Everything You Need To Know About Pressure Washers – Popular Mechanics

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Being aware of your cleaning goal will help you make your purchase decision and provide you with the best pressure washer for the application.” Electric: 1300 to 1900 psi Home use: car washing, outdoor furniture, grills, plastic play sets, small decks and patios. Look for: Compact size and lightweight, flexible high-pressure hose; a variety of nozzles; pro-style steel spray wand; onboard detergent tank; onboard storage for spray gun; wand; nozzles; hose; and power cord. Gas engine: 2000 to 3100 psi (2 to 2.5 gallons site internet per minute) Home and shop use: Decks, patios, siding, fences, vehicles, boats. Look for: Premium overhead cam or overhead-valve engine; axial cam pump with an aluminum or brass head to handle higher pressures; heavy-duty frame; large wheels; poly-braided or steel-braided high-pressure hose; pro-style steel spray wand with quick-connect coupling; and a variety of spray tips. Gas engine: 3200 to 4200 psi (2.8 to 4 gallons per minute) Professional-duty: Paint stripping and surface preparation, graffiti removal, construction-site cleaning jobs, fleet maintenance. Look for: Commercial-series engine; commercial-duty triplex pump; heavy-gauge welded steel frame and solid-steel axle; steel-braided high-pressure hose; heavy-duty pneumatic tires on steel hubs; pro-style steel spray wand with quick-connect coupling; and a variety of spray tips. Tips A few simple ways to get the most out of your pressure washer: When cleaning vertical surfaces, wash from the bottom up, and rinse from the top down.
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