Consumer Reports is the only place to find unbiased, independent wet-dry vacuum reviews. A useful tool for homeowners, a wet-dry vacuum can handle clean-up of the worst messes from construction or mishaps. But what type of is best for your needs? Also sometimes called a wet-dry vacuum cleaner, a wet-dry vacuum can come with such features as dual swivel hose, extension wand, and tool storage.
Our experts at the Consumer Reports National Testing and Research Center have evaluated more than 20 different current wet-dry vacuum models at our on-site testing labs. Our reviews will provide you with Ratings, where you will find the exact numerical score our experts have assigned to each of the six tested criteria for wet-dry vacuum review: weight, capacity, dry, wet, emissions, and ease of use. We’ve tested such major brands as Craftsman, Ridgid, Emerson, Shop Vac, and others. Our wet-dry vacuum pages also include a product selector, where you can input brand, category, and price to narrow down the right wet-dry vacuum model for your needs.
After reading the wet-dry vacuum reviews, you can compare models, review our list of the features and specifications, read user reviews, and submit your own review.
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Read the wet-dry vacuum reviews below and compare the Ratings of each model before you shop.