Imagine this scenario: you need to clean out your shed. You go through the stack of shovels and tools in the corner. Try to put back together your toolbox. Move some boxes around. Raise your eyebrows at just how dirty your man-cave has become. You whip out your trusty vacuum and get to sucking up the dust. But you forgot one major thing - the exhaust on your vacuum is now … [Read more...] about Avoiding Vacuum Exhaust Dust Storms
You may have heard that HEPA vacuums can filter out hexavalent chromium. But what exactly is it? Where do you get exposed to it? And how can you avoid it? Here we take a look at this compound. Breaking Down Hexavalent Chromium Common items often have chromiumPhoto Credit: Investing News Network Unless you've taken chemistry courses, hexavalent chromium probably sounds … [Read more...] about Working With Toxic Hexavalent Chromium
Over time, any vacuum is going to start to lose suction. We get calls about this frequently - and we are glad people call. Sometimes they think their vacuum is beyond repair; however, often it can be fixed with a simple diagnostic check. Here we look at a bit of the science behind a vacuum losing suction and the steps to repair it. Air is forced out by the motor, pulling … [Read more...] about Troubleshooting: Lack of Suction
There are many things occurring with the spread COVID-19. We express our sympathies to those affected. In this article, we will answer a few questions about our company and the impact of COVID-19. Q: Can Coronavirus travel on products shipped from China? A: No. Coronaviruses are a family of viruses. They require a human host to transmit them in the long term. Our … [Read more...] about Coronavirus FAQ: Dustless and Manufacturing
When you purchase an older home, they make you sign a waiver acknowledging the presence of lead paint. It's paint. Can't be that dangerous, right? After all, lead is just a piece of metal. Wrong. Lead is critically poisonous. We usually don't hear of metals being poisonous - after all, you wrap your food in aluminum all the time. Here we take a look at the science … [Read more...] about Why Should I Be Careful Around Lead Paint?