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Do You Have Questions about Pressure Washers? Get Simple Answers Today

Do You Have Questions about Pressure Washers? Get Simple Answers Today

Do You Have Questions about Pressure Washers? Get Simple Answers Today

If you are working on buying a pressure washer, you likely have many questions. The good news is that you can simply contact Hydro Tek at 800-274-9376 to get the answers you need. In the meantime, you can also check out these answers to see if they provide the help you need.

How Much Pressure is Necessary When I Use a Pressure Washer?

That depends on how you will be using it. If you are using it at home to wash your car, the siding on your house, or your deck, you would likely need about 1,500 to 2,000 PSI. However, if you’re cleaning concrete or getting rid of barnacles from boat hulls, 3,000 PSI is more likely. On the other hand, industrial pressure washers should start at 3,000 PSI and go up based on what they will be doing.

What’s the Right Size Tip to Buy?

Choosing the right pressure washer tip is one of the most important decisions to make while choosing a pressure washer. Tips range from 2.0 to 15.0. IF you choose a tip that is too large you will have to deal with pressure loss. Think of what happens when you put your thumb over the opening of a hose – the larger the opening is, the less pressure you have.

If the tip is too small then you will have higher pressure than you want, belt slippage, higher amp draw, less discharge flow, premature wear to motors, pumps, and unloaders, and hot water discharge. We can help you determine the right-sized tip for your specific needs.

Would a Hot or Cold Water Pressure Work Best for My Needs?

Cold water is great for many different objects and services. It can be used on its own or with soap. Generally speaking, you will likely want cold water if the surfaces you will be cleaning do not have oil or grease. Cold water washers are more affordable to buy and to run.

On the other hand, hot water pressure washers are going to be the best option if you will be cleaning gum, grease, oil, and other sticky substances. Hot water uses can actually partially melt these substances to make them easier to get rid of – often without the need for detergents or soaps.

How Do I Find the Best Pressure Washer?

Contact Hydro Tek at 800-274-9376 . We can discuss your needs, your options, and the advantages of each option. We will ensure you have all the necessary information to make the right decision for your needs. Call us now and let us get started.

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  • Hot Water Pressure Washers

    Hydro Tek hot water pressure washers are designed to tackle the toughest messes wherever they may occur. Our products feature high-quality stainless steel construction, simple controls, and an innovative Spiralast™ heating coil that improves efficiency and reduces your fuel costs. We manufacture the Spiralast™ coils right here in our facility using a proprietary cold rolled process and robotic welds for exceptional strength and unimpeded flow. Our Spiralast™ lifetime warranty is the ONLY lifetime heating coil warranty in the industry.

  • Advantages of a Hot Water Pressure Washer

    Simply by heating up the water, a hot water pressure washer delivers dramatically improved cleaning power compared to a cold water machine. Hot water pressure washers are especially useful for cleaning sticky, greasy, or oily surfaces, because they will loosen the dirt much faster without the large amounts of soap, detergent, or other cleaning chemicals that must be used with a cold water system.

  • Hot Water Pressure Washer Applications

    A hot water pressure washer is essential for any cleanup job involving a sticky, greasy, or oily mess, as well as for applications where a surface must be sanitized. With a variety of models available, including self-contained mobile units with gas, diesel, or electric power, Hydro Tek hot water pressure washers can go anywhere and clean anything. Some common applications include heavy equipment cleaning, