If you’re a do-it-yourselfer, you probably have a wet/dry vacuum — or you need one.
But people often have issues with these tools so the 12 Gallon RIDGID NXT Wet Dry Vac was designed to solve most of them.

First, with a peak horsepower rating of 5.0, it has enough power for tough cleanups. The 2-1/2-inch hose reduces clogs and speeds up cleaning — plus, not only does the hose lock to the vacuum, the accessories also lock to it, so you aren’t slowed down by disconnections.

There’s also a well-designed system for onboard hose storage to keep the hose neat and secure, whether it’s stowed or being transported.

The handle is perfectly situated to make moving easier and the latches keep the drum tightly sealed, so you don’t spill the mess you worked to clean-up.

Inside, the Qwik Lock Filter makes installing and removing the filter simple, quick and secure. And the built-in drain is ideal for wet applications.

And just to make life easier there’s a large power switch and a 15-foot power cord that stores easily using the onboard cord wrap.

Watch the video above to learn more about this product, which is available at The Home Depot.

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Jodi Marks

Jodi Marks

Best New Products Host

Jodi Marks is a construction expert and television personality who’s always on the lookout for ways to make a job easier as she hosts “Best New Products” for Today’s Homeowner. After obtaining a degree in psychology, she joined her father's construction company as a project manager. Jodi's career in television began when she was selected to co-host the series Fix It Up! on Home and Garden Television (HGTV). She went on to host several other shows on HGTV, Turner South, and TBS, and co-created The Tile Doctor series with Paul Wilson. Jodi also earned her general contractor's and real estate licenses in Georgia and has been renovating and flipping houses.

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