Vacuuming can be a pain but is it a necessary evil, especially if you have a shop, kids, or pets which often lead to wet messes that need immediate attention. One way to simplify this chore is to buy a portable mobile wet dry vac. The most obvious benefit to this style of device is the ability to clean wet messes without complication, but there are many other ways these little vacs can be a big time saver. There are many options when it comes to these vacs so here is a breakdown of the top 5 and what’s-what on the market today.
Craftsman 12004 6 Gallon 3 Peak HP Wet/Dry Vac
A little larger, at 6 gallons, this machine has a 3 peak HP engine, and easily converts into a blower. A ten foot cord, 7 foot hose and extension tools give over 17 feet of reach. The 6 gallon capacity and ability to convert to a blower are huge advantages of this tool.
WORKSHOP Wet/Dry Vacs WS1600VA High Capacity Wet Dry Shop Vacuum
The 16 gallon capacity with a 6.5 peak HP is perfect for large areas or big messes, comes with a 2.5 inch wide hose, and has a copolymer drum that is rust, dent and crack resistant. There is a port to change this vac to a blower and on-board storage for tools and accessories.
Prolux LITE Wet Dry Garage Shop Vacuum Vac
This vac is packed with functions such as wet and dry pick up; sprayer, shampoo, and blower abilities. A 12 amp motor and wall mounting make this ideal for garages and shops, and it comes with a variety of accessories such as a floor squeegee, extensions, detailing, inflation tools and a 32 foot hose.
PowerSmith PAVC101 10 Amp Ash Vacuum
This vac is fireproof and specifically designed to clean ash, cold and warm, from fireplaces and grills. Additional features include castor wheels, a 10 amp motor, a 16 foot cord, and the ability to function as a regular shop vac.
Makita VC4710 12-Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum
A 12 gallon canister combined with a 12 amp motor means portable and powerful clean up. A unique design and materials make this vacuum quieter than most at 59 dB(A) and only 27 lbs. A 10 second delay after shutoff allows the hose to be cleared of debris, and an Automatic Filter Cleaning System means easy maintenance. Wider set wheels create a lower center of gravity for improved stability and ease of use.
Those are the top 5 reviewed wet dry vacuum cleaners in 2016 according to reviews, and how to get them. Whatever the job you are considering a wet dry vac for, from home to office to shop, there are many options out there and something for every need in this list.