The sun is out, the snow is melting, looks like spring is on its way! That means it’s time to refresh your floors with an annual spring cleaning. After the long, cold months of winter, dirt, dust, and stains have accumulated your floor, it’s time to eliminate them. Here at Abt, we have a variety of vacuums that you can choose from. For the perfect clean and satisfying results, its important to know what type of vacuum you are shopping for. Finding the right vacuum to use for your spring cleaning will assure you a cleaner home. We provided the different types of vacuums we carry and how each one works, see what type of vacuum would be best for your household!
Upright vacuums are the most popular type, found in many homes today. This vacuum is best for cleaning up dust and dirt from your carpeting, and also is capable of cleaning larger areas of carpet swiftly. Not only are upright vacuums good for cleaning carpet, but they also work well with hard floors and area rugs. Although, not all upright vacuums can be used on hard wood floors, it’s possible that it can cause damage to some surfaces and possibly your machine. To avoid any damage, it is best to do some research, see if the brand you’re looking into is capable of cleaning on hard wood floors. Other things to look for while shopping for an upright vacuum are attachments, if replacement bags are needed or if the unit is bag-less, and how much the unit weighs. Upright vacuums come in a variation of styles, sizes, and each varying in weight.
Above: Dyson Ball Compact Animal Upright Vacuum Cleaner
Canister vacuums are easy to use and portable, convenient to have when cleaning multiple rooms in the house. Canisters are lighter than other vacuums designs, they also have a maneuverable power head that’s best to clean hard to reach spots. Canister vacuums have the motor and bag in a separate compartment and usually there are wheels attached so you can take the vacuum anywhere around the house. Using a revolving brush system or brush agitator, it can remove dirt particles from the carpet so they can be picked up easily, also convenient when picking up things like pet hair. Most canister vacuums have bags that need to be replaced but there are other models that are bag-less, which eliminates additional costs of buying replacement bags.
Above:Hoover WindTunnel Air Bagless Canister Vacuum
Carpet Cleaners & Steam Cleaners
Even when you vacuum your carpet frequently, dirt, pet dander, bacteria and dust can still be trapped deeply in the carpet. Carpet cleaners are the best solution to get rid of those issues, carpet cleaners use moisture and heat to loosen the dirt and stains that a standard vacuum can’t do. These type of vacuums also disinfect carpet surfaces by eliminating unwanted germs. A carpet cleaner would be your best option if you want a deep clean. Don’t forget to pick up a carpet cleaning solution, the detergent will ensure a deep clean that will get rid of those stubborn stains, dirt and odors.
Above: Hoover Power Scrub Deluxe Carpet Washer
Steam cleaners have become favorable nowadays because they are considered to be a healthier and “green” type of cleaning. Steam cleaners look similar to upright vacuums, these units usually have a reservoir that dispenses hot water with a cleaning solution, while the other reservoir holds the dirty water. Steam cleaning is the best alternative for those who suffer from allergies and chemical sensitivities, this a healthier method to deep clean different surfaces without irritating any allergy symptoms. By using a steam cleaner often, your family can live healthier and breathe better.
Above: Shark Lift-Away Professional Steam Pocket Mop
Hand Held Vacuums
A hand held vacuum is a smaller and lighter option for cleaning, they are usually cordless, operate on batteries, or can be rechargeable if a charging station is included. These type of vacuums are convenient when it comes to different cleaning tasks around the household. These units are compact and portable, making it great for cleaning closets. vents, blinds, upholstery, car seats and more. The small and compact design of hand held vacuums are best to pick up spills, cobwebs out of corners, and windowsills.
Above: Dyson V6 Trigger Hand Held Vacuum Cleaner
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