Friday, June 19, 2015

How to Handle the Central Vacuum Pipe System of a Central Vacuum Cleaner

Required tools for installationMany homeowners are resistant to the idea of installing their own central vacuum systems, but there is no reason to be reluctant because this is a straightforward job anyone can manage to do. The only thing they need to do is to pay attention to all the details related to the installation procedure before making any cuts into their walls. This also includes choosing the right location for the central vacuum pipe and avoiding plumbing equipment and electrical wires.

Homeowners have three major choices when it comes to central vacuum pipe installation, namely they can choose between plumbing pipe, flexible hoses and vacuum tubing. In the former case, the pipe is the same as the one used for carrying water around homes. Its standard diameter is set at two inches and it is usually available in lengths of 10 or 20 feet. This type of pipe is very easy to find, resistant for its walls are thick and very cheap because of its wide application range. However, it has a number of disadvantages, including a variable wall thickness and rough transition points betw
een the plumbing pipe and the pipe fittings where stiff objects can easily get stuck. This risk is also increased by the rough cuts at the ends.  

Homeowners can also use flexible hoses to replace the fittings and elbows, but this option is only recommended at the ends. There are two types of flexible hoses used for pipe installation today, namely vinyl hoses reinforced with wires and PVC hoses. This option is usually preferred by those seeking to ease the installation process as much as possible for they just need to cut pieces of flexible hose to fit them anytime bends are required. However, the friction is much higher than with any of the other two pipe installation options, which results in a lower number of air watts being produced by the central vacuum cleaner, and the risk of sharp objects getting stuck inside is also very high.  

Finally, the third central vacuum pipe installation option is vacuum tubing. This is actually the best recommendation for this type of pipe is specifically designed to be used with vacuum cleaners. Compliant with the American Standard of Testing and Materials regulations and use
d by the majority of US municipalities, the wall thickness of this type of pipe is consistent and so is the rigidity, which allows for a continuous and maximized airflow circulation. The risk of clogging is very low with vacuum tubing whereas the thickness is set so as to match that of the fitting hubs. Moreover, a thinner pipe wall eliminates the need to use PVC primers. Unlike schedule 40 pipes which need special adapters, this pipe is suitable for all back up plates, which is a major advantage in terms of convenience.

It is important to remember that anyone can handle their own central vacuum pipe installation if they make the right choices and according to specialists, the best pipe installation option for central vacuum cleaners is vacuum tubing, these pipes being specifically designed for use in the vacuuming industry.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Drainvac Little Giant Central Vacuum

Drainvac is one of the names of the vacuuming industry whose reputation is built on the innovations they lure customers with. One of the secrets is to show them that little things can hide an enormous power too. It is all in the way they are made. The Drainvac Little Giant central vacuum cleaner offers a sample of the convenience and power this manufacturer banks on in their mission to redefine the vacuuming experience as a simple need rather than a cumbersome chore.

The Drainvac Little Giant central vacuum cleaner addresses those customers who live in apartments or small homes and are looking for a small vacuum cleaner that can easily meet their average cleaning needs. For more precision, it should be noted that the Little Giant vacuum cleaner can cover any surface ranging between 1,200 square feet and 4,000 square feet. Pet owners will also be very happy with it too because it hides a highly efficient filtration system.

Anyone who takes a closer look at this appliance will notice that almost everything about it is simple. It is very easy to install, use and clean and its financial requirements are very low too. However, simple does not mean average in quality too. As already mentioned, the compact design of this appliance hides an enormous power, more precisely a suction power of 670, an airflow of 148 cubic feet per minute and a water lift of 128 inches. Also, it needs a maximum amp level of 13.4 to start up. However, Drainvac is also known for designing very silent vacuum cleaners. This model is the quietest of them all, the sound suppression acoustic material reducing the noise levels to 57 decibels at 3 feet and 53 decibels at 12 feet.      

Available with or without a disposable bag, the Drainvac Little Giant central vacuum cleaner ensures an impressive air quality. In fact, it is certified as environmentally-friendly with its energy conserving potential, a 98% recycling rate and the impeccable performance of its SilverClear filtration system which eliminates any allergen or debris sized as small as 0.3 microns. The canister, which also serves as a sample of the innovations proposed by Drainvac, is available in two different versions. Thus, customers can choose either one with a capacity of four gallons or one with a capacity of nine gallons to fit on their vacuum cleaner, depending on their needs. The nine-gallon version addresses pet owners in particular.

