How to Clean the HEPA Filter on a Hoover Bagless Self Propelled Vacuum

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How to Clean the HEPA Filter on a Hoover Bagless Self Propelled Vacuum
Cold water is used to wash the filter. (Yasuhide Fumoto/Photodisc/Getty Images)

Hoover bagless self-propelled vacuum cleaners are equipped with HEPA filters. HEPA is a type of filtration that is designed to trap 100% of dust mites, pet allergens and pollen. Over time, the filter in the vacuum can become clogged or dirty. Cleaning the filter allows it to efficiently trap particles and allergens and improves the air flow through the vacuum system.

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    Pull open the door on the side of the vacuum cleaner.

  2. 2

    Lift the filter out of the filter compartment.

  3. 3

    Wash the filter in cold water with mild detergent.

  4. 4

    Set the filter in an area where it can air dry. Allow the filter to completely dry before continuing.

  5. 5

    Replace the filter in the filter compartment.

  6. 6

    Reposition the filter access door. Make sure the door is completely closed.

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