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 Relocating a central vacuum pipe
Author: mbmsv (Non-US)

Hello experts,

Sorry, this is not a plumbing question but I couldn't find a better place to ask it. After all pipes are pipes :)

I am doing renovation and need to relocate a central vacuum pipe, which happens to be 1.75" OD old Kenmore pipe. So, what is the best way to approach this:

1. Buy a bunch of 1.75" to 2" adapters and run 2" pipes where needed?
2. Replace the whole thing with 2" pipe? If I go this way I will probably have to replace the outlets and the hose too, right?
3. Get rid of the central vacuum altogether?

Your help is highly appreciated.
Thanks.

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 Re: Relocating a central vacuum pipe
Author: steve (CA)

I'd get the adapters.

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 Re: Relocating a central vacuum pipe
Author: hj (AZ)

The adapters will create rough spots where debris will collect. Some "central vacuum stores" still have the 1 3/4" pipe and fittings.

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