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The History of Cleaning Tools

Carpet Cleaning Tools of Yester-year

This Post is about the strange tools that used to be used back in the day..., and the "Facts"behindthem, literally, as you'll soon read. 
 The "Carpet Beater" or "Rug Beater", also known by  a few other names,is a housecleaning tool that was in common use until the vacuum cleaner became affordable during the early 20th century
Carpet dusterCarpets, rugs, clothes, cushions, and bedding were hung over a clothesline or railing and the dust and dirt was beaten out of them.