Best wet and dry vacuum for yards?

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I just spent 2hrs cleaning the yard by hand with a brush and it was pretty exhausting and the results are average. So I'm in the market for a vacuum cleaner which can clean fine dirt from the yard several times a year. My budget is £80 max.

I was looking at the "Karcher WD2" but it has a few negative reviews. I was also looking at the Autled-WD02 and the Vacmaster Multi 20.

I don't need anything massive or really heavy duty, it's just for yard dust and leaves.
 
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Most would use a jet washer , vacuuming a yard would be too slow a laborious .
 
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I use a Ryobi RVC 12201 for chimney sweeping.....its a good powerful vac with a stainless steel drum.
However, filters may prove expensive and plastic nozzles will be worn away with contact from concrete so bear that in mind!
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I bought a wet/dry from aldi a couple of years back. £50.
Never tried the wet bit but you change the filter.
Sucks well on dry, has a power take off so you can connect to a sander/ drill/saw

They come up from time to time

Almost identical ones in screwfix for £100 or so
 
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I really don't think a vacuum cleaner will solve the problem here.....It will shift loose debris for sure but won't lift the algae or whatever which is stuck to the concrete.
I think I'd be running a hose connection to the pressure washer for optimum results.
John :)
 
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I really don't think a vacuum cleaner will solve the problem here.....It will shift loose debris for sure but won't lift the algae or whatever which is stuck to the concrete.
I think I'd be running a hose connection to the pressure washer for optimum results.
John :)

A while back I thought about attaching the pressure washer to the tap but the tap does not seem suitable. I wanted to change the tap but it has some bizarre arrangement underneath that defies all logic.

https://postimg.cc/gallery/24000xey0/

But I just noticed some devices on Amazon which might do the job :idea:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Universal-...51040220&sr=8-2&keywords=kitchen+tap+hosepipe
 
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A typical kitchen tap with copper tails.
You can't connect a hose to the tap itself but easy enough to break into the cold supply to provide an external one.
John :)
 
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A typical kitchen tap with copper tails.
You can't connect a hose to the tap itself but easy enough to break into the cold supply to provide an external one.
John :)
Sorry I've not removed a tap before, was hoping it would just need a screw driver. It's looking like I'll have to call in a plumber to put a separate connection on.
 
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I have a pressure washer but no hosepipe in the yard so I'm looking at vacuums instead.
Do you have a water butt or large container that you can fill with water using bucket from a tap.
If so stick the pressure washer inlet hose there and fire it up, you may need to prime the pipe first to avoid the pump running dry for too long
 
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Do you have a water butt or large container that you can fill with water using bucket from a tap.
If so stick the pressure washer inlet hose there and fire it up, you may need to prime the pipe first to avoid the pump running dry for too long

I could get one, but I think I'll just talk to a local plumber.
 
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