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Vacuum Cleaner Resource List

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Helpful Vacuum Websites 

We’ve compiled a list of some very useful vacuum cleaner related sites.

If you know of any great information out there let us know by commenting at the bottom of this page and we’ll add it to the list!

 

Vacuum Cleaner Technology, Terms, History

A good article providing an overview of how vacuums cleaners work.  Some good graphics and photos help in the explanations and discussion.
http://home.howstuffworks.com/vacuum-cleaner.htm

Glossary of vacuum cleaner related terms.  Very helpful if you run across terms that are confusing.
http://www.ristenbatt.com/xcart/Glossary-of-Terms.html

This Wikipedia article covers the history, configurations, and technology of vacuum cleaners.  It is detailed and helpful for those interested.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vacuum_cleaner

Good article discussing loss of performance in a vacuum cleaner.  How and why it happens, and what to do about it.
http://www.ristenbatt.com/xcart/Loss-of-Vacuum-Cleaner-Performance.html

A site for vacuum cleaner collectors and fans.
http://www.vacuumland.org/

A vacuum cleaner museum site.  The museum is in St. James, MO. on Historic Route 66.
http://vacuummuseum.com/


Filtration & Allergies

Short description of HEPA filtration and allergies
http://www.webmd.com/allergies/hepa-filters-for-allergies

Overview of HEPA filtration and vacuum cleaners (on our site)
http://vacuum-cleaner-advisor.com/Guides/HEPA-Filtration.html

Discussion about vacuum cleaners, filtration, air quality and allergies
WebMD.com/articles/allergies

Short article on reducing allergens in the air and vacuum filtration.
http://web.extension.illinois.edu/healthyair/vacuums.cfm

How to allergy proof your house from the Mayo Clinic
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/allergies/in-depth/allergy/art-20049365

The homepage of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
http://www.aafa.org/


Other Interesting and Useful Articles

List of carpet related terminology.  Do you know the difference between “cut-pile” and
“cut loop pile” or “berber” and “frieze”?  Find out in this article.
http://www.interiorstextiles.com/glossary-of-carpet-terms/

Popular Mechanics sit down with James Dyson and ask some vacuum related questions.
http://www.popularmechanics.com/home/improvement/4236719?click=main_sr

The Carpet and Rug Institute educate consumers and industry about carpet and rugs.  They have information on all aspects of carpet and rugs and they also operate a Seal of Approval Program.  This program identifies effective carpet cleaning solutions and equipment – such as vacuum cleaners.
http://www.carpet-rug.org/


Vacuum Cleaner Manuals

Rainbow Vacuum Manuals
http://www.rainvac.com/rainbow-vacuum-manuals


Popular Vacuum Cleaner Manufacturers

Dyson
http://www.dyson.com/default.aspx

Hoover
http://hoover.com/

Bissell
www.bissell.com/

Miele Vacuums
miele.com/vacuums

LG Vacuums
http://www.lg.com/us/vacuum-cleaners

Shark
http://www.sharkclean.com/

Electrolux
http://www.electroluxappliances.com/Homecare/Vacuum-Cleaners/

Eureka
http://www.eureka.com/

Panasonic
panasonic.com/vacuums

Dirt Devil
http://dirtdevil.com/

Black & Decker
http://www.blackanddecker.com/product-type/cleaning.aspx

Rainbow
http://rainbowsystem.com/

Kirby
http://www.kirby.com/

iRobot
http://www.irobot.com/us/learn/home.aspx

Riccar
http://riccar.com

Sebo
http://sebo.us/

Oreck
http://www.oreck.com/

Kenmore
kenmore.com/vacuums


Large Vacuum Cleaner Retailers (vacuum section of site)

Best Buy
bestbuy.com/floorcare/vacuums

Overstock
overstock.com/Home-Garden/Vacuum-Cleaners

Amazon
amazon.com/b/ref=s9_dnav_bw_ir06_b?_encoding=UTF8&node=510106

Target
target.com/c/vacuums-floor-care-home-appliances/-/N-5xtui#?lnk=gnav

Abt Electronics
http://www.abt.com/category/15/Vacuums.html

Walmart
walmart.com/cp/4047?povid=P1171-C1110.2784+1455.2776+1115

Bed Bath & Beyond
http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/store/category/vacuums-floor-care/10562/

Home Depot
homedepot.com/b/Appliances-Vacuum-Cleaners-Floor-Care/

QVC
http://www.qvc.com/Floorcare-&-Vacuums.category.G929.html?refine=1758242

Sears
http://www.sears.com/appliances-vacuums-floor-care/b-1020018?adCell=W3

Abt
http://www.abt.com/category/15/Vacuums.html

Macy’s
macys.com/shop/for-the-home/vacuums-steam-cleaners?id=23481

Costco
http://www.costco.com/vacuums-floor-care.html

JCPenney
jcpenney.com/for-the-home/vacuums-floorcare/cat.jump?id

Lowes
http://www.lowes.com/Appliances/Vacuums-Floor-Care/_/N-1z10ouo/pl

AJ Madison
http://www.ajmadison.com/b.php/Vacuums/N~1602

Kohl’s
kohls.com/catalog/vacuums-and-cleaning-home-and-clothing-care.jsp

Ace Hardware
http://www.acehardware.com/category/index.jsp?categoryId=2626074

 

 

 

 

 

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