How To Wash A Kirby Vacuum Cleaner Outer Cloth Bag

Oct 15, 2019

How To Wash A Kirby Vacuum Cleaner Outer Cloth Bag

How To Wash A Kirby Vacuum Cleaner Outer Cloth Bag

Do you know how to wash your Kirby vacuum cleaner outer cloth bag? It’s simple! In this video we show you how easy it is to get ready for your washing machine.

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The first thing you’ll want to do is remove the outer cloth bag from the vacuum cleaner.

Then unzip it and remove and discard the inner paper bag.

Now detach the fill tube from the bag.

Turn the bag inside out and toss it in your washing machine. You're done!

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