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Saturday 27th August 2016
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Why aren't hoover hoses longer so you can do the stairs?


hoover stairsWhy aren't hoover hoses long enough to go all the way down the stairs? It would be much easier to hoover stairs?
Matt, Farnborough


** Definitive **
Name: Beverley, King's Langley
Qualification: Domestic engineer
Answer: I've just completely a job that has 16 steps and I used a Dyson which covered the full staircase using an extension and an attachment

** Clarification **
Name: Bob, Youll
Qualification: 30 years working with Hoover
Answer: Actually, Hoover invented the double-stretch hose in the 1950s, before Dyson was even born. The tools were sold separately at that time.