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Nov 6 2012

Post Hurricane Crucial Relief with Red Cross: You Save, We Give

We’ve all seen the catastrophic damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.  People continue to be displaced with no electricity, no gas and major flooding.  One of the towns that was severely impacted was Little Ferry, NJ, which happens to be where our headquarters is located.  Our business office and warehouse were closed for one week after the hurricane.

Now that electricity and internet are running in our HQ, we are back to work but people in across the tri-state area still need our help.

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Aug 30 2012

Rap Rebuttal to the World’s Most Expensive $1 Million Dollar Gold-Plated Vacuum Cleaner

Supposedly there’s a $1,000,000 gold plated vacuum for sale that caters to the 1%.  So, I’m sure you’re thinking what I’m thinking.  A  one million dollar vacuum cleaner? Is that logical? Simple answer, No! If, I’m a billionaire and have all the riches in the world, the last thing on my mind would be cleaning and vacuum cleaners.  I would have maids take care of my mansion with a Dyson…..oh wait, I would have marble floors so I don’t need a vacuum.  But unfortunately, I’m not a billionaire and like most fall within the 99%.

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Oct 25 2011

There’s No Place Like Home: Consider Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality This Winter

Indoor Air Quality Winter

Let’s face it, summer is long gone, fall is whizzing by, and winter is just around the corner. Winter means colder temperatures, shorter days, family time, and holidays. It’s not all bad!

The delicious aromas of holiday dinners fill the air as families gather to spend time together indoors. But that’s not all that’s in the air. If you haven’t changed your vacuum’s filter lately, there may be hundreds of harmful allergens and pollutants floating around in your house.

Did you know that the air in your own home could be affecting your overall health? Your home is supposed to be your safe place. But if you and your loved ones aren’t breathing clean air, your safe place can make you sick.

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Oct 23 2011

Don’t Toss Your Old Vacuum! 3 Simple Fixes That Can Make Your Old Vacuum New Again

Fix Your Old Vacuum

Is your vacuum failing to live up to your standards? Perhaps your vacuum just isn’t picking up like it used to, leaving behind pet hair, fuzz, or other debris. Is there a strange smell coming from your vacuum? Or maybe your vacuum has lost some suction and just isn’t the same as it used to be. Rest assured; you are not alone, and you do not have to live this way! So many people experience one or both of these common issues with their vacuum and immediately draw the conclusion that they need a new vacuum. But we have good news! Crucial Vacuum is stocked with the things you need to get you’re your vacuum up and running like new again. So, before you toss your trusty old vacuum aside on your way to replace it, try these quick and simple fixes that may have your vacuum back to it’s old self in no time.

Vacuum Not Picking Up Like it Used to?

If your vacuum isn’t picking up like it used to check to see if the brush bar roller is turning. If it’s not, the solution could be as simple as removing wads of tangled hair or carpet string from the area. If that isn’t the problem a quick replacement of the belt could also do the trick.

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Mar 8 2011

Indoor Air Quality and Your Vacuum Cleaner

Indoor Quality

We spend more time indoors than outdoors. Having high quality Indoor Air Quality  (IAQ) Is Crucial!  Did you know: if you don’t breathe you die? Of course you did! But here is a slightly more disturbing fact from the Environmental Protection Agency: poor indoor air quality can contribute chronic respiratory conditions like as asthma, allergies, and in extreme cases severe lung disease. Indoor air quality is not typically the forerunner of the “getting healthy” discussion, but improving it can have a significant impact on everyday life. Harmful gases, microbial growths, and tracked dirt all contribute to congestion and poor air quality – but you have a defense; it’s probably an upright, and sitting in your cleaning closet right now….Your vacuum cleaner! Indoor air quality is hindered by an infiltration of particles, pollutants and dust. But with a once-a-week cleaning regimen including an efficient vacuum and vacuum cleaner filter, you can eliminate pounds of contaminants from your home every time you clean. The efficiency of your vacuum, and in turn, your IAQ is dependent on your filter’s capabilities. A clean, new vacuum filter traps particulates within the machine. But a faulty inefficient filter actually kicks all the material back into the air. As you can imagine, indoor air quality and vacuum filter efficiencies are directly related. Indoor Air Quality is not just a luxury – it’s crucial. Use your vacuum once each week, and keep that filter in working condition. You know, if you like breathing and everything. Keep your indoor air quality pristine with a Crucial Vacuum Filter found here.