Spring cleaning routines are like homes and families—no two are the same. A variety of factors, like whether you have hardwood floors or a mix of carpeting and tile, share your home with dogs, cats or children, influences how you approach spring cleaning.
Despite all those differences, the general formula for spring cleaning is similar for any household. First you declutter and then you do a deep cleaning. Throwing things away or donating items is usually the easy part—yes, sometimes it’s difficult emotionally—but the second step in the process is what takes serious time and effort, even for those in cozier apartments.
We’re always on the lookout for tools that can cut down on the amount of time we spend sweeping, scrubbing and reaching the nooks and crannies that were conveniently overlooked during those long winter months. That’s why the Miele Compact C1 Turbo Team is our new spring cleaning MVP. It’s versatile enough to work on different surfaces and flexible enough to reach places inaccessible to the typical vacuum.
Having one tool that works in every room is obviously convenient. After trying out the Miele, we were more surprised to find that the simplified approach was so effective. Although maybe it shouldn’t have come as such a shock, considering the vacuum has a 1,200-W Miele-Made Vortex Motor and 3-tiered AirClean Sealed System.
Not that you need to know about all the technology that goes into the Miele. What’s more important is how it can speed up your spring cleaning routine, no matter what quirks and unique challenges your home might present.
Fits Any Lifestyle. And Living Room.
It doesn’t matter if your living room features carpet, hardwood or a mix of the two. This vacuum lets you clean it all without pausing to switch supplies. The Miele Compact C1 Turbo Team has high-suction power to clean any rug or medium-pile carpet, but it’s also equipped with a soft parquet brush to gently care for hardwood floors. And its 29.5 foot operating radius means that you can likely reach every corner without thinking about changing outlets.
Of course, the floor isn’t all there is to clean in the living room. Refreshing your couch is another essential part of spring cleaning. That’s where the Miele’s upholstery tool comes in handy. Attached to the handle, this tool makes cleaning upholstered furniture as simple as dusting. From floors to furniture, this could be your most efficient spring cleaning yet.
Made for the Kitchen. No Matter What You’re Cooking.
The Miele Compact C1 Turbo Team is basically the Swiss Army knife of vacuums. In addition to the upholstery tool, it also comes with the crevice tool that can reach the narrow areas that too often go ignored when vacuuming.
The accessory is particularly useful in the kitchen, where there are all sorts of crevices beneath the refrigerator and to the side of the stove. Almost every kitchen has those problem areas, and when you’re making winter stews and cozy cold-weather meals, items have a way of falling into those cracks. Now you can reach those spots in a way that’s more effective than sticking in a broom at just the right angle and hoping for the best.
Don’t Forget the Delicate and Dusty Areas
Once that crisp spring light starts streaming through your windows, you might notice that dust has accumulated on gentle surfaces. With an ‘at-the-ready’ dusting brush, you can clean those picture frames or vases—or whatever fragile items you have in your home—without worrying about breaking them.
The Miele Compact C1 Turbo Team has the features and accessories to fit into any home. But that shouldn’t stop you from looking at other canister vacuums to see if one seems like an even better match. Even though every Miele canister vacuum is great at picking up hair, some are made specifically for cat and dog owners with a filter designed to neutralize pet odors. You can also go for a vacuum in the Complete C3 Series, which comes with comprehensive accessories for any cleaning challenge.
There’s no way to go wrong when choosing a Miele. They’ve all been through rigorous product testing to guarantee a long service life, so you can be sure that it will be around for plenty more spring cleanings. Get one soon to see how it elevates your typical routine.