Vacuum cleaners

  • US 5,115,538 A
  • Filed: 04/29/1991
  • Issued: 05/26/1992
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/24/1990
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A cordless vacuum cleaner, comprising:

  • a handle connected to a body for pushing said body in a forward direction over a surface to be cleaned and for pulling said body in a rearward direction over said surface;

    said body containing a power driven brush rotatable about an axis parallel to the surface to be cleaned;

    vacuum nozzle located adjacent said brush;

    said brush being disposed immediately adjacent but rearwardly of, a front wall of said body; and

    said front wall being resiliently yieldable rearwardly when said body is pressed forwardly against a room wall to enable said brush to contact and sweep the surface to be cleaned at an edge location thereof abutting said room wall.

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