Vacuums can be found in nearly every home today and are one of the most useful devices in every household, yet few of us understand how they work. In particular, the concept of the models that fall under the wet/dry category can be a bit confusing to understand. How exactly can a vacuum suck up water in addition to dry debris, without running the risk of running into a safety hazard? After all, these vacuums are powered by electricity like their standard counterparts, so what is it about their construction that prevents this from being an issue? Wet/dry Vacs Can Do Jobs Regular Vacuums Can’t Otherwise known as shop-vacs, vacuums designed for dry and wet suction are understandably much more versatile than those which are only made for dry use. Not only can they suck up liquid spills safely and quickly, they often feature a much higher rate of suction force as well. In addition, since they are designed for tougher jobs, the hoses on wet/dry vacs are more rugged and durable, thus making it easy to pick up screws,…