By BRVR Staff
The article reviews the top 10 central vacuum systems for RVs available online.
Owning a recreational vehicle (RV) can be a hassle in one stress-filled area in particular: cleaning. If you are living your best life and an RV just happens to be a big part of that, it is safe to say that you find yourself cleaning your RV on a weekly, or even daily, basis. With this in mind, consider how beneficial a high-quality central vacuum system could be — and what you could do and see with your newfound free time. Rather than put off cleaning until the last possible moment, simply turn on your RV vacuum and let it do the hard work for you. Check out our list of the top 10 central vacuum systems for an RV to find the right model for you.
1. Nadair Compact Central Vacuum System
With its top-of-the-line filtration, this Nadair central vacuum system works to improve the air quality in your RV, thus reducing respiratory problems and allergy symptoms. Its powerful motor with a heavy-duty steel body can easily cover up to 5,000 square feet of living space and boasts noise-blocking foam, making about as much noise as a wall-mounted air conditioning unit. Also, the manufacturer’s Soft-Start technology adds 20 percent to the life expectancy of the motor compared to other traditional central vacuum systems.
2. HP Products 9880 Dirt Devil Central Vacuum System
A well-known and trusted brand for all things vacuum-related, the Dirt Devil Central Vacuum System was designed specifically for space-saving purposes and convenience. Built for all types of RVs and living life on the road, this product is more durable, healthier, and more powerful than other products on the market. Weighing in at just 14 pounds, the product holds up to one gallon of dirt and features a 7-foot to 35-foot expandable hose with a flow rate of 100 cubic feet per minute. Included with this product are a mesh tool bag, crevice tools, a dusting brush, an upholstery tool, and a 10-inch rug/floor tool — everything you need for installation and convenient cleaning.
3. Dometic RVac Ultra-Compact Central Vacuum System
The compact design of the Dometic DI-CS8E RVac fits any storage space that is 6 inches in depth such as under seats, in storage compartments, or in closets. Easy to store and use, this product features powerful suction and a 40-foot-long hose that retracts to just 10 feet. Weighing just 7 pounds, it is certainly one of the lighter products on the market. Your purchase includes all of the necessary attachments you need to keep your RV as clean as a whistle.
4. RoadVac Central RV Vacuum Technology
The RoadVac CS8 Central Vacuum System combines high-powered, compact RV cleaning engineering for floors and carpets with a superior, anti-allergen, five-layer high-filtration bag capable of trapping up to 98.3 percent of allergens and dust. At about the size of a loaf of bread, its space-saving, ultra-compact design fits into nearly any cabinet or wall, and its flexible 8-foot hose stretches up to 40 feet while maintaining suction for your entire RV. Your purchase includes a complete RV vacuum cleaner and an eight-piece, all-in-one accessory kit and tool bag.
5. OVO Compact Central Vacuum System Power Unit
If you don’t have a piping network and don’t wish to spend the time and money to build one, this is the product for you. Simply plug in the OVO central vacuum system into the inlet and start cleaning immediately! Featuring cutting-edge technology, the powerful motor, made of heavy-duty steel, provides 595 airwatts, easily covering up to 4,000 square feet of living space. The top-of-the-line filtration system works to improve air quality, while the heat protection feature prevents overheating.
6. Prolux Central Vacuum Power Unit
The Prolux CV12000 is often recognized as one of the most powerful central vacuum systems in the country. Rated to cover up to 12,000 square feet, the product boasts an Amtek two-stage motor that produces air at a rate of 150 cubic feet per minute (CFM). Featuring three levels of filtration, the CV12000 is also equipped with a bagless dirt chamber, a washable HEPA filter, and a washable micron pre-filter that work to trap fine dust and allergens. This product comes with a 10-year warranty for the motor itself as well as a 25-year warranty on all steel body parts.
7. Ultra Clean Central Vacuum Unit
The Ultra Clean central vacuum unit is designed to cover up to 7,500 square feet. Equipped with a 30-foot, crush-proof, lightweight air hose with a suction control valve and chrome steel handle, this product boasts an impressive performance at 550 airwatts. Designed to produce air at a rate of 121 cubic feet per minute (CFM), the Ultra Clean vacuum features a superior filtration system that uses hybrid technology to clean even the toughest of areas. A five-year manufacturer’s warranty is included for the motor itself, and the powder coat finish is guaranteed against corrosion perforation for the life of the product.
8. Allegro Central Vacuum Unit
Comprised of top-quality steel, the Allegro MU4100 is rated for RVs and living areas of up to 3,000 square feet and can produce an airflow of 121 cubic feet per minute (CFM). Boasting amazing performance with 550 airwatts of power, the product features a lightweight and crush-proof 30-foot hose equipped with a three-way on/off switch that allows you to control the main suction and powerhead. Included with your purchase is a deluxe cleaning attachment set consisting of an upholstery nozzle, dusting brush, crevice tool, and rug tool.
9. OVO Central Vacuum System and Garage Kit
The OVO PAK55G is available as the vacuum only, as a vacuum and carpet deluxe kit, or as a vacuum and garage kit. The unit itself features a powerful motor that provides 550 airwatts of power capable of tackling up to 4,000 square feet of space. The high-efficiency filtration system works to reduce dust and allergens to relieve respiratory issues and allergy symptoms. The LED status indicator is a unique, convenient feature that tells you the status of the product, including when it is time for maintenance, to change the bag, or to empty the debris container.
10. GarageVac Vacuum
The GarageVac GH-120-R is a favorite among RV owners as it takes up half the space of other comparable vacuum systems. The 40-foot hose shrinks down to just 8 feet for easy storage, and an elongated dust brush, bare floor tool, crevice tool, upholstery brush, and adjustable, non-corrosive one-piece wand are all stored conveniently inside the unit. The HEPA filtration system efficiently captures allergens and dust inside, and the product is capable of holding up to one gallon of debris and dirt.