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Jun 10 2015

Learn How To Effectively Clean Your Grill with These Simple Steps

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Summer is here and aside from beautiful weather, trips to the beach and a positive outlook its time to turn on the grill and enjoy some great food.

Learn how to effectively clean your grill using these simple steps:

Make sure you have a pair of gloves, foil, dish soap, paper towels, a grill brush, bucket and stainless-steel wipes before starting this process.

Safety First: 

Make sure both your grill and the propane tank are completely off. Once this is done remove the propane tank and put it off to the side. Continue reading »

Jun 3 2015

10 Summertime Cleaning Tips to Make Your Life Easier

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How many hours do you spend throughout the week cleaning?

Probably too many and most of that time is on the weekend. It seems like cleaning our homes is never truly done and just when you finish one task there’s always something else waiting for you.

Its summertime people. Time to kickback, relax and enjoy the outdoors. Don’t get stuck inside all day cleaning. Instead use these 10 summertime cleaning tips to make your life easier, save time and catch up on some rays courtesy of Crucial Vacuum.

2-for-1 Clean 

Did you know that by applying baking soda to your couch, letting it sit for several minutes and then vacuuming it will not only leave your couch cleaner than ever, but it will also clean out your vacuum cleaner?

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Bathroom Grime

Instead of using chemicals to clean your bathroom faucets simply cut a lemon in half and rub the inside over your sink and shower heads. It will not only remove any built-up grime, but leave your bathroom smelling wonderful. Continue reading »

May 15 2015

How to Clean your Vacuums Roller Brush

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Use these easy to follow maintenance tips to make sure your vacuums roller brush leaves your carpets as clean as possible

We’ve all been cleaning at some point and had our vacuums roller brush either completely stop working, or loose suction leaving a trail of dirt in our carpets. Cleaning your vacuums roller brush may be a tedious task, but its a maintenance tip that will have your vacuum performing efficiently. 

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Mar 31 2015

Crucial Tips for Maintaining Hardwood Floors

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Maintaining hardwood floors properly is crucial for keeping its integrity and looking spectacular. With these following tips your floors will be looking great for quite some time.

Lose the Shoes

As soon as I come home after a long day I take my shoes off at the door. This not only puts me in ‘relax mode’ it also prevents me from tracking dirt and debris into my home. That dirt can be rather abrasive and tends to ruin the finish of your hardwood floors, not to mention the scratches they cause.  Avoid bringing dirt into your home by simply taking your shoes off once you enter. Continue reading »

Mar 24 2015

National Puppy Day Cleaning Tips for Your Home

It’s National Puppy Day! What’s not to like about a cute little puppy? I mean sure whenever you bring a new dog into the house there may be a few accidents while they’re being housebroken, but that short period of time is replaced by countless years of cute cuddly affection. I mean just look at this little guy to the right:

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I know right? Awww.

In honor of National Puppy Day we here at Crucial Vacuum are providing you with cleaning tips for dealing with pet hair around your home. So get prepared for a lot of cute photos of puppies as well as some handy tips to use around your household to keep these furry litter critters and their fur from taking over.

Comfy Blankets

Does your pet have a favorite spot in your home? Whether it’s a certain spot on the couch, smack dab in the middle of the floor where you can trip over them, or in your bed their favorite spot is going to be where you’ll find the most pet hair.

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Cover these areas with blankets, or even area rugs. The more pet hair you allow to get on washing machine friendly surfaces the less work and strain for your vacuum as well as less time cleaning the area. Plus, giving your pet a soft place to lie on is a must. The comfier the better. Spoil them rotten if you ask me.

Simple Solution – Adhesive Rollers

You know the ones I’m talking about. Just about every person who owns a pet that sheds has owned one of these at some point or another and if you haven’t well then you’re missing out. These adhesive rolls, which can be found at just about any household store, work wonders by removing pet hair from your clothes, furniture and anywhere else you may find the pesky mess. They’re affordable and are perfect for on the go quick cleanups. Continue reading »