Richpower Industries, a manufacturer based in Upstate South Carolina, today announced they will be introducing an Ash Vac in time for the 2011 Winter Season. The Powersmith PAVC-101 Ash Vac is specifically designed to clean warm and cool ashes out of Fireplaces, Wood Stoves, Pellet Stoves, and BBQ grills. The two-stage, heat-resistant filter captures the finest dust and ash. With additional accessories included, it can also be used as a regular shop vac. The PAVC-101 joins the other heavy-duty, innovative Powersmith products that Richpower offers. It will be available at distributors all over North America for under $100. starting November 1st, 2011.