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Old 03-13-2013, 06:33 AM
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Who does power washing?

who does power washing? just houses decks etc. to start? And what are some of the things to consider when doing this? And what might a good entry level power washer be that will take a beating for a while?
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Old 03-13-2013, 08:24 AM
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The people who 1- don't have enough lawn business and 2- who try to be a "jack of all trades" and make us landscape pros look bad. Leave power washing to the painters and do boys.
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Old 03-13-2013, 08:29 AM
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Jack of all trades here, I do limited power washing. I paint houses 2.
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Old 03-13-2013, 11:11 PM
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I may bring on a helper this year, and it could be extra work to keep him busy, and make me money
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Old 03-14-2013, 08:25 AM
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Exactly why I do it is for the money. No, kidding aside I do the simple power washing like decks, fences. I have a deck this Saturday and like you said it is to keep the helper busy. If I paint the house I might spray a little to get the dust off. Just don't need the head ace of power washing a house and causing damage to the inside.
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Old 03-24-2013, 06:50 PM
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The people who 1- don't have enough lawn business and 2- who try to be a "jack of all trades" and make us landscape pros look bad. Leave power washing to the painters and do boys.
wow, you are so clueless.... if you only knew.....
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Old 03-25-2013, 07:56 AM
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Whatever pressure washer you buy, don't buy some machine from Lowe's or Home Depot thinking it will get your jobs done, running hours each day. Something will break when you least expect it. Find a good commercial PW, the extra $$ you spend on it will pay you back. Before you take on wood, search the internet as to the proper way to clean it or even call Bob at Pressure Tek (just to name one) and get the right tips for the machine. The tips that come with pressure washer will tear up wood!
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