Is your vacuum effective enough to pick up even the most elusive particles?
Vacuuming the home is one of those chores that, while time-consuming, is important when it comes to the cleanliness of your space. For people who suffer from allergies and asthma, it's a great way to combat common household allergens that can aggravate symptoms. The last thing you want is to be uncomfortable in your own home, so in order to ensure your safety and happiness, it's essential to make this part of your weekly cleaning regimen.
It's equally important to have the right kind of vacuum – one that is effective enough to pick up even the most elusive particles. If you're thinking about investing in a new device, you may want to consider one of these great products:
Eureka 4870MZ Boss Smart Vac Upright HEPA Vacuum - You can use this device on tile and sealed hardwood floors. It glides smoothly, allowing you to switch between carpets and bare floors. It also includes HEPA filtration, which captures 99.97 percent of dust and allergens.
Hoover UH30010COM Platinum Lightweight Upright - This machine has a 12-amp motor and is surprisingly easy to maneuver at under 12 pounds. It uses Hoover's patented WindTunnel Technology to extract dirt from your carpet quickly and efficiently.
Vapamore MR-50 Wet-Dry Vacuum and Steam Cleaner - This portable wet/dry vacuum and steam cleaner is great for removing pet stains and odor, preventing them from permanently marring your rugs and upholstery.
Be sure to check out the Allergy Be Gone website for special cleaning products you can use that won't aggravate your symptoms. Additionally, it's a good idea to invest in a respirator mask to keep pet dander, dust, dirt and other allergens from entering your lungs.
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