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Old 02-20-2007, 03:33 PM
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Power Washing

Ok i have been reading through diff posts about power washing and i was woundering what everyone uses to do it. As do people only use water or chemicals or what. I am pretty confused about what is used to get the job done.Thanks
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Old 02-20-2007, 05:07 PM
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i use just water with about 3500 psi pressure washer, it takes me between and hour to an hour and a half to do an average size driveway
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Old 02-20-2007, 05:11 PM
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thank you. that was a big help to me. Would a 2500psi work for doing driveways, patios,decks,walk ways
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Old 02-20-2007, 05:16 PM
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would somethinglike this be ok

http://cgi.ebay.com/HEAVY-DUTY-5-5-2...QQcmdZViewItem
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Old 02-20-2007, 05:30 PM
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yeah that will work. but the more psi you have the faster you can go. when i started i used a 1500 psi and on average it would take 2 1/2 to 3 hours to clean a driveway.
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Old 02-20-2007, 05:31 PM
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also i would find a pressure washer with a honda motor.
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Old 02-20-2007, 05:33 PM
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why a honda engine
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Old 02-20-2007, 05:38 PM
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if your wanting to use a surface cleaner you need at least 3000 psi. i just use a wand with 25 degree tip, as i find that it is easier to spot clean, and the surface cleaners to be more of a hassle to move around and operate.
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Old 02-20-2007, 05:41 PM
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honda motors last forever, as long as you keep the oil changed. my 3500 psi is 4 yrs old and never had a problem with it at all, i've done around 1000-1500 driveways with it
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Old 02-20-2007, 06:04 PM
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for pressure washing would you take a tank around on your trailer or just hook up to the customers water for like driveways and walls etc..
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