Which Vacuum Attachment Should I Use? Fan-Blade Duster

It used to be that cleaning the floors was super-easy – you simply retrieved your stick broom from the front porch and swept yourself out of the house. With the invention of luscious, glorious, soft-and-cosy carpet, life improved exponentially. Ahh, there’s nothing like the feeling of sinking your tootsies into the soft, deep pile of fabulous carpet. But cleaning it can feel like an overwhelming task when you’re confronted with a myriad of hose and vacuum attachments, gadgets and gizmos. Is there really ever a time you need to use a short, bendy hose attachment with a really skinny circle of brush bristles on the tip?

In our epic 11-part series, we’ll demystify vacuum attachments and help you get the best look and wear out of your luscious carpets.

This week we’ll look at that trusty standby – the fan-blade duster.

How It Works: Fix this piece to your extension wand and you can easily reach and surround each fan blade. Start at the fan’s core, then pull the duster toward the end of the blade. The broom head will sweep the bottom while a removable, machine-washable microfiber cloth brushes dust from the top. The debris is sucked into the hose via the bristles.

Other Ideas: Conquer cobwebs in high corners with the same sweep method.

And there we have it – how to use your fan-blade duster.   Next week we’ll look at the mystifying floor sweeper attachment.

And, as always, if you find yourself presented with a carpet cleaning issue they just don’t make enough vacuum attachments for, give the Park City and Utah professionals at BCS a call on 801 561 1730.

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