Electric vacuum cleaners have been helping us keep our homes clean for over a century. There's a lot going on inside these devices -- learn how they suck up the dirt (and whatever else finds its way onto your floor).
Home vacuum cleaners have been in use since the mid 1800s, when they were powered by hand-operated bellows. Modern vacuums are efficient dust and dirt cleaners. Knowing how vacuums work can help you keep a cleaner home and make a good decision when purchasing a new vacuum. Take this quiz to see how sweeping your vacuum knowledge is. See more »