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Mar 7 2016

Our Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Recipes That Use Up Your Leftovers

St. Patrick's Day Recipes

Soon to be upon us is the hallowed day of 17 March; the day when rivers flow as green as the beer and people all over the world try out the worst Irish accents this side of a box of marshmallow and crunch cereal. Yes, Saint Patrick’s Day is almost here. With this day comes the habit of wearing green to avoid being pinched (although today, we’re not sure if anyone actually pinches anyone anymore outside of elementary school), a plethora of shamrock shaped (and flavored) things, and of course, the ubiquitous corned beef and cabbage. We here at Crucial love St. Patrick’s Day and everything that comes with it. While we could delve into why we wear green or what in the world a short fellow wearing a green coat and top hat has to do with anything, we choose instead to focus on a much more important day. 18 March; the day after St. Patrick’s Day, the day of recovery, or as it is found on the liturgical calendar, Saint Cyril’s Day.

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Dec 2 2015

10 Easy Tips to Handle Holiday Stress

Do you ever feel like the holidays is a two sided coin? On one side you have the “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” tune going in your head while thinking of all the happiness you share with friends and family; while on the other side, it’s the holiday stress of shopping around, RSVP’ing to numerous events and all the like? Yeah we’ve been feeling like that lately.

Here are some awesome, and easy tips to handling the holiday stress! Continue reading »

Nov 10 2015

Routines to Follow To Improve Your Home Air Quality

home air quality mainThe cold season is coming, which means more family time is spent indoors. Which can be really great except if your air quality is poor, everyone is getting sick and then it causes of chain reaction of nasty congestion and sniffles being spread to each member of the household. Here are some tips to improving and maintaining a healthy home air quality to keep the sicknesses at bay. Continue reading »

Oct 23 2015

5 Vacuum Troubleshoots to Common Vacuum Problems

vacuum problems mainOver the years, we at Crucial Vacuum have received many of the same asked questions and we’re always available to help our customers at any moment. However, we feel that having a blog post of the answers to your frequently asked questions would help any of you for any future vacuum problems!

Today, we’re answering these questions:

  • Yuck! There’s a foul odor coming from my vacuum’s bag! What can I do?
  • My vacuum’s doesn’t have a strong enough suction! What can I do to fix it?
  • I’ve heard from everyone that I need to change my vacuum’s filters, but how often should I change them?
  • Why isn’t my Vacuum picking up all the dirt and filth? I hear the suction going just fine!
  • I’m ready to fix my vacuum! But I have no idea what my model number is. Continue reading »
Oct 13 2015

8 Creative and Cheap Halloween Decorations for Your Home

Halloween is around the corner, and your neighbors have put up all of their decorations. Whether you didn’t want to blow your budget on expensive decorations, or you feel you don’t have enough, we at Crucial Vacuum have you covered with these creative and cheap Halloween decorations!

1. Trash Bag Spider Webs

cheap halloween decoration trash bag

Via HowAboutOrange

More than likely, your home is stocked with trashbags, and with them, you can create these clever and cute looking spider webs that can decorate your interior or exterior walls! Continue reading »