I am building my 1st 12v setup & was looking for recommendations on pumps. I plan on running a 200ft 1/2". I do siding, driveways and decks. No roofs. 7 gpm or 5.5 gpm? Everflo or Fatboy? Thanks in advance!
Why are you using a 12v when you’re not doing roofs?
ditch the 12v and just downstream. Get a 12v when you start doing roofs
Using a 12v on stucco siding, or a really stubborn driveway is all I can foresee you doing if you aren’t cleaning roofs. I use mine to transfer bleach when batch mixing, but only once in a while does it actually get used on a job that’s not roof related.
Gotcha, I ds right now was thinking about starting to piece together a 12v to make siding easier and eventually get into doing roofs. You think ds is better or easier for siding than a 12v? Thanks
Cool thanks for the feedback.
I ds right now was thinking about starting to piece together a 12v to make siding easier and eventually get into doing roofs. You think ds is better or easier for siding than a 12v? Thanks
Unless you are pitching the idea that you are going green and using solar power to recharge the batteries of your pump.
But that’s like saying save earths natural resources while turning a blind eye to your water consumption.
That’s the reason everyone…well most everyone…does it.
100% 12v pumps are unreliable, don’t have great distance and more. Downstream and be done. KISS method
Wait, hold up on the DS guys. I use my 12v all the time, mainly post treating really bad concrete, extremely stubborn gutters and moldy, green decks. There are plenty uses for 2% concentration, multiple applications of housewash just won’t cut it.
I have a Remco 7gpm/100psi pump and it nets 4gpm after 180’ of ag hose. I seriously couldn’t do my job without it on some jobs.
Most mold/algae houses are fine with DS but there are absolutely parts that won’t come clean without a stronger mix.
If you occasionally need 2%, just buy one of these and carry a garden hose. Why build a whole 12v setup with tanks and pumps? About $110 and you’re all set. Clearly I modified mine a bit for my needs, but the standard setup is all you need.
Nice. What kind of reach do you get with that?
With standard water pressure, barely 2 stories since it takes a #50 nozzle to draw chemical. I run a small, home built booster setup with it that gets me about 6 gpm and 100 psi, so it hits the peaks of 95% of the house I clean without a ladder. If it’s windy I may need to set up a ladder for tall peaks or chimneys.