Central Vacuum System Install FAQ
Installing a central vacuum system in a new or pre-existing home is an easy process in most cases that can be completed in one or two days. Adding a central cleaning system to a residence not only makes cleaning more efficient and convenient, but also adds value to the home that is often 2 - 4 times the initial cost of equipment. Central cleaning is the choice for ...
The Central Vacuum Primer
Most people are quite familiar with a central vacuum system. Some others may have seen the inlet plates mounted in their veterinarians office or favorite restaurant, but were never quite sure what it could be. And a few people still may never have know of such a thing as "whole Home Cleaning Systems" until they visited a model home. Central vacuums have a rich history stretching many decades to the first home built units. Popular in the beginning for their tremendous power and capacity, then wel ...
Central Vacuum Hoses & Inlets Explained
LOW-VOLT, DIRECT-CONNECT, SUPER VALVES - OH MY!
Many things have changed in the preceding 60 years of Central Vacuum history, including many changes to the Central Vacuum hose and inlet valves that have made for more convenient and reliable cleaning systems. While in the early days central vacuum hoses were nothing more than an elongated version of the portable vacu ...
Central Vacuum PVC Tube - Inside Out
Central vacuum tubing was once cast iron, thank goodness things have changed. The size of vacuum tube has also changed
over the last century and the universal standard in the USA is 2" vacuum tube. This differs from schedule 40 plumbing tube (DWV - drain, waste, vent) which is about 2.21" ID. Both tubes are made from the same material, PVC (poly vinyl chloride). Vacuum tube is much thin ...
SUCTION! BLOG: DON'T FORGET THE SWEEP INLET!
The Sweep Inlet quickly became the number one requested central vacuum accessory because it makes cleaning easier. Central vacuum systems are all about convenience for the homeowner. The Sweep Inlet adds more convenience to any central cleaning syt....
SUCTION! BLOG: DROP YOUR SHIPPING, THIS IS A HOLD UP!
All items on Vacdepot.com are sold and shipped directly from the Vacdepot warehouse. When you place an order with Vacdepot we process, package and ship the items directly from our own on hand inventory. At most other websites part of your order (if not the complete order) is forwarded to third party for processing and shipment. Why does this matter to you?...
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