A dry vacuum uses only air to suck in dust and dirt as opposed to a wet vacuum that uses water with air to clean surfaces. It has an air pump that creates a partial vacuum for suctioning. Aside from dust and dirt, it can also pick paper, pins, lint, hair, small pebbles, sand, leaves, and other small objects that can fit in the vacuum's nozzle. It has a filtering system that collects dirt for later disposal.
Types of Dry Vacuums
Kinds of Dry Vacuums include the following:
A dry vacuum can only clean dry surfaces; it is not used for wet carpets or floors.
It can come with different nozzle heads for cleaning different surfaces such as floors, drapes, ceilings, sofas, and stairs.
A wet/dry vacuum, also called a wet vac, is a special type of canister vacuum cleaner that can also clean up liquid spills aside from dry debris.
It has a reverse switch for reversing airflow. The reversed airflow can be used as a blower or for a clearing a clogged hose.
Choosing Dry Vacuums (Buying tips)
Height adjustment: Look for a dry vacuum with at least a six-level height adjustment for cleaning carpeted surfaces in different heights.
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