Vacuum Articles and Videos

These vacuum articles and how-to videos give advice for maintaining your vacuum cleaner so you get the best possible results from your machine. You can find more vacuum use and care instructions and tips in your vacuum's owner's manual. If you need step-by-step instructions for repairing your vacuum, see our DIY vacuum repair help.

Vacuum Common Parts Glossary

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Vacuum Common Parts Glossary

Become familiar with which parts your vacuum contains and what they do.

Vacuum Common Questions

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Vacuum Common Questions

Find the answers to frequently asked questions about vacuum cleaners.

Appliance Repair DIY: What to Know Before You Begin

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Appliance Repair DIY: What to Know Before You Begin

See what things you should do before beginning a DIY appliance repair project.

10 Must-Have Tools for Appliance Repair

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10 Must-Have Tools for Appliance Repair

Come see which tools made our top 10 must-haves for DIY appliance repair.

5 Tips for Caring for a Vacuum Cleaner

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5 Tips for Caring for a Vacuum Cleaner

Follow this advice to keep your vacuum in good working order.

How to Troubleshoot Loss of Suction in a Vacuum Video

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How to Troubleshoot Loss of Suction in a Vacuum Video

See what to check if you experience a loss of suction in your vacuum cleaner.

How to Use a Multimeter to Test Electrical Parts Video

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How to Use a Multimeter to Test Electrical Parts Video

Learn how to use a multimeter to check for wiring problems in an appliance that's not working.