Homemade Vacuum Extension

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How can I vacuum hard to reach places?

Homemade Vacuum Extension

Here's a cleaning carpet tip: If you need a little more reach on your vacuum cleaner hose attachment, try affixing a cardboard tube such as one that holds wrapping paper. The tube can even be smooshed down flat to get into tight spots.

   

Comments

1/7/2007 5:03:56 AM
mildred said:

I THINK THIS IS A GREAT IDEA,SOMETIMES I NEED THAT LITTLE EXTRA LENGTH, WHEN A HOSE IS SHORT BUT A TUBE CAN BE CUT TO THE RIGHT SIZE TO GET TO THE HARD TO REACH PLACES, THANKS GREAT TIP


1/7/2007 5:10:00 AM
Bob Bob said:

Be sure to use plenty of duct tape to seal up those connections. Duct tape comes in many colors, so you can match the color of your vacuum cleaner hose. You can also wrap your cardboard tube with tape for a dressier look! Happy cleaning!!


1/7/2007 7:19:56 AM
ron said:

thats a good tip around the holidays with people having cardboard tubes from present wrapping


1/8/2007 10:13:27 PM
Caz said:

Yep this is a great idea, can even squish it down and vac under TV etc


3/5/2009 6:30:57 PM
Nancy said:

This seems like a great tip. I've been wondering how I could clean the coils under my refrigerator without using a brush that just seems to make a lot of dust. My sweeper edger is just not long enough. Yes, I'm going to try this.




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