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Sep 1 2015

Back to School Tips for Keeping Your Kids Healthy

back to school kindergartenAs the college kids flock from the nest, we still have our young elementary school kids getting ready to go back to school. At this point, you’re no longer worried about dorm cleanliness; we’re worried about making sure our kids stay healthy!

As most teachers often admit, the classroom is certainly a cesspool of germs and bacteria that can certainly infect your child and soon get the whole family sick.

So we at Crucial Vacuum have some valuable tips for you on how to keep your kids healthy as they head back to school. Continue reading »

Jul 31 2015

Packing Tips for College: The Conventional and Unconventional

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We have another great set of packing tips for you dear departing college students. We’re giving you the essential packing tips to surviving your first year on your very own.

Pack only the essentials

As a new college student, it’ll be very tempting to bring your entire bedroom to college, but college is the time for learning who you’re going to be for the rest of your life. So bring what you need and leave some room for a new you!

  • Bring clothing, toiletries, and all the important “necessary to live” items that your parents call practical.  Also think about all the types of weather you may face. Be sure to leave winter clothing at home or bring it if you visit home before winter break.
  • Do not bring a lot of posters, stuffed animals, high school trophies, or anything that turns the room into your old bedroom. Instead, invent and grow over the months at college!

So don’t worry, college will introduce you to new interests that will fill your bare walls and shelves.

Hercampus provides a great long list of both the necessary and the optional to bring.

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Jul 28 2015

Back to School: Dorm Cleaning Tips

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It’s back to school season, and the importance of cleanliness within the dorm room is a matter of life and death – well, socially, that is. The first few weeks of college consist all of the valuable first impressions. And one impression must not be that single label: “slob.”

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