The innovative features of this canister include more than just its size. They include its design as well, Drainvac being the first manufacturer to introduce a transparent design for their canisters. Therefore, they propose a very classy design which is also durable, very practical and very convenient. The dimensions of the Drainvac Little Giant central vacuum cleaner and its weight are very eloquent. With a diameter or 12 or 15 inches, a height of 22 or 28 inches and a weight of 15 or 27 pounds, this appliance can be mounted anywhere very easily. After that, users can benefit from its outstanding performance for many years to come, as the twenty-five-year and lifetime warranties provided by the manufacturer promise.


Monday, February 23, 2015

The Drainvac Twin Turbo Central Vacuum Cleaner | Perfect for Large Homes between 5,000 and 20,000 Square Feet

Some homeowners are very hard to satisfy and so are extra large surfaces. However, neither of them stands a chance in the face of the Drainvac Twin Turbo central vacuum, which is the ultimate vacuum cleaner both in Drainvac’s offer and outside of it. The entire Twin Turbo concept revolves around sheer power encased in a compact and convenient design, all available for a very attractive price. The 240 V Drainvac Twin Turbo central vacuum cleaner addresses absolutely all cleaning needs. It is a perfect solution for customers who are having their homes restored or looking for a powerful central vacuum cleaner to replace their old one. Simply put, it provides sheer power for anyone who needs to clean the dust and dirt spread over anything from 5,000 to 20,000 square feet, whether at home or in commercial spaces.

This power comes from a twelve-fan 5.7-inch bypass double turbine motor made by DOMEL which produces 1,340 air watts, 190 inches of water lift and 290 cubic feet of airflow per minute. Integrated in the DOMEL Platinum series, this motor has a life expectancy of thirty years and releases only 62 decibels of noise. This is the merit of the sound suppression material the motor chamber is coated with. In fact, the materials are very well chosen with both the Twin Turbo central vacuum cleaner and the other appliances manufactured by Drainvac. Thus, the bodies made of ABS resin are protected against breaks or rust and they are very easy to clean.

Therefore, the transparent canister characteristic to the Drainvac appliances is also very easy to clean, which adds to its convenience. Similarly to its predecessor, the Turbo central vacuum cleaner, the Drainvac Twin Turbo central vacuum cleaner also comes with a 9-gallon canister only. They also share the bag and bagless versions customers can choose from for even higher cleaning results and the SilverClear filtration system. The latter is highly appreciated in the vacuuming industry for its outstanding effectiveness against microbes, fungi, mold and a wide range of other allergens as small as 0.3 microns. This places it on the list of the top recommendations for homeowners suffering from allergies or asthma. Moreover, the Twin Turbo central vacuum cleaner is also integrated in Drainvac’s Going Green project, which focuses on environmental protection and therefore promotes a 98% recyclability rate as well.

To conclude, the Drainvac Twin Turbo central vacuum cleaner sticks to all the principles this manufacturer has been recognized for in the vacuuming industry for over forty-five years, from the high filtration efficiency achieved by the SilverClear system to the transparent canister to size and weight. However, it stretches the boundaries of suction power to stand on top of all Drainvac appliances and their direct competitors, but without stretching those of affordability. This way, everyone has a cleaning solution at hand no matter how large the surface areas, how often they require cleaning or how extravagant their cleaning needs may be.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Dust and Allergens Are in Danger with the Drainvac Viper Central Vacuum Cleaner

Drainvac's designers have used their experience and knowledge in the vacuuming field to pursue the Drainvac mission for forty-five years now and they have never let their customers down. That mission is to provide ingenuous, creative and innovative solutions in terms of vacuuming, whatever needs or expectations homeowners may have. Thus, people with large surfaces to clean, for instance, can benefit from the ingenuity behind the Drainvac Viper central vacuum cleaner, which is also an inspired choice financially.

The Drainvac Viper central vacuum cleaner is one of Drainvac's vacuum models which come with either a 4-gallon dust canister or a 9-gallon one. Thus, homeowners can benefit from the power and filtration skills of this appliance whether they only have average cleaning needs or they have to remove pet hairs all the time or clean high-traffic areas. Whatever their cleaning needs may be, they can rely on this appliance to reach its peak performance on surfaces of up to 9,000 square feet. It should also be noted that it supports up to ten inlets.

