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Jan 18 2012

Common Biological Pollutants in Your Home

We’ve all seen the newscasts on household pollutants and bacteria that are meant to scare the living daylights out of us. They use black lights to reveal hidden deadly bacteria living on our pillowcases and faucets and it’s enough to make our skin crawl. I promise I’m not trying to make your skin crawl. But I am going to tell you about some pretty common biological pollutants that could be present in your home right now.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines biological pollutants as contaminants that are living or are produced by living things. Areas that provide food, moisture, or water are a breeding ground for biological pollutants. Unfortunatly, many biological pollutants can make you and your family sick by triggering allergic reactions. Some of the most common reactions are sneezing, itchy watery eyes, dizziness, shortness of breath, and digestive problems. Many of these pollutants can become airborne in your home and can be circulated through your homes central air system causing your family to be constantly exposed.

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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.

Mar 4 2010

Introducing Hoover Y HEPA Crucial Vacuum Bags

Crucial Vacuum is proud to introduce our high quality Hoover Y HEPA Vacuum Bags.  These vacuum bags have our revolutionary Crucial Closure!  The Crucial Closure allows you to seal the bag shut before you empty it out, eliminating the ability for all the dust to get back into the air and your home.  The lighter dust that typically escapes vacuum bags and gets back into the air is caught by our Crucial Closure, which seals around the bag opening.

These HEPA bags are essential for any allergy sufferer or people who have breathing and respiratory problems.  These bags provide 99.7% filtration and trap microscopic particles and allergens, such as dust mites.  Since the Filtration Efficiency of these bags is almost 100%, compared to sometimes as low as 20% in standard bags, you will notice that the presence of dust and allergens is significantly reduced in your home.

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Mar 4 2010

Crucial Info: Asthma & Allergies

Do you or someone you know suffer from asthma or allergies? Well, we know that allergy season is right around the corner – That’s why we at Crucial Vacuum are working hard to get the word out to our customers to check your vacuum filter and bag every time you use your vacuum.

We don’t want you suffering from allergies and therefore we want to supply you with information on how you can reduce your allergies this year. Do you have a sealed vacuum with a clean filter? You should really go ahead and check this as it is crucial to your health.

We may not be able to stop your allergies, as it is tough to conquer, but believe us, we completely understand your pain. Our goal here is to help YOU become more educated on how you can help yourself reduce your symptoms with products that you own at home. Since you can’t control the pollen from the trees or any other outdoor allergen, we want you to control the cleanliness of your home.

You can do this by buying our filters, buying vacuums that actually capture the dirt/dust mite and becoming aware that your home is a great place to start the healing process that your body needs.

We wish you luck this allergy season and hope you can open yourself up to our new brand! We look forward to hearing from you soon! www.crucialvacuum.com