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Kärcher's space-saving wet/dry vacuums clean homes, shops and cars with ease. Thanks to top-mounted filters, you can quickly switch from dry to wet cleaning without removing the filter. With one gallon to six gallon canisters, these small shop vacs are easy to empty and take up little storage space. 

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Finally, a wet/dry vac for indoor home use

Tired of lugging your large wet/dry vac from the garage to clean up spills inside? Our Indoor Wet/Dry Vac is right at home in your kitchen cupboard, bedroom closet or laundry room. Lightweight and easy to hold, it's also great for cleaning stairs, overhead areas and upholstery. 

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Small, powerful wet/dry vacs for your garage and shop

While other wet/dry vacs keep getting larger and larger, we've taken the opposite approach: maximum cleaning power with a compact footprint. We know garage space is at a premium, but you don't want to sacrifice on performance. Our WD series features powerful motors and top-mounted filters for unequaled ease of use. 

See what others are saying about Kärcher Wet/Dry Vacs

Good Housekeeping US

TV 1 Indoor Wet/Dry Vacuum

"Weighing in at about 6 lbs. with a conveniently placed handle, you can move around with this vacuum without breaking a sweat. It's much more portable and easier to use than typical wet/dry vacuums, and you can easily store it when not in use."


Pro Tool Reviews

WD 5 Wet/Dry Vacuum

"Best Overall Design"

"Design considerations like a filter cleaning mechanism and outside filter access cost more to make and Karcher is a step ahead of the rest in overall quality."

Trusted Reviews

WD 4 Wet/Dry Vacuum

"Best Wet and Dry Vacuum." Trusted Reviews Awards, "Our Best in Class Picks for 2019"

Living a Fit and Full Life

TV 1 Indoor Wet/Dry Vacuum

"The suction power is amazing! I literally see cat hair flying into this vacuum from all directions of the room while cleaning up the laundry room, AKA the cat's room."

"I also love how easy it is to empty the container when done cleaning."

Our Indoor Wet/Dry Vac cleans the whole home (and vehicles!)

Our compact WD 4 and WD 5/P shop vacuums rule the garage and outdoors

Why choose wet/dry vacuums from Kärcher?

Karcher Wet Dry Vacs Have Easy Filter Changing
Karcher WD Wet Dry Vacs Permit Dry and Wet Cleaning with the Filter In
Karcher Wet Dry Vacs Semi-Automatic Filter Cleaning
Karcher Small Wet Dry Vacs Easy to Empty

Frequently Asked Questions - WD 4, WD 5 and WD 5P

All three WD models ship with:

  • Filter bag
  • Flat filter
  • Suction hose
  • Suction tubes (2) (3.2 feet each)
  • All purpose nozzle
  • Wet/dry floor nozzle (with inserts)
  • Crevice nozzle

Additionally, the WD 5P includes a power tool adapter. 

Since our filters are positioned overhead (unlike our competitors that place the filter inside the waste container), you can use a greater percentage our container capacity for actual wet/dry pickup:

  • WD 4: max 3.4 gallons useable wet/dry capacity
  • WD 5: max 4.2 gallons useable wet/dry capacity
  • WD 5P: max 4.2 gallons useable wet/dry capacity

The estimated running amp draw (and max amp draw) for each vac is:

  • WD 4: 9A (max 15A)
  • WD 5: 10A (max 15A)
  • WD 5P: 10A, plus up to 6A for the power outlet. (Max 15A total)

Our WD models (without accessories) weigh:

  • WD 4: 16.3 pounds
  • WD 5: 19.0 pounds
  • WD 5P: 19.8 pounds

The sound pressure level generated by each model is:

  • WD 4: 74 dB(A)
  • WD 5: 73 dB(A)
  • WD 5P: 73 dB(A)

Blower function by model:

  • WD 4: No
  • WD 5: Yes
  • WD 5P: Yes

On all WD models (WD 4, WD 5, WD 5P) the suction hose is:

  • 7.2' long
  • 1.35" diamater


At this time we do not carry these models in the US.

At the moment we sell the following two models in the US:

  • WD 4
  • WD 5P

Please also note that the US-version of the WD 5 has been discontinued.

Should we add other models in the future, they will be included on this page. 

Not yet

But stay tuned ... if we add these products to our wet/dry vacuum range in the future, we'll include them on this page. 

Our WD 4, WD 5 and WD 5P models are all designed in Germany and manufactured at our plant in Italy.

German Engineering. Quality Tested.
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