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3 Clever Ways to Use Your Vacuum Cleaner

3 Clever Ways to Use Your Vacuum Cleaner

Even if the vacuum cleaner you’ve been using for years is giving up the ghost, you can still use it.

Even if the vacuum cleaner you’ve been using for years is giving up the ghost, you can still use it. It may not be as effective as it once was, but as long as you can get the job done, there is no need to panic. Of course, an outdated vacuum cleaner won’t work as well as the modern ones you can find at the store or online. While you’re waiting for the replacement to come in, check out some of the ingenious ways you can use your vacuum cleaner.

Add Essential Oils

Before you get started, take a few minutes to grab a cotton ball and load it up with several drops of your favorite essential oil. The scent of the oil can help your home smell cleaner and refresh your senses if you are feeling zapped after cleaning with your vacuum. To make the most of this effect, you will need to put the cotton ball in the bag or cup for the vacuum cleaner in question. The longer you work, the more the scent will filter out into the air around you. Another approach is to add the oil directly to the filter of the vacuum, but you will need to play it safe and avoid overdoing it if you try this instead.

Get Pet Hair

Whether you have a cat, dog, or some other furry friend, everyone knows how pet hair can get everywhere in your house. It can even turn up somewhere unexpected, such as on your clothes you haven’t worn for months or on the upholstery. Vacuum the hardwood floors in your home, and wherever the pet tends to sleep at night. You can also vacuum your own bed sheets and blankets. That way, washing your bedding is easier and it will actually make a difference when you’re trying to get rid of pet hair.  

Capture Dust

Dust is another troublesome problem in your home. When it’s time to deal with the dusting, your vacuum cleaner can help make a difference. The dusting brush can help you clean up the lampshades, books, lights, blinds, and plants scattered throughout your home. By addressing this before doing anything else, you can prevent pesky streaks or smears from fouling everything up once you’re done for the time being.  


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