A vacuum hose is an essential part of the vacuum cleaner system. It collects dirt particles from your floor and then transfers them to the canister filter, where they are collected.
The life of a vacuum hose is dependent on how often you use it, but also what type of surface you’re cleaning with it For example, a carpeted floor will wear down a hose much slower than hardwood floors would.
There are many reasons why your vacuum may not be picking up anything or working as well as usual: clogs in the hoses or filters; physical damage to the hoses themselves due to improper handling; kinks in the hoses that have caused air leaks around them and more!
How to repair vacuum hose
Follow this guideline for troubleshooting
Tool and materials you need for the job
- -screwdriver to remove attachment hose caps and retaining clips for hoses, as well as disconnecting the power supply if not already done.
- -duct tape (or any type of clear plastic or rubber) to use on leaking areas in the vacuum cleaner body where the air is escaping when operating; this will allow you to detect leaks
Checking The Vacuum Hose For The Leaking Spot
- Check the vacuum hose for any leaking spots, and if it has one you’ll hear an air hissing sound when pulling on.
- If there’s a spot where a leak is detected, put duct tape over that area to cover up the hole; this will allow you to detect leaks in your vacuum cleaner body underneath where vacuuming takes place.
- After placing some duct tape with your hands over the leaking point, start pulling out hoses again from inside of the machine: if no more hissing sounds are heard – congratulations! You’ve fixed that pesky leak 🙂 If not, repeat steps until the problem solved
Hope after this guide you will repair your vacuum hose