Author: Robert

What is the Best Vacuum for Carpet?

Best Vacuum Cleaners for Carpet & RugsIf you have a lot of carpeted flooring or rugs in your home then it's good to have a vacuum cleaner that is specially suited to carpet cleaning. Of course there are different types of carpet such as plush, shag, berber or frieze and some are more difficult to clean and require more care than others. Regularly using the best vacuum for carpet will ensure it stays clean and prolong its life, whilst also improving the indoor air quality of your home.In this article we look at 5 of the best vacuum cleaners for...

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Best Lightweight Vacuum Reviews – 5 of Your Top Options

In these best lightweight vacuum reviews, you should be able to find vacuum cleaners that pack muscle without also packing on bulk.  These vacuums are designed to be ultra-maneuverable but still have enough oomph to clean the hard jobs you want them to take on.  To that end, most pack slim frames, lightweight material construction, and high-wattage/high-HP motors. The lightweight vacuum reviews that we cover in this article are as follows: ModelWeight Shark Rocket Ultra-Light Vacuum HV3238.6lbs (3.9kg) VonHaus 600W 2-in-1 Corded Upright Stick Vacuum6.2lbs (2.8kg) Hoover Corded Cyclonic Stick Vacuum SH200307.9lbs (3.6kg) BISSELL PowerEdge Pet Hard Floor Corded Vacuum,...

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The Importance of Vacuum Cleaner Maintenance

Vacuum cleaner maintenance is imperative if you want to ensure your vacuum operates at its best. After all, if it’s not, your floors aren’t as clean as they should be. When it comes to vacuum maintenance, there are four basic things that you should always be looking at. In the order of frequency that you should be dealing with them, they are Bags, Filters, Belts, and Rollers.Caveat: Before you start any maintenance on your vacuum, make sure that it’s unplugged and that the motor is discharged. You can do this by pressing the power button once you’ve unplugged it....

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Consumer Electronics Show 2017 – Vacuum Cleaner Innovations

CES 2017 The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) took place in Las Vegas last week and is the largest gathering of technology innovators and enthusiasts in the world. Cnet have full coverage of all the great products showcasing at this event and we recommend checking out their website for all the details. The conference is full of future technology and this includes our favourite subject here at Home Vacuum Zone – vacuum cleaners! We’ve reviewed the best new vacuum cleaner tech on offer during the event and provided this neat little summary below so all our readers stay up to date on the...

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Who Makes Kenmore Vacuum Cleaners?

Kenmore Vacuum CleanersKenmore is a trusted household name when it comes to vacuum cleaners and other home appliances. Their vacuum cleaners have been praised for their unmatched performance, high quality and efficiency in independent tests. The brand has cleaners for various budgets and uses. But, who makes Kenmore vacuums? What are the key features, which make this brand of vacuum cleaners to be outstanding? Let’s have a deep study on these vacuum cleaners together. History of the Kenmore BrandKenmore started back in the 1900s. But, at the time, they made sewing machines and washing machines. Later on, they ventured...

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Neato vs Roomba – Which is the Best Robot Vacuum?

Neato vs RoombaNeato and iRobot are two well established global manufacturers of robot vacuum cleaners. If you're considering enlisting the help of a robot vacuum in your home then you are most likely weighing up the merits of Neato vs Roomba as these two brands compete for a major market share. This article compares the latest models to help you decide which one deserves a place in your cleaning arsenal.​Neato Botvac vs Irobot Roomba - the Brands ComparedThe iRobot Roomba has featured highly here at Home Vacuum Zone: taking a spot along with the Neato Botvac in our Best...

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Carpet Care Tips for Different Types of Carpet

Understanding carpet care is essential if you want your carpets to stay looking as good as new for as long as possible. Best practice carpet care includes:Regular vacuuming with the best vacuum for your carpet type (daily for high traffic areas, weekly for other areas);Clean up spills immediately to prevent staining using products that will not cause damage;Deep cleaning carpets every 12-18 months using a good quality carpet cleaner or by hiring a professional;Reduce the spread of dirt into your carpets by having floor mats outside and leaving your shoes at the door.Understanding the Different Carpet TypesThere are many different types...

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How to Get Rid of Pet Dander

So you love your pet? Don’t we all? But however much we love our furry pets, we’re all perpetually worried about the harm they can do to our health with all the dander they leave around in the air. One common health hazard of this dander is allergies, and one can be attributable to pet dander. The symptoms may include to itching in the eyes, runny nose or sneezing, nasal congestion and even wheezing or breathing problems.Contrary to what most of us believe, it’s not our pet’s hair that causes theseallergies. It’s actually the proteins found in the skill...

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