Regular vacuuming is one of the best ways you can maintain your carpet between professional carpet cleanings. There are a lot of different types of vacuums to choose from, however. What kind you choose will depend on your particular needs. This post will introduce you to canister vacuums. A canister vacuum is composed of a wheeled body with a hoze and nozzle attached to it. The user hold the nozzle, and the body is pulled behind they as they vacuum. Canister vacuums are incredibly versatile, and have a larger motor than most other types of vacuums. They are great for uncarpeted areas, suck as tile or hardwood floors, and are the go to resource for vacuuming your stairs. Canister vacuums don’t take up a whole lot of spaces, as the hose and nozzle can sit on top of the canister. And clean up is easy—the dirt is pulled into the wheeled body, which can be opened and dumped into your trash can. There are no vacuum bags to deal with. Another benefit of canister vacuums is that you can get different attachments, for different purposes. You can get a small brush head for use on upholstered furniture; you can get a narrow nozzle to clean your windowsills; and there are so many more options. Give us a call when you are ready to have your carpets professionally cleaned. Until then, keep vacuuming!