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The Best Ash Vacuum Is At Dustless Technologies

Dustless Technologies continues to be the premier source for dust extraction and containment systems suitable for a wide variety of applications, including construction, renovation, and industrial use. We carry the best ash vacuum on the market today, the Cougar+Black – the perfect tool that makes cleaning out everything from fireplaces to BBQ grills safe and easy. 

You can use the Cougar+Black ash vacuum with a range of dustless tools and accessories to scrape ash off surfaces and get into hard-to-reach areas. Our flagship vacuum for ash also comes with a variety of full-size and mini tool kits to facilitate easier cold or warm ash containment and disposal. The only ash vac you’ll ever need and other tools to build an all-in-one dust extraction system are all available on our online store. 

The Cougar+Black Ash Vacuum

The Cougar+Black is a specialized vacuum cleaner designed for cleaning up cool to warm fine ash from fireplaces, wood stoves, pellet stoves, BBQs, and similar sources. It features a patented filter system designed to filter even the finest ash particles and a sealed design that prevents ash from leaking through the exhaust. Our ash vacuum has a full set of accessories to help capture dust from tight places, including brush attachments for scraping ash off surfaces and those that can fit into tight corners.

One of the best features for keeping ash contained inside of the ash vac is specially-designed filters that can be cleaned without opening the unit. The Cougar+Black has a 6-gallon capacity to contain more ash before suction power decreases, and you must perform disposal. Our flagship ash vac is designed and assembled in the USA with proprietary parts, and others made exclusively for the Cougar+Black. You’ll get added peace of mind with an included 3-year limited warranty.

The Cougar+Black ash vacuum is a must-have tool for anyone who needs to clean up ash from their fireplace or stove without spreading dust and ash throughout their home.

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Regular shop vacs are inadequate for ash vacuum use. Using a regular shop vac to remove ash from fireplaces, stoves, and other places can be dangerous for several reasons: 

  • Ashes can contain hot embers that can reignite even after several hours. The flammable materials in a shop vac combined with swirling air are likely to cause a fire. 
  • Fine ash particles can clog the filter of a regular shop vac, reducing its effectiveness and potentially damaging the motor. When this happens, the vacuum can overheat, also creating a fire hazard. 
  • Ash may contain hazardous materials such as heavy metals or asbestos, which can be harmful if inhaled. A regular shop vac does not have the proper filtration to prevent these harmful particles from becoming airborne, potentially exposing the user to dangerous toxins. 

The Cougar+Black is our flagship ash vac and is designed to remove ash from places like your fireplace and stove. The best ash vacuum on the market allows you to discard less safe systems of ash removal with spill-prone shovels and buckets. Get the job done safer with a dedicated vacuum for ash.

While there isn't a vacuum designed to handle hot ashes, the Cougar+Black ash vacuum is designed to safely handle cool to warm ash. This specialized vacuum is constructed with several fire-proof materials as a precaution against the risk of fire. The materials are a mix of proprietary and those manufactured specifically for the best ash vacuum on the market today.

The tapered metal extraction nozzle attachment is one safety feature of the Cougar+Black ash vacuum. This tapered nozzle is designed to prevent larger coals that can be fanned into flames from being sucked up when vacuuming ash from areas like fire pits and pellet stoves. Additionally, many components of the vacuum are rated to withstand temperatures up to 1200 degrees Fahrenheit, making it a reliable and safe choice for cleaning up warm ash.

The filter in the Cougar+Black ash vacuum is another important feature that sets it apart from other vacuums. The filter is designed to capture extra-fine ash particles down to the width of a human hair, ensuring that even the smallest ash particles are trapped and contained. The filter also has a proprietary coating that prevents ash from clinging to it, enabling longer periods of superior suction power and time before the filter needs to be cleaned. 

Eventually, the Cougar+Black ash vacuum filter will need to be cleaned, but the process is simple. By wiggling an agitator rod outside the vacuum, you can easily remove stuck-on ash particles without having to open the unit. Keeping the filter clean is essential to maintain the vacuum's suction power and ensure it continues working effectively.

It’s extremely important to ensure ash has cooled before using an ash vac to extract and contain it. There isn't a vacuum designed specifically for hot ash, but the Cougar+Black ash vacuum is an excellent choice for anyone who needs to clean up cool to warm ash from a fireplace, wood stove, pellet stove, or BBQ. With several features that make it safe for use with warm ash and an effective filter system that captures even the smallest ash particles, this vacuum is a reliable and convenient tool for keeping your home clean and free of dust.

Shop for Ash Vacuums and Accessories at Dustless Technologies

Dustless Technologies is committed to providing effective, high-quality dust control solutions to help protect the health and safety of workers and improve air quality at home or in the workplace. Removing ash from fireplaces and stoves with a pan or regular shop vac can be a dangerous and messy task. A pan can spill ash all over the floor, while a regular shop vac can reignite embers and potentially start a fire. 

That's why investing in a high-quality ash vacuum like the Cougar+Black is important. With its superior suction power and components that safeguard against reigniting embers, it's the best ash vacuum on the market. If you're looking for a reliable and safe tool to clean up cool to warm ash from your fireplace, wood stove, pellet stove, or BBQ, visit the Dustless Technologies online store to shop for high-quality ash vacuums and accessories today.

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Our scraper vacuum attachment has a sharp blade so that it’s easier than ever to peel away layers of debris from floors, walls, and other surfaces. It’s compatible with our 18” hose and powerful Dustless HEPA Vac for a total mess-free system that makes working on projects a more precise and efficient task. In addition, you can conveniently add some replacement blades to your order for future use. Ours is the only tool you need to use when you’re scraping away materials because it gives you a good grip and is lightweight enough to hold for extended periods of time. Eliminate project cleanup by collecting scraps automatically at the source, which means no more sweeping or picking up debris by hand. Dustless Technologies makes the most universal and cost-effective dust collection systems on the market. No need to replace your existing tools!

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