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A central vacuum makes cleaning up much easier. AsktheBuilder.com host Tim Carter explains how they work and how a central ...
vac is installed. Why lug around a heavy vacuum when central vacuum systems can do the work for you.
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You know a lot of you may find this hard to believe but I like to do chores around my house and one of my favorite one happens to be vacuuming. The reason why I like it because central vacs are easy to use, they do a great job and they are very powerful.
Central vacs are cool because all you really have to cart around the room is just the hose itself. The actual motor is located at a remote location. It has got hidden pipes in the walls. It reminds you just of a plumbing system. The pipes transport the dirt from the head all the way out to the outside. Are you worried about clogs in your central vac? Forget about it.
The pipes that are in the walls are much larger than the diameter of the tools that you use in the room so it is impossible for a clog to happen back in the walls. It is always best to put a canister or the motor either in a basement or garage and the reason is simple.
You need to get the dirt outside and into a garbage can as easy as possible and I like the garages for that purpose. Number two, if you put the motor out in the garage, all of the noise that the motor creates is outdoors and you do not have any noise pollution in your home.
Here is the great news, central vac can be put in existing homes often in less than a day. You can find qualified professional installers by just opening the Yellow Pages and look under vacuums. Central vacs are great. Number one remembers, they last a long time. They are affordable. They cost between $800 and $1200 to install but that is a one time charge.
Seriously you will love getting one.
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