The PowerSmith PAVC101 Ash Vacuum is specifically designed to clean warm and cool ash out of fireplaces, wood stoves, pellet stoves, and barbeque grills. The washable, replaceable, and heat-resistant two-stage filter system with sonic welded seams captures the finest ashes. The metal-lined hose and metal canister withstand high temperatures and prevent fire hazards. The powerful 10 Amp motor has a noise level of only 79 db. Additional Accessories, Casters and a 16-foot cord allows use as a regular shop vacuum.