Commercial versus Residential Cleaning Equipment

        If you’re like me and you like to save money, you obviously understand where I’m coming from when I say this. Just like anything else you purchase, a vacuum needs some consideration before you buy. When you visited a local retailer looking for a vacuum for home, you obviously realized there’s […]

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Centaur Quality-Made to Last

If you have ever driven a truck you will understand my thoughts as I describe Centaur.  I liken Centaur Cleaning equipment to the Mack Truck. Tough. Durable. Made to last. In the mid-seventies Tony Lelkes, a Hungarian expat, left Burnside (his employer at the time) to start his own endeavor.  Within weeks Burnside disappeared and […]

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Backpacking- A Better Way to Vacuum

Have you ever backpacked across Europe?  If so, you have one on me.  And truthfully, I am jealous, but onto the real discussion. Why do fewer Canadians use backpack vacuums than other North American folks?  We are complete wimps the Americans tell us.  Backpack vacuums clean up to three times as fast as upright vacuums […]

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Vacuums-What makes one better than the other?

Vacuums are machines. They are therefore prone to failure and bad engineering just the same as anything else with moving parts.  To simplify the story-  what makes one vacuum better than the other?  There is no doubt in my mind that one thing stands out way beyond all other measures. #1 The simple results that […]

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Tips and Tricks for a Happier Vacuum

What’s going on in my vacuum? Have you ever questioned how or why vacuums work?  Probably not too deeply, but being a kid at heart I decided you should learn a detail or two about vacuums.  Here’s where I will start: Vacuums are our friends.  Why must we all treat them with such disdain?  Vacuums […]

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