Broan BQ3 Central Vacuum Review

broan bq3 central vac

This item is sold in the Canada ONLY! For visitors from the United States, please take a look at the ratings for central vacuums sold the U.S.

The Broan BQ3 central vacuum is built for homes up to 9000 sq. ft. This powerful cleaning system comes with a 1-stage motor with an output of 650 air watts for superior performance. It also features a voltage of 120VAC, 130 water lift, and 13.5 amps of motor output.

The BQ3 is especially popular for its powerful but quiet operation thanks to its patented ULTRA Silent technology that eliminates the need for a muffler.

This cleaning system comes with HEPA filtration with 99.97 percent efficiency; it captures the tiniest of dust and debris. This guarantees indoor air quality to minimize allergies. The permanent self-cleaning filter means you do not have to worry about replacing or cleaning the filter. 

The Broan central vacuum system is lightweight and comes with a wall-mount bracket for easy installation and space maximization. It also boasts an impressively large dirt pail at 22.7 liters, which is ideal for large homes. The dirt pail, which needs to be emptied only twice in a year is corrosion-proof and easy to clean.

The power unit is built of strong metal construction with a polymeric dirt pail. Going by its super longer six foot power cord, this central vacuum is certainly built for convenience.


The Broan BQ3 central vacuum comes with all the bells and whistles of a central vacuum system that is built to meet the cleaning needs of a large home. Its HEPA filtration, sound muffling technology and superior cleaning tools certainly guarantee bang for your buck.

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    ULTRA Silent patented technology
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    HEPA filtration‚Äč
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    Easy-install wall mount bracket 
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    22.7 L dirt gallon, corrosion resistant
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    Easy to remove dirt pail
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    Six foot power cord
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    1-stage motor
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    10-year warranty