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Vacuum Cleaners!  There’s a history for that!

museum piece vacuum cleaner

museum piece vacuum cleaner

When it comes to history our mind immediately jumps to events that happened in the past – sometimes way in the past – such as the building of the pyramids in ancient Egypt, or Christopher Columbus’ discovery of America. Sure. There are world changing events that are not that old, some even that are happening right before our eyes in the comfort of our living rooms as we turn on the TV to watch the news.

But there’s a history for just about everything.

I found this article on the history of vacuum cleaners. Not riveting stuff but when you think about it, the invention of the vacuum cleaner has made a huge difference in our lives. Vacuuming our floors and carpets is much more effective than wielding a broom. Vacuum suction deep cleans carpets and the dust and dirt is kept intact in an enclosed capsule built into the vacuum cleaner.

Excerpted from Achoo Allergy

American Vacuum Cleaning: History and Trends

Carpets are known to cause countless problems for allergy sufferers; carpet fibers provide a safe haven for dust mites, pet dander, pollen, mold spores, and other allergens. In fact, in severe cases, some doctors recommend getting rid of all carpets. It’s usually not necessary to go that far, but if you have allergies, it is imperative that you vacuum your home frequently with a quality vacuum cleaner that has a HEPA filter capable of capturing allergens. … cont’d here

Invented in 1868! Who knew?

Vacuum Works may not be vacuum historians but we sure know our vacuums. Whether you are looking for a new one, need to repair the one you have or just need to stock up on accessories, come on down and we’ll help you with all your vacuum needs.

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