Surfactant ratios

Am i supposed to use less than 1 oz per gallon of surfactant when im house washing with my 12 v? Ive been using about 1 oz per gallon and its taking me forever to rinse. Everything ive read just gives directions on down streaming.

This is pretty much a common sense answer but if it seems like too much try using less. Start at 1/2 ounce per gallon. That much might not even be necessary

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After down streaming it ends up being around 1/10 of an ounce per gallon if the injector is pulling 10/1.

Why not rinse with your pressure washer? That will speed up rinsing.

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Depends on your surfactant too.

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I have actually memorized the exact sound of the “plop” when I pour my surfactant in the mix tank. So, I just play it by ear.

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It is a lot quicker and more efficient to wash with a pressure washer than a 12-volt pump but I guess that’s not what you’re asking

That depends on what you are washing. sometimes it is faster to hit with 12 volt and come behind it with the washer

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I’ve never come across anything like that, but if I did, I wouldn’t bid on it.

I figured it’d be faster for a two man team. One guy hits house with the 12 v as the other guy follows behind him rinsing with the powerwasher.

And i’d be able to know exactly what i was hitting the house with when i use 12 volt

Shh,lol … Nascar throw back is on.

@Innocentbystanderis right. most of the time downstream is faster. but, for example if I’m cleaning a lot of brick or something like that I’ll use my 12 volt then rinse

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or unpainted stucco. Did a strip mall in a little over an hour. 1 guy with the 12v applying and another with 8gpm rinsing. That doesn’t include setup. They definitely have there place. Although I’d rather wash vinyl all day

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Not me. I’ll stick with concrete and brick.

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