Well, I know you want to get great service from your vacuum cleaner! For that, you should maintain it properly. For the maintenance of a vacuum cleaner, you need to know about the different parts.
Vacuum cleaner comes with different parts. That’s why it sometimes needs to care and clean thoroughly. This is going to be an easier task for you when you know what it made off and how to function it.
The vacuum cleaner is not for change after a few months; it’s for long lifespan! Read on these following parts with the function that plays a vital rule of the entire vacuums lifespan. And ensure when you need to maintain, repair or replace with a new one. Here we go….
The motor is like the heart of all vacuum cleaners! As the suction power depends on it and its powering fans and belts that keep the cleaner running properly.
It joined with a fan that forces air through the exhaust port. It creates a low air pressure inside the vacuum. So that, air from outside run into the vacuum to fill the low air pressure of the vacuum. In that time, dust or dirt is sucked with air flow inside.
Power source or cord presents in most of the full range vacuum. And rest of the vacuum has the battery. The cord is connected to the power outlet and supply electricity to the suction unit as a whole.
The cords are available in different length. It depends on the vacuum model. Nowadays maximum vacuum has designed an automatic rewind system to keep the cord tidy and hassle-free. Others vacuum has to fold manually.
The internal fan is attached with every vacuum cleaning machine. Its found on the back side of the rotating brush. It helps to move the collected dust particles through the dust bag.
Nowadays, most of the vacuums are designed with the wand that can accommodate different attachments. And extend for wider cleaning range.
There is some surface like ceiling where the vacuum can’t reach traditionally. In that case, wands are electrified and can be joined directly with power.
Canister and some upright vacuum offer the hose which extends to provide large area. It comes with attachments to add more effective cleaning.
Usually, it made of plastic. But some are made with the combination of plastic and rubber.
It’s at the bottom of every vacuum cleaner. Its also known as a power nozzle. Powerhead continuously offers the brush roll its height adjustment capabilities for any types of floor. Different types can clean any surface, from wooden floor to deep pile carpeting.
Many powerheads involve with clog port that helps to remove any blockage easily. Without port clog, there may a chance to destroy your device. So, having this clog port is better for your vacuum
Some feature headlights for extra visibility during cleaning!
These parts come with an electric power nozzle. They are frequently used for deep cleaning rugs, carpets, and mattress.
They drive either automatically or manually. Don’t worry about the speed and height! As you can adjust them easily and by using the brush roller you can prevent damage the bare floor.
Crevice tool makes your vacuum standard. Its thin in shape and tip is beaked.
It’s perfect for hard to reach areas. For example, it can go into the aperture, radiator, corners under the furniture and so many. You can also clean refrigerators coil with it.
Its round in shape and has soft bristle. It is used to mop your bookcase, windowsills, lamped shade, showpiece, framed art, and many others things.
This tool adds a wide range of versatility to the cleaning wand! It is broad, and some have a fabric strip to catch flax or lint.
This one is used for sofas, drapes, mattresses or any textile.
The headlight is additional but extremely good option to use. It’s on the power nozzle and used to brighten the area or surface which you are cleaning.
It provides deep clean as you see the cleaning path. It offers you to see the dark or gloomy area like under the beds or furniture. So, your cleaning will be more easy and comfortable.
Also known as digital displayer is used on the central suction unit of the vacuum cleaner. The residential vacuum also has a control module.
These shows you to filter trouble, bag status, and other potential issues. So that you can get an alert before the control module is damaged fully.
This crucial device can keep the brush roll in motion. To avoid any damage or hassle, you should use a clean brush every time.
Cyclone technology mainly designed for the bagless vacuum cleaner. Cyclone funnels are used to collect dust and debris until it is disposed of.
Typically filters are two types.
- Post-motor filter
- HEPA filter
Post-motor filter can prevent debris that entering vacuum’s inner mechanisms. On the other hand, the second one filters particle from exhausted air to ensure that only pure air can release from the vacuum.
HEPA filter can remove 99.97 dust particles which are greater than or equal to 0.3 µm. Allergen particle captured by HEPA filter that allows the asthma patient take breath easily.
The power switch or on/off switch is known as the switch. This part is found in different sites of the vacuum cleaner. It depends on types of vacuum and choice of manufacturer.
Some canister vacuums switch present on handles. Others have paddled for on/off that pressed with the foot.
After reading this article, I hope you would understand the vacuums part. And you will not get so puzzled that which part is for what and why. Finally, it will help you to use the vacuum cleaner properly!!