Pressure washers: a buyer’s guide | Money | theguardian.com
All Power 1800 PSI Pressure Washer available at $ 99.00. Features include: * Weighs 24.2 pounds, * Flexible up to 35 feet, * Reliable and quick after sale service, * Lightweight convenient to use & transport, * One year warranty, * Pull handle & plastic wheels, * 1800 PSI power washer, * Delivers 1.6 gallons of water per minute. Campbell Hausfeld 1800 PSI Electric Pressure Washer with Hose Reel, (PW1835) is available at $ 139.00. Features include: * Wheels for easy mobility, * 1800 PSI electric pressure washer, * On-board storage for hose, 2 lances, and power cord, * Detergent bottle that is great for low-pressure applications, * Hose reel for convenient winding and unwinding of hose, * Instant start/stop feature that protects and prolongs the life of the motor, * Swivel adapter makes it easier to attach to the garden hose, * 14 Amp 120V motor, * Includes 20 of high pressure hose, gun, adjustable fan lance, turbo lance and 35 GFCI equipped power cord. Stanley 1800 PSI Electric Pressure Washer is offered at $149.00. Features include: * 20 high pressure hose, * Heavy-duty pressure washer, * Ideal for tough jobs around the home, * 35 GFCI cord, * Stainless steel construction in black finish, * High impact wheels provide mobility and increase ease of use, * Comes with variable nozzle, turbo nozzle, soap dispenser and reservoir, flat brush, garden hose quick connector and an integrated high-pressure hose reel with folding handle, * 1-year limited warranty.
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More power to you with pressure washers – Chicago Tribune
We expect that it will do exactly what we need it for and setting it up is simple, just connect the water hose and crank the engine and it is ready to go. In fairness to the less powerful electric models they really are not designed for our use. The wind blows a lot in the mountains and we found the drift of mist from the unit would often saturate the unit and short them out.
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The higher the pressure the more power is focused on the dirt. Pressure is measured in bars and the specification for each machine will tell you what pressure it is capable of. Watts (relating to the size of the motor in the washer) are also important, as the higher the number tends to mean better performance. For practical purposes, weight and wheels should also be under consideration. Some here. machines can be heavy and if, for example, you have a lot of steps in your garden you might want to steer clear from something that is too cumbersome to lug around, or go for one with a longer hose.
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Pressure Washers – Homesteading and Livestock – MOTHER EARTH NEWS
A spray nozzle held three inches away from a surface creates more impact than the same nozzle held two feet away. Masters suggests starting jobs with the nozzle held far away from the surface. Move in gradually until you achieve the cleaning effect you want.
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