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power washing

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by rickobx8, Nov 26, 2007.

  1. rickobx8

    rickobx8 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    I am about to purchase a power washer for an up coming job and it is Dewalt with 3000 psi is this much to powerful to use on decks? the job i am getting ready to do is for concrete but i want something that i can use for both please advise


  2. Denham Lawnboy

    Denham Lawnboy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 60

    GPM is more important than PSI. Use the correct chemicals and low pressure with high GPM is the key.
  3. Happy Frog

    Happy Frog LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,224

    You need a 4.0 or even a 5.5 gallons per min. to do any kind of commercial job with a pressure washer.
    Tips with larger openings will get you the right pressure for the job.
    Call Bob at Pressure Tek, he's one of the best in the pressure washing business...
  4. grass_grower

    grass_grower LawnSite Member
    Messages: 7

    nice info on power washing guys... just the thing i need coz i'm also wanting to buy one... good thing i came across this thread... great thanks...

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