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Household Vacuum Cleaners: A Guide For Buyers, Manufacturers And Designers

Author: Nutter, E.
Type: Book
Year: 1995


This design guide describes the types of features that buyers should consider when shopping for an upright or canister vacuum. Many of the suggestions in this booklet are aimed at wheelchair users. Important features to consider are weight, mobility, controls and attachments as well as what type of surface you want to vacuum.

Further Details

Pages: 13
Publish Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Publisher: The Center For Universal Design North Carolina State University
ISBN/ISSN: 1 88063 08 5
Accession Number: 12.8.04
Keywords: design, product, mobility
Reads: 160