How To Remove a Clog or a Blockage

How to Remove Clog Or Blockage

In Your Vacuum Cleaner

Is your vacuum cleaner not working or simply clogged?

If your vacuum cleaner suddenly stops sucking and it didn’t give you any warning signs, it could simply be a blockage somewhere.

Especially if the vacuum cleaner in question one that should last about 10 years, if you look inside the hose or rod, you may find a pen cap, paper clips, twist ties, plastic file markers, and dirt.

In this case, of course, almost no air could get by this clog, and so the clog kept getting bigger and more air restrictive.

To find out easily if your vacuum cleaner is in fact blocked, take the hose off the vacuum

With the rod and floor tool steel attached to it. Then drop a $2 coin in it, if it gets stuck

Then you have a blockage!

This is the order of what you should do to find out where your vacuum has a clog in it:

  1. Start by checking the brush head of the vacuum to see if anything is stuck at the very beginning, and, if so, remove the blockage.
  2. Next remove the straight wands and look through them for a blockage before doing the same with the flexible hose. It is easy to look through the flexible vacuum hose by letting one end dangle and looking downward toward the floor.
  3. To remove any blockage, gently push a rod similar to a broomstick though the vacuum tubing.

Lastly, check out the machine itself.