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Who invented the Vacuum Cleaner?

Tags: health, home decor, vacuum cleaner
Asked by amit choudhary, 25 Jul '10 09:18 pm
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Hubert Booth
Answered by mahi, 25 Jul '10 09:18 pm

 
  
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Like a lot of inventions over the years the invention of the vacuum cleaner is also surrounded with great debate as to who came up with the first vacuum cleaner. We have to go as far back as the 1800's to try and understand what people had in their homes and how they went about cleaning.

Firstly we can trace one of the earliest and better known devices back to 1860 when David Hess came up with a way to solve a problem which housewives were having at the time. In those days people used rugs on the bare wooden floors to try and keep the dust down to a minimum. Of course all the dust remained on the rug and the only way off was to hang the rug and whack it with a stick. Shortly after came the rug-beater, which resembled a tennis racket.

However, it was only David Hess who thought there must be an easier way to do the rug cleaning and he came up with a Carpet Sweeper which had a rotating brush with a bellows system which provided the suction. Is or was this a 'vacuum cleaner'? The ma ...more
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 25 Jul '10 09:20 pm

 
  
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Answered by anil garg, 08 Mar '11 08:38 pm

 
  
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