DEWALT 2-gal. Max Cordless/Corded Wet/Dry Vacuum-DCV581H at The Home Depot
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Model # DCV581H

Internet # 204301089

2-gal. Max Cordless/Corded Wet/Dry Vacuum

DEWALT 2-gal. Max Cordless/Corded Wet/Dry Vacuum

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$119.00 / each
Item cannot be shipped to the following state(s): AK,GU,HI,PR,VI


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Model # DCV581H

Internet # 204301089

The DEWALT DCV581H Wet-Dry Vacuum is designed for cordless or corded operation powered by either an 18-Volt or 20-Volt Max battery (not included) - or an AC outlet. This Wet-Dry Vacuum features a HEPA rated wet/dry filter traps dust with 99.97% efficiency at 1 micron. Backed by a DEWALT 3 Year Limited Warranty for added peace of mind.

  • Easily accessible, washable/reusable filter; tap or water rinse to clean
  • Heavy-duty, crush-resistant, fully-integrated 5 ft. (by 1-1/4 in. diameter) hose provides durability, flexibility and ease-of-use
  • On-board hose, cord and accessory storage makes the vacuum easy to carry/transport
  • 2-gal. tank capacity provides enough storage to empty a toilet or clogged pipe
  • Compatible with DEWALT 18-Volt and 20-Volt Max Batteries (Battery and charger sold separately)

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Air Volume (CFM)  33.55  Amperage (amps) 
Assembled Depth (in.)  17.25 in  Assembled Height (in.)  13.125 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  12.312 in  Built-In Accessory Storage  Yes 
Built-In Drain  No  Casters  No 
Color Family  Yellows / Golds  Cord Length (ft.) 
Filter Type  Washable  Hose Diameter (In.)  1.25 in 
Hose Length (ft.)  5 ft  Manufacturer Warranty  3 Year Limited Warranty 1 Year Free Service Contract 90 Day Money Back Guarantee 
Peak Horsepower  0 hp  Product Depth (in.)  17.25 
Product Height (in.)  13.125  Product Weight (lb.)  11.06 lb 
Product Width (in.)  12.312  Reconditioned  No 
Returnable  90-Day  Vacuum Capacity (Gallons) 
Voltage (volts)  20 


Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 31 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Well done tool, great upgrades from the original model. I had the original 18v Dewalt cordless vac since it came out new for many, many years, after years of very hard work it finally just recently died. It was one of the best tools in my clean-up arsenal. This new version is well thought out and very handy, you no longer have to open a door to place the battery in. The on-board tool attachment storage is much smarter, utilizing every space. Its easier to open and close for cleaning the waste compartment and filter. The cord wrap is in a better location and no longer blocks access to a battery door. The suction strength is great, from picking up very thin finish nails to heavy nuts and bolts. My only cons are; the on/off switch is under the carry handle and can be difficult to access easily with large hands and fingers from the side, and, when the battery is installed in the end it is very unbalanced when carrying with the top handle, the old unit had the battery in the center of the side and was better balanced, I find these to be minor issues at best. Overall a wonderful addition to any contractors tool set. January 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Absolutely the best Vacuum ever! I wanted a cordless vacuum for my boat and I wanted it in the 20V MAXX so I did not have to buy different batteries. WELL, I not only can use 20V MAXX, but I can use 18V sticks or I can plug it in to a household 110V outlet. GREAT JOB!!!!! July 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Read the reviews, bought it, love it I use this vacuum more than I thought I would. It is handy, light, powerful enough to do all the jobs that I don't want to haul out my large shop vac for. The only complaint is that the hose is small and so I have to unplug it fairly often. I could either learn not to vacuum up larger, longer debris or I could fashion a long unclogger and so I use a long thin cherry branch and tackle anything I want to. It is also pretty handy as a little blower to clean out engine compartments as well as fitting my chop exhaust perfectly so that I have less saw dust blowing around. Overall I am very happy with the vacuum and would recommend this vacuum. August 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Good vacuum for general use. Used the Dewalt vacuum out of the box and found it performed for the tast I purchased it for. I wanted a light to medium duty vac that could be stored in garage on shelf or somewhere handy, portable and of good quality. If I didn't mind a clunker that was in the way constantly and needed to pick up major debris, there are many good choices out there at reasonable prices. I also like the option to use the 20v battery to make it portable. I am a real Dewalt fan as I recently bought the 20v brushless compact drill driver/impact tool kit. Awesome products and I can't wait to put em to real work. April 22, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nice little machine I'm not a contractor who users this everyday but I think it would be fine in that role. I love it for around the house and quick cleanup of projects. Is also handy for quick cleanup in the cars, between serious vacuuming. I've never used up a battery yet! September 3, 2014
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