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Install a Built-in Vacuum System -- Part I: Install the Inlet Valves

Here's how to get started installing a whole-house vacuum system.

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Materials

  • PVC primer
  • PVC cement
  • low-voltage wire
  • anchor plates
  • inlet cover plates
  • inlet valves
  • vacuum tubing
  • tubing elbows

Tools

  • stud finder
  • laser level
  • drill driver
  • drywall saw
  • hacksaw
  • level
  • flashlight
  • ladder
  • tape measure
  • utility knife
  • drill hole saw

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