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Old 2009-10-22, 09:02 PM
Trepex Trepex is offline
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Originally Posted by lex_rx View Post
The builder is charging me some amount to install a separate circuit plug for the central vac in the garage. I don't understand why a "separate circuit plug in garage at central vac location" is necessary.

I've read a few threads but there's only one mention that I saw about a separate circuit and no explanation why this is necessary. In my current home, I have the central vac connected by an extension wire to the existing electrical plug.

Am I missing something?
Some vacs I've looked at list a "120v, 20A dedicated circuit" under their electrical requirements.
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