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5 Gal. 1.75-Peak HP Wet/Dry Shop Vacuum Powerhead with Filter Bag and Hose (compatible with 5 Gal. Homer Bucket)

  • Vacuum pairs with The Home Depot multi-use 5 gallon bucket
  • Great value and can be easily carried to the jobsite
  • Includes a filter and a 1-1/4"x4' hose
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Product Overview

BUCKETHEAD VAC

BUCKETHEAD VAC

Vacuum assembles with The Home Depot multi-use 5 gallon bucket for quick messes on the jobsite.

POWERHEAD

POWERHEAD

Included is a powerhead that attaches to select 5 gallon utility buckets.

WARRANTY

WARRANTY

90-Day Manufacturer warranty.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Incudes powerhead, hose, filter bag, and filter retaining band.

INCLUDED FILTER

INCLUDED FILTER

Included filter bag protects the motor from dirt and debris.

SECURELY LOCKS

SECURELY LOCKS

Bucket handle locks powerhead in place.

VERSATILE BUCKET VAC

VERSATILE BUCKET VAC

Gives you the versatility of detaching and attaching to different buckets to minimize drum cleaning.

Compatibility

Compatibility

Best fits with The Home Depot's 5 gallon "Homer" buckets (05GLHD2).

Accessory Size

Accessory Size

This vac is compatible with 1-1/4 in. accessories.

Pick-up Power CFM

Pick-up Power CFM

CFM - The airflow rating of the vac. This is a general purpose Wet/Dry Vac.

Filtration

Filtration

Included filter bag protects motor from general debris.

6 ft. power cord.

Cord Length

6 ft. power cord.

Hose Length

Hose Length

4 ft. hose included.

The Bucket Head Wet/Dry Vac Powerhead can be used to turn a The Home Depot brand multi-use bucket (not included) into a powerful wet dry vac. The powerhead features a 1.75 peak horsepower motor for powerful suction and a blower port for versatility. Because of its compact size and easy portability, this vac is perfect to use as a car vacuum cleaner. This shop vac comes with a 1-1/4 in. x 4 ft. hose, a 6 ft. power cord, and a filter bag. Replacement filters can be purchased in a 3-pack (model VF2000). Additional 1-1/4 in. vacuum cleaner attachments can be purchased and used on this vac.
  • 1.75 peak HP motor provides powerful suction
  • Blower port for added versatility
  • 6 ft. power cord provides extra reach
  • Compatible with model number VF2000 replacement filters
  • Use to turn a The Home Depot branded multi-use bucket into a powerful wet/dry vacuum
  • To use, place the power head on top of an empty The Home Depot brand multi-use bucket (not included)
  • Includes a 1-1/4 in. x 4 ft. hose and filter
  • 5 Gal. capacity when a Home Depot bucket is used in conjunction with this product
  • Peak Horsepower represents a level at or below the maximum horsepower output of an electric motor tested in a laboratory using a dynamometer
  • Gallons indicated reflect drum volume, not necessarily collection capacity; actual capacity dependent upon type of debris collected, condition of filter, and other factors
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Specifications

Dimensions

Hose Length (ft.)
4
Interior Hose Diameter (In.)
1.25
Product Depth (in.)
12.313
Product Height (in.)
11.75
Product Width (in.)
12.313

Details

Accessories/Parts Included
Includes a 4' Hose with Beveled Hose End and Vacuum Bag
Air Volume (CFM)
0
Amperage (amps)
4
Color Family
Grays
Cord Length (ft.)
6.0
Filter Type
Bag
Floor Care Features
Blower Port,Detachable Canister,For Automobile interiors,Portable Design,Removable Nozzle,Wet/Dry
Included Accessories
No additional accessories included
Peak Horsepower
1.75
Recommended Surfaces
Auto Interior,Bare Floor,Carpet,Concrete,Laminate,Leather,Stairs,Tile,Upholstery,Vinyl,Wood
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Vacuum Capacity (Gallons)
5
Voltage (volts)
120

Questions & Answers

107Questions32Answers

How does it do wuth dusty stuff like large powder spills?

Asked by Neva April 9, 2021
1
Answer

Should be fine, I vacuum up sawdust all the time. Probably better if you have the filter on too.

Can I buy a replacement hose?

Asked by Nana March 19, 2021
2
Answers

Hello Nana, Thanks for your inquiry about our product. You can special order the 825625 1-1/4" hose at Home Depot Pro Desk or Special Orders Desk. If you have additional questions, you may call us at 1-866-994-8759 from Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time and we'd be glad to assist you. Thanks, Emerson Tool Company

can it attach to any 5gallon bucket?

Asked by Harley121 March 18, 2021
3
Answers

Mine certainly does. I bought a bucket at Home depot, and I have a lot of 5 gallon generic buckets at home. All fit

Can I just order a hose by itself?

Asked by Joyce February 28, 2021
5
Answers

I bought 3 and gave 1 to each parent. WE LOVE THEM! Super handy and will be my new go to when I clean our cars, boat, and Reno projects in our house. Will be giving them for gifts for sure!

Could this vacuum double as a pump as well? If I attached a hose to the blower port and used the ...

Asked by Jesse February 16, 2021
2
Answers

Yes the bucket would fill up and probably stop, I don't know for sure because I haven't tried it that way but you probably could put a exit port with a sealed connected port with hose to the bucket itself somewhere between the bottom and middle and use it that way as it says wet dry.

Will it work with any bucket?

