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Offline BA188

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Using brush roller on laminated floors
« on: January 22, 2018, 09:29:57 pm »
I was wondering if it’s ok to use the brush roller activated on laminate flooring. I said to my beloved she can do what she wants as I can’t see it doing any damage and our little old cottage is full of knocks and scrapes in any case.

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Re: Using brush roller on laminated floors
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2018, 06:42:38 pm »
 Never turn ours off, but some floors are very easy to scratch.

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Re: Using brush roller on laminated floors
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2018, 08:04:43 pm »
We use the brush on ours. Laminates are tough.

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Re: Using brush roller on laminated floors
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2018, 08:48:45 pm »
Thanks I thought it would be ok my wife is not that impressed with the hand me down Dyson. We have two wood burning stoves and I really never noticed this until she pointed it out in that the exhaust from the ball blows the dust about before the front brush roller assembly can pick it up. But for me it’s fine and dandy I suppose I use the hose attachment for dust and wood debris which she can’t use as it’s not at all flexible.

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Re: Using brush roller on laminated floors
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2018, 08:53:55 pm »
I think 90% of vacuums do this, we have the same problem with our open fire.

Ash and soot can be very abrasive and will kill a vacuum very fast.

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Re: Using brush roller on laminated floors
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2018, 08:59:16 pm »
Yes I think your right, hopefully with three well off daughters we will be in line for more hand me down appliances. Seriously I quite like the Dyson I chain saw my own logs ( thanks to farmer daughter’s woods) so I find the Dyson great for wood chips on the carpet. Life can be so simple when you let it.

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Re: Using brush roller on laminated floors
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2018, 11:19:07 pm »
I chain saw my own logs

Can you send me some? I'm getting low, not sure if I'll make it till Spring.  ;D

And yes, fire ash kills Dysons! Don't be tempted to suck out the grate during a lazy moment.

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Re: Using brush roller on laminated floors
« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2018, 08:02:17 am »
Mvacs if only I could, seriously I reckon daughter’s woody wood stock appart from a husky chainsaw has kept me in firewood logs for seven years for nowt. Well and kept a seventy year old fit..ish.
Cheers. Up here too cold icy to work outside today

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Re: Using brush roller on laminated floors
« Reply #8 on: January 24, 2018, 12:34:38 pm »
Never do this with a proper Hoover, they have metal beater bars! Just brushes will be fine, however the brushroll will flick dirt behind the machine (scatter it) which may or may not annoy you depending how filthy things are!
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Re: Using brush roller on laminated floors
« Reply #9 on: January 24, 2018, 02:32:52 pm »
Beko thanks for the advice I’m a pretty laid back guy with my beloved surviving serious cancer I’ll take everything in my stride. The house was my parents / grandparents cottage stone inside wall thats rains down sand particles in the winter like now stove going full blast so a bit of dust is just part of life here.


 

 

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