Question about Vacuums
I have a small vacuum that is bag-less, and I need to know if I can wash the filter or if I need to get a new one and where can I get a new filter at and what kind of filter can I get? Where do I go to get a new filter and what is the name of the filter that I need to get?
You can wash the foam filters but make sure they are dry before putting them back. I have just ordered spare filters online from www.espares.co.uk You can search for your vacuum cleaner model number to find the correct filters. Alternatively, you can ask them.
On my Hoover dust magnet cyclone cylinder machine I found another filter beneath the plastic box that collects the dirt & dust. I removed it and washed that too. I didn't know there was one there until I read it somewhere. You shouldn't use soapy water to wash it, just plain, cold water. It has made a big difference to the vac's performance.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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on Nov 16, 2007 | Sebo Automatic X1 Bagged Upright Vacuum
1. Locate the primary filter behind the side grille. Wash the filter, squeeze it out and allow 24 hours to air dry outside of the vacuum. It should be washed about every other month.
2. Locate the secondary filter located in the vacuum base under the paper bag. The secondary filter can be washed in the same manner as the primary filter.
3. Replace the bag if it is full.
4. Remove the hose from both ends. Use a broom stick to gently loosen and clear any clogs from hose.
5. Remove the bottom plate and brush-roll. Use a wooden spoon or something similar to loosen and remove any clogs from the lower hose.
Hope this helps!
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