The Viper vacuum cleaner shares its canister variability with two other models in the Drainvac collection, namely the LittleGiant central vacuum cleaner and the PowerHouse one. However, it surpasses them both in terms of suction power with the 780 air watts its DOMEL motor produces. The water lift and the airflow are also superior, reaching 151 inches, respectively 144 cubic feet per minute. Normally, the greater the performance of the motor, the greater the noise level as well, but this is not the case with Drainvac's Viper vacuum cleaner. Although more powerful, it produces the same number of decibels as the PowerHouse vacuum cleaner, that is 58. The long life expectancy of the motor should also be noted, Drainvac designing it to operate at its best parameters for twenty to twenty-five years.

In fact, durability is a common denominator with the Drainvac vacuum cleaners as their design also shows. Made of ABS materials, the Drainvac Viper central vacuum cleaner is resistant to rust and impact. However, the increased durability is not the only strong point of its design, the visual and practical sides being just as cleverly addressed. Similarly to its predecessors, the Viper vacuum cleaner weighs 15 or 27 pounds and measures 12 or 15 inches in width and 22 or 28 inches in height, depending on the model. These dimensions make it very convenient for they lower the storage requirements significantly.

Finally, the filtration system of the Drainvac Viper central vacuum cleaner is impeccable too. It aims for the highest cleanliness standards and not just through its action range, which includes anything from microbes to fungi as small as 0.3 microns. The Viper vacuum cleaner can be used either as a bagged vacuum cleaner or as a bagless one, the former being recommended for those who want to make sure they reach the peak in terms of cleanliness. The same scope lies at the basis of the Viper's energy effectiveness, Drainvac being known to aim for environmental protection. Therefore, the Drainvac Viper vacuum cleaner uses its excellent power and highly efficient filtration system to protect both its user and the environment at very low costs.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Happy Holidays from

Yet another year is almost over and we are once again in the heart of the holiday season! We at have had the opportunity to continue to grow as a business and as a family this past year. We have added many new faces to our staff and expanded our warehouse facility. We continue to grow and flourish as a leading online vacuum dealer and retailer because of you our customers. We continuously aim to provide the best quality products at the best pricing so we can pass the savings on to our clients.

We are appreciative of our repeat customers as well as the new customers we make. We would like to take this moment to wish each and every one of you a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and a very Happy Holiday Season! We look forward to serving you in 2015 and for many years to come!

Call in when placing an order now through December 24th 2014 and say “HO HO HO!” and receive a FREE UP and Over Tool for your Central Vacuum with your purchase.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Countdown To Black Friday!!!

Click Here To Get Our Early Black Friday Deal
Thinkvacuums is offering some of the best deals you'll get all year! This Friday is Black Friday and we have two of the largest manufacturers, Drainvac and Duovac, on sale. This deal will start on Black Friday (11/28/2014) and will end on Cyber Monday (12/1/2014). 

In addition to the Drainvac and Duovac Central Vacuum Systems sale, we will have tons of additional sales all over our Black Friday Sales page. You won't find deals like this until next year! So get ready. The Countdown to Black Friday has begun! 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Drainvac S1000 Central Vacuums

S1000 Drainvac Series

The all new Drainvac S1000 central vacuum series is so popular with builders today that is fast becoming one of our most popular sellers. With a lifetime warranty casing, this central vacuum will deliver not only power, suction, and longevity, it will also deliver a silence like no other vacuum series you've experienced.

Each and every Drainvac central vacuum within the S1000 series is made of the best raw material money can buy. The S1000 central vacuums all are created with a strict set of guidelines that have proved to produce one of the best motors, relays, and general components out there. Durability is what you will recieve when purchasing any one of the central vacuums in the S1000 series.

All Drainvac S1000 central vacuums can be used with a disposable paperbag or as a basic dump out system. Whichever you prefer, the S1000 series is a small and compact, durable and long-lasting, and powerful and effective central vacuum line that will get the job done.

To check out all available S1000 series central vacuums, click the follow links below:
S1005-c | S1006-c | S1007-c

Specific Characteristics of This Series:

  • A quiet motor from only 58 decibels!
  • Permanent filter and dust bag included.
  • Diameter of 12 in / 30 cm Height of
    23 in / 58 cm
    for confined spaces.
  • Activac 2 filter or muffler & exhaust
    vent provided with the unit.
  • Compact models occupying little space.
  • Semi-transparent casing:
    You will see in a glance whether the bag
    should be replaced or not.
  • Polypropylene head and bucket
    Wall thickness:
    • Head at 1/4 in (6.4 mm)
    • Thank at 3/16 in (4.8 mm)