If there are rugs, use a carpet sweeper, if you have one, or a broom.
Some are combined with the carpet sweeper, making two machines in one.
A vacuum cleaner does not wear out a carpet nearly as quickly as a broom or a carpet sweeper does.
They are waxed a few times each year, and a little work each morning with dust mop and carpet sweeper keeps them in good order.
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