Claude & Cheryl WhitacreShopping for vacuum cleaners, ceiling fans, heaters, or air purifiers? Wooster Ohio shoppers buy their vacuum cleaner parts, HEPA filters, vacuum cleaner bags, belts, and attachments at The Sweeper Store in Wooster Ohio.

Starting in 1987, The Sweeper Store has supplied vacuum cleaners and their parts from Riccar, Hoover, Oreck, Rainbow, Kirby, Eureka, Dirt Devil, and Tri-Star brands. We serve the Wooster Ohio, Wayne County, Medina County, and Holmes County areas.

Thinking about a bagless vacuum cleaner? Want to see the latest Consumer Magazine recommendations? We have over 100 models in stock for your vacuum cleaner needs.

Pet hair vacuum cleaners are something we specialize in at The Sweeper Store. With over 12,000 satisfied customers, we strive to keep our reputation for fast service and reasonable prices.

Please join my wife, Cheryl and me at The Sweeper Store at 2799 Cleveland Road in Wooster Ohio. We are just three buildings south of The Green Leaf Restaurant. Just call us at 330-345-2111 and we will help you with your vacuum cleaner selection.

We are members of the Vacuum Cleaner Trade Association. See some reviews of the vacuums we sell at http://www.epinions.com And read more reviews at http://www.consumerreport.com

Why place your order with The Sweeper Store?

  • We are a brick and mortar retail store with a real location
  • We have been in business since 1987
  • We have a knowledgable staff to answer your questions
  • We will answer your questions by phone or email, your choice!
  • We normally ship the same day we recieve your order
  • Any order $100 or more and you get free shipping anywhere in the continental US

Where Would All Of Us Be Without Vacuum Cleaners?

The earth has had vacuum cleaners for greater than a century. There have been huge changes on some parts of the current vacuum cleaner, several are now the same as they were 100 years previously. You will read about the history here.

There has been plenty of argument regarding who started vacuum carpet. It is going to be easy to realize what consumers had in their houses and what did they have for vacuuming in the 19th century. From the 1800s people had carpets and rugs to hold the particles away and prevent dirt from getting tracked into the homes. Really the single way to rub off the dirt and dust was to hang the rugs and whack it with a stick. This allowed the creation of a carpet beater which looked like a tennis racket.

The initial recognized cleaning machines was designed in 1869 when Ives McGaffey discovered an innovative option to solve a difficulty of sweeping the carpet fibers, taking away and smacking the carpet was not really an innovative answer. He invented a solution which would sweep the carpet much more easily. He dicovered a rug cleaner which employed rotating roller brushes, and provided suction power. This was an example of the first prototype of a vacuum cleaner. Through the years not much has altered the manner vacuum cleaners have helped us clean.

John Thurman was who created the first powered vacuum cleaner in 1899. Unluckily, the original vacuum cleaner was so large that it had to be saved on the back of a trailer outside the house with a quite long cord run indoors to do the sweeping. Melvin Bissell, shortly became celebrated with their carpet cleaner that swept up dirt and pet hair and left it in a pan behind the upright vacuum cleaner

Hoover developed in 1908 a sweeper that not only used a filter bag but also offered vacuuming tools and other parts. This vacuum weighed 40 pounds so it was much more well-liked. By 1926 Hoover had incorporated agitation in its machines which meant the dust would be dislodged from the carpeting and removed by the suction power. Replacement parts were also for sale to switch any part that got worn out.

Almost immediately, plastic vacuum cleaners were launched and soon headlights were added onto vacuum cleaners to make them more sought-after. Upright vacuum cleaners were agressively marketed in the 1950s. Self propelled vacuums became popular by the late 1960s. The decades ever since have seen huge changes with vacuum cleaners.

An increasing number of businessmen came up with unique prototypes saying that they were the final vacuuming machine. In 1907 James Spangler who was a janitor in their Ohio business designed an electric vacuum cleaner which he later improved to incorporate on board tools and a cloth outer bag to contain the dirt.

Cleaning may have come long way since it’s first prototype but the fundamental design type does indeed remain in vacuum cleaners in millions of households surrounding the planet hence leaving a great inheritance of noisy clunky dust accumulating vacuums behind.

You now find different vacuum cleaners available to buy that have ultraviolet rays to destroy viruses, mites, mold, fleas, and germs. As time goes on more powerful and much more vacuum cleaners and expertise will be used to help home owners to possess a unsoiled residence that is free of germs and unwelcome fleas and ticks.

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