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Extra Clean

Clean is more than meets the eye. Want to know more? Read on to find fresh tips and helpful information about getting the best clean in your house.


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Retailer Spotlight: Steve Black's Vacuums

In 1993, Steve Black opened his vacuum store in Plano, TX. Accompanied by wife Gloria and son Erick, Steve Black's Vacuums primarily sells Riccar vacuums and scented products from their family-owned business. 

9 months ago
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4 Things We Don't Like about Vacation Rental Vacuums

Riccar owners have high expectations for vacuums and cleaning. Nowhere is this more apparent than when we’re in a summer vacation rental. Being just steps from the beach is wonderful – until your bare feet can’t tell the difference between the beach and your living room floor.

10 months ago
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Riccar and the Global Supply Chain

The global supply chain issue you hear about ad nauseum has affected consumer goods, and vacuum cleaners are no exception. We aren't speaking only about vacuums purchased overseas, but the assembly and shipping of vacuums everywhere.


1 year ago
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Engineered to Last

We've all been there. You purchase a vacuum from a trustworthy brand. It works really well for a while. Then things start to break down....your vacuum loses suction....a belt breaks. The handle breaks. Your upright doesn't stand up.

1 year ago
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Vacuum Cleaning Tips

Now that you're a Riccar vacuum owner, and you're looking forward to the cleanest carpet you've ever experienced,  we'd like to share some tips that will get you just that! Below are five tips from our professional vacuum associates and our engineers to help improve your carpet cleaning and the health of your home. 

1 year ago
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Why Charcoal Matters

One night when my teen was getting ready for bed, he came downstairs with a mouth full of toothpaste and gave me a big toothy smile. His teeth were black. I panicked for a second, instantly lamenting all the time and money we’d spent in on his mouth through the years.

1 year ago
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Engineered for Clean

When the Riccar Vibrance was introduced in the late 1990s, the world was a very different place. Y2K was looming and 9/11 was still just another day of the year. There were few smart phones, no Facebook and no pay-at-the-gas-pump option. In homes, wallpaper and wall-to-wall cut pile carpet were trendy. Riccar Vibrance vacuums were ideal for cleaning these carpeted homes.

1 year ago
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5 More Places You Forget to Vacuum

Our first article about forgotten areas we need to vacuum left us wondering where else dirt lingers. Here are five more areas to tackle dirt.

1 year ago
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The Vacuum Wars Report

The crew at Vacuum Wars takes a look at our SupraLite R10CV cordless vacuum and compares it to similar vacuums including Dyson, Shark, Bissell and Hoover. Wait until you see how our vacuum measured up.

1 year ago
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Rolling Out the Red Carpet

One of the advantages of buying a Riccar premium upright vacuum is the Riccar Red Carpet Service Plan. It's like a preventive health checkup for your vacuum. 

1 year ago
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