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How to determine if your pressure washer pump is faulty

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As the heart of your pressure washing system, the high-pressure pump pressurizes the water stream, delivering efficient cleaning power. If your pressure washer pump fails, so does your washing system. Here are the most common signs of problems with your pump and how to troubleshoot or repair the issue. Water leak. If water leaks from…

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Benefits of a diesel pressure washer

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In the world of pressure washers, there’s no “one size fits all.” A diesel pressure washer offers advantages over other models, especially in industrial applications. Here are some of the benefits of a diesel pressure washer. Higher pressure A diesel pressure washer is more powerful than electric or gasoline  pressure washer and can deliver higher…

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Water brooms vs. surface cleaners: what’s best?

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Both water brooms and surface cleaners are efficient, time-saving pressure washer attachments that can be used for various tasks. However, depending on what type of operation you run, you may want to choose one over the other. Here’s a quick guide to help you choose the right tool for the job. Water broom Water brooms…

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How to choose a hose reel for your pressure washer

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A powerful pressure washing setup requires a reliable reel to retrieve and store the hose. Do you know what you’re looking for in a power washing hose reel for your commercial operation? Here are five things to consider. Hose diameter and length. Pressure washer hoses come in three standard sizes: 1/4-inch, 5/16-inch and 3/8-inch. Depending…

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Truck vs. trailer-mounted mobile pressure washer systems

Here’s a rundown for trailer-mounted vs truck-mounted mobile pressure washers. For custom solutions in Western Canada, contact us today.

If you’re looking for a portable, powerful pressure washing system, you may consider installing a pressure washer on the back of a pickup truck or in a trailer. Both methods have advantages and disadvantages. Here’s a rundown of each. Truck-mounted pressure washer system A truck-mounted pressure washer system makes getting to job sites easy. You…

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Choosing the proper nozzle for your pressure washer project

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Warning – utilizing the wrong sized nozzle for your pressure washer can cause equipment damage. It may also cause bodily injury and personal damage. Pressure washers come with several nozzles individually suited for specific tasks. Pressure washer nozzles are universally colour-coded to make it easier for operators to choose the best one. Here’s a power…

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6 benefits of using steam for sanitizing and disinfecting

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  Commercial steam cleaners are growing in popularity as businesses become more concerned about sanitization and reducing their environmental impact. Commercial steam cleaners tick these boxes and many more. Here are six benefits of using a steam cleaner. 1. They’re portable Many industrial steam cleaners run on diesel or gasoline. This means you can use…

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Cleaning construction equipment with a hot water pressure washer

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Construction equipment regularly gets covered in grease, mud and cement, making it hard to keep clean. That’s why the construction industry needs pressure washers. Regular cleaning is integral to preventative maintenance and extends the life of your equipment. Here’s how to clean construction equipment with a pressure washer. Choose the best pressure washer for the…

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How to remove weeds with a steam cleaning machine

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A steam cleaner is a versatile piece of equipment that can quickly and effectively clean and disinfect a variety of surfaces. Additionally, it can be used to help get rid of weeds without herbicides or chemicals. Here’s how to turn your steam cleaning machine into an effective weed killer. Why steam kills weeds A steam…

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