Asked by Frank January 19, 2021
5
Answers

Yes it will work with anybucket with no issues

Can the brushes be replaced or when the brushes are worn out do you have to throw it away.

Asked by Maintenance January 6, 2021
3
Answers

Hello Maintenance, Thank you for your inquiry! We're sorry but the motor brushes are not available as a service part. Worn out motor brushes may mean the vac has reached the end of its motor life thus you'll need to buy the replacement. For any other inquiries, feel free to call our Customer Service at 1-866-994-8759 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time and we’ll be glad to assist you. Thanks, Emerson Tool Company Customer Support

Has anyone attempted to blow a string in conduit using this vacuum?

Asked by fhenning09 January 1, 2021
4
Answers

Hello fhenning09, Thank you for your inquiry! While, this vacuum has a built-in blower feature, we are not certain if this particular vacuum's specification is good enough for your application. This is only rated 1.75 peak HP and 0/48 CFM in terms of suction power. For any other questions, please call our Customer Service at 1-866-994-8759 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time and we’ll be glad to assist you. Thanks, Emerson Tool Company Customer Support

Would the "1-1/4 in. Premium Car Cleaning Accessory Kit" work with this?

Asked by Bob November 22, 2020
3
Answers

I don't know. You would have to measure or make a comparison at your local HD store. The associates should be able to help you.

How to care fir the filter

Asked by Rita November 19, 2020
4
Answers

Wash it or buy a new one. It is treated paper.

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Customer Reviews

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Awesome purchase. Fits bucket perfect. Great vacuum
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Its absolutely the easiest, and most effective shop-vac ever. The fact that it also doubles as a...
Its absolutely the easiest, and most effective shop-vac ever. The fact that it also doubles as a blower is just icing on the cake!!! We had a leaking washer and it made short-work of the water in seconds.
by 5P33dy
3 people found this helpful
Plenty of Function
My vacuum has been in operation for many years. However, only a week ago did I resurrect it's use. It is weather-beaten and has been in searing sunlight and freezing cold and has even endured rain and sleet. What I did was to create a cyclonic dust collector pre-vacuum and put both the vacuum and the cyclone dust collector on the same dolly platform... now it doesn't tip over and stays clean. It is a super-functional vacuum and I'm using it more now than I have in the past decade. Without the separator unit, it was still good and has held up many years but was easy to tip over.
by plum1000
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I needed an inexpensive wet/dry vacuum for some really dirty projects around the house. A couple ...
I needed an inexpensive wet/dry vacuum for some really dirty projects around the house. A couple months ago, I purchased the Ridgit "tool box" wet/dry vacuum (awesome product!) and didn't want to gum that up with debris and mud from our BBQ smoker, gas grill, fish pond and pool filter cleaning. Yes, perhaps I am a little weird like that. So, after contemplating my next move, these were important things I was looking for in a wet/dry vacuum: 1) Cost. At $26, it seemed basically like a no-brainer. It's almost disposable. 2) Ability to use most other 5-gallon buckets. 3) Storage space. Pop the lid off and store it just about anywhere. The 5-gallon bucket can be left outside to deal with the elements.
by GDP
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Great little vacuum does the job as expected only downfall...
Great little vacuum does the job as expected only downfall is it doesn’t have a separate bag other than what’s wrapped around the filter so it’s not great for picking up dust. I have it set up to a little dust filtration system for my miter saw and bench sander and it works wonderful for that
by HomeDepotCustomer
4 people found this helpful
Very easy to attach to bucket and use, excellent suction and power. My only complaints is the pow...
Very easy to attach to bucket and use, excellent suction and power. My only complaints is the power cord is fairly short, I have to use an extension for almost all projects. Also, the handles that attach to the bucket are hard plastic and detaching them from the bucket is hard, I broke one handle clean off the second day I used it, although that doesn't affect the suction and seal.
by Ramone
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This is a fun find, the design is cool and the vac is strong. This makes a good product to have i...
This is a fun find, the design is cool and the vac is strong. This makes a good product to have its small and works well. I can get into small areas and its light to move around.
by Fixingthehomeup
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Works great for what I needed it for I use it to clean out the pellets from my smoker when I chan...
Works great for what I needed it for I use it to clean out the pellets from my smoker when I change flavors It sucks them right up I keep my pellets stored in 5 gal buckets so when I found the bucket head I had to have one
by Cantcme
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A perfect, inexpensive way to keep the garage tidy and sawdust free. Impressive amount of suction...
A perfect, inexpensive way to keep the garage tidy and sawdust free. Impressive amount of suction, but of course should be used for light usage. I haven't used it more than 4 hours (Off and On) in a day, and I don't really plan of using it more than that.
by Andy
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So, there I was, planning on a relaxing evening when I look outside and see glass everywhere. A ...
So, there I was, planning on a relaxing evening when I look outside and see glass everywhere. A giant windstorm had flipped my glass table, leaving shards all over the place. I immediately sat on the couch. Yeah, I don't know how to fix this. I got on the Google, and low and behold, someone mentioned a shop vac. Well, hey, I have a Bucket Head! Maybe that will work. I'd only used it for water when my dishwasher decided to go belly up, but let's give it a try. I pour myself some wine into a sippy cup (let's not tempt fate with glass twice in one day!) and head out to vacuum my lawn and patio. It was supposed to rain in a few hours, so I didn't have time to work on a better solution. Eureka, this little guy was great! He and I spent some quality time together, and solved the problem. For the price, I feel that if you use it once, it pays for itself. Using it twice, then, is basically like winning the lottery. :-)
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