Allergy Sufferers And Carpeting

Is carpeting bad for allergies?

One of the biggest misconceptions among allergy sufferers is that carpeting makes your symptoms WORSE. But, studies have show that asthma and allergy sufferers may in fact see their symptoms IMPROVE because of carpeting. So, lets think about this for a minute. Have you ever walked down a hallway that was all hardwood, and noticed those little dust bunnies "running" away from you? That's because the airflow you generate from simply walking, is stirring up the dirt and dust that is coating [...]

How Do I Clean My Carpet?

Carpet cleaners come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and price ranges. It can be a very tricky decision to make, and often, an expensive one. Much like a great vacuum is essential to keeping your carpet healthy and vibrant, a carpet cleaner is vital for removing dirt, dust, debris, and allergens that can become embedded within the carpet fibers. The only way to remove this embedded dirt is to either "wash" or "encapsulate" the dirt. But, which method is [...]

How to Find the Best Vacuum for Pet Hair

Our furry friends are just that: furry! Pet hair gets hooked microscopically, like Velcro®, in your carpet fibers and other soft surfaces and then stubbornly sticks there. Even sometimes after you use a vacuum that’s marketed “for pets”. So what’s the best vacuum for pet hair? Look for vacuum cleaners with these features: Bagged Vacuum Cleaners Bagged vacuums make the best vacuums for pet hair because they ensure that the fur and dander stay trapped inside the bag. Emptying a bagless [...]

Best Hard Floor Vacuum

Best Vacuums for Hardwood Floors

Here at Bob’s Original Sweeper Shop, we suggest that our customers sweep using the best vacuum for hardwood floors. Finding the best hard floor vacuum can help you preserve the finish and beauty of your hardwood floors. When it comes to everyday cleaning, sweeping can be harder on your hardwood floors than you think. Brooms can leave micro-scratches in the finish. And the wrong vacuum can also cause surface damage. Preserve your beautiful flooring surfaces. Look for these features as [...]

Bagged Vacuum Cleaners Are Better

Bagged Vacuum Cleaners are Better

Bob’s Original Sweeper Shop customers ask all the time, “What is the best bagless vacuum cleaner?” To many, our answer is a big surprise. That’s because we say, “There is no such thing!” Our experts on vacuum cleaners and our repeat customers agree: bagged vacuum cleaners are best! Here’s why. Bagless Vacuums Have Leaky Seams Bagless vacuums leak at the seals and seams, spewing out millions of fine dust particles (bacteria, viruses, allergens and more) to settle throughout your house. So [...]