How many units does a pressure washer have?
PSI stands for Pounds Per Square Inch, and this rating is one of the first things you should check before opting for one pressure washer or the other. This rating is the indicator of how powerful a commercial pressure washer is, but it is not the only one. In addition to finding out a pressure washer’s PSI, you should also check the engine’s horsepower if you are considering a gas-fueled pressure washer or the maximum voltage if you are considering an electric one. The purpose for which you are going to use an electric or gas pressure washer is the best way to determine how powerful the model you purchase should be.
Check the engine manufacturer
Different models of commercial pressure washers have engines produced by different manufacturers. Instead of choosing a brand you’ve never heard of before, and whose name you don’t associate with quality, you should stick to well-established brands. Engines produced by Honda are considered to be the most reliable, which is why you can hardly make a mistake by purchasing a commercial pressure washer that is manufactured by this brand.
How is the pressure washer powered?
Pressure washers are either powered by gas or by electricity. The models that use gas for fuel have a longer reach as they are not limited by the electric cord. However, fuel consumption can be a concern, especially if you use the pressure washer on a daily basis. In addition, the oil and fuel odor can be impossible to conceal, which is why you must have a safe storage space where you can keep a pressure washer that is fueled by gas.
An electric pressure washer is a more suitable option for homeowners who want to use them for basic indoor household cleaning purposes. It is important to keep in mind that the length of the cord can often be a limiting factor, as you can’t use extension cords.
Should you choose a cold or hot water pressure washer?
The answer to this question depends on the type of dirt or stains you want to clean. The pressure washers are a perfect option for general cleaning purposes, but you shouldn’t expect great results if you want to clean the stains caused by oil or paint. I strongly recommend picking a pressure washer that utilizes hot water if you want to be absolutely sure that you can remove any type of stain or dirt. Moreover, hot water pressure washers are well-suited for industrial or framing settings as they can quickly remove any type of stain or dirt.