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Depends a lot on the model, but change the bag for new if it has one. Clean filters if it has them. Upright, remove the baseplate, clean brush and the hole at the back where the dust goes. See if you can open up anywhere past that.

Buy a Dyson DC Upright, 'No loss of suction' :>)

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When was last time you changed filter or bag or whatever as YOU did not mention make model or anything else that would let one help you

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