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Are You Installing Outdated Central Vacuum Technology?
Newer ‘Next Generation’ Central Vacuum Technology Is Now Available

MONROE, WASH – (July 2, 2008) – Most building products go through life cycle changes due to product improvements and newer technology. Engineered lumber and energy-star appliances are two popular examples. Even time-honored building practices aren’t immune to changes, as newer green building codes begin to infiltrate the home building industry. So it’s not a surprise that newer central vacuum technology has emerged since the first central vacuums were introduced in the early 1900’s.

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Central vacuum systems are becoming a popular weapon in the fight against indoor air pollution

MONROE WASH. – As winter approaches, the weather outside is getting more frightful, yet the conditions inside can be alarming as well. Health risks from polluted indoor air are a year-round concern and can be greater during colder months, health and environmental officials believe.

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Hide-A-Hose named one of PCBC's 'Cool' Products

MONROE, WASH. - In the early stages of Hide-A-Hose Inc. - when father and son Gary and Rod Drivstuen were visiting trade shows and demonstrating their innovative retractable hose central vacuum system - industry leaders paid little attention. How times have changed. Today, prominent central vacuum industry companies like H-P Products, Cyclo Vac and Tip Top Parts are now Hide-A-Hose distribution partners, and this year the Hide-A-Hose Retractable Hose Central Vacuum System earned a Cool Products award at the PCBC® Premier Building Show in San Francisco.

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The product that makes central vacuum systems more convenient

MONROE, WASH. - Father and son Gary and Rod Drivstuen were confident that their retractable hose system would generate enthusiasm with central vacuum consumers. Convincing companies within the industry was a different story - one that shows that resiliency is one of the key factors in building a successful business.

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