Within the past few months I’ve started pressure washing to bring in some extra cash… my setup is below.
Excell ZR3700 pressure washer … 3700 PSI / 4 Gallon Per Minute 13 hp honda engine
2 x 100 feet water hose
150 foot high pressure hose
Cat gun with long extension
I also have this surface cleaner
Amazon.com: 4000 PSI Whirl-A-Way Surface Cleaner Size: 20": Patio, Lawn & Garden
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I feel that when doing driveways … fences … porches … and pool cages / decks I’m good it takes me almost no time.
However I feel like whenever I’m hired to go out and actually do the exterior of a home for painting afterwards or the like that it takes me a very long time
I usually use my chemical injector and use straight bleach … mine mixes at 20 % bleach 80 % water and the bleach is at almost 40 % potency …or when doing a driveway I’ll mix in TSP (TriSodium Phosphate) with my bleach before I inject it then use my surface cleaner.
Are there any secrets or tools to the trade that I don’t know or that could make things easier.
Not sure what downstream is … or SH … I keep seeing that alot … I can’t seem to find my other thread either…
After doing a simple search on Google, SH is Sodium Hypochlorite the molecule better known as Bleach when mixed with water.
Here is one of many Downstreaming links on YouTube.
If the link doesn’t work copy and paste it. It really is that simple to find the answers to the questions you are asking. This forum combined with YouTube videos, and searching on Google or any other search engine plus researching pressure washing vendor websites will enlighten you. You just have to put in the effort.
And again this forum is filled with information not secrets and tools of the trade to assist you in this profession. However the best tool I can share with you is to read every post on here. Then read them all again. Then your understanding of what has taken this industry years to develop won’t be so limited. You will find answers to most of your questions. Plus other members of this forum will certainly answer your questions because of your willingness to be educated and because you are knowledgeable in this field. When you are finished reading you’ll “get it” and ask specific questions about one of many aspects in this profession. Best of luck!