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6 Best Car Vacuums For Cleaning Inside Your Vehicle

Do you know what to look for in a car vacuum cleaner? Here's our shortlist of the best car vacuum cleaners — including what makes each a standout.

Ventilated Shop Vacuum Attachment

Get better suction with your shop vac—here's how:


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9 Best Vacuums for Every Home

Whether you're buying a vacuum for the first time or upgrading to a new model, we'll help you find the...


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How to Get the Most Out of Your Robot Vacuum

Whether you've had a robot vacuum for 10 years or just bought your first one, these tips will help you...


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Things Your Robot Vacuum Might Know About Your House

Your robot vacuum knows more about you and your household than you might think.

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8 Best Vacuum Cleaners for Pet Hair and Stains

Want to effectively pick up what your furry friends are putting down? Here are some of the top-rated vacuum cleaners...


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.

The Best Stick Vacuums for Your Home

Get on the stick with your cleaning routine using one of these vacuums.

 


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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.

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...


Are You Vacuuming Your Carpet Often Enough?

Dirt—even dirt you can’t see—is abrasive. So when you walk across a dirty carpet, dirt particles grind away at the fibers. 


Robot Vacuum: Does It Really Work?

Considering a robot vacuum? Read this first.


Buying Guide: What is the Best Vacuum Cleaner to Buy?

A quality vacuum cleaner should be versatile enough to clean a variety of surfaces and durable enough to perform well...


Tips for Replacing Vacuum Filters

Bagless vacuums need frequent filter changes


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