On suction and airflow

On suction and airflow In order to pick up dirt without bending over, two things are needed: suction and airflow. Let’s define these two terms as they relate to cleaning your home. Suction – This is usually measured as inches of water up to a column. Picture a glass tube with 1-inch markings on it.…

Maintaining your system

Maintaining your system The power unit and the carpet power head are the items that need a bit of ongoing maintenance. First the power unit. If your power unit has a filter, it likely needs to be replaced annually for both performance and warranty reasons. If you have a disposable bag unit, then replace it…

Giving us a bad name

Giving us a bad name There are several companies that make central cleaning systems that try to compete with VACUFLO. Those companies often have several brands each. This has led to the perception that there are a large number of options, but in reality, there are only a few after you peel the sticker off…

Filtration methods

Filtration methods There are many methods manufacturers have used to separate household dirt and particulate from vacuumed air in our homes. We are going to review the most common methods with a focus on the pros and cons of each. Starting with the least effective and working toward the best. Permanent Bag/Filter – This is…

Indoor air quality

Indoor air quality The quality of the inside most homes is worst than many smog filled cities. Many people are suffering from breathing issues. Allergies, mold sensitivities, pet dander, and dust all contribute to poor indoor air quality. If you visit your local asthma and allergy doctor, the first question they ask is: do you…

Disposable vacuums

Disposable vacuums If your vacuum is not central, it is disposable. This sounds harsh and for the sake of the landfill I wish it weren’t true. But when compared to built-in cleaning systems, upright and canister vacuums are largely created to last a few years. Even the very nice German portables are often more expensive…

Why people buy

Why people buy There are three main reasons people buy our VACUFLO cleaning systems. Power, convenience, health, and cost. And yes, we said three things and then provided four. Just our way of over delivering… Seriously though, these are the most common reasons people give us when we ask why they bought a cleaning system.…

MythBusting for vacuums

MythBusting for vacuums The two main myths about centralized cleaning systems are: If your home is already built, it can’t be installed, so you missed out It must be very expensive, similar in price to central air Let’s look at these one by one. First, most people don’t know how it is possible to install…