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Boat estimates??????????

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by detroitjoker, Jan 14, 2008.

  1. detroitjoker

    detroitjoker LawnSite Member
    Messages: 32

    Hello all,

    Great site with some great info. I was wondering how everyone bids powerwashing boats? I live close to the water and think this would be a great quick hit. Is an accurate estimate .15 a ft? Please let me know.

    Also, is a John Deere 3000 psi, 4 gpm sufficient for strictly residental? Can most houses even supply 4 gpm or should I bring a 55 gallon drum? Any help would be appreciated. OOH RAH!!!
  2. Happy Frog

    Happy Frog LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,224

    3000 PSI/4.0 Gal. is enough for most jobs.
    You can use a 35 Gal. tank with a floating valve to prevent pump starvation when unsure about residential water pressure.
    Call Bob at Pressure Tek
    12404 Triskett Rd Cleveland, Ohio 44111
    Local 216-634-0025
    Toll Free 1-866-700-0044
    Email: sales@pressuretek.com
    He will set you up for proper nozzles (important) and chemicals.
    You better not use to much pressure and carry good GL insurance...
    I stay away from boats and airplane because of liability...
  3. grassman21

    grassman21 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 30

    i also have interest in powerwashing boats, how do u plan to advertise this buisness, and where will the actual powerwashing take place, at the marinas or at a private dock

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