Author: Robert

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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Hoover vs Bissell Carpet Cleaners

Hoover versus BissellBissell or Hoover carpet cleaners? Now that’s a tough call indeed. Both are big brands. Both come with a legacy of vacuum cleaning. Both boast of excellent features to make your carpet cleaning task a breeze. And both are market leaders when it comes to home carpet cleaners. Indeed, our review of 5 of the Best Carpet Cleaners included three Bissell models and one Hoover model.So which is better? There are really no straight answers to this question, with both the machines having some advantages and some disadvantages over each other. But, for the sake of comparison,...

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The Best Hand Vacuum Reviews – 5 Products to Consider

These best hand vacuum reviews comprise of five products that stand above the rest among handhelds on the market. What makes them good?  They’re all light enough and comfortable enough to move about easily, they have strong enough suction to vacuum up both cat litter and spilled cereals, and none of them will break the bank (although one does go a little over $100, but it’s arguably merited).  Three of them are corded and two are cordless, but all are great little vacuums to have for the times when you just don’t want to pull out the big upright...

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Best Cordless Vacuum Reviews – 6 Products to Check Out

These best cordless vacuum reviews will reveal to you six superb products to consider that you can keep within easy reach in the bedroom or office.  They all boast Lithium-Ion batteries for efficient charging and all are capable of serving as quick spot cleaners for small piles or collections of debris.  The one you pick depends on your preferences as well as your budget. We’ve divided the reviews into our selection of three of the best cordless stick models and our three best cordless handheld models. Best Cordless Stick Vacuum Reviews Dyson V6 Cordless Vacuum   Dyson’s V6 cordless vacuum is...

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Best Steam Mop for Hardwood Floors

Wooden floors need special attention, hardwood floors even more so. Such floors can’t be cleaned effectively and well with the usual cleaning methods. Sweeping and mopping the normal way will only do half the job. In some cases, not even that. In fact, hardwood floors require cleaning treatment that’s distinct even from tiles. That’s because hardwood floors are more delicate, which is part of their attraction, and also the reason for their high costs. So having spent a packet on getting your house fitted with hardwood floors, you’d surely want to know the best possible methods for keeping them...

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Miele vs Dyson – which vacuum is best?

Miele and Dyson are two very popular and well known vacuum brands. We have reviewed their vacuums many times but this direct comparison of Miele vs Dyson will help you decide between the two if you are stuck. There are both similarities and differences between the brands and the vacuums that they manufacture. We already have our favourite but if you read the in-depth analysis that follows you can decide for yourself if Miele or Dyson is for you.We've paired up the following vacuums for our Miele vs Dyson comparison, which you will find in the sections below: Quick Navigation> Uprights -...

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Bissell Powerforce Helix Review

Bissell are a popular vacuum brand that specialise in low cost high performance vacuum cleaners. Their latest upright vacuum cleaner range includes over 20 different models from as little as $40 to over $200. At the lower end of this price range are two models that are featured in this Bissell Powerforce Helix Review:Bissell Powerforce Helix Bagless Upright Vacuum 1701Bissell Powerforce Helix Turbo 1701 The original Bissell Powerforce Helix vacuum was the 1240 model released in 2012. The new versions of the Bissell Powerforce Helix range were released in 2016. They provide several improvements in both functionality, usability and performance. The...

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