Installation of Central Vacuum

Your new central vacuum system will make cleaning your home easier and improve indoor air quality. The system typically can be installed in virtually any home with very little disruption or mess.

 

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Installation

The installation of a Eureka Central Vacuum System is quick, easy and affordable.

 

Eureka systems easily install in new home construction or can be installed in your existing home in just hours - with no mess and little disturbance to your walls.

 

There's no outside venting required. Average cost for a complete system, installed, starts at around $800.  For professional installation or advice contact an authorized Eureka dealer.

 

Replacing a Unit

Replacing a Unit

The power unit is usually mounted in the garage, basement, utility room, storage room, or mud room to remove dust and allergens from living areas.

Most central vacuum manufacturers design their mounting hardware so that the unit can easily be removed from the wall for replacement or service. If mounting on plaster, wall board or panel walls, be sure the mounting bolts enter studs. If mounting on a block or concrete wall, drill the holes with a masonry bit and insert plastic or lead anchors.

 

New Home

New Home Install


If you're planning on building a new home, be sure your builder includes a Eureka® Central Vacuum System. You'll need to discuss locations for the power unit, the vacuum inlets (where the hose is inserted), and a place to store a hose and attachment kit on each level. All you have to do is enlarge a closet or include an extra base cabinet!

 

Installation of your Eureka system is done after plumbing and electrical work is completed and before wallboard is installed. If your builder is not currently installing Eureka systems, check out our Find a Dealer feature on this web site to find the dealer nearest you. Your local dealer can do the job quickly and competently.


Existing Home

Existing Home Install


You'll find that about 95% of existing homes - regardless of age - can be retrofitted with a Eureka® Central Vacuum System. The key to success is planning a pipe system with a minimum number of inlets and elbows (turns in pipe) to keep labor time and costs at a minimum while still giving you the whole-house cleaning convenience only a central vacuum system offers.

 

If you're remodeling, a quick call to your local Eureka dealer will allow you to add a Eureka system to your plans inexpensively. Your Eureka dealer can provide professional installation by trained, experienced installers.


Do-it-Yourself

If you're a true do-it-yourselfer, then the All-In-One Kit from Eureka is perfect for you. Each kit comes ready-to-install with a power unit, power head, attachments, tubing, fittings and three-inlet kit and wiring.

 

And if you're reasonably handy and have experience cutting and fitting PVC pipe and running low voltage (24 volt) wire (which doesn't require an electrician under most local building codes), installing a Eureka system can be a fun, rewarding, low-cost weekend do-it-yourself project.

 

Your Eureka dealer can also provide you with a "how to" DVD.