Thread Number: 38929  /  Tag: 50s/60s/70s Vacuum Cleaners
Electrolux "jar" sprayer
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Post# 413309   9/2/2019 at 15:39 by vacuumlad1650 (Chicago Suburbs)        

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A few years back, Ken Wagman gave me one of the "jar" sprayers to complete my Electrolux LX. I really never used it, but I am wondering, can I use it to spray the shampoo water mix I use in my B8 shampooed in it? I would love to shampoo the seats in my pickup, they are showing their age.
Experts, your thoughts?

Post# 413312 , Reply# 1   9/2/2019 at 16:21 by luxflairguy (Wilmington, NC)        

Yes! Just don't saturate the fabric too much. Use a stiff brush to work the foam into the seats. Let dry and then vacuum. Hopefully the suds has the ratio of water to suds on it!

Post# 413409 , Reply# 2   9/4/2019 at 22:58 by Rowdy141 (Biryani)        

A shampoo & water mix isn't going to harm your Electrolux Jar.

If you're concerned, or just want to keep the jar pristine, use a regular $1 Trigger Spray Bottle with your mixture in it.

An aerosol foam shampoo which dries into crystals in 1/2Hr might be safer? I'd be more concerned about the shampoo taking the colour out of your truck's seats or carpet. Or excess water causing a damp musty smell, if it doesn't dry fast enough. It's very easy to get areas wet, then you're unable to access them well-enough for drying afterwards. Unless you're removing the seats?

Post# 413419 , Reply# 3   9/5/2019 at 09:22 by vacuumlad1650 (Chicago Suburbs)        

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Thanks Greg!

Not concerned about the sprayer or truck, Alan. I just never really knew if the sprayer jar was made for use with the Electrolux suds or other applications.
But thanks for the input.

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