The Kirby vacuum cleaner has been around for over 100 years and are one of the best in the world. My great grandmother had one as well as my grandmother and mom. What does that mean? It means for generations, the Kirby Vacuum has presented itself as being the premier vacuum cleaner in the industry. Kirby vacuum cleaners are using the best of modern technology to make their units very effective and simple to use. Check in with David Arnold, the owner, and Sparky the store mascot of Vacuums Etc at 6401 South Tacoma Way in Tacoma and see what they say.