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Old 09-18-2011, 07:54 PM
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Looking to get into the business

We do a lot of landscaping, hardscapes, mowing, etc. I have a few leads on gas stations that have their lots power washed along with a trucking company that has about 25 trucks that they have washed on a weekly basis. This is a business that I am not real familiar with, but really want to learn. I found a spray rig with a Hotsy 3000 3.5gpm pressure washing unit with 11hp HONDA motor and a NORTHSTAR Industrial Hotbox for hot water capability. Its setup on a trailer with a few extras, would this setup work for what i'm wanting to do? I would appreciate any help or info you guys could offer.
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Old 09-19-2011, 10:26 AM
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3.5GPM is on the low side. More gpm's is better
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Old 09-19-2011, 07:35 PM
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What would you recommend, how many more gpm's and is there anything else that you would recommend adding besides what I hade mentioned above? thanks
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Old 09-19-2011, 07:38 PM
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You will need a large surface cleaner. Remember the psi is cut in half with dual heads. It's the only way you can do large areas in a reasonable amount of time.
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Old 09-20-2011, 10:56 AM
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flat work - 8gpm hot water with a good surface cleaner

Fleets - never messed with them but I will take a guess at 5.5gpms or more depending on how you plan on washing them
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