Using A Pressure Washer With A Water Tank
When you use a pressure washer with a water tank, utmost care is needed to avoid any damages which could be beyond repair.
Using it safely and efficiently is quintessential and can be done in few easy steps.
Cleaning gadgets such as pressure washers enable you to remove dirt or dust from the cars, sidewalks, driveways, house walls, and surfaces, etc.
For removing the stubborn stains and grime a force is applied. Cleaning becomes easy and possible to any extent if you own a complete set of pressure washers.
A good water tank certainly complements the pressure washer’s functioning. For optimal operation proper handling is important.
Ways of appropriate usage:
Step 1-Securing the Pressure Washer to the Water Tank
Firstly, read the manual instructions for the proper set-up of the pressure washer.
Ensure that your water tank is capable enough to deliver the required amount of water per min. which is defined for the pressure washer.
Step 2-Prepare the water tank
After connecting a threader to the water tank fitting, a Teflon tape should be used to secure an inline to the polyvinyl chloride- PVC.
Ball valve and barb connector should be connected properly. For avoiding any damages use pliers for a secure fit.
Step 3- Attach the hose to the tank
A barb connector should be used to connect the garden hose to the water tank. Clamp it securely for avoiding any sort of leakage.
Step 4- Connecting the hose to the pressure washer feed line
All garden hose connections should be tightened up for preventing entry of any air. Ensure that there is no debris from the pressure washer’s inlet filter.
For avoiding any kick back of the washer, ensure to set the spray wand to a low-or no pressure mode.
Step5: Turn it on
Turn on the water tank faucets completely. Squeeze the spray wand trigger to expel air from the washer pump.
Use different types of cleaning nozzles for varied cleaning purposes such as flushing, blasting, detergent spray nozzle etc. The right choice will leave you with bets cleaning results.
Step 6- Pressure Check
Troubleshooting of the pressure washer if enough pressure is not produced by it.
You should check the following:
- If the hose connections are tight
- Setting the spray wand to a low- or no-pressure mode
- Don’t forget to turn the tank’s water faucet
- Adjusting pressure setting of the spray
Ready, steady, and go… start the cleaning the way you want.
Avoid the following for safe cleaning outcomes:
- Avoid using them if you are working with ladders
- People or animals should not be pointed with it to prevent harm of any sort
- When working around any power line maintain adequate distance (at least 6 feet).
- Safety lock on the spray trigger should be used while changing nozzle tips
Pro tip: Maintenance Procedures should be followed to keep the entire pressure washer system in proper working order. For long-lasting and optimal performance store them indoors to prevent any damages.