Effectively cleaning Concrete with a Power Washer

January 25th, 2016

To clean concrete effectively, use a power washer with a pressure rating of at least 3000 psi and a flow rate of at least 4 gallons per minute (gpm). Although higher pressures may be required to remove tough contaminants such as paint and heavy tire-skid marks, most power-washing contractors agree that 3000 psi will do Read More

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How to Pressure Wash a House

January 18th, 2016

A pressure washer cleans old paint fast. Here’s how to pressure wash your whole house so that the new coat of exterior paint will stick better and last longer. Save time on paint prep A pressure washer is one of the best time-saving tools to come along in years. Its high-velocity water spray cleans dirt, Read More

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How to Pressure Wash a Brick Chimney

January 11th, 2016

To give brick work of any kind a pressure wash requires a lot more attention to detail than normal. The nature of brick, porous and fragile, means that a great deal more care has to be taken in the selection of the spray strength. More time needs to be spent examining the job before work can start. Read More

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The Fascinating History of Pressure Washers

January 4th, 2016

Does the history of pressure washers and steam cleaners trace their roots all the way to Al Capone and prohibition? On January 16, 1920, the Volsted Act was placed in effect, prohibiting the sale, manufacture and transportation of alcoholic beverages within the United States. Ironically, it was this Act -or more appropriately, the defiance of Read More

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