The History of Hoover

Hoover are one of the biggest names in the vacuum cleaner world, with the company name actually being synonymous to the act of vacuum cleaning in some countries (the UK especially). Vacuum Valley takes a look back at the history of Hoover and how they have adapted to rise to the challenges of the competitive modern vacuum cleaner market.history-of-hoover [Read more…]

World’s Oldest Working Vacuum Cleaner

Back in 2012 a discovery was made – the oldest working vacuum cleaner known in existence in the world. The device was the American Sturtevant vacuum cleaner No. 4, found by one Harry Cox from Greater Manchester. And found is the key word; he found it in the scrap yard belonging to the family paper mill.

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American Sturtevant vacuum cleaner No. 4

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