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EMERSON TOOL COMPANY
26 pounds
21.31 x 21.31 x 23.81 inches
16 Gallon 6.5 Peak HP
9.9
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Buyer's Reviews 838

I bought this to help collect dust from the table saw / router table rolling table I am building. I planned to put a cyclone in front of this and build some kind of sound baffle, but after using this, I decided it was not necessary. The reasons are as follows: 1) this unit is much quieter than my previous DeWalt 2.5 gal store vac. It is by no means whispering quiet, but I can talk about it and noise with a little higher frequency content, so it is very tolerable to use sawing or routing. Continuous use may be another problem, but it's good for my application. 2) this unit uses collection bags within the vac. This has two benefits: finer dust and easier disposal of $5 a bag. If I find that I am filling the bag too fast, I will add a front-end cyclone separator. But it's great to have the bag catch the dust through the whirlwind, and the vacuum has enough suction to clean the store. Onboard tool storage is just right. It rolls easily and has no inclination. All in all, I'm very happy.

Dewalt
10.98 pounds
17.25 x 12.31 x 13.13 inches
No
9.3
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Buyer's Reviews 2017

Let's make it clear that this vacuum is about convenience, not performance. It is small in size, light in weight and very ergonomic, allowing hoses and tools to be skillfully integrated into the body without protuberances. It is perfect to bring to the work site when I have only one small job to do. For example, if I had to make a hole in the plasterboard, I wouldn't have to drag out the store vacuum cleaner to clean up the mess. It is also relatively easy to repair. Turn on the filter and you can use it to knock on the trash can for cleaning. As far as performance is concerned, this vacuum cleaner is OK at best. It is easy to pick up light things, such as drywall dust or sawdust. But there is not enough power to sweep the floor or easily pick up metal objects such as screws and nails. I used the rule to confront it with my other store vacuum cleaners. As you can see from the picture, it has about half the vacuum pull as the vacuum suction for me to go to the construction site store. And 1x4 or less, the store king's Festool extractor. However, during my day's work in and out, it was much easier to deal with.

6 x 9.84 x 44.42 inches
10.4 Pounds
Hoover
1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
9.0
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Buyer's Reviews 182

The update after contacting Hoover (on a link on Amazon) is all about ADDRESSED my first experience with Hoover customer support is not good. My boyfriend pointed out to me that he noticed that Hoover had contacted some bad comments, and maybe I should try this email address instead of checking their customer support on their website. I did, and the man came back to me and put a new roller in the email he sent me that day. In addition, they sent me an email asking the roller to quit so that they could understand the problem. This is a few weeks ago, due to some work travel and colds, I was on the plane, I have not been able to try a new roller. However, without even trying, I could see it spinning freely and most likely to work, and I grabbed the new bottle of their tile and mortar formula and in my kitchen and bathroom. Because this formula says it can be used on other surfaces, I made corridors and areas leading to the kitchen. It's about a battery and a value of 1/4 (I have two batteries), so I don't want to run out and can't clean things up, so I quit. I looked at it on their website, and now you can find all the accessories you want. Including two size batteries, rollers and so on. Obviously, this product is new and Hoover is not fully in stock. Ideally, the customer support team should already be in the loop. Now I'm a happy client again. OLD News: the "All Surface" brush roller stops working after 4 hours of use: after about 4 hours of use.

Milwaukee
2.2 pounds
22.5 x 11.5 x 15.75 inches
No
8.7
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Buyer's Reviews 462

I recently got a small battery-powered hand-held vacuum cleaner for my studio (found here)-it was very convenient, so I decided to replace the small store vacuum cleaner I used in the project around the house. Because I use Milwaukee tools for almost everything and have half a dozen of their batteries, I obviously decided to use this model. When I received the vacuum cleaner in this store, I was pleasantly surprised to find that it was a newer model compared to the photo on the Amazon product page. The way the hose is connected is different; moreover, it seems to be an important and worthwhile update-which is confusing because the model has not changed. Surprisingly, this is more convenient than a vacuum cleaner in a cable store! I found it easier to use, and I even pulled it out more frequently without hesitation. The most important thing is: 1) it is more convenient to pack and store because it does not have any accessories-or wires that need to be wound. 2) it is as powerful as my previous small craftsman store, vaca. 3) the internal hose works well and the on-board accessories are actually stored in a closed vacuum space. The only potential drawback is that it works well with the internal hoses of my previous small craftsman store, vac.3), and the onboard accessories are actually stored in a closed vacuum space. The only potential drawback is that it is as powerful as my previous small craftsman store, vaca. 3) the internal hose works well and the on-board accessories are actually stored in a closed vacuum for storage. The only potential drawback is that, however, if you plan to use it for small projects, this is not a big problem. I can get about 15 minutes of solid-state use from the RedLithium XC 4.0 battery pack (found on this page)-you should be able to see a lot of O in the attached photo.

