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Types of Vacuums

Vacuum Cleaner Buying Guide Vacuum Types For Small, Quick Clean Ups Handheld Vacuum These are small vacuums that are used for small or quick jobs around the home. They can be made with an electrical cord that must be plugged in or may be “cordless” with a rechargeable battery. [...]

By | 2018-01-04T14:57:20+00:00 March 20th, 2016|How to Select a Vacuum | Socal Vacuum & Janitorial|Comments Off on Types of Vacuums

Selecting a Vacuum

Choosing a Vacuum Here is where your journey to find the right vacuum begins. A very large percentage of our customers come to the store and ask us, “What’s the best vacuum for sale?” There is only one correct answer to that question. The answer is, “It depends.” Remember, there are many different [...]

By | 2018-04-25T21:40:16+00:00 March 20th, 2016|How to Select a Vacuum | Socal Vacuum & Janitorial|Comments Off on Selecting a Vacuum

Vacuum Terminology

Vacuum Glossary The following is a short vacuum glossary with terms that we believe are important and that many of you have asked us about when you have visited: There is no clearing house such as UL (Underwriter Laboratories) that independently tests all vacuum cleaners and publishes a report so that you can [...]

By | 2018-04-25T21:43:44+00:00 March 20th, 2016|How to Select a Vacuum | Socal Vacuum & Janitorial|Comments Off on Vacuum Terminology

Which Is Better: Bagged or Bagless?

Are Bagged Vacuums Better than Bagless Are bagged vacuums better than bagless? Which one should I buy? This is one of the most common questions asked in our store. With over 50% of all vacuums sold in America being bagless, one would assume that so many people can’t be wrong ... can [...]

By | 2018-04-25T21:53:36+00:00 March 20th, 2016|How to Select a Vacuum | Socal Vacuum & Janitorial|Comments Off on Which Is Better: Bagged or Bagless?

Vacuum Myths Exposed

Vacuum Myths Exposed Myth #1: Amps Mean Performance Amps are a measure of electrical current, not vacuuming performance. Measuring a vacuum cleaner’s performance based on amps is like buying a car based on how much gas it guzzles. The design of the entire machine, how it handles and controls airflow, and how it [...]

By | 2018-04-25T21:55:04+00:00 March 20th, 2016|Learning Center|Comments Off on Vacuum Myths Exposed

What is a Central Vacuum System?

Central Vacuum Tubing & Systems SoCal Vacuum & Janitorial provides complete sale and installation of central vacuum systems. This guide will help you decide which central system is for you. There are 3 primary parts of a central vacuum system: 1.  Power Unit You must have a Power Unit that provides suction and [...]

By | 2018-02-23T08:42:42+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Learning Center|Comments Off on What is a Central Vacuum System?

What is HEPA?

What is HEPA Arguably the most misunderstood concept of a vacuum cleaner is that of HEPA. We could spend a large amount of time trying to provide a lot of information, but our intent is to give an overview and cut through the clutter to supply you with a useful guide to the [...]

By | 2018-04-25T21:46:45+00:00 March 20th, 2016|Learning Center|Comments Off on What is HEPA?

Unique Vacuum Issues: Pet Hair, Allergies, Shag Carpet

Best Vacuums for Pets and Allergies Pet Hair If you have pets in your home, then no doubt you have dealt with cleaning up the hair they leave behind. What is the best vacuum for dog or cat hair? Manufacturers of vacuums have had to address this issue to deal with the [...]

By | 2018-04-25T21:51:38+00:00 March 20th, 2016|How to Select a Vacuum | Socal Vacuum & Janitorial|Comments Off on Unique Vacuum Issues: Pet Hair, Allergies, Shag Carpet

The 6 Most Common Mistakes When Buying A Vacuum

Vacuum Buying Tips Don't Make These Mistakes 1.  Buying a vacuum at a store that does not repair or service vacuums. Can you get your new vacuum serviced where you purchased it? When you purchase a vacuum that fits your needs and problems arise, most of the time it is [...]

By | 2018-04-25T21:57:32+00:00 March 20th, 2016|Learning Center|Comments Off on The 6 Most Common Mistakes When Buying A Vacuum