• Dyson vs. Shark: How to pick the right vacuum

    Never did I think I’d be writing a post about vacuums. Then again, what else would I write about? (Nor did I think this post would end up being so lengthy, but alas, there is a lot to be said about the vacuum market these days). Our last vacuum, a Dyson DC 25 Animal, lasted us nine glorious years before it needed any maintenance. At the nine year mark our hose finally split, and was easily replaced for a meager $30 on the Dyson website. Only to have the (what I think was) belt break. At this point it just wasn’t justifiable to put more money into a nine year…