I Only Recommend These 5 Shop Vacuums

Shop vacuum cleaners don’t get enough love and attention they deserve with all the power and ability they can give to homeowners. Shop vacuums are not just for garages, businesses and industrial uses, they’re quickly making their way to homes as people learn how great they can be. With the power, ability to suck up

DIY Roomba Hidden Shelf Storage / Garage

I love robot vacuums, I have a whole website about them, but the main one I use around the home has a problem that all of them have… they stand out, are in the way, and don’t look that great out in the open. I wanted a storage place for my Roomba and other robot

How Long Do Most Home Robot Vacuums Take To Clean?

Let’s chat about robot vacuums, like Roomba, and their cleaning times. You know, it’s quite fascinating how these little machines work. The time they take to tidy up your place varies quite a bit. It really depends on what model you’ve got and, of course, the size and layout of your home. Typically, most of

4 Reasons Why Your Roomba Keeps Stopping

There are a few reasons why your Roomba might keep stopping. The most common reasons are: 1. Stuck One of the biggest reasons why any robot vacuum may stop is because it’s stuck. For me, at least, leaving gym shorts or shirts on the floor can cause it to get stuck and stop working. They

Roomba and Pet Urine: Avoiding Dog Pee

Roomba, and most robot vacuums, are NOT smart enough to avoid dog pee or most wet messes. This means that if Sparky urinates on the floor and your bot runs over it, the urine will likely be spread around and could hurt your robot vacuum. If you have a pet that is prone to accidents,

How to Easily and Properly Dispose of a Robot Vacuum

So, you’re thinking about saying goodbye to your robot vacuum? Well, you’ve got a couple of options to do this responsibly. First up, recycling. It’s the eco-friendly way to go! They have electronic components and batteries that shouldn’t end up in a landfill. Many places have electronics recycling programs. Just drop off your vacuum at

How Robot Vacuums Decide When to Stop Cleaning

Robot vacuums like the Roomba are quite the marvel, aren’t they? They zip around your home, cleaning, and to many, it seems almost like magic how they navigate. But there’s a method to what looks like random movement. These smart little machines use sensors and algorithms to map your home and avoid obstacles. They’re programmed

Are Robot Vacuum Cleaners Quiet or Noisy?

My robot vacuum goes to work when I go to work, and while I’m upstairs and it’s downstairs, I can hear it. This has caused me to keep my door closed, so it doesn’t distract me while I work. Now this has me wondering how loud my robot vacuum is, especially in comparison to a

10 Places To Hide Roomba Robot Vacuum [Roomba Storage]

We all love our robot vacuums, but they can be a little unsightly in our homes. The good news is that there are several hiding places to put your Roomba and other robot vacuums. Some of these storage ideas are obvious, but there are a few we think are just great options that many people

How to Get the Best Results When Vacuuming Tile Floors

Let me tell you, a vacuum cleaner can really be a game-changer for tile floors. You know how some cleaning tools just do the job better than others? That’s the case with vacuums for tile. They’re often way more effective than a regular broom, which might miss some of the finer dirt. A vacuum, on

Can a Roomba Handle the Challenges of Big Houses?

So, you’re pondering if a Roomba is the right fit for a larger home, right? Well, from my perspective, the answer leans towards a yes, but of course, there are a few things to chew over. Think of a Roomba as that friend who’s always ready to lend a hand, or rather, a brush, in

19 Surprising Uses for Your Vacuum Cleaner: Beyond Basic Cleaning

A vacuum cleaner is a versatile tool that can be used for much more than people realize. The possibilities with vacuum cleaner are near endless, but here are 19 different uses for your vacuum cleaner. 1. Carpets Let’s start with the most obvious ones first, a vacuum cleaner is great for cleaning carpets. A vacuum

Do Vacuum Cleaners Have Fuses?

In the US, it’s not common for vacuum cleaners to have a fuse, but often a thermostat or heat sensor that will shut off power if the motor overheats or shorts out. A fuse is common in the UK, and the fuse is located in the power plug. It’s common for appliances in the UK

When Do You Need to Use a Bag in Your Shop Vacuum?

From what I’ve gathered through my own experiences, it’s pretty interesting to note that while you don’t always have to use a bag with a shop vacuum—especially when you’re dealing with something like water—opting for one can be a really smart move, particularly with dustier or grittier stuff. Let’s say you’re tackling sawdust, a bit

How Long Do Shop Vacuums Last And What You Can Do To Extend It

You know, from what I’ve seen, a regular shop vacuum, if you look after it well, typically hangs in there for about 3 to 5 years. But hey, it’s not always a hard and fast rule. Some vacuums really surprise you and last way longer, especially if they’re not used all that heavily. Like, if

How To Use Trash Bags In Shop Vacuum [Easy & Cheap]

So, you’re thinking about using a trash bag in your shop vacuum? Cool idea, but there’s a little trick to it. Just popping the trash bag in there as is, well, that’s not going to cut it. If you try it without tweaking things a bit, you’ll find the suction goes kaput in just a

15+ Uses For Shop Vacuums [From Gutters to Pets]

You know, when it comes to tackling those really tough messes around your house, the ones that make your regular vacuum cleaner throw up its hands in defeat, that’s where a shop vac steps in. It’s like the heavyweight champion of clean-ups. One of the coolest things about a shop vacuum is its versatility, especially

9 Reasons To Avoid Buying A Robot Vacuum [Honest]

So, we’ve been singing praises about robot vacuums for a while now, right? They’re nifty, they’re convenient, but hey, it’s only fair we flip the coin and look at the other side. Time to talk about the not-so-great parts. Now, don’t get me wrong, robot vacuums are a fantastic fit for a lot of folks,

How To Clean And Remove Hair From Roomba Brushes

You’ve got a Roomba, right? These little guys are pretty awesome at keeping our floors clean, but they need a bit of TLC to keep them running smoothly. The key? Regular maintenance of the brushes. You should give them a good cleaning every month. Think of it like a spa day for your Roomba! But