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6 Best Car Vacuums For Cleaning Inside Your Vehicle

Our short list of the best car vacuum cleaners will keep your ride cleaner than ever.

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10 Things You Shouldn’t Be Storing on Your Kitchen Countertop

If you're like most people, you probably use your kitchen counter as a catch-all for various odds and ends, food-related...


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6 Best Smart Coffee Makers

Smart coffee makers streamline your morning routine, allowing you to start brewing a fresh cup from your smart device without...


13 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Vacuum Cleaner

Don't suck the life out of your vacuum cleaner. Follow this advice to help it last longer and run better.

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5 Best Vacuums for Laminate Floors

Cleaning a hard surface like laminate is far different than extracting dirt from carpet fibers. These five vacuum cleaners can...


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This Vacuuming Mistake Is Preventing Your Home From Getting Clean

With a little know-how you can improve the performance of your vacuum.

What to Know About Robot Vacuums

Take a look at what to consider before buying a robot vacuum.


What Is HomeKit? All About the Apple Home Automation System

If you're a raving fan of Apple or just happen to own one of their devices, HomeKit may be the...


These Vacuum Cleaners Are Super Dependable- and One of Them Is On Sale

We went straight to the source—the Consumer Reports Vacuum Lab—to round up your definitive list on the most dependable vacuums....


13 Things You Should Never, Ever Vacuum

Getting out the vacuum may seem like a quick solution for any spill, but some things just aren’t meant to...

This Is How Often You Should REALLY Be Vacuuming

If you wonder if your lack of love for your vacuum cleaner is damaging your flooring, or jeopardizing your health,...


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How to Clean Your Vacuum

You use your vacuum to clean up messes around the house, but there comes a time when your vacuum itself...


Vacuum Cleaner Repair: Clean Out Clogs

Three simple ways to unclog your vacuum.


How to Replace a Vacuum Cleaner Belt

Complete this simple task in 30 minutes


How to Find a Vacuum Leak

Find a vacuum leak with this easy technique

Vacuum Cleaner Hack for Hard-to-Reach Spots

Sometimes you need a little bit of creativity to deep clean hard-to-reach areas. If you have a plastic squeeze top...


Robot Vacuum: Does It Really Work?

Considering a robot vacuum? Read this first.


Tips for Replacing Vacuum Filters

Bagless vacuums need frequent filter changes