Vacuum Filters

Written by Dina Kayed
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After the power of the suction, it can be said that a vacuum cleaner is only as good as the filters. Vacuum filters are in place to stop dust from being recycled back into the air. The quality of the filter is not the only factor involved here, though. Even the very best filters will do you no good if you never change them.

Vacuum Filters

It's difficult to give an estimate of how long your vacuum filters should last. It all depends on how often you vacuum, how dirty your house gets, and whether you have lots of kids of animals. Animals in particular tend to produce a lot of debris that needs vacuuming. They bring dirt in on their paws and shed dander and hair every day.

Once a filter is completely saturated, either the vacuuming performance of your cleaner will suffer, or the dirt will continue to be recycled back into the air. As a general rule, when they begin to look dingy, it's time to think about changing them. Utilizing HEPA filters can make a big difference in the overall quality of the air inside.

If you suffer from allergies, you should pick a vacuum cleaner with the most efficient filters you can find. It will make a considerable difference to your quality of life if you can stop allergens from being recycled into your atmosphere once they have been vacuumed up. A good filter system is also a protection from bacteria or mold that can be recycled into the air if they are not trapped.


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