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Offline JReger

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Whither the vacuum cleaners?
« on: March 11, 2013, 10:22:30 PM »

Hello good world!  I was wondering why there is not a forum for vacuum cleaners on this site.  I have lurked and benefitted from the discussions here and only just joined.  I am glad to be here.

My name is John.  I have a wife and a son here in Utah - we love each other very much and are enjoying our new family.  I work as a city planner.

In any case, what vacuum do you use?  What do you like or dislike about it?  How much did it cost you?  I recently compiled a little list of inexpensive vacuums when my wife sent me on a mini-odyssey to find one.  She may have kicked me out if I left sawdust after another home improvement project! ;)
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Offline Bailey

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Re: Whither the vacuum cleaners?
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2013, 10:58:41 PM »
We recently purchased a Eureka. My wife loves the thing.

Offline scrapiron

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Re: Whither the vacuum cleaners?
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2013, 10:15:56 PM »
I like my Shop-vac. That thing sucks most anything, wet or dry. O0

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Re: Whither the vacuum cleaners?
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2013, 12:08:00 AM »
Bagless Kenmore here. Works well but filters must be dealt with with each dump.
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Offline wildimaginations

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Re: Whither the vacuum cleaners?
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2013, 06:44:04 AM »
I use a Rainbow vacuum cleaner.  This machine uses water to catch and hold the dirt till I empty it out.  Pretty cool set up. No dusty dirt bags to contend with.  Got it used in Craigslist.  Normally costs over $1200 brand new.
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Offline andersenappliance

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Re: Whither the vacuum cleaners?
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2013, 06:26:32 PM »
I had a cleaning business for a few years.  We always used bagged vacuums.  The bags are hepa filters, and you just throw them out.  buy a set of three at the dollar store.  Works great.


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