Saturday, September 23, 2023


Do you normally carry a vacuum cleaner in your RV?

When you’re RVing, do you normally bring a vacuum cleaner along with you on your travels? We’re sure your answer depends on a lot of things (like if you have pets, if you’re a full-timer, etc.) but generally speaking, do you?

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  1. We use a Dyson V6 Powerhead that I bought refurbished from several years ago and have been very happy with it. We can hold the entire unit with one hand, but it certainly is NOT small.

  2. While we have a central Vac, I bought a Roomba for the RV. However, we don’t have any carpeting inside the RV. I also have an air purifier which cuts down on the amount of dust we have.

  3. I have a good selection of Milwaukee M-18 & M-12 tools including a hand held M-18 vacuum. Earlier this year, I replaced the HEPA filter (the original filter lasted OVER 5 years).

  4. I carry a Royal Scorpion handheld and a small stick vacuum that I purchased at a yard sale for $5 years ago. I boondock a lot and the dirt accumulates quickly.

  5. NO CARPETS!!! Best invention since sliced bread. Have built in but have never opened the box and will never open the box!

  6. We have a central vacuum in our rig, and I love it! Just have to grab the hose and I’m vacuuming in no time, and it does a great job.

  7. A Miele “ pet dander” canister vacuum, we have a built in but never use it, the bag is too small for the pet hair. Then when we return home my husband gets the STIHL cordless blower out. That’s the fun part.

  8. While we have a central vac in the rig we don’t like fighting the long kinking hose. We leave the hose and attachments for that at home and carry a small vacuum instead. We always fully clean the floors by vacuum followed by wet swiffer before bringing slides in.

    We do use the little floor opening of the central vac system to suck up sweepings for quick cleanups. That function is pretty nice.

  9. I think so. You’ll have to ask my partner. She’ll know as She knows everything!!
    Some Days & Some Days more than others!!
    Just sayin’………

  10. My 5th wheeler has a central vac built in. Works well in the living room/kitchen, but is a bear to pull up into the bedroom.

  11. I said yes. We have a Dirt Devil central vacuum in our RV. We keep a small storage container with extra bags and filters below the collection unit (located in a small storage bay). We keep the hose, extendable wand, and tools in a drawer with the laundry supplies. So, our vacuum is small but built-in. Great for inside the RV, but useless for the storage bays. We use our shop vacuum to clean the storage bays between trips.

  12. Had a Bissell detachable stick vacuum but it was corded and still weak suction.
    Found a great deal on a Dirt Devil cordless rechargeable and it has done the job. 👍
    Between trips I run through with our big Dyson just to make sure. 😊

  13. Makita stick vac. Uses same battery as my drill/driver. Works amazing well. When home we keep it in the house for quick cleanups.

  14. We only carry a small battery operated handheld vac. Uses the same battery as our drill and small ‘leaf’ blower. A lightweight broom and dust pan get the big stuff and the vac picks up what’s left.
    Of course we “camp” and expect some dirt.


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