Understand the Different Types of Pressure Washers

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Electric and gas pressure washers are compared in this free educational video series. View Video Transcript

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Matthew Christian

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Hi my name is Matthew Christian from Tampa, Florida and on behalf of Expert Village. Today we are going to talk about the proper use of a pressure washer. There is many different types of pressure washers. Some are electric, some are gas, some are more powerful than others; it all depends on what application you are using the pressure washer for. The typical household use standard electric pressure washers is officiants but for commercial use when painting houses needing to necessary to strip the paint. There are other commercial uses like cleaning driveways, cleaning tile roofs, and a variety of other uses in those cases sometimes like a powerful gas pressure washer is necessary. Today we would be using a commercial grade low, low relatively low pressure washer. Another different between varies pressure washers and something is to consider of course. Typically pressure washer operate anywhere from one-thousand psi on up to a super duty five-thousand psi. Another consideration is gallons per minute. This particular model is twelve-hundred psi 2.4 gallons per minute. Some units are capable of suppling four-thousand psi in four gallons per minute. It is a very powerful machine, it could pretty much strip concrete with something that powerful. If you were washing a car you would not want to use a machine that powerful you can potentially peel the paint off the car. So something more in the lines of this pressure washer if you were painting the car or your driveway would be pretty much significant.