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the correct way to power wash

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by ashs inc, Aug 20, 2007.

  1. ashs inc

    ashs inc LawnSite Senior Member
    from alabama
    Posts: 598

    can some one tell me the correct way to power wash???? what is down streaming???
  2. ashs inc

    ashs inc LawnSite Senior Member
    from alabama
    Posts: 598

    where are all the pros???
  3. Truly Beautiful Lawn Care

    Truly Beautiful Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Posts: 141

    Well, the proper way to pressure wash can be quite frustrating if you are new to the business. Now, in noway am I saying that I am pro. But what I have found is that using the proper chemicals and pressure will do the job! How many times have you seen a guy or gal pressure washing there house with the nozzle inches from the surface? Not good! Remember, chemicals lift the debris from the surface... the pressure washer will simply rinse it away. Rinsing is achieved primarily with gallons per minute and not with pressure. Like I said... I'm no pro... but I check out various sites where the pros give some good advice!

  4. ajnnadeau

    ajnnadeau LawnSite Member
    Posts: 4

    Right on Jay. Get the proper gallons per minute and pressure combined with the correct chemicals and you will get professional looking results. With anything it takes practice to get it right.

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