Okay even I know how useful having one of these around the house can be.
My neighbor flooded my kitchen last year (don’t get me started) and I discovered the amazing item that is the wet-dry vac.
Right now on Amazon you can get Shop-Vac 9633400 6.5-Peak HP Ultra Pro Series 12-Gallon Wet or Dry Vacuum with Detachable Blower  for $89.99.
The reviews are fantastic!
- 12-gallon wet/dry vacuum comes with a detachable blower
- 2-1/2-inch accessory assortment for wet or dry pick up, easy to reach large on/off switch
- Includes 8-foot by 2-1/2-inch LockOn hose, 22-1/2-inch extension wands, 14-inch floor nozzle, 120-degree elbow
- Also includes crevice tool, 8-inch utility nozzle, ergonomic elbow grip, blower nozzle, concentrator nozzle
- 18-foot power cord provides wide reach, top carry handle, on-board cord storage
Remember to double check the price before you buy- Amazon prices change quickly!