It’s easier and quicker to sweep the floor of a woodshop or garage, rather than vacuum it. But a wet/dry vacuum can make the job even easier.

Here’s how: Buy an extension wand and floor nozzle for your vacuum, and secure the wand vertically to a wall using two perforated metal straps.

Make sure the nozzle attached to the bottom of the wand is about 1 inch above the floor.

Now, when it’s time to sweep the floor, attach your wet/dry vacuum to the wall-mounted wand, and sweep the dust and dirt up to the floor nozzle, where it’ll be sucked into the vacuum! 

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Danny Lipford

Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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