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There are several things to consider when using a pressure washer. Many homeowners believe that intense water pressure alone is the best way to clean outdoors but that’s not correct. Water pressure alone is not going to clean the best it can, and may damage your property too. The detergent should be responsible for cleaning 70 per cent. The remaining 30 per cent depends on the water pressure itself when the dirt and grime are rinsed away. The detergent removes the bond from the surface of any organic growth or dirt, allowing only a gentle low-pressure rinse to get rid of the staining or soiling.You can learn more at Renew Exteriors.

It’s not rocket science to clean your property with a power washer, but there are steps a homeowner would need to take to minimize the harm and keep their health in mind. A tool is not a pressure washer. With incorrect techniques, many homeowners and professionals get severely injured. With the right experience and ability, however, you can do it safely and efficiently yourself at home. Here is a list of the equipment and supplies that you need to power your property to wash.

  1. Washer for Pressure

A lot of homeowners may already have a small washer for electric tension in their garage. Using a simple gas powered washer is advisable in a timely manner for a reliable performance. Stress washers are categorized by pounds (PSI) per square inch and gallons (GPM) per minute. PSI is not as high as GPM. In most situations, if you need to wash your home power, the stress should not exceed 1000 PSI and remember to use the right detergents for cleaning up low stress. A gallon per minute is the more critical issue. For a faster cleaning process the more water leaving the pressure washing nozzle will allow.

You can either buy a machine, or rent it. The bare minimum that I would recommend is usually a machine with three gallons per minute. From 2000-3000 PSI max output, those machines come in a variety. Some may be confused to the whole point of the PSI. The size of the inside nozzle chosen for the wand is what determines the PSI. Usually, keeping the washer at the highest setting pre-set is fine and using a nozzle that has a bigger inside to hold the tension lower. This way you ‘re not going to lower your GPM but you’re going to have a lower PSI. Chances are that the pressure washer you select already has the largest possible nozzle on it.

  1. Detergent Cleaning

Most cleaning products are available for purchase. One important ingredient to look for when purchasing pre-mixed cleaners is to make sure that the blend contains an organic killer. A cleaner based on Sodium hypochlorite (bleach) works perfectly. You can find numerous suppliers for pressure washing which sell pre-mixed solutions. It is important that the big box stores don’t buy any cleaners. Their products are pretty high in price, and do not generally yield the best results.

  1. Places to Use The Soap

The soap is placed in the pressure washer pump, and the soap nozzle is mounted on the wand. As described earlier this nozzle has a larger orifice that significantly reduces the PSI. This drop in stress opens a valve on your injector thus allowing the soap to be pulled through the pipe. Really the injector ratio should be around 10:1 (water: detergent)

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For any standard 2 story household, chances are you shouldn’t need an 8 foot step ladder. In some cases you might need an extension ladder over walls, floors, or roof lines to reach locations. Try to lower using the wand while on an extension ladder. The initial tension kick will jolt you backwards and lead to a falling injury.