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Why you should use a Hotsy to clean your heavy equipment

September 5, 2019

For almost 50 years, Hotsy has been the gold standard for pressure washers, and with good reason. Here’s what makes Hotsy pressure washers so exceptional.   They’re long-lasting With their state-of-the-art engineering, Hotsy pressure washers are built to last. Their frames are welded together, which allows them to withstand the vibrations created during operation. In…

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Tips for cleaning your farm equipment

August 30, 2019

There’s no understating the importance of keeping your agricultural equipment clean, especially if you want it to run at peak efficiency. A thorough cleaning also removes corrosive herbicide and fertilizer residue and allows you to detect problems masked by mud and debris such as broken parts and leakages. Ideally, equipment should be cleaned after every…

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The importance of Salt Lick for winter fleet maintenance

August 26, 2019

Winter is brutal on vehicles. Not only does the snow and cold wreak havoc on motors and tires, but salt and calcium chloride in de-icing products can cause vehicle parts to corrode and deteriorate. Damage from salt and chemicals found in ice melts can result in cars and trucks malfunctioning, possibly leading to accidents on…

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Accessory spotlight: Hotsy Telescoping Lance

August 25, 2019

If you’re cleaning floors, equipment, vehicles or other surfaces that are near or below eye level, then the standard lance that comes with your Hotsy pressure washer will do the job. However, if you need to take your cleaning to new heights, you’ll need the Hotsy Telescoping Lance. Hotsy’s adjustable Telescoping Lance comes in three…

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Know your nozzle: a guide to pressure washer nozzle spray patterns

August 21, 2019

Know your nozzle: a guide to pressure washer nozzle spray patterns Selecting the proper nozzle for your pressure washer can make the difference between delivering a quick, powerful clean and damaging the surface you’re spraying. Fortunately, manufacturers of pressure washer nozzles have made things easy on pressure washer users. Nozzles are universally colour-coded, with the…

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Why you should use a Hotsy to clean your heavy equipment

June 11, 2019

If you work in the construction, mining or oil and gas industry, you know better than anyone how quickly heavy equipment can get dirty. You also know how important it is to keep your equipment clean. Dirt and grime generate excess friction and heat in the machine’s moving parts. And foreign matter like rocks and…

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Does a pressure washer’s PSI characterize its effectiveness?

May 28, 2019

When comparing pressure washers, consumers tend to fixate on the PSI. But to determine a pressure washer’s true cleaning capacity, you need to factor in both PSI and GPM. If you’re unclear about what these two specs say about a unit’s cleaning ability, this article is for you. Why are PSI and GPM important? To…

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3 reasons to have a Hotsy pressure washer at your manufacturing facility

April 11, 2019

For manufacturers, having high quality cleaning equipment more than pays for itself. Here are the benefits to using a Hotsy pressure washer in your manufacturing facility. 1. It reduces downtime caused by repairs and maintenance Your machines are central to your manufacturing plant’s operations. If sensitive processing equipment becomes clogged with grime and debris, everything…

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Overview of Hotsy wash bay systems

April 11, 2019

Does your business clean vehicles, trucks or large equipment on a daily basis? If so, it could benefit from a Hotsy wash bay system. A Hotsy wash bay is a complete washing system that includes a stationary pressure washer, a trolley system of hoses and wands and a number of customizable options. Keep reading to…

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Choosing a detergent for pressure washing

April 11, 2019

When pressure washing a surface with tough-to-remove stains, hot water alone won’t be enough to get the job done. To properly remove the stains, you’ll need hot water mixed with the right detergent. What cleaner do you use in a pressure washer? Generally you should use a detergent that is specially designed for pressure washers.…

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