CFIB and Vacu-Man: A Story of Commitment and Community

Welcome to the story of Vacu-Man, a family-owned business that’s been a staple in the Hamilton, Burlington, and Oakville areas for over 45 years. We’re not just about furnace and duct cleaning; we’re about being an integral part of the community. And a significant aspect of this commitment is our proud membership in the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). CFIB has played a pivotal role in supporting our growth and advocacy efforts, helping us navigate the complexities of running a small business in today’s challenging economic environment.

Vacu-Man’s History with CFIB

For years, Vacu-Man has been a dedicated member of CFIB. Our journey with them has been more than just a membership; it’s been a collaboration. One of our noteworthy collaborations was the creation of the Ontario debt clock, a symbol of our shared concern for the province’s financial health.

Ontario’s Economic Challenges

Ontario’s economic landscape, particularly the increasing provincial debt, affects us all, especially small businesses. Understanding these challenges is crucial for entities like Vacu-Man as we navigate through these turbulent times.

Post-Covid Economic Landscape

The aftermath of COVID-19 has left small businesses striving for recovery. As loans become due and financial pressures mount, it’s more important than ever to recognize the role of small businesses in our economy and support them through these challenging times.

Vacu-Man’s Role in the Community

For over 45 years, Vacu-Man has been serving communities in Mississauga, Hamilton, Burlington and Oakville, providing top-notch furnace and duct cleaning services. Our longevity speaks to our commitment and the trust we’ve built with our customers.

Supporting Small Businesses

Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and supporting them is supporting the entire community. At Vacu-Man, we understand this deeply and advocate for the collective strength of small businesses.

Commitment to Fair Wages

We believe in the dignity of labor, which is why we are proud members of the living wage initiative. Our commitment to fair wages ensures that our staff are compensated adequately, reflecting the cost of living in Ontario.

Understanding Costs and Pricing

Inflation, taxes, and wages greatly influence our pricing. We strive to maintain transparency in our costs, ensuring that our prices are fair and justifiable, allowing us to provide quality service while supporting our staff.

Quality Assurance and Pride

Quality and pride are at the heart of everything we do at Vacu-Man. Our commitment to excellence is unwavering, ensuring every job we undertake meets our high standards.

The Vacu-Man Difference

What sets Vacu-Man apart is our personal approach to business. We’re not just a service provider; we’re a part of the community, offering a unique, customer-focused experience.

Testimonials and Customer Feedback

The stories and feedback from our customers inspire us. They are not just testimonials; they’re a reflection of our impact on the community and a testament to our service quality.

Future Outlook

Our future is bright with plans for continued growth and deeper community involvement. We remain dedicated to making a positive impact in the areas we serve.


We encourage everyone to support local businesses. It’s not just about economic growth; it’s about strengthening the fabric of our community. Get involved and make a difference.


Vacu-Man’s story is one of commitment, quality, and community. Our journey with CFIB, our dedication to fair wages, and our passion for service are what define us. We invite you to be a part of our story.


  • What services does Vacu-Man offer?
    • We specialize in furnace and duct cleaning, as well as dryer vent cleaning.
  • How long has Vacu-Man been in business?
    • We’ve been serving the community for over 45 years.
  • Why does Vacu-Man emphasize fair wages?
    • We believe in supporting our staff to live comfortably in Ontario.
  • How does supporting Vacu-Man impact the community?
    • Supporting us means supporting local business growth and community health.  We are proud corporate members of the Rotary Club of Hamilton
  • Can customers expect transparency in pricing?
    • Absolutely. We ensure our pricing is fair and reflective of the current economic conditions.