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To use a wet/dry vacuum, first make sure that there is no leftover water in the internal collection chamber from previous cleanings. Next, check the type of filter that is installed in the vacuum. Wet/dry vacuums use dif... More »

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The method of operation for a Shop-Vac depends upon the function you would like it to perform. A Shop-Vac can vacuum up dry objects and wet objects and function as a blower. More »

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If athletic shoes get wet, About.com recommends air-drying them by loosening the laces, removing the insoles and keeping them away from direct heat. The insoles are washable if air-dried away from the heat. More »

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Call the brand's or manufacturer's customer service department to find out if you can get the switch repaired under an existing warranty, or find a local vacuum repair service on YellowPages.com or YellowBooks.com. If yo... More »

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The method of operation for a Shop-Vac depends upon the function you would like it to perform. A Shop-Vac can vacuum up dry objects and wet objects and function as a blower. More »

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To replace a Swiffer Sweepervac battery, open the Swiffer Sweepervac's central cavity, and replace the old battery with a new one. Depending on the model you have, you may require a 5-cell or a 6-cell battery. More »

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To use a Hoover steam vac, vacuum the area thoroughly. Fill the Steamvac tank with a mixture of the provided Hoover cleaning detergent and water. Step down on the handle release pedal on the right side of the device, the... More »

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