What is a central vacuum system?

Known as built-in vacuum systems, ducted vacuum cleaners, central vacuum cleaners, central vacuum systems, central vacuum systems are becoming very popular in recent times.

A central vacuum is a built-in appliance in which the main power unit is installed in another part of the house such as your garage, basement, utility room, etc., which is connected to a 50.8mm PVC pipe that runs to various points around the house, terminating at a wall inlet.  To vacuum, a lightweight, flexible hose is inserted into the wall inlets. All surfaces in the home can be cleaned efficiently using the versatile cleaning tools.

Central Vacuums advantages VS Portable Vacuums


As with other built-in appliances, investing in a Drainvac central vacuum system increases the market value of your home, building up equity in your property as you improve it.


Drainvac central vacuum systems eliminate the re-circulation of dirty air inside your living area. All the harmfully bacteria and allergens are transported to the unit located outside the building providing relief for allergy and asthma sufferers. Most common harmful substances found in indoor dust are:

  • Dust
  • Allergens
  • Dust mite excrement
  • Animal dander
  • Cockroach excrement
  • Pollen and
  • Bacteria


Central vacuum cleaners offer significantly more suction power than regular ones. Since the motor is separate, manufacturers can make it larger and more powerful, making it twice as effective as a regular vacuum cleaners.


Central Vacuum Cleaners eliminates the loud, irritating noise of portable vacuum cleaners because the power unit is not only acoustically insulated, but also located outside your living area


Apart from adding value to a home a central vacuum cleaner offers a long-lasting solution, lasts 20 years and more years, providing you with a cost effective, reliable and efficient cleaning experience.

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