Residential surface cleaning

Originally I was following the standard flat surface small driveway technique of going in a straight line, and walking backwards to do a second stroke over it. So I changed that and mixed Racers technique of doing it perpendicular. Did that for a couple of 40 to 60 inch passes, then covering it with the circle technique. Yes it takes a bit longer but the thought of possible lines does not even enter your mind. And spped is not my priorty. Good work comes first. Got both SCs down to 2400 psi and they clean just fine with that and no concerns of etching older concrete. The work is turning out great, now working the marketing thing without worrying about equipment or technique. I was and still am one of the best rock band stage lighting artists in the world and it came about from a God given talent, plus passion, 42 years of experience, and a desire to go beyond and let my audience see music. My approach to PW is driven with the same thing. Not sure about God given PW talent but you know what im saying.

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Hey, at least your humble.

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He might be the most humble guy ever…

42 years experience with something I guarantee you are gonna be one of the best. With that drive I have no doubt the mindset will transfer over to PW.

Don’t get too frustrated, ask any of the guys on here I’ve had my issues with surface cleaning and house washing.

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Who have you ran lights for? I ran lights a couple times for local bands but I was also running sound & recording the audio so I didn’t get a chance to have fun with it. It was more of a nuisance really but it all worked out. Also, with 2 surface cleaners at the ready, why not run different tips in each one so you have options when you show up to one that needs a little more ‘Mike Tyson’? They are definitely out there.

I spent my last few years running lights for Orlando club bands. In the day i supplied and ran lights for 100 plus nationals. Blue Oyster Cult, Kansas, Molly Hatchet, 38 Special, Foghat, Robin Trower, Poco, Rick Derranger, Dave Mason, etc etc etc. 70s bands that played arenas but moved to big clubs and performing arts theaters when hair bands took over. I retired from live gigging this year and i now run lights and make videos in my home studio. PW is now approached with the same passion.

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Just to be clear…the bigger concern is etching newer concrete. Anything under a year, and you shouldn’t touch it with high pressure. From 1-2 years old, you better throttle it down and really know what you’re doing.

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That’s me.

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I’d argue with you, but I know I don’t need to… :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

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I won’t surface clean it if its 1 to 2 years old. Had one today where 4 squares of sidewalk looked pretty new. I wet it, used a soap tip on it from a distance then 3% post treat. Came out nice and white.

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Thanks bro. Appreciate that.

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You’ve got to be about my age. I work at home but considered driveway p.w. in the past. I’m still here. My hat is off to you. I heard too many folks say it’s too physically demanding for us old coots.

It ain’t as easy as it was in the early 90s but its not bad. Im 62 and can still outwork kids.

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