5 Things You Never Knew a Kirby Vacuum Can Do

Sep 03, 2019

5 Things You Never Knew a Kirby Vacuum Can Do

Can a Kirby blow air? Can it shampoo a carpet? Does it work on Hardwood floors? What about Pet Hair? All these questions and more are answered today as we learn 5 things Kirby vacuums can do that you may not be aware of.



Kirby vacuums can do a variety of things that people may not realize, here are the 5 things you never knew a Kirby vacuum could do: Blower/inflator, hard floor polisher, shampooer, pet hair pickup/stair cleaning and even mattress cleaning.

Important Safety Tips

  • Always make sure your machine is unplugged and the power button is turned off, before servicing your vacuum.
  • Always make sure your hands are dry and free from moisture before servicing your machine.
  • Be sure to wear gloves when servicing your machine to prevent any cuts or scrapes.
  • If you are uncomfortable working on your vacuum, please don’t hesitate to contact us at service@greatvacs.com and we can help you through the process or you can send it into us to fix it for you. 


#1: Blower/ Inflator


The first thing Kirby vacuums do that many people aren’t aware of is blowing and inflating. Start by removing the bag.


Then attach the tool hose! You can use the various blowing or inflating accessories to dust or inflate.


#2: Hard Floor Polisher.


The second thing Kirby vacuum cleaners can do is polish or scrub your hard floor! They have a wide range of polishers and scrubbers.


#3: Shampooer


Kirby vacuums can also shampoo carpets, upholstery, and spots! They have many attachments that allow you to shampoo almost anything you can imagine.


#4: Pet Hair/ Stair Cleaning


You can use the Kirby zip brush to easily clean pet hair off of any surface or clean stairs without hauling a heavy vacuum up and down.


#5: Mattress Cleaning


Do you have allergies? Do you have allergens in your mattress? Kirby vacuum cleaners are one of the only ones on the market that come with a mattress attachment!  


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