RIDGID 16-gal. Stainless Steel Wet/Dry Vacuum-WD1956 - The Home Depot


Model # WD1956

Internet # 100638347

Store SKU # 386239

16-gal. Stainless Steel Wet/Dry Vacuum

RIDGID 16-gal. Stainless Steel Wet/Dry Vacuum

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$179.00 / each


Model # WD1956

Internet # 100638347

Store SKU # 386239

This RIDGID 16-gal. Stainless Steel Wet/Dry Vacuum is designed to deliver the powerful suction, large capacity, rugged construction, unique features and excellent mobility that Pros demand for job site or shop. The powerful 6.5 Peak HP motor easily handles the toughest job site clean-up tasks. A 3-layer fine dust filter captures dry wall dust. Moving up and down steps or across rough terrain is a snap with the large fixed rear wheels. Add a top handle with a cord wrap, stainless steel drum construction, an accessory storage bag attached to a quick release handle plus patented Scroll Noise Reduction for quiet operation and you've got a wet/dry vacuum that meets the demands of Pros on the job site.

  • 6.5 peak HP motor provides powerful suction for heavy-duty cleanups
  • Blowing port provides for blowing leaves from walkways and decks
  • 20 ft. cord provides extensive reach
  • Built-in drain for easy emptying of liquids
  • Accessory storage space gives you quick access to attachments
  • Includes 2 wands, a utility nozzle, a car nozzle, a wet nozzle and a crevice tool
  • Stainless-steel construction for durability
  • Limited lifetime warranty

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Assembled Depth (in.)  19.8 in  Assembled Height (in.)  28.5 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  19.8 in  Hose Diameter (In.)  2.5 in 
Hose Length (ft.)  7 ft  Product Depth (in.)  19.8 in 
Product Height (in.)  28.5 in  Product Width (in.)  19.8 in 
Accessories/Parts Included  2 Wands, Utility Nozzle, Car Nozzle, Wet Nozzle, Crevice Tool  Air Volume (CFM)  203 
Amperage (amps)  12  Built-In Accessory Storage  Yes 
Built-In Drain  Yes  Casters  Yes 
Color Family  Oranges / Peaches  Cord Length (ft.)  20 
Filter Type  Paper  Peak Horsepower  6.5 hp 
Product Weight (lb.)  40 lb  Reconditioned  No 
Returnable  90-Day  Vacuum Capacity (Gallons)  16 
Voltage (volts)  120 
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty  Limited Lifetime 


Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 112 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Powerful and capable. This vac can do it all. It has portability, transportability (wheels). It stores all accessories and more. I ended up buying 2 extra accessories and the caddy was able to hold those too. It has the power you need for tough jobs, and the capacity for large jobs. And I like the look of the Stainless Steel. I do find that it is primarily for larger work, as it is not particularly lightweight and compact like some other smaller vacs. An all-in-one powerhouse. The footprint for storage is reasonable. Its designed to hold all hoses and accessories in a fairly efficient space. November 24, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by This one is the best! With a drywall bag and a micro filter this vac still works great. November 27, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by very durable Really a great machine, no problems Only problem with part replacement is that I cannot fine the screw that goes on the filter November 25, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great product Very good shop vac. Well built and very easy to move around. Lots of storage for accessories and quieter than most November 24, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Have used this on the job great features I have used this prodcut on the job and it has some good features and it easy to use durability is excellent on this product. November 24, 2014
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