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DW would like know what are you using for vacuum the hard wood floors in your MH.Thanks.


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Dirt Devil "Power Stick" $22.59 at Target.




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Personally, I see no reason to vacuum hard floors when a broom and/or mop does better. For when we do need a vacuum, we've always used the venerable Hoover Portapower, which is now only available as a commercial item (but for 1/2 what Hoover lists it for).


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camperpaul wrote:

Dirt Devil "Power Stick" $22.59 at Target.



Wife uses the same thing basically, only it's by Bissel and it's yellow.


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Walmart Bissell Upright Bagless for $39. Sits in the rear closet and does all of the floors and chairs. Long cord reaches the whole trailer.




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No wood, but carpet and tile. We use a Shark. We like it a lot and it's small enough to fit in the closet.

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Hardwood, tile, etc. we use a broom and a wet rag if necessary...

Carpet, rugs, etc. we use the built-in Hoover vacuum system...




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We have tried three different vacs including a Eureka Whirlwind and a Shark - I don't remember what the other one was. None of them worked very well in our opinion.

A few years ago I took the Eureka into a vacuum sales and repair shop and told him I wanted something a lot better and still small since it was for a motor home. He tested the suction and the airflow on the Eureka (said the airflow is more important than the suction) and came up with a Super Fastvac 500 Vacuum made by Schneider Industries in California. It has 85 inches of water lift and 115 cubic feet of airflow. That was over twice what the Eureka had and over three times what the Shark had. It's pricey - list is $170 (I paid about $130) but it does a heck of a job. I also bought a vacuum powered carpet brush head that cost another $38 and unlike the one that came with the Shark, it is hard to slow down.

It's small: Weight = 4.5 pounds, Dimensions =7”x12.5”x4.5” but powerful and comes with the usual attachments plus attachments for cleaning computer keyboards and the like. Those work great on the motor home dash.

Vacuum shops carry them but I haven't seen them at the mass merchandisers like Target or Walmart. I have seen it at Amazon and other places for as little as $80.
The web site is HERE if you are interested.

P.S. It's made in the USA.


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my daughter uses Swiffer on her wood floors in her home.

http://www.swiffer.com/products/swiffer-sweepervac-cordless-vacuum-sweeper

They have coupons on their website.


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