Power Washing

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by Kingskid, Aug 9, 2005.

  1. Kingskid

    Kingskid LawnSite Member
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    Anybody supplement their lawn cut business doing power washing? What do you wash and what do you charge? What type of power washer do you use?
     
  2. out4now

    out4now LawnSite Bronze Member
    from AZ
    Posts: 1,796

    If you look down further on the board Sean has made an entire site for it.
     
  3. out4now

    out4now LawnSite Bronze Member
    from AZ
    Posts: 1,796

  4. Cut-Rite2

    Cut-Rite2 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 74

    I posted this on powerwashingsite.com 3 days ago and have not received a response. Can anyone here help me with information on residential power washing.


    I'm currently doing lawnmowing for residential customers, and I would like to add Powerwashing of houses, driveways, sidewalks etc. I see that someone has quoted a price of $1.00 per linear foot for house sides. What about driveways and sidewalks?

    Also, I would like to know if a 3000 PSI Troy-Built portable washer would be adaquate for doing these jobs. It runs $449.00 at Lowe's. I have limited funds, otherwise I would buy a better one. Would this machine be OK for starting that part of the business, and then graduate to a better one later if the work becomes steady?

    I would also like to know how you protect your clothes and skin from the chemicals. Do you wear some kind of rubber suit.....or what?
    Thanks for any assistance.
     
  5. pbrad

    pbrad LawnSite Member
    Posts: 72

    I use a 16hp vtwin kratcher power washer disal heated
     

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