DEWALT
4.5 pounds
8.44 x 6.38 x 17.69 inches
1 Lithium ion batteries required.
8.7
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Buyer's Reviews 967

Satisfied with the performance of this vacuum cleaner, those who report that it has no suction must have a defective product or unrealistic expectations. The first drawback: it's bigger than your standard cordless, but it's designed for a wider range of uses. It's a little loud for a battery vacuum cleaner, but more importantly, it works. The fragment container is not as large as it should be, and it has a lip that captures small fragments when emptying the container. In many cases, you have to shake it upside down. If the side of the dustbin is straight, that would be great. The filter is quite large and good, but this means that the fold is quite deep and traps a lot of dust. Cleaning the filter is really good and may be a little difficult. No air tool depends on the type of debris. Shaking it can get a lot of things out, but it will send a lot of dust into the air. Be sure to do this outside the customer's website and make sure it is clean in the first place. There is no blower option in this model, which would be good. The best thing is that it uses a DeWalt 20V battery, so if you have some of your tools, you've set them up. This means that, unlike most cordless vacuum cleaners, you don't need to throw away the vacuum at the end of battery life, you just need to get a new battery. The batteries are very good, and unlike the cheap garbage in some cordless models, they have enough power to provide a lot of suction for the motor in this relatively small package. It's bigger than your typical wireless vacuum cleaner, but.

Makita
10.5 pounds
10.67 x 16.93 x 12.32 inches
Bare Tool
8.4
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Buyer's Reviews 233

I've been using this as a HVAC technology. The filter is off because I use it to deal with clogged drains and leaks instead of cleaning up the garbage. I had a 5-ampere battery, and I used it, and I got about a week's work (1-4 times a day, 2-3 minutes each time). The vacuum is 54 cfm, and the plug in my store vac is 94 cfm, so this is something to keep in mind. I was lucky enough to suck out the drain, then flip the hose and use the hairdryer instead of going to the van, getting a vacuum cleaner, cleaning or cleaning the circuit. The sound of this unit is also half the sound of my plug store vacuum cleaner, so when I use it, I don't get dirty eyes from people! I strongly recommend this product to those who prefer portability to power.

EMERSON TOOL COMPANY
15.5 pounds
16 x 16 x 21.13 inches
No
7.9
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Buyer's Reviews 310

Ever since I was a kid, there was a craftsman's shop vacuum cleaner around the house-I remember the suction was stronger-this one did its job, I installed a new deck, and I needed to get extra sand, but I noticed that as the accessories were added, the suction became weaker.

Dewalt
14.77 pounds
15.5 x 19.5 x 16.5 inches
No
7.8
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Buyer's Reviews 575

Okay, so I don't usually go out and write comments as soon as I receive the product, but (ironically) I was blown away by this vacuum. With regard to the background, my reaction may have been enhanced by the absolute misfortune of trying to get a vacuum suitable for a given area in my limited space workshop over the past month. However, the experience also provides a contrast to highlight the brilliance of the vacuum. In short, I bought a good-looking vacuum here, but it was too high as soon as I got here. I returned that and went to the store to buy a discount, but they didn't, so I ordered it online, which was never shipped. The arrival of the substitute brought its own series of problems, so I finally returned it. DeWALT is a company I have used for many years, and I know it is durable and reliable, so when I came back to find that I wanted to be the last vacuum cleaner, this was the best vacuum cleaner. I got home last night and immediately assembled it, which took about 3 minutes. Use screws to connect the casters to the base, and you are done. It is perfect for the space under my desk (about 21.5 inches), so it has won my favor. It was late, so I thought maybe I should wait until the next day to actually use it, because the rooms in the store are usually noisy, but the dust from the weekend project piled up and stared at me. I read in other comments that the vacuum was quite quiet, so I took the risk. I was surprised at how quiet it was. From. No, no.

TACKLIFE
14.54 pounds
14 x 14 x 18.5 inches
No
7.1
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Buyer's Reviews 254

I bought this unit as a replacement for vertical vacuum cleaners for living rooms and study rooms used three years ago. The old unit is a very heavy unit, it is difficult to push and pull. And in the course of operation is very noisy. The Tacklife unit arrives in the form of packaging, most of which are packed in vacuum drums. It was a rather direct and self-evident gathering, which took about 10 minutes. Fragments of artificial leather fell from Staples chairs and scattered spots on the carpet in the study room. It only took me about three minutes to turn on the power and clean the study. The results look amazing because the suction is powerful and powerful. All the leather was removed from the carpet, absolutely no sweat, no deafening noise, because the old ones stood up cleaner. Since a picture is worth 1000 words, I attached a front and back effect of 4000 words.

