The best vacuum shops can revamp any vacuum or steam cleaner, and replace bags, hoses, cords and belts while you wait. Look for shops that are members of the Vacuum Dealers Trade Association, says Steve Gray of Steve’s Sew-N-Vac (4518 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington, 998-4851, sew-n-vac.com).
Clean up here:
Beyond Vacuums 2131 S. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 736-6306, beyondvacuums.com
Mr. Vac 205 S. Dupont Hwy., Camden, 698-2133
Tri-State Vacuum 212 W. Market St., Newport, 995-2997