Hi-Tech Vacuums

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312-288-0960

6200 West 151st Street
Oak Forest, IL 60452
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Hi-Tech Vacuums


"Don't Handle The Dust . . . Let Us !!"

Since 1984, Hi-Tech Vacuums has sold, installed, repaired, replaced, and unclogged a wide variety of central vacuum systems. Whether you're building a new home, repairing your current unit, or replacing a 30-year old system, we offer the most advanced products in the industry. All Vacuflo power units include a lifetime warranty on the motor, surge protector, and electrical relay for as long as you own your home. We also stock a large inventory of parts, attachments, and accessories for new and used central vacuum systems. For more detailed information, visit www.Hi-TechVacuums.com.

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Service Area

  • Chicago
  • Joliet
  • Oak Lawn
  • Evanston
  • Palatine
  • Schaumburg
  • Naperville
  • Hoffman Estates
  • Aurora
  • Bedford Park
  • Carol Stream
  • Melrose Park
  • Oak Park
  • Plainfield
  • Lockport
  • Waukegan
  • Des Plaines
  • Shorewood
  • North Chicago
  • Downers Grove
  • Hillside
  • Bloomingdale
  • Wheaton
  • Arlington Heights
  • Tinley Park
  • Oak Brook
  • Highland Park
  • Bartlett
  • Northbrook
  • Harvey
  • Homewood
  • Maywood
  • Markham
  • Hinsdale
  • Wheeling
  • Harwood Heights
  • Glen Ellyn
  • Morris
  • Orland Park
  • Glencoe
  • Justice
  • Bensenville
  • Willow Springs
  • Eola
  • Schiller Park
  • Woodridge
  • Glendale Heights
  • Thornton
  • Lake Forest
  • Bolingbrook
  • Riverside
  • Wayne
  • Glenwood
  • Montgomery
  • Chicago Heights
  • Riverdale
  • Fort Sheridan
  • Addison
  • La Grange
  • Crest Hill
  • Willowbrook
  • Mundelein
  • Deerfield
  • Winnetka
  • Oswego
  • Homer Glen
  • Kenilworth
  • Wood Dale
  • Lisle
  • Midlothian
  • Robbins
  • Worth
  • Buffalo Grove
  • Berwyn
  • Itasca
  • Glenview
  • Burbank
  • Lansing
  • Bellwood
  • West Chicago
  • Winfield
  • Skokie
  • Lincolnshire
  • Highwood
  • Berkeley
  • Brookfield
  • Hines
  • Lincolnwood
  • Elk Grove Village
  • Villa Park
  • Frankfort
  • Lyons
  • Vernon Hills
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Services Offered

Central Vacuum

Areas of Expertise

  • We Are an Authorized Distributor for Vacuflo, MD Manufacturing, and DrainVac.
  • We Repair and Service All Major Brands of Central Vacuum Units.
  • We Are Also An Authorized Parts and Accessory Distributor for All Beam Products.

Product Brands Used

  • Distributors of Vacuflo, MD Manufacturing, DrainVac, and Beam parts and accessories.

Quick Facts

Business Hours
Monday:
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday:
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday:
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday:
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday:
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday:
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday:
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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  • Warranty Offered
  • Trip Charge
  • Warranty Description: Limited Lifetime Warranty on New Units.

Credentials

In Business Since: 1984
Memberships & Affiliations
  • VDTA - Vacuum Dealers Trade Association Member
Insurance
Type: General Liability
Amount: $2,000,000
Expiration: 10-02-2019
Awards
  • Best of HomeAdvisor 2016 Winner
  • HomeAdvisor Top Rated Professional
  • HomeAdvisor Elite Service Professional
  • 86 HomeAdvisor Homeowners Reviews
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Business Overview

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because of the challenges each installation presents..

We started in this industry in 1984.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated

 

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5.0   |  
Review by in Oak Forest, IL
Project: Repair or Service a Central Vacuum System
I am very happy and grateful for the helpfulness of this contractor. He was prompt and pleasant. I was comfortable with him working in my home and I love my new unit.
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Review by in Wilmette, IL
Project: Repair or Service a Central Vacuum System
He was great, professional and neat.
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Review by in Hinsdale, IL
"John was awesome, courteous fast and good quality"!
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0.5   |  06-06-2017
Review by William B. in Elmwood Park, IL
Project: Repair or Service a Central Vacuum System
Do not hire this company they do not know what they're doing they burnt out the motor on the central vac system and it was my responsibility to purchase another one they didn't take any ownership
Response by Hi-Tech Vacuums: I was hired by the builder to move an existing line with a first-generation Filtex on/off button-type inlet valve, which had been discontinued 40-years ago and which was wired with four-pair thin telephone wiring, as opposed to today's 18-2 wiring. We measured the new location to ensure that a 30-foot standard hose would adequately clean the area. We next inspected the hallway valve, which was clogged with debris. This suggested a motor problem, which the builder denied. I consulted with the H-P Product Manager about the telephone wiring used with the old on/off Filtex valves. He said that crossing low-voltage wiring would not result in a motor failure. I informed the builder that no standard on/off hose would work with the larger, OD Filtex inlet valves. When the unit failed, the builder and I agreed upon a major discount on a new unit, including parts and labor. I also made two trips at no charge to provide additional fittings. In over 33 years in the central vacuum business with a 4.96 Home Advisor rating record, I have never encountered a builder who was rehabbing the entire home, but still insisted on retaining a 40-year old, outdated central vacuum system with only one working motor.
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He was knowledgeable,got right to the solution & resolved the problem quickly. Great!
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We called Hi-Tech Vacuums and John was out the next day early in the morning to fix our central vac system. He explained what he was going to do and the possible outcomes and the steps he might have to take to resolve out problem. He was able to fix our problem in a very short time and our system was up and running. John was very professional and we would highly recommend him for any work on your central vac system.
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Review by in Chicago, IL
Very professional and knowledgable. John responded quickly to my inquiry and repaired the vacuum.
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Very knowledgeable. Had to work hard to get my parts for me and they were good problem solvers, stuck with it to help me. I highly recommend them, very responsive, very professional, very knowledgeable.
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