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itlypocerka Mon 17-Oct-16 19:05:11

Not sure if all Dysons have this instruction. Mine is an animal ball dc39 I think.

When I bought it, there was an instruction to say that the filter sponge in the centre of the cylinder bit should be taken out and rinsed under running water once a month.

Now I'm not house proud and I probably only hoover about once a month on average. So I assumed that the once a month probably applied if you were using the hoover a few times a week and that once a year would be fine for my slovenly habits.

So a year on, I have dutifully taken it out and rinsed it but 2 days later the bugger still feels really wet - it will be days before it's dry.

Do you bother? And if you're the kind of person who likes to hoover every day, do you therefore just live without hoovering for a week each month?

AppleMagic Mon 17-Oct-16 19:08:44

I wring them out and leave to dry on the window sill. They always dried in 24hrs. I've never done them monthly though!

Emochild Mon 17-Oct-16 19:11:09

I sit mine on the radiator or in the conservatory if its summer when I remember to wash it about 4 times in 10 years

changingnameforthispost Mon 17-Oct-16 19:14:13

I've got one, and the one in the roller ball only gets done once maybe twice a year for that same reason. It's also really hard to get back in.
To be honest I've not noticed the difference after it's been rinsed, although I do notice when the ordinary spongey one has been done, about every 3 months.
I suspect Mr Dyson never actually uses the equipment he designs,

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