration? 6. Do You Have Pets? If so, Cat and Dog Models are Always a Great Starting Point.
What Types of Machines to Look at For Your Unique Needs
Once you have thought about the above questions, here are the general, best recommendations for your needs. If you have any other questions, please never hesitate to reach out to our friendly customer service staff.
1. Carpeting:a. Low Pile Carpeting- Air Driven Canister or an Upright b. Medium PIle Carpeting - Canisters With Electric Carpeting Power Head or an Upright With a Brush Roll Height Adjustment c. High Pile Carpeting- Canisters With Electric Carpeting Power Head or an Upright With a Brush Roll Height Adjustment 2. No Spinning Brush Roll- Air Driven Canister Without a Spinning Brush Roll Flooring Head
3. Type of Vacuums:a. Canister: Ideal for Mixed Flooring Homes b. Uprights: Ideal for Low Pile Carpeting and Hard Flooring c. Stick Vacuums: Lightweight Option for Hard Flooring, Low Pile Carpeting, and In Between Cleans d. Robotic Vacuums: Ideal for users looking for an effortless clean - clean while you are at work, at sleep, or while relaxing!
4. Bagged or Bagless?a. Bagged: Recommended for Allergy or Asthma Sufferers. Or Anyone Looking for the Best Filtration for Their Home b. Bagless: Ideal for users who do not want to change bags. Not recommended for allergy or asthma sufferers as the user has to manually clean the filters and dust bin.
5. HEPA Filtration?a. If you are an Allergy or Asthma Sufferer, it’s Recommended You Look for a Completely Sealed Machine with HEPA or Hospital Grade Filtration
6. Are You a Pet Owner?a. If you are the proud parent to a fur child, please consider a Cat and Dog / Animal Model as They Come With Additional Pet Specific Attachments to Remove Pet Hair, and Animal Specific Filters to Mask Pet Dander Odors
Help Me Find a Vacuum!
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