We look at our first product from the German company Kärcher. You can see more about the Wet and dry Vacuum Cleaner WD 5product here.
Kärcher Wet and dry Vacuum Cleaner WD 5 reviewed
For heavier jobs it is good to have a more robust vacuum cleaner. Dyson are very popular with our testers, but they can be a little fragile sometimes too, both in terms of their build and also their operating parts. For our testers with heavier cleaning loads, we’re talking building dust from cutting lintels, sawdust and general home renovation debris a product like this one offers more robustness and less likelihood of breaking the actual product itself.
Out of the box our testers found it easy to set up, easy to fire up, and to use. They found that worked well, and they were happy with how it performed. Naturally filters and wear and tear are elements that are harder to assess from an initial usage, but ongoing testing should give us more of an idea of the durability of the product too. For a new company and company it seems like a good entrant into the market and it is one that we will keep an eye out for.
We would have added a demo video, but the last videos added to their YouTube channel were eight years ago. This is something they might want to fix and probably reboot asap. As with all products and their promotion it makes sense to have an integrated marketing strategy going forwards. Maybe it’s coming down the line?
More about the product
The Kärcher WD 5 Wet & Dry vacuum cleaner makes light work of the toughest cleaning jobs, for the car, garage and garden. The WD 5 is super-powerful with a power consumption of just 1,000 watts and a robust 20L plastic container. The specially designed floor nozzles guarantee effortless vacuuming and perfect dirt pick up for the tasks too tough for your indoor vacuum. The WD 5 comes complete with a flat pleated filter, which makes emptying the machine quick and easy, for no contact with the filter or dirt.
The flat pleated filter is ideal for wet and dry vacuuming with no need for filter replacement. The practical cable and accessory storage on the WD 5 means that the suction hose, power cable and accessories are always to hand, and can be stored neatly when not in use. The WD 5 is easy to transport and store, and comes equipped with a 2.2m suction hose, 2x 0.5m suction tubes, wet to dry floor tool, and a fleece filter bag.
Patented filter removal technology
Quick and easy removal of the filter from the filter box – without contact with dirt. For wet and dry suction without changing the filter.
Newly developed floor nozzle and suction hose
For perfect cleaning results, with dry or wet, fine or coarse dirt. For maximum convenience and flexibility when vacuuming.
Offers the possibility of attaching different nozzles directly on the suction hose. For easy vacuuming even in the tightest of spaces.
More about Kärcher
The world market leader for cleaning technology, Kärcher is making the long winter months ahead that bit easier for Irish homeowners with their new Wet and Dry vacuum range. The WD range is powerful, easy to operate and prepared for any cleaning task thrown at them. Their design offers strong aesthetics, robust material, superb user-friendliness and innovative functional features that present an industrial ready machine designed for the home.
Kärcher will be running 20% off all Home & Garden products on www.karcher.ie running from Friday 25th – Monday 28th for Black Friday and Cyber Monday
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