About Us

ABOUT Our Vacuum Cleaner Store

Bob’s Original Sweeper Shop in KY has been serving the needs of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky since 1971. Originally founded by Bob’s father Ron, the company has grown from a one location Kirby vacuum shop, to three sweeper shops that provide a full range of services!

We can repair your favorite old time sweeper, sell you one of the hottest new products on the market, or come to your home and give you a FREE in-home central vacuum estimate! Read more about our history below and find out how we’ve served the community for almost 50 years!

We aren't just another sweeper shop...thats our PROMISE To You

Friendly, Knowledegable Staff

Get expert advice from one of our "in-house" trained sales specialists. We take pride in knowing our products!

Largest Selection

Box stores carry just a few of the "popular" products. We carry brands that have stood the test of time! And....we stand behind them AFTER the sale!

Personalized Assistance

We don't push products on you...we match you to the right model based on your needs and wants! 

Try Before You Buy

Not sure that's the right model for you! We offer FREE "test-drives" in store OR at your home! Take come a free courtesy vacuum to try out in YOUR home before you buy!

Price Match

We will meet or beat any competitor's advertised or quoted vacuum! GUARANTEED!

Total Support

We’re loyal back to you! We’re here with expert support before and after your purchase! We warranty everything we sell!

Free Estimates

We give 100% FREE on-the-spot estimates for vacuum repairs! We also give FREE in-home estimates for central vacuum installations!

Timely Service

We promise quick and efficient repair service by experienced service technicians. 


_Store - Outside 1982
Bob Kirkwood 1968
Bonnie Kirkwood
Bob Kirkwood
Bob's Original Sweeper Shop Erlanger, KY
_Bob and Ron
Vacuum Bags, Belts, And Filters
_Store Being Built
Bob and Bonnie Kirkwood