The Right Pressure Washer For You
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How To Choose The Right Pressure Washing Machine
Pressure washers come in a whole slew of sizes and styles so the main determining factor should be what projects are you hoping to complete by using it. You don’t want to invest thousands of dollars in a high end pressure washer if all you want to do is clean your driveway once a year. The whole point of using a pressure washer is to clean surfaces that a typical garden hose can’t manage on its own. Doing your research before you actually make the purchase can prevent buyer’s remorse down the road.
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A Pressure Washers PSI
Most pressure washers will operate the same way and are categorized by PSI or Pounds per Square Inch and GPM or Gallons (of water) used Per Minute. The biggest difference is quality. An inexpensive pressure washer will have aluminum pump heads and plastic valves and isn’t designed to be used for long periods of time or for major cleaning projects. A higher quality pressure washer will have brass pump heads and use stainless steel for the valves. It’s designed to last longer and complete projects quicker.

1300 to 1800 PSI pressure washers

2000 to 3000 PSI pressure washers uses 2.5 gallons a minute and is a gas powered model. You can use this size to do more heavy duty and frequent jobs. Deck and patio cleaning, removing tough stains and cleaning sidewalks are a few examples.

3000 to 4000 PSI pressure washers uses up to 4 gallons of water a minute. This is usually a prosumer gas operating system. It’s a very tough pressure washer, and can perform heavy duty cleaning projects such as industrial cleaning, pavement, and siding, to remove paint and for very stubborn stains and mildew.

7000 PSI pressure washers can use up to 8 gallons of water a minute and can be used with cold, warm or hot water. These pressure washers have the added benefit of temperature control which can aid in removing deeply embedded dirt and sanitizing surfaces. The motor and pump are of professional grade and designed to run for longer periods of time compared to the more consumer friendly models.Many times, farms and ranches will use this size pressure washer for cleaning out pens, stables and cow milking stations.
Pressure Washer PSI
Most pressure washers will operate the same way and are categorized by PSI or Pounds per Square Inch and GPM or Gallons (of water) used Per Minute. The biggest difference is quality. An inexpensive pressure washer will have aluminum pump heads and plastic valves and isn’t designed to be used for long periods of time or for major cleaning projects. A higher quality pressure washer will have brass pump heads and use stainless steel for the valves. It’s designed to last longer and complete projects quicker.

1300 to 1800 PSI pressure washers uses 1.5 gallons a minute and is usually only available in electric models. This particular pressure washer is ideal for light duty and less frequent projects such as washing the car, cleaning shutters, grills, lawn furniture and light removal of mold and mildew.

2000 to 3000 PSI pressure washers uses 2.5 gallons a minute and is a gas powered model. You can use this size to do more heavy duty and frequent jobs. Deck and patio cleaning, removing tough stains and cleaning sidewalks are a few examples.

3000 to 4000 PSI pressure washers uses up to 4 gallons of water a minute. This is usually a prosumer gas operating system. It’s a very tough pressure washer, and can perform heavy duty cleaning projects such as industrial cleaning, pavement, and siding, to remove paint and for very stubborn stains and mildew.

7000 PSI pressure washers can use up to 8 gallons of water a minute and can be used with cold, warm or hot water. These pressure washers have the added benefit of temperature control which can aid in removing deeply embedded dirt and sanitizing surfaces. The motor and pump are of professional grade and designed to run for longer periods of time compared to the more consumer friendly models.Many times, farms and ranches will use this size pressure washer for cleaning out pens, stables and cow milking stations.