The One Mistake You Make When Vacuuming

How to clean more efficiently.

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Photo by Dan Winters

If you’ve got pets, you’re probably vacuuming up pet fur debris unsuccessfully. That’s because the standard vacuum head on a hard surface (like wood or tile) without an attachment typically blows about as much fur as it collects back into the room. For more controlled suction (and fewer fur flyaways), use the vacuum’s wand attachment. Then follow that up with a quick pass using the standard vacuum head.

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