The Shop Vac 5.5 HP models review is a review of seven different types of 5.5 HP peak power Shop Vac vacuums. These models should provide home owners with help when unforeseen situations occur like heavy rain or downpours that cause water to seep into the basement or room. When you have lots of water with no place to go, it can flood any area. All these vacuums have been rated good or better by their owners.
You need a powerful vacuum that will discharge the water and quickly. We have provided some information about seven different types of 5.5 peak power vacuums. They all have sufficient power to perform heavy duty jobs. We recommend 5.5 peak power Shop Vacs for heavy work as it can take the strain of heavy use without burning out the motor.
The Shop Vac 9601400 model can be of great help. It comes with a built-in pump for removing out up to 6 gallons of water per minute and can pump the water up to 50 feet vertically. This is perfect for basements that flood regularly after heavy rains, washing machines that overflow and cleaning the pool floor at seasons end. It has a powerful 5.5 HP motor which has a quiet rating. It comes with many accessories for vacuuming areas that do not have water to remove. It has a 14 gallon tank and a 4-year warranty. This model was given an average rating of 3.1 out of 5 from 15 owners, which is good.
Shop Vac model 9689400 is a wet/dry vacuum with 5.5 HP peak power motor and a 14 gallon tank and comes with a built-in pump. This model can also remove up to 6 gallons of water per minute and pump the water up to 50 feet vertically. It has an 18-foot power cord to reach many places with the use of an extension cord. The model comes with six accessories to remove dry stuff as well. This model was given an average rating score of 4.3 out of 5 from 111 customers, which is excellent.
This model comes with 5.5 HP peak power motor and an 8 gallon tank. The unit has a 12-foot power cord. In the box the unit comes with five different accessories. The model comes with a 3-year warranty. Because of it’s small size, you can store the Shop Vac in a smaller area or closet. It also has the power to perform heavy duty vacuuming. This model was given an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 37 customers which is very good.
This is another model with 5.5 HP peak power motor with a 5 gallon tank. It can be used for small but heavy around the house vacuuming jobs. This model comes with a wall mount bracket to hang on the wall in the basement, closet, or garage to keep it off the ground. Comes with in the box with 5 accessories, and a 4-year warranty. This model was given an average rating of 4.1 from 67 customers which is excellent.
The Shop Vac model 9621500 is really two shop vacs in one. One has a 14 Gallon tank and the other is a detachable 2.5 gallon that uses the same 5.5 peak power motor. So, you have a separate 2.5 gallon vacuum that can handle small pick-up jobs. This model comes with a 4-year warranty. The unit comes in the box with 9 different accessories. This model received an average score of 3.8 out of 5 from 8 owners which is very good.
This model has a 5.5 HP peak power motor and a 5 gallon tank. If you should have a need of using a powerful vacuum with a small tank for easy storage, then this model is the one for you. In the box you get five accessories and a 20-foot power cord to reach many areas without having to use an extension cord. This unit comes with a 4-year warranty. This model received an average score of 3.4 out of 5 from 7 owners which is very good.
Drywall Sanding Kit
Most of the above models can attach the drywall sanding kit to the unit to turn your vacuum into a drywall sander. This is a great attachment if you need to do some sanding of drywall. This accessory does not come with any Shop Vac and must be purchased separately.