Vacuum cleaner repairsIs your vacuum cleaner not quite performing up to par? Put down the phone! You don't necessarily mean you need a replacement depending on your model's issue. You can save time and money by fixing some common vacuum problems yourself. Here are my suggestions for some simple vacuum cleaner repairs you can do yourself along with some key maintenance tips to keep your vacuum in good working condition.
Problem: Poor suction
Repair: Start by putting in a fresh bag or emptying and cleaning out the dust collection chamber. If either of these chambers is too full, air can't pass through the machine and suction is reduced. If this fix still doesn't fully restore pickup, check for a clogged hose. Disconnect the hose from the vacuum cleaner, stretch it out and drop a quarter down into it. If the quarter doesn't come out the other end, you've got a clog. Use a broom or mop handle to dislodge and push out the clog. If you can't disconnect the hose on both ends, disconnect one end, stretchRead More »from 3 Vacuum Cleaner Repairs You Can Do Yourself