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Industrial pressure washer maintenance checklist

Hotsy Pressure Washer

Industrial pressure washers are workhorses that tackle tough cleaning tasks in various environments. To ensure these powerful machines continue to operate at peak performance, regular maintenance is crucial. Here’s a comprehensive industrial pressure washer maintenance checklist to keep your equipment in top condition.

Daily inspection

  • Check for visible damage or leaks in hoses, nozzles and connections
  • Inspect the trigger gun and wand for any signs of wear or malfunction
  • Examine the engine oil and fuel levels

Water supply check

  • Ensure a clean and sufficient water supply
  • Check water inlet filters for debris and clean or replace them as needed
  • Inspect hoses for kinks, abrasions or blockages

Nozzle maintenance

  • Regularly inspect and clean spray nozzles to prevent clogs
  • Check for nozzle wear and replace if necessary
  • Ensure the proper nozzle is used for the task at hand, considering the desired pressure and spray pattern

Pump inspection

  • Check the pump oil level regularly and replace it according to the manufacturer’s guidelines
  • Inspect the pump for leaks and tighten fittings if needed

Engine care

  • Monitor engine performance and address any unusual noises or vibrations
  • Change the air filter regularly to prevent dust and debris from entering the engine
  • Check spark plugs and replace them as needed

Belt and pulley examination

  • Inspect belts for tension, wear and alignment
  • Check pulleys for any signs of damage or misalignment
  • Tighten or replace belts as necessary

Pressure gauge calibration

  • Regularly calibrate pressure gauges to ensure accurate readings
  • Replace faulty gauges promptly to maintain precision in measuring pressure

Unloader valve inspection

  • Check the unloader valve for proper functioning
  • Lubricate the valve according to the manufacturer’s recommendations
  • Ensure unloader valve is clear of debris and can seat properly

General cleaning

  • Keep the pressure washer exterior clean to prevent dust and debris from entering the internal components
  • Wipe down control panels and switches regularly to ensure proper functioning

Seasonal maintenance

  • Conduct a more in-depth inspection at the beginning and end of each season
  • Address any issues that may have arisen during storage

Scheduled maintenance services

At Hotsy Water Blast, we offer a scheduled pressure washer maintenance program. This 50-point inspection, includes changing the pump oil, tightening belts and removing or replacing the micro switch and standard spray nozzle. Most repairs can be performed immediately, minimizing downtime and ensuring your equipment remains in peak running condition.

Industrial pressure washer maintenance services in Western Canada and North Dakota

At Hotsy Water Blast, we serve industrial, commercial and residential clients and can arrange regular inspections that work around your schedule. Contact us today and sign up for our pressure washer maintenance plan. We’re located in Edmonton , CalgaryLethbridgeRed DeerGrande Prairie, Langley, Regina, Williston and Bismarck, North Dakota.