The Ultimate Gift Guide

ONE | Portable Dry Vacs

Shop-Vac® Portable Vacs are perfect for someone who is looking for a lightweight, portable vac to clean up dry messes. Use it to clean up messes on floors or tables – great to have on hand for quick and easy clean up. Bonus: The bulk pick up end gives you the opportunity to attach most of our standard 1-1/4 inch accessories!

TWO | Micro® Wet Dry Vac

If you're wondering whether or not it's possible to get a wet dry vac for under $50, the Shop-Vac® Micro® Wet Dry Vac makes it possible. It's the perfect solution for small wet or dry messes in your home, garage, workshop or car. It fits most of our standard 1-1/4 inch accessories, and even comes with a wall mounting bracket – although we're sure you won't have trouble finding space to store this Shop-Vac® mini me.

THREE | Filter Cleaners

Clean your cartridge filter with the Power Pic Pro®, a tool that fits onto your garden hose and gives you additional control over the water pressure. You can get the pressure you need to get all of the grime off of your filter – just make sure you don't clean too hard or you might end up with a hole.

FOUR | All Around EZ® Wet Dry Vac

College students are usually low on space and low on cash. The Shop-Vac® All Around EZ® Wet Dry Vac gives students the power of a full size wet dry vac, plus several key accessories, all in a compact, convenient size. It even has a blower port that can help blow dust and dirt out from under hard to reach spaces. They can even choose their color – blue, purple or pink. This is the complete, compact Shop-Vac® package – and it will be the perfect tool for them to take with them to their first apartment after college, too!

FIVE | Handheld Rechargeable Vac

Convenience is key when you're shopping for a college student. The Shop-Vac® Handheld Rechargeable Vac is lightweight and portable. It's battery power allows you to roam cord-free as you clean up dry messes. It even comes with a few key accessories to help clean up hard to reach areas. If it doesn't come with a tool you're looking for, the bulk pick up end fits most of the standard 1-1/4 inch accessories, so there's plenty to choose from.

SIX | Toolbox Wet Dry Vac

If you have someone on your gift list that is constantly fixing things, the Shop-Vac® Toolbox Wet Dry Vac gives them the ultimate tool – a wet dry vac built in to a toolbox. The spacious removable toolbox has plenty of space to organize frequently used tools. The wet dry vac blends right in as a part of the toolbox, but can be easily separated for a portable solution to cleaning up messes at home or on the job.

SEVEN | Dustless Hand Sander

Do you, or someone you know, find yourself daydreaming of a sander that didn't leave such a big mess? If so, the Shop-Vac® Dustless Hand Sander is the tool of your dreams. Connect this attachment to your wet dry vac and sand all the drywall you need to indoors – you'll be pleasantly surprised with the decreased amount of airborne dust when you're done.

EIGHT | Two-Stage Professional Wet Dry Vac

If you have someone on your gift list that is either under the hood, or washing and waxing it, the Shop-Vac® Two-Stage Professional Wet Dry Vac gives them the increased suction power, and motor life. It works great for those hard to reach places - under the seats and down in the seat cushions. This vac is also great for cleaning the garage after a long day's work. The 36 ft. long cord, tough metal tools, and two-stage, 1-year warranty motor will make your weekend warrior feel like a real Pro!

NINE | Turbo Car Dryer

If you're car enthusiast is looking for a lightweight, handheld car dryer that is powerful enough to blow water off your vehicle, leaving it streak- and scratch-free, then the McKee's 37® Turbo Car Dyer is exactly the gift. This dryer can take care of an entire vehicle, or can be used to simply blast water from cracks and crevices, anywhere else water can hide.

TEN | Quiet Deluxe Series Wet Dry Vac

Powerful, quiet cleaning is what you get with the Shop-Vac® Quiet Deluxe Series. The wet dry vacs in this line come with a disposable filter bag, which makes disposing of your pet hair a breeze. It comes in a variety of sizes, from a 6 gallon* tank all the way up to a 20 gallon* tank. It also comes with a blower port, and all the perks we’ve mentioned that come with it.

ELEVEN | Wet Dry Vac with Detachable Blower

When it comes to wet dry vacs, the focus is almost always on the suction. Get a Shop-Vac® Wet Dry Vac with a Detachable Blower, and you've got even more cleaning power. Blow the pet hair out from under furniture and other hard to reach places. You can also take your game of fetch up a notch - just turn on the vac and place the ball at the end of the hose. (We stole this one from one of our Win a Shop-Vac® Contest winners.)

TWELVE | Turbo Nozzle

While we don't doubt the love you have for your pet, we're sure there's a good chance the pet hair drives you nutty. The Shop-Vac® Turbo Nozzle was designed to tackle pet hair on carpet, furniture and your car. The suction power of your wet dry vac turns the rotary brush to scrape up pet hair, leaving you with nothing but love for you furry friend.

