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Photos and tips for installing a central vacuum system in an existing house.After several months of research, I installed a central vacuum system in m...
Why a central vac? - Better cleaning; the exhaust air goes outdoors. - Quiet: the noisiest part is not in your living space. - Skills: Installin...
Here are some photos of my power canister. I installed it in the crawlspace under the house.
First figure out where to run the trunk line plastic pipe and where you want the inlet receptacles. Be sure to place enough inlets so the flexible ho...
I opened the walls in a closet, installed the next inlet receptacle, and snaked the main pipe trunk line up to the second floor. The surgery continue...
Oh, by the way, you must know how to do electric wiring safely, and according to your local codes. I am not explaining it here. If you don't know, t...
Had enough yet?...
Finally, up into the attic. One little tip... I installed "tees to nowhere" as cleanouts at strategic places throughout the system. I capped them o...
I cut a hole in the house wall, installed a dryer vent, and piped it to the canister in the crawlspace. This was my idea. It is non-traditional. C...
The maiden voyage. The system has worked great for 3.5 years now. It is well used and abused, and it keeps on ticking. Good luck planning and ins...
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