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Karl Kennedy

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Beam Vaccum System
« on: November 18, 2017, 09:21:19 PM »
Is there anyone on here have the Beam Vacuum system installed in their homes? Is it reliable?
Got quote other day for nearly £1500 for the installation of the power unit and tools.
The ducting is already fitted in the house.

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Re: Beam Vaccum System
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2017, 09:34:43 PM »
Good job. There are other providers but they a great
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« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2017, 10:04:09 PM »
What happens if you suck something up and it blocks a pipe. Factory I used to work in had such a system, stopped using it and bought "Henry " vacuum cleaners instead. I don't see the point in them.

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« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2017, 10:04:24 PM »
An ole Henry only £99. U have too much money sir

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« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2017, 10:11:56 PM »
Yes, have a Beam system fitted.  I was dubious before going for it but glad I did.  Powerful system, much more powerful than any standard vacuum I've seen.  Have been using it for 5 years and have had no issues with it. 

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Re: Beam Vaccum System
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2017, 10:33:42 PM »
Any issues about it becoming a way in for mice, etc?

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Re: Beam Vaccum System
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2017, 10:40:18 PM »
Have wired a few of these systems. Wasn't impressed with any of them that I have seen working.
Better off with your Henry or similar as mentioned above imo.

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« Reply #7 on: November 19, 2017, 08:33:44 AM »
10 years on the go and no bother with the main system. Have had to replace the hose due to the small button getting broken but all in all a good job. I can't say it's worth the money though as a small vacuum cleaner like the aforementioned Henry would do the same job for a fraction of the price.

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« Reply #8 on: November 19, 2017, 08:48:42 AM »
My dad, lord rest him , died 19 years ago. He bought a Henry just before he went into the hospital. No doubt it was probably about £60 back then. Henry still motoring with just 2 changes of hose for small money. £1500 for a hoover system....away and catch yourself on.
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« Reply #9 on: November 19, 2017, 09:25:20 AM »
My dad, lord rest him , does 19 years ago. He bought a Henry just before he went into the hospital. No doubt it was probably about £60 back then. Henry still motoring with just 2 changes of hose for small money. £1500 for a hoover system....away and catch yourself on.

I've the Beam system and it's the dogs danglies, didn't pay £1500 for it though. 10 years I've had it and no real bother.
Get the dustpan attachment which fits into the kitchen kickboard.
As for stuff blocking it, narrowest part of the system is the feed from the hoover head. If it gets past that then it will make its way to the main system, no issues.

Henry's are good too.

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« Reply #10 on: November 19, 2017, 09:32:12 AM »
Just bought a Dyson cordless. Great cleaning and no lugging a hose and cleaner around the house and up and down 4 flights of stairs. Particularly handy on the stairs. Can do whole house on one charge including tiles and wooden floors. Not as dear as a Beam but much dearer than Henry.

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« Reply #11 on: November 19, 2017, 09:34:24 AM »
My dad, lord rest him , does 19 years ago. He bought a Henry just before he went into the hospital. No doubt it was probably about £60 back then. Henry still motoring with just 2 changes of hose for small money. £1500 for a hoover system....away and catch yourself on.

I've the Beam system and it's the dogs danglies, didn't pay £1500 for it though. 10 years I've had it and no real bother.
Get the dustpan attachment which fits into the kitchen kickboard.
As for stuff blocking it, narrowest part of the system is the feed from the hoover head. If it gets past that then it will make its way to the main system, no issues.

Henry's are good too.

I have no doubt that it is the canine cahones but the thing is if Karl is paying £1500 for it now thatbto me is excessive. Itís his money and he can do as he will but on a pure logical sense I donít understand it.
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« Reply #12 on: November 19, 2017, 10:03:07 AM »
My dad, lord rest him , does 19 years ago. He bought a Henry just before he went into the hospital. No doubt it was probably about £60 back then. Henry still motoring with just 2 changes of hose for small money. £1500 for a hoover system....away and catch yourself on.

I've the Beam system and it's the dogs danglies, didn't pay £1500 for it though. 10 years I've had it and no real bother.
Get the dustpan attachment which fits into the kitchen kickboard.
As for stuff blocking it, narrowest part of the system is the feed from the hoover head. If it gets past that then it will make its way to the main system, no issues.

Henry's are good too.

I have no doubt that it is the canine cahones but the thing is if Karl is paying £1500 for it now thatbto me is excessive. Itís his money and he can do as he will but on a pure logical sense I donít understand it.
Would agree. Spend 100 on Henry and 1400 quid on the hip sounds like a good deal to me.

Karl Kennedy

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Re: Beam Vaccum System
« Reply #13 on: November 19, 2017, 10:57:08 PM »
I definitely can't justify spending the £1500 quoted as I knew it was too expensive but was wondering did anyone else have it installed at this price. I will get the output covers for the wall and fit them and that will take bad look of the walls.

Surely the whole system doesn't cost that amount. Would £500 jot be a more realistic price and then possibly £100 for labour to install it.

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Re: Beam Vaccum System
« Reply #14 on: November 20, 2017, 12:45:09 AM »
Buy a Henry and use  the other £1400 to hire a cleaner to operate it.
if at first you don't succeed, then goto Plan B