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remember when…

Vacuum

Ah the good old days when life was simpler and slower! Remember when every product you bought was quality made and lasted forever, no? Well in all fairness you may have to be 70 years old to remember this.Your parents or grandparents may still be using some of these illustrious products, Mum’s old Kelvinator fridge lasted us over 25 years without missing a beat and I am still using my nanna’s pots and vacuum cleaner which must be over 30 years old. I get it serviced occasionally and it still works perfectly, the vacuum shop salesman still tries to get me to upgrade every time though. It seems now that so many companies sell products that have a set life span to ensure you become a repeat customer, this means more wastage and inevitably more money out of consumer pockets. Continue reading remember when…