power washing? should i

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by 321birdguy, May 2, 2014.

  1. 321birdguy

    321birdguy LawnSite Senior Member
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    Thank you haven't we all Ben busy
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  2. Ffrandl

    Ffrandl LawnSite Member
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    I would go with hot water it cleans faster. And can also cut down on chem. Costs I own a small 3000 psi cold washere and an enclosed truck mount trailer 3000 psi washer . The truck mount hands down cleans better and an enclosed trailer is a life saver for all my supplies and pressure tools
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  3. hamiltonenterprising

    hamiltonenterprising LawnSite Member
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    I'd suggest belt drive over direct every time
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  4. StraitShot

    StraitShot LawnSite Member
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    Just my opinion....No need for hot water MOST of the time with residential work. Think less about psi and more about gpm(gallons per min). A great house washing rig is going to have at least 5-5.5 gpm and 3k -3.5k psi. Try and stick with the Honda gx630-690 engines. But most importantly is research research research.
     

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