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cleaning gum off concrete

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by JJofNJ, Jul 29, 2008.

  1. JJofNJ

    JJofNJ LawnSite Member
    Posts: 7

    whats the easiest way to get gum off concrete i was thinking of using a hot water power washer (3000 psi) and having sumone scrape it too
     
  2. FCPWLLC

    FCPWLLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 352

    Hot water pressure washer with low wered pressure. The cum generally just melts right off. Be careful of higher pressures as it can etch the cream of the concrete.
     
  3. ANC Stone Creations

    ANC Stone Creations LawnSite Member
    Posts: 160

    Steam works the best, no need to scrape and like FCPWLLC said keep the pressure low.
     
  4. MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE

    MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,565

    Hot water and fan tip will pull it,it will be super slow if you have a big area,don't bid cheap it is time consuming,it will also leave a spot on the concrete.
     
  5. CCPC

    CCPC LawnSite Member
    Posts: 102

    What a dirty post.:nono:
     
  6. FCPWLLC

    FCPWLLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 352

    oops.... LOL I don't even Drink.
     
  7. DAFFMOBILEWASH

    DAFFMOBILEWASH LawnSite Member
    Posts: 42

    Hot water lots of time and a 15 deg tip. Hotter the water the faster. Plus a 6' lance. FCPWLCC perhaps you should change the C to a R.
     
  8. BUMBLE BEE

    BUMBLE BEE LawnSite Member
    Posts: 32

    Mike Roe Did A Durty Jobs Show About That
     

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