How to Mount the Prolux Garage Vacuum

Jul 23, 2019 - 0 comments

How to Mount the Prolux Garage Vacuum

 

In this quick video, we go over the tools and steps required to properly mount a Prolux Garage Vacuum.

 

 

Important Safety Tips

  • Always make sure your machine is unplugged and the power button is turned off, before servicing your vacuum.
  • Always make sure your hands are dry and free from moisture before servicing your machine.
  • Be sure to wear gloves when servicing your machine to prevent any cuts or scrapes.
  • If you are uncomfortable working on your vacuum, please don’t hesitate to contact us at service@greatvacs.com and we can help you through the process or you can send it into us to fix it for you. 

 

Tools 

  • Hammer
  • Stud Finder
  • Marker
  • Drill
  • 3/8” Drill Bit
  • 1/8” Drill Bit
  • Phillips Screwdriver

Instructions

 

Find a stud in the wall you want to mount the vacuum on. A Stud Finder works best!

 

Next, use your drill with a 3/8” bit to drill a hole on your mark. Make sure you drill the hole at least 1 ¾ inches deep.

 

Then, take your hammer and hammer the stud sleeve into the hole. Make sure to leave enough of the bolt thread for the washers and nut to thread onto.

 

Grab your wall mounting plate and hardware and get one hole securely fastened.

 

Once it's fastened, use your marker to mark the bottom hole.

 

Now drill out the bottom hole.

 

Hammer the last stud sleeve into place.

 

Then securely fasten the wall mounting place to the stud.

 

Take your 1/8” drill bit and drill holes for the drywall screws.

 

Screw the two drywall screws into the last 2 remaining wall mounting plate holes.

 

Now that the mounting plate is securely mounted to the wall, take the garage vacuum and slide the backing plate down onto the wall mounting plate.

 

Now, find and mark another stud for the hose hanger.

 

Once the holes are marked, screw the screws into the located stud.

 

Take the hose hanger and mount it on the wall.

 

Now that you’ve got you vacuum and hose mounted, plug it in and you’re ready to clean!

 

Need a garage vac? You can buy one here!

 

Don't forget, GreatVacs is the only authorized dealer of Prolux products, so if you need any parts, supplies or have any questions, email as service@greatvacs.com or leave a comment! You can also head on over to our Youtube channel to see more educational videos on all Prolux products.

 

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