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Keeping your vacuum performing at its best

  • 28 October 2022
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Keeping your vacuum performing at its best
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Knowing which part of your machine should be cleaned and when can make all the difference in your home. Become familiar with the user manual, more specifically the areas that detail the ‘Cleaning’ and ‘Washing’ of the vacuum’s components can help you do just that! 

Here are some of our top tips to help you maintain optimum air flow, performance and pick up in your home: 

  1. Filter maintenance is key - Keeping the machine’s filters clean is more important than you might think. It helps to ensure optimal performance, suction power and that all important removal of ultrafine particles. Instructions on filter maintenance does vary between category, so make sure you’re refereeing to your manual for recommendations. These articles can help to: 
  2. Maintaining the brush bar - Regularly checking for hair, dirt, and debris will help to ensure optimal collection, and may reduce the risk of debris becoming blocked - Instructions on removing, cleaning and rebuilding are found in the user manual and on our very own YouTube channel.
  3. Checking for airways obstructions - In the event of an airways obstruction the machines noise will change in pitch. This directly effects the machines pick up, sometimes reducing the amount of collected debris. Luckily, we have two articles which highlight the key areas to check:

If you’d like to share any of your own tips on this subject, please feel free to post them below.

If you have any other tips you’d like to share, please post them in our ‘Tips and tricks’ section on the Community homepage.


The user manual

Don’t worry if you don’t have a physical copy of your machine’s user manual, one can be downloaded from Dyson. Simply visit your local website, selecting your machine from the on-screen support option. 

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