Model # AV15E

Internet #202815109

US Stove 6.6 Gal. 2 HP Ash Vacuum
0012685150000

US Stove

6.6 Gal. 2 HP Ash Vacuum

$116.45 /each

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This 2 HP 6.6 Gal. Ash Vacuum is designed specially to pick up fine fireplace ash. It features a pre-filter bag and 3-layer dust filter with mesh cage. It is safe for warm or cold ashes. This vacuum comes with an 8 ft. power cord and 3-1/4 in. hose that store conveniently with the unit. A corner tool is also included.

  • 2 HP motor and approximately 6 Gal. capacity
  • 8 ft. power-cord with integrated cord and hose storage
  • Pre-filter bag and 3-layer fine dust filter with mesh cage are specifically designed for ash particulates
  • Safe for warm or cold ashes
  • 3-1/4 ft. suction hose with 8 in. aluminum wand
  • Corner tool included
  • Washable filter provides years of use

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Ash from wood burning stove.

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Is this vac recommended for wood burning stoves? I noticed most of the reviews were from customers that burn pellets.
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February 20, 2016
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make shure to take bigger chunks out as they may hold warm to red centers can burn filters
use stove shovel for big pieces
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November 3, 2015
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yes, this vacuum can be used for removing wood stove ash.
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how often to i clean my pellet stove

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how often do I clean the pellet stove once a week or once a month ?
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January 4, 2016
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Various parts of the unit is on a different cleaning schedule. Such as, you burnpot should be cleaned daily whereas, your blowers should be removed and cleaned about every month or so. Please call 1-800-750-2723 EXT 5051 for a cleaning schedule on your particular model of unit!
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how is this vac on hot coals

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We do not recommend using this to vacuum hot coals. We do recommend letting the coals cool down to room temperature.
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where can i get filters for this vac

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You can call us directly or have your local HomeDepot store to call us directly at 1-800-750-2723. However the filters are washable and reusable and only need to be changed with they show wear.
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Rated 3.8 out of 5 by 45 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by It does it's job. I have a pellet stove and was using a small shop vac to suck up the ash what a mistake that was, there was ash everywhere it was on the furniture floor what a mess. I ordered this 6.6 GAL 2 HP Ash Vac and it does it's job. This ash vac does not have the strongest suction I've ever seen but it does do the job without leaving ash everywhere in the house. It suits my purpose just fine. Good for the money. April 14, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great product Everything seems to work as intended, bought as a present for my father to use with his wood furnace and mom has said it is kept the house much cleaner by limiting the amount of loose ash throughout the house January 15, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Average Vacuum There aren't very many products that fall into this category and this vacuum seemed like it was in the top 50% when compared against similar products. Upon receiving the vacuum I noticed that the motor and canister are solidly constructed (probably a good thing if you're going to risk picking up hot ashes) but that other parts of the vacuum could use improvement. It does do an exceptional job of catching all of the ash and preventing it from getting out into the room. I do think that the hose is a tad on the cheap side. I've only had it several weeks and the foam gasket on the canister end is already coming out. I also had trouble getting good suction even after a single use. I suspected that this was because I was vacuuming cottonwood ash up, but cleaning the filter didn't alleviate the problem. Finally I noticed that the hose was the issue and that it was clogging up. If you keep the hose clean it performs well but having to knock the hose out doesn't seem to benefit the foam gasket mentioned above. The dual filters on this vacuum are easy to clean and do a great job of preventing any ash particles from getting into the air. I've also sucked up hot ashes accidentally on a few occasions and the filters don't seem to be harmed by this either. Overall, I anticipate that this vacuum is going to last a long time and is going to be able to do what it is designed for. I was un-impressed by the amount of cleaning/maintenance that is required to keep this vacuum working on a day to day basis. November 7, 2012
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Quiet but attachments are not sized for my pellet stove, they are too long I have a pellet stove and I can barely jam the attachment into the dust pan and burner area to clean the pellet stove. This would be fine for a fireplace but it needs different attachments for pellet stove. December 29, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Product! We have had a wood burning insert in our hearth for over 10 years. Cleaning the ash and other by products of a fireplace have been difficult to say the least. When I found this product I thought why not give it a try. I have been very happy with that decision. The vacuum handles the ashes very well without blowing dust etc throughout the house. Even if there is still some cinders in the ash the product is made of metal so I don't have to worry. I wish I had found this years ago. December 23, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Works barely I use this for a woodstove, I was trying to avoid shoveling the ashes at all because of the cloud of dust that this makes in the house. The vacuum works fair for what it is basically a 5 gallon bucket with a very fine filter to keep the ash out of the motor (and the room) and some protection in case any hot embers are sucked in. My reason for the less than stellar rating is that the filter loads up and then it loses suction with only about 1-2 inches of ash in the bottom of the can. I have to take it out and dump it knock the ash off the fabric filter and then take it back in the house to try to get another inch or 2 of ash. Note:*** this vacuum does a great job of NOT recirculating any ash into the room, it is really good at that.***** I can see where it might be great for pellet stoves as they don't make as much debris. December 23, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Underwhelmed Received the vacuum today and tried it out on both my wood stove and pellet stove. The canister is well made heavy steel and the hose and two suction fittings are adequate. Wile it is safer than my shop vac, it lacks overall. The problem is that it has really weak suction. I had to brush the ashes right up to the tool to get it to suck up everything. It doesn't have enough power to suck unburnt wood pellets . The pellets would go a few inches into the hose and then fall back out. The double filter system does prevent the fine ash from blowing back out if only it had a bit more oomph to take care of heavier ash. I am debating whether to send it back. For the cost of a week's groceries I should have bought the groceries. October 30, 2013
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by First time buyer The vacuum has minimal suction power. For ashes and fallen pellets I just expected something with a lot more power. There is ash remaining in the hose even when the can is not full. This should not be. Maybe look for a different one. But does have good filtration. February 3, 2015
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