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Monday, February 28, 2011

EWWWWW…. The Tale of a new Vacuum….

I have been wanting a new vacuum for awhile. We got a cheap one when we moved here, but the kids sucked up paper and other assorted wrong items… needless to say it didn’t last long! Constant problems!

I started to look into different kinds, I borrowed a friends Dyson. Great cleaning but I it was a little pricey for me and there was a couple things that bugged me. My sister recommended I get the Bissell pet, she has had one for a long time with 2 huge shedding dogs.

Also, I have trouble pulling the trigger on anything that costs more than $24.99, so I waited. I waited. Then I waited some more. Until one day, while we were doing chores, the vacuum broke a belt (a belt I had just replaced) so I threw a tantrum and went to the Sears online store and bought one…

3 hours later I vacuumed and it was disgusting. I did a 6 foot X 6 foot area 3 times. Then I gave up and began to look forward to buying a house again and not having carpet.

Vacuum session 1hairball 3

Vacuum session 2 hairball 2

Vacuum Session 3 hair ball 3

And still this much dirt!IMG_3278

This is where I quit, gave up and thought about wood floors…

6 comments:

  1. I refuse to even think abotu what I would get out of MY carpets... EEEWWWWWW and double eeeewwwww!

    What kinds of vacuum did you end up buying?

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  2. I ended up getting Bissell Lift-off® Multicyclonic Pet Upright Vacuum Cleaner. It is only $150 with tax if you buy it online from sears, but is a little more anywhere else or in the store. So I just bought it online and it was ready to pick up an hour later.
    http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_12605_02001146000P?prdNo=1&blockNo=1&blockType=L1

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  3. that's sick. you should just get pigs instead! They don't shed!

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  4. That is the thing, it is the dirt that bothers me... we were getting hairy globs before we had a dog! At least those white hairs I know where they come from, but where is all the dirt coming from?

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  5. No one should expose their dirt in public… lol

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