A central vacuum is the perfect ally to keep your home clean, get rid of dirt, dust, reduce allergies, deep clean carpets and pick up pet hair.
Despite all these qualities, the central vacuum cleaner remains a relatively noisy appliance and this aspect can be annoying for some people. However, there are several ways to reduce the noise your appliance makes when you use it. Here are five tips for reducing the decibels while cleaning your home :
Whether the unit exhaust outdoors or indoors does not greatly affect the noise level. However, a central vacuum that evacuate outdoors will be set up with a muffler which is included with all our models except the PRO series.
If you opt for an interior outlet, don't worry! There is also a solution for you. It is possible to add an Activac 3 silent filter. This filter, in addition to reducing noise, improves air quality by rejecting dust at the outlet with a carbon membrane that controls odors.
3. Choosing the Right Central Vacuum
Generally, the more powerful your vacuum cleaner is, the more noise it makes. Some people are always looking for the most powerful appliances on the market. However, when it comes to central vacuuming, it's important to choose a unit that's right for your home. If you live in a small house or condo, the most powerful vacuum may not be the one that best suits your needs.
Unless there is an exception, a central vacuum cleaner should always be installed on the lowest level of the building in order to avoid working against gravity. It is recommended to install the central vacuum in a low traffic area such as a laundry room or a workshop where loud noises can be emitted.
5. Adding an Audioprotek Muffler
And finally, our dual motor units are equipped with Audioproteks; a plastic accessory that is installed directly onto the unit’s head that reduces the noise emitted by the motors.
The solutions listed above are not magic, but they can help reduce the noise of your central vacuum if this is an issue for you.
It is important to remember that the central vacuum cleaner is less noisy than its competitors such as the upright vacuum cleaner or the canister vacuum cleaner since the motor of the latter is generally located far from the user. It is also much more powerful and cleans more effectively than other types of vacuum cleaners.
The central vacuum is your best option to overcome dust accumulation and keeping a clean home!