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Inlets & Installation for Vacuflo Central Vacuum

Central Vacuum Electric Hoses
Electric Hoses

electric powered cleaning

Central Vacuum Low Voltage Hoses
Low Voltage Hoses

easy on/off button

Central Vacuum Basic Hoses
Basic Hoses

basic cleaning capabilities

Central Vac Stretch Hoses
Stretch Hoses

great for quick clean-ups

Central Vac Hose Socks
Hose Socks

protect your hose

These are just a few of the vacuum wall plate styles that are compatible. WE GUARANTEE the hoses will fit your wall plate, or we will make it right with you.
Central vacuum wall outlet plates that fit vacuum hoses.

vacuflo vacuum outlet

This rare proprietary inlet valve is NOT AVAILABLE from MD.

We highly recommend upgrading to industry standard inlets to instantly gain more hose and vacuuming options.

Hide-A-Hose

If you have a retractable Hide-A-Hose system, parts are available here.

Basic Inlets for Vacuflo

Basic inlet plate covers are used in many Vacuflo installations and replace 98% of all outlets. The opening is just under 1-1/2 inches, mounting screws are 4 inches apart, and the inlet fits into a 1-5/8 inch round hole in the mounting bracket. Each inlet valve can be mounted with the lid opening up or down. Note the FULL FACE inlets are the MOST DURABLE and replace oval and square styles.

All rectangle shaped valves are interchangeable. There are two metal contact points inside the hole of each inlet valve and two screws on the back side for the low voltage wire connection.

Replace 99% of older wall inlets with any of these rectangle valves. Note: these do not replace inlets activated by pressing copper or a button, or that have a 1-1/4 inch hose insertion hole.

EASY Upgrade for Vacuflo: Consider a Low Voltage Hose to get the convenience of turning the vacuum on and off at the hose handle instead of running back to pull the hose out from the wall. All Low Voltage Hoses work with all inlets and vacuum systems. If your hose already has a handle switch you are set and it will work with these valves!

Electrified Inlets for Vacuflo
Electric Inlet Valve Reference Sheet
Electric Inlet Valve Reference Sheet

It is recommended an electrician works with electric valves.

The following electric inlet plate covers can be used and may have been used in any installation for any brand including Vacuflo. The round opening is just under 1-1/2 inch, mounting screws are just under 4 inches apart, and the plate fits into a 1-5/8 inch diameter hole in the mounting bracket in the wall. Any vacuum wall cover plate with two small holes (3/8 inch apart!!) can be replaced with one of the two following electric inlet types. Any of these valves can be used for new installations and retrofits as well.

Electric inlet valve covers have two voltage connections. One for low voltage wires (two screws on the backside) and one for 110 volts (on the front side of the cover). Electric valves can also receive other types of hoses including Stretch, Low Voltage, and Basic.

There are two types of electric inlets and they are not interchangeable.
Super Valve Electric Covers have a permanent 110 volt connection plug with wire leads.
Electra Valve Electric Covers hold a molded plug that is attached to 110 volt romex wire.

Pipe and Installation Parts for Vacuflo

We have everything you need to install a central vacuum or retrofit your old one. Two inch outer diameter thin wall PVC vacuum pipe (and fittings) are standard in 99% of installations. If you have smaller pipe, there are pipe adapters below. Use standard PVC glue for pipe and fittings.

Our Installation home page is full of links on everything you need to know about installation.

Make your own Installation Kit by using the Installation Parts Guide to quickly figure out the supplies you will need for your specific installation.

All ASTM Standard F 2158-01 compliant for industry standard central vacuum pipe and fittings.

Complete installation tools can be found here.

*Note: Vacuflo Vacuum is a registered trademark of H-P Products, not M.D. Manufacturing, Inc. Products sold by M.D. Manufacturing, Inc. are not from Vacuflo Vacuum but are designed to complement a Vacuflo Central Vacuum. Therefore, parts and products carry warranties from MD Manufacturing and not Vacuflo Vacuum and thus may alter the warranty provided by Vacuflo Vacuum.