Archives: Dust Collection

Importance of Using Fleece Bags in a Dust Extractor

Fleece Bags vs Filter Replacement: What’s the REAL COST? Dust Extractor Fleece Bags are less expensive to use and replace than the vacuum pleated filters. Using fleece filter bags drastically improves the lifespan of both standard and HEPA filters, and protects the vacuum motor. Using them provides you with a massive cost savings over the […]

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Makita XCV07Z 18V X2 LXT Cordless Dry Vacuum

Makita 18V X2 Cordless/ Vacuum, Review A good dust control strategy is essential to being a professional contractor and keeping your customer happy throughout a construction project. I’ve learned early on that capturing and controlling remodeling dust by keeping it out of the air and the non-remodeled area of your client’s home is often more important […]

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Festool Integrated Plug-it Cord and Sleeve 201778

Festool Plug-It Cord and Sleeve Review Until recently I used to get frustrated using my Festool TS55 Track saw with dust collection. The issue, I kept getting hooked on the rail or the corner of the board because to hose and cord would snag. It go to the point that I considered taping the two […]

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Milwaukee Dust Extraction Soultions

Milwaukee Dust Extraction Solutions Tick, tick, tick. That’s the sound of the time marching on towards June 23rd, the date when enforcement of the new OSHA silica exposure rule was supposed to go into effect. Until last week a lot of us contractors have been scrambling to get all of our concrete tools updated with […]

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FESTOOL Dust Extractors

FESTOOL Cleantec HEPA Dust Extractors Festool, the only company that manufactures a vacuum designed especially for their tools is looking to create the perfect tool to vacuum relationship. Some call it a workshop love affair, I call it genius! Below is some information I learned about FESTOOL Dust Extractors. For US and Canada users Festool has four categories […]

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Festool Dust Extractor Review

Festool Dust Extractor CT SYS – 584174 Lately we’ve been writing so much about cutting the cord and going cordless, but not this time! In fact this tool has a 16.5′ long cord attached to it. Festool has recently introduced a compact, portable, HEPA certified dust extractor built into one of their systainer boxes and we […]

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Bosch Airsweep™ 13 Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum Cleaner with Power Broker™ Review – Model 3931A-PB

Bosch Model 3931A-PB Wet/Dry Vac Dust management has become such an important issue in our industry. Whether it’s wood dust or concrete dust the fact is we need to deal with it to protect our own health, our client’s health, and portray our worksite as a clean and organized area. The real challenge is offering […]

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DEWALT HEPA Filter Dust Extractor Vacuum

DEWALT HEPA Vacuum and Universal Connector System (DWV012) Think about your worst case construction related dust.   Immediately drywall and concrete dust comes to mind. My issue with these two types of dust is that anything short of a respirator doesn’t work and the dust get everywhere.  Now picture trying to do a retrofit or rehab […]

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Black and Decker Platinum Lithium Vacuum Series

Black and Decker Platinum Series Vacuums: Models# BDH2000FL, BDH2000SL, and BDH2000L Black & Decker® just launched a 20 volt Platinum lithium, cordless vacuum series with three different models to choose from.  Look for reviews on TBB soon! These cordless vacuums  are sized perfectly for the shop, office or car and are powered with lithium battery technology.  They […]

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Peachtree Woodworking Drill Press Dust Collector Review

Drill Press Dust Collector by Peachtree Woodworking Since setting up my Delta Dust Collector I’ve been searching for a good way to deal with dust collection at my drill press. After doing a bunch of research I stumbled upon a great kit from Peachtree Woodworking. The kit provides everything you’ll need for setting up dust […]

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