How much does it cost to install a central vacuum system?

We always get asked; how much does it cost to install a central vacuum system? It is often hard to provide an accurate price without getting a copy of your building plans or a site visit (see also quote post), but we can help with an estimate. The cost of installation in Auckland depends onContinue reading “How much does it cost to install a central vacuum system?”

Inlets and inlet valves for your central vacuum system

When planning the installation of your central vacuum system one of the things to consider is the placement, style and colour of the inlet valves you will have on your wall. The inlets will be on your wall for many years. Placement We usually recommend the inlets are installed at the same height of theContinue reading “Inlets and inlet valves for your central vacuum system”

When is a central vacuum installed in a new home in Auckland

Building a new home in New Zealand is an expensive and complex process with lots of important decisions needed along the way. What type of cladding and roofing? Flooring options? What type door hardware? Do I install smart wiring? What will be the source of heating? What type of tapware? Which appliances should I install?Continue reading “When is a central vacuum installed in a new home in Auckland”

Quote for a central vacuum system

We are often asked ‘What is the best way to get a quote for a central vacuum system for a new home build’? There are two ways you can get a quote for a central vacuum system. You can email us your plans at info@centralvac.co.nz or call us to come out and visit your buildingContinue reading “Quote for a central vacuum system”

Can you trade in your old vacuum system?

Can you replace or trade in your central vacuum system with a Beam central vacuum system?The answer is YES you can! We replace all makes and models of central vacuum systems. This week an old system was swapped out with a new Beam BM285 system in a home in Auckland. Full replacement and testing tookContinue reading “Can you trade in your old vacuum system?”

Install a Central Vacuum in a Townhouse

We finished this week by installing central vacuum systems in a townhouse development in West Auckland. We lasted until the last week of May before the jumpers had to come out! For almost 20 years we have been installing central vacuum systems into multi-dwelling developments like townhouses and apartments. Often due to their design, theContinue reading “Install a Central Vacuum in a Townhouse”

Central vacuum installed in an existing home

We installed a Beam SC335 Platinum central vacuum into an existing house this week. The home was solidly built in block with a concrete mid-floor. Therefore we found existing cavities in the concrete mid-floor to run the piping. After a few hours of planning, three inlets were installed in the home with a 10m on/offContinue reading “Central vacuum installed in an existing home”