THIRTEEN | Grooming Tool

The Shop-Vac® Grooming Tool can help you get your pet hair problem under control by going straight to the source. During seasons that your pet seems to be shedding more than usual, just attach the grooming tool to your wet dry vac and brush away. Rather than ending up with clumps of hair, this tool uses the suction of the vac to make the pet hair disappear.

FOURTEEN | Stainless Steel Wet Dry Vac

Make cleaning up your wet dry vac easy by purchasing a Shop-Vac® Stainless Steel Wet Dry Vac. The stainless steel tank is durable and very easy to clean, making it easy to wipe away any pet hair that make it through the cartridge filter and into the tank. Bonus – it has a blower port, so you can harness the power of that to blow pet hair out of tough to reach spaces and play fetch.

FIFTEEN | Cordless Rechargeable Wet Dry Vac

Family and friends who love to host don't love to clean up the messes that are left after hosting. So, consider getting them a Shop-Vac® Cordless Rechargeable Wet Dry Vac. It's a lightweight, portable, convenient model that is easy to store and easy to carry around to clean up messes that are left when the party's over. It comes with a few accessories, like the crevice tool, to help reach those pieces of food stuck in the sofa cushions. Bonus: It comes with a vehicle power cord, so it doubles as a car cleaner.


Hosting almost always happens around a fire. Think about it – in the summer with a BBQ grill, around a fire pit in the fall, or huddled around a wood or pellet stove in the winter. While hosting is fun, cleaning up after grills, fire pits and stoves can be a mess. The Shop-Vac® Ash Vac makes clean up easier – it was specifically designed to remove cold ashes and designed with a HEPA cartridge filter to stop ultra-fine dust from blowing back out into the air. Thank your host or hostess with the mostest by giving them a tool that can make clean up easy.


Is there someone on your gift list that could benefit from a wet dry vac that doubles as a water pump? Perhaps they have had problems with water in their basement, could use it on the job or want to have it on hand, just in case a pipe breaks. A Shop-Vac® Pump Vac will get the job done. Not only does it take on the toughest wet and dry messes, but also has the ability to pump large amounts of water from one location to another.

EIGHTEEN | Wet Dry Vac with Detachable Blower

Do It Yourselfers are hands on problem solvers. When there are leaves or other debris in the way, you want to be empowered to clear the way. The Shop-Vac® Wet Dry Vac with a Detachable Blower doubles as a handheld blower, enabling you to take matters into your own hands and clear the way – whether that way is through the leaves in your yard, or through a layer of sawdust in your shop.

NINETEEN | Wall Mount Vac

Buying a Shop-Vac® Wall Mount Vac is like buying a small, centralized cleaning station. Whether you choose to mount it on the wall in the mud room, laundry room or the garage, this wet dry vac comes prepared with an extra-long 18-foot hose so that you can maximize your cleaning reach. It also comes with a few accessories to help clean up after taking on a big project – whether that project is in the garage or the craft room.

TWENTY | All Around EZ® Wet Dry Vac

If you thought that a Shop-Vac® Wet Dry Vac was only meant for dad and his workshop, you are so wrong. Give mom the power of Shop-Vac® with an All Around EZ® Wet Dry Vac. This wet dry vac is sure to be your mom's new best friend. Whether she chooses to wheel it around the living room or carry it up the stairs, it's convenient size makes it easy to carry all over the house. It also comes with all the accessories she needs to clean carpets, stairs, blinds, ceiling fans and much more.

TWENTY ONE | Drain Hero® Tool

Chances are at one point or another something valuable has slipped down the drain into darkness. Whether it's an earring that fell from the side of the sink, or something else, you're always sure to get it back. Give your mom the power to rescue her valuables from the depths of the drain, and the ability to unclog drains with the Shop-Vac® Drain Hero® Tool. She'll be forever grateful.

TWENTY TWO | Micro® Wet Dry Vac

Even smaller and more compact than the All Around EZ® Wet Dry Vac is the Shop-Vac® Micro® Wet Dry Vac. This single gallon* vac is great for quick clean ups around the house or in the car. It comes with a few accessories, including a wall mounting bracket you can use to store it somewhere easy to grab when you have a spill. It also comes with a price tag under $50, making it one of our most affordable wet dry vacs.


If you pretty much live in the outdoors and love to landscape or tend to your garden, we're willing to bet you have a pretty cool outdoor space, which might include bird baths, water features and maybe even a pond. At the end of the season, it's important to remember to drain water from these landscaping beauties. Remember, “wet” is included in the name of the vac for a reason. If it's a small amount of water from a bird bath, pretty much any wet dry vac will do the trick. If it's a pond you need to drain, consider purchasing a Shop-Vac® Pump Vac, and getting some help from your garden hose.

TWENTY FOUR | Quiet Plus Series

Sure, you've thought about harnessing the power of a Shop-Vac® wet dry vac for indoor messes, but what about helping with things outside around the house? The Shop-Vac® Quiet Plus Series Wet Dry Vac gives you lots of power, a blower port and additional accessories that can help you clean up outside. If you're planting in the spring, you can even use it to remove loosened dirt to help you dig holes for those new flowers.