WORX TriVac WG500 Electric Blower/Mulcher/VacuumRX Review

WORX WG500 Blower Vacuum

Note that the WORX TriVac WG500 has been replaced by the WORX WG505 Electric TriVac Blower/Mulcher/Vacuum. Here you can learn more about the WORX WG505.

The WORX TriVac WG500 is a 3-in-1 blower, mulcher and vacuum. It a versatile tool, lightweight, quiet and relatively powerful. Even better, the price is very attractive.

The TriVac WG500 is a fairly powerful. Since it is electric it is not as powerful as gas powered models but it is quieter and you don’t need to worry about gas. It is corded, so it is more powerful than the cordless battery powered models. But you are of course restricted by the cord. The WORX WG500 works best on hard surfaces but you can also use it on grass. But it will struggle with large leaves on grass. The WORX WG500 is best for light to medium jobs. If you want a blower/vacuum that can be used for larger jobs, you most likely want a more powerful, and more expensive, model.

It is easy to change from blower to vacuum mode and vice versa, all you need to do is to flick a button. In vacuum mode, the impeller automatically mulches leaves up to 1/10 of their original size. The WG500 is easy to use and at 8.4 pounds not very heavy. Just beware that in vacuum mode, the bag may become heavy after a while. On the whole, the WG500 gives you good value the money.

The WORX WG500 has an angled nose for easy access under cars, decks and shrubs. The impellers are made of plastic, which means that you have to be a little bit careful not to vacuum up any twigs, which could damage the impellers. Some customers have complained about the bag, so be careful not to fill it up completely.

The WORX TriVac WG500 Blower/Mulcher/Vac is covered by a full two-year warrant. Note that no extension cord is supplied.

The customers have given the WORX TriVac WG500 an average customer rating of 3.7 out 5. Most buyers had given it 4 or 5 stars but there were also some customers who were not happy with the WG500. Most of the customer said that the WORX TriVac WG500 was lightweight, relatively quiet and easy to use. Almost all of the complaints were about the bag which seems to be easy to damage. Here you can read WORX TriVac WG500 customer reviews.


  • Good value for the money
  • Very good for light to medium cleaning


  • Bag easy to damage

WORX TriVac WG500 Specifications

Volts 120V – 60Hz
Power Input 12 Amp
Max. Air Speed 210 mph
Max. Air Volume 350 cfm
Collection Bag Capacity 1.5 bushels
Mulch Ratio 10:1
Machine Weight 8.4lbs
Shipping Weight 13.5lbs

For more details, please check the WORX WG500 owner manual here

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Information From the Manufacturer
WORX TriVac WG500 Electric all in one, blower/Vacuum/Mulcher. Change from a 210 MPH Blower to a vacuum that mulches 10:1 with a change of a lever. Ergonomic bent nose for getting under trees, shrubs, etc. WORX electric blower and vacuum can blow away debris then easily change to vacuuming in seconds

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