Home appliances that use vacuum cleaners or vacuums are a hot trend in the market.
They can be used to keep appliances and home decorating items in a sealed or airtight condition, and the gadgets can be cleaned up and reused multiple times.
But in Canada, the trend is starting to attract some skepticism, says Anne-Marie Aitken, a professor at the Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Ottawa.
“In the United States, you have vacuum cleaners that have a mechanical cleaning system,” she said.
“We have to have that mechanical cleaning to maintain that seal of security.”
It’s an industry that, if not regulated properly, could lead to a huge number of problems, Aitkin said.
In this Jan. 7, 2017, file photo, a vacuum cleaner is displayed at a home in the Ottawa neighbourhood of Ottawa, Ont.
The Canadian Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers says in Canada some appliances may be used for home cleaning, but that the cleaning is only a secondary function.
(Andrew Vaughan/Canadian Press via AP)The technology has become so popular that many of the newer models have a built-in vacuum that cleans the exterior of the appliance, but the interior can be left uncleaned and not covered by a vacuum.
“The vacuum cleaner and the vacuum is essentially the same thing.
The vacuum cleaner cleans and then you can clean the vacuum cleaner itself,” Aitkins said.
She’s not alone in her concerns.
“There’s no question in my mind that there are some products that are designed for a vacuum that may be dangerous,” said David Fournier, a mechanical engineer at the company that makes the vacuum cleaners, the Kool-Aid brand.
“Some people have said that you don’t need to clean the vacuum itself to make sure that it’s safe.”
The problem with vacuum cleaners The majority of home appliances are made with vacuum tubes, which can contain chemicals that can degrade over time.
But some also use other devices to make vacuum cleaners.
The most common is a vacuum-sealing bag, which consists of a plastic bag that is attached to a vacuum cylinder.
The bag holds the vacuum and the cylinder, and can be attached to the vacuum by a rubber strap or a cable.
The manufacturer can then adjust the seal on the bag and ensure the vacuum stays sealed when the product is cleaned.
In Canada, some vacuum cleaners are also vacuum-operated, so the device itself isn’t required to be sealed.
Some products are also designed to use a pressure cooker to help clean out the vacuum cylinder and the inside of the bag.
“In my mind, it’s kind of like a vacuum,” said Fourniers father, Jean-Pierre.
“It’s like a refrigerator, it has a vacuum inside, it is essentially just a vacuum.”
In Canada, there are about 20,000 commercial vacuum cleaners and thousands of them have been used in Canada.
Some of them are manufactured in China and sell for about $3,000.
“I have never seen any vacuum cleaner with a mechanical system that’s been designed to have an airtight seal,” said Ait, who added that she believes most of the vacuum products on the market are made in China.
Some of the older vacuum cleaners also use a vacuum cleaning system.
The company, Vacuum Technology Inc., makes vacuum cleaners with a proprietary vacuum cleaning technology that works in conjunction with a vacuum tube.
It is designed to remove dirt, dust, odours and other debris from the vacuum inside the vacuum chamber, and to clean up the vacuum tube as it’s being emptied.
“They’re designed to take the vacuum away and then clean the inside.
That’s the key,” said Scott Stiles, a spokesperson for Vacuum Technologies Inc. “They’re not designed to vacuum up any other dirt or dust.”
Aitken says she’s not surprised at the criticism of these older products.
“It’s a bit of a weird phenomenon in Canada,” she says.
“If you look at the technology and the design of these things, it makes perfect sense that a vacuum should be able to take care of itself.”
Some of those older vacuuming products are now banned in Canada and the United Kingdom, and there are also several other countries that have restrictions on their use.
But the vacuum cleaning industry has managed to stay afloat and has even developed a product in the United Arab Emirates that was designed specifically to help seal the vacuum chambers and remove any odours.
The product, known as Vacuum Plus, is now available in the UAE.
It’s made from a special resin that is infused with carbon dioxide, which gives it a “natural carbon” smell and is also more water-resistant.
It’s made by a company called Vacuum Innovations, and it’s a product that will hopefully be popular in the future, Aiske said.