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Craftsman Electric Blower/Vac Review

Craftsman Electric Blower/Vac Review

The right tool for light leaf and yard maintenance. This Craftsman blower/vac is a great value from Ace Hardware.

A Monster on the Hardwood: Dyson DC44 Animal Vacuum Review

A Monster on the Hardwood: Dyson DC44 Animal Vacuum Review

The Dyson DC44 is a lightweight and portable powerhouse of sucking power. You’ll forget how you ever lived without it.

The iVac Switch Solves Your Dust Collection Woes

The iVac Switch Solves Your Dust Collection Woes

This should fall under the must-have shop tools. The iVac Switch works in harmony with your dust collection or vacuum system and an associated power tool. The power tool can range from a high power table saw, down to a low power mini drill. Any power tool that generates dust. […]

Fall Cleaning Tips: Vacuums and Paint Disposal

Check out these fall cleaning tips from Consumer Reports. Our favorites include: Clean drapes, upholstery, carpeting, and floors. A canister vacuum is better equipped to clean drapes and upholstery, while an upright is better for deep-cleaning carpets. For your carpeting, use a carpet cleaner or schedule a professional cleaning. Dispose […]

Carpet Repairs

A lush carpet feels great on bare feet and the right texture and tone can make a room, but carpet is susceptible to being damaged from spills, pets, and wear and tear. Here’s a guide for keeping your carpet healthy. How to Fix Frayed Carpet [eHow] Repair and Treat Crushed […]

Vacuum Cleaner for Hardwood Floors

One of the more active discussions on the Houseblogs community website is which vacuum is best for hardwood floors. We’ve waxed poetic before about our Oreck XL Deluxe as we think it works well on our hardwood and transitions nicely to our rugs and carpeted areas. Regardless of surface, what’s […]

Raise the Furniture

Raise the Furniture

This handy furniture lifter makes raising couches and dressers a hands-free task which allows you to vacuum or sweep these hard to reach places. It also saves your back from straining as you just use your foot to push with. Your floors will also thank you for not scratching footposts […]

Deep Clean Carpets

Deep Clean Carpets

It seems that there is no consensus in the proper way to deep clean carpets. What we do know is that a vacuum cleaner won’t do the trick. When you need to properly remove mold, allergens, dust mites, and light stains, you should use a steamer. Steamers don’t require the […]