Clean your Vacuum Brush Roller II

The vacuum brush roller is very useful for all kinds of floors and carpets, so it needs a regular cleaning for an excellent performance. In this sequence, you will see the final three steps of the process.

Step 6 – Clean the Bearings

The bearings of the roller can be unscrewed by holding the bearing at one end and turning the bearing at the other. Often an accumulation of long hairs get caught around the axle through the bearings and makes it a little stiffer to operate. A drop of light machine oil will help lubricate the bearings.

Step 7 – Reassemble the Brush Roller

The bearings are replaced in the same way you removed them.
Hold one and turn the other. The bearings will fit in only one position with guides to set them in the right position.
The drive belt has to be positioned on the drive spindle which you will be able see behind the brush roller. It is easier to do this before you fit the brush roller into place.
Slide the brush roller under the drive belt.
You will know it is the right way around because a groove in the roller for the drive belt will be in line with the belt.
Replace the brush roller into the slots it came out of.

Step 8 – Clean the Base Plate

Often the spinning brush roller will fling material at the base plate where it can stick. This can build up into a sizeable deposit so it should be scraped away until the base plate is fantastic clean.
Although brush rollers are associated mainly with upright vacuums some cylinder and canister vacuums have a powered brush roller on one of the heads that can be attached to the vacuum hose. These brush rollers fit into the heads in almost the same way that the brush rollers of an upright vacuum fit.

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September 2, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning

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