10.5 x 12 x 46 inches
17.51 pounds
BISSELL Homecare, Inc.
No
6.9
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Buyer's Reviews 1993

As the five stars show, I like this machine. The assembly can be completed without a tool-1\ F25 Snap Handle-1 (capture handle). The Quick start Guide gave me 2 minutes to clean up the laminate floor. I bought this unit for a special purpose. Clean dry dog urine and a lot of. Six to eight months is worth it for a homeowner who can't do it on his own. The machine starts working directly without hesitation-once through a large area-twice through a severely soaked / contaminated area, and the floor is spotless within 30 minutes. It takes hours to clean this effectively with a mop and buckets of water and soap. Just peeing around. That's great!

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Manufacturer EMERSON TOOL COMPANY Dewalt Hoover Milwaukee DEWALT Makita EMERSON TOOL COMPANY Dewalt TACKLIFE BISSELL Homecare, Inc.
Item Weight 26 pounds 10.98 pounds 10.4 Pounds 2.2 pounds 4.5 pounds 10.5 pounds 15.5 pounds 14.77 pounds 14.54 pounds 17.51 pounds
Product Dimensions 21.31 x 21.31 x 23.81 inches 17.25 x 12.31 x 13.13 inches 6 x 9.84 x 44.42 inches 22.5 x 11.5 x 15.75 inches 8.44 x 6.38 x 17.69 inches 10.67 x 16.93 x 12.32 inches 16 x 16 x 21.13 inches 15.5 x 19.5 x 16.5 inches 14 x 14 x 18.5 inches 10.5 x 12 x 46 inches
Voltage 120 volts 20 volts - - 20 volts 18 volts 120 volts 120 volts 120 volts -
Measurement System Metric - - Metric Metric Metric Metric Metric - -
Date First Available September 10, 2018 June 12, 2013 - November 29, 2006 March 31, 2016 December 19, 2018 April 17, 2018 April 4, 2018 October 15, 2018 -
Is Discontinued By Manufacturer - - -
Power Source - Corded Electric - Battery Powered Battery Powered Battery Powered - Corded Electric Corded Electric -
Warranty - 3 years. 2 years. 5 years. 3 year limited warranty. 3-year limited warranty. - - - 3 year limited.
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Best Wet Dry Vacuums Buying Guide

David Dawson
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Contractors and homeowners depend on the heavy-duty power of suction of a wet and dry vacuum. From an overflowing bathtub to sawdust in the workshop, a wet/dry vacuum allows you to clean up mess easily. Wet/dry vacuums are the best cleanup workhorses, which have the ability to cleaning up a wide range of dry and wet messes from your house or car or Jobsite. Thus, this makes the device extremely versatile.

At the same time, it is true that wet/dry vacuums are not powerful enough like portable dust extractors. Also, they are less expensive. If you have enough budget, then you can skip the wet/dry vacuums and go for a dust extractor. A lot of people do the suction test before they buy wet/dry vacuums. The test is performed on wood pieces, heavy debris, and screws, etc. Therefore, it is important to compare the products by simply performing the test.

Moreover, the best wet/dry vacuums come at different sizes, shapes, and prices. There are many stores online that sell wet/dry vacuums. So, before you choose the product, it is important that you check whether or not the product is certified with HEPA standards. We also want to tell you that with almost all products, you normally don’t get automatic filter cleaning. Also, the motor is a bit smaller – so, there is less power.

Let us not tell you about “how to choose wet/dry vacuums?” Read this buying guide carefully so that you understand the purchase criteria. Read on!

How to buy wet/dry vacuums?

When it comes to buying wet/dry vacuums, there are a few things that you need to take into consideration. Major brands push cordless and stackable wet/dry vacuums as well as other new designs as consumers get wet/dry vacuums out of their basements into kitchens and living rooms. However, it is important that you choose the product based on the cleaning ability.

The size of the wet/dry vacuum

In general, the largest models delivered the fastest and thorough cleaning as well as the most capacity. The best thing about it is that the product tends to be the best equipped. However, you might need a lighter and smaller vacuum – perhaps you might need a mini-sized model – especially if you have a smaller storage space or if it has more than one level.

Avoid Capacity-Claim Hype

Most companies overstate the fluid capacity of these products. Some companies say that it is eight gallons. These claims might correlate with the vacuum's size – especially when it comes to the collection area, it is important you take the measurements and they must be based on the actual vacuuming. It is until the internal float of the vacuum rise high enough in order to block further suction.

Hearing Protection

Most of the wet/dry vacuums available on the market are loud – even some reach 85 decibels. Therefore, it is important that you wear ear protection in order to protect your ears from hearing damage due to the loud noise of the product. At the same time, you need to choose a product that does not cause a lot of noise.

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