The Best Shop Vacuums : Top 12 Comparison & Reviews

“Scotty handed me rubbery overgloves. The bar-code sticker said Wal-Mart. The RERT chief shops discount? I took a closer look at the equipment racks. Indeed, much of this stuff would be at home in Walter’s garage: brooms, shovels, hoses, portable vacuum.”
― Toni Dwiggins, Badwater

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12 TOP RATED SHOP VACUUMS

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CRAFTSMAN CMXEVBE17595 16 Gallon ( Shop Vacuum With Attachments)
Product Highlights:
  • heavy-duty: powerful 6.5 peak hp provides extra power for large projects in the garage, shop and on the jobsite
  • built-in blower port: rear blowing port on this wet dry vac allows for quick cleaning of leaves and grass clippings in your garage and outdoors
  • oversized drain: built-in oversized drain on the wet/dry vac allows for convenient emptying of liquids
2
CRAFTSMAN CMXEVBE17590 9 Gallon ( Shop Vacuum With Attachments)
Product Highlights:
  • versatile: ideal for medium-sized jobs around the garage, home, renovations, and jobsite
  • blower port: use the rear exhaust port on this shop vacuum for blowing debris out of your garage or from your driveway and sidewalk
  • oversized drain: built-in oversized drain on the wet/dry vac allows for convenient emptying of liquids
3
RigidShopVac 12 Gal 50Peak ( NXT Wet Dry Vac)
Product Highlights:
  • great value, high-performance vac for tough messes wet nozzle and built-in drain, ideal cleanup solution for liquids features the ridgid lifetime warranty
4
Vacmaster VBV1210 12Gallon 5 ( With Detachable Blower, Blue)
Product Highlights:
  • easily convert from wet/dry vacuum to 210 mph handheld blower
  • 19-foot cleaning reach with hose and power cord
  • integrated accessory storage
5
STANLEY WetDry Vacuum SL18115 ( Collection Job With Vacuum Attachments, Silver+Yellow)
Product Highlights:
  • wattage: 1200 w
  • voltage: 120 v
  • power source type: corded electric
6
CRAFTSMAN CMXEVBE17250 25 Gallon ( Shop Vacuum With Attachments)
Product Highlights:
  • portable: lightweight, 2.5-gallon wet dry vac offers unparalleled mobility
  • ideal for small messes: perfect for the home, garage, cars, trucks and vans
  • easy to store: compact size, carry handle and cord wrap feature allow for easy storage
7
TACKLIFE WetDry Vacuum 5 ( Attachments, Garage, Basement, Workshop, Home—PVC01A)
Product Highlights:
  • 🔥【𝑷𝒐𝒘𝒆𝒓𝒇𝒖𝒍 & 𝑳𝒂𝒓𝒈𝒆 𝑪𝒂𝒑𝒂𝒄𝒊𝒕𝒚】- the wet dry vacuum cleaner is equipped with 5.5hp , provides powerful suction for quickly cleaning. durable 5 gallon polypropylene collection tank keeps long cleaning time of using
  • 🔥【𝑾𝒊𝒅𝒆 𝑪𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒏𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝑹𝒂𝒏𝒈𝒆】- a cleaning range of more than 17 feet (7 foot hose, 10 foot power cord and 2 pieces extension poles) allows you to reach farther without removing the device
  • 🔥【 𝑪𝒐𝒏𝒗𝒆𝒏𝒊𝒆𝒏𝒕 】- ღ1. 4 casters allow smooth swiveling for ease of movement. ღ2. equipped with a variety of accessories that can provide superior performance in any environment. 
8
Stanley SL18116P WetDry ( 4 Horsepower Black)
Product Highlights:
  • ❤【larger capacity】stanley sl18116p wet / dry vacuum has a larger capacity over 22 l, makes small clean-up jobs a breeze for you as you don’t have to empty the bucket frequently any more
  • ❤【versatile & powerful】thanks to the 4 peak hp motor, this vac offers powerful enough suction needed to almost any cleanup jobs in vehicle, jobsite, workshop, garage, basement, van, house, etc
  • ❤【3 in 1 function】with this versatile vac you can vacuum both wet liquid spills and dry debris, dust, saw, dirt or blow leaves away(use blower port), just organize the hose and power cord on top handle and side wraps after using, conveniently
9
Vacmaster Beast Professional ( Vac With Cart (VJE1412SW0201))
Product Highlights:
  • best-in-class suction power and air flow easily tackles tough jobs around the jobsite, shop or in the garage (380 air watt, 123 cfm, and 83 in. water lift)
  • durable and tough stainless steel tank and cart design allow for extra stability, storage, and maneuverability
  • integrated hose, accessory and power cord organization provide space saving, convenient, and hassle-free storage
10
PorterCable PCX183014B 4 Gallon ( Vac, 3 In 1 Function With Attachments)
Product Highlights:
  • high performance motor provides strong power for suction and blowing application, quieter operation
  • 4 gallon capacity with sturdy handle and light weight for easy carrying
  • widespread stainless steel base to prevent tipping, built-in storage stage, 1-1/4” accessories hose diameter
11
Vacmaster Red Edition VOM205P ( Gallon 2 Peak HP 1-1/4 Inch Hose)
Product Highlights:
  • 2 peak hp : suction for household cleanup. this vacuum easily converts to blower with powerful 65 cfm airflow
  • 2.5-gallon*: durable polypropylene tank, and over 14-foot cleaning reach makes this wet dry vacuum cleaner user-friendly
  • lightweight: compact design at 6.16 lbs. makes this wet dry shop vacuum easy to carry, store and operate
12
Vacmaster 3 Peak HP ( For Dog Hair,Garage,Car,Home & Workshop)
Product Highlights:
  • 【5 gallon larger capacity & 10.47lbs lightweight】provide a large capacity of 5gallon, which easily contain large amounts of dust and trash. with swivel casters can be convenient to carry anywhere you need. lightweight design at 10.47 lbs makes this shop vac easy to carry, store and operate.
  • 【3-in-1 multi-operation - wet/dry/blower】wet dry vacuums equipped with 3 peak hp 5 gallon are designed to clean dust, sand and liquid spills. it also can easily converts to blower, which can blow out dust that is difficult to reach.
  • 【smart design & 17ft extented working range】the shop vacuum allows a 17 ft working range( including 8 ft power cord, 6 ft safety cleaning hose, 3 extension wands) and can be moved to multiple locations to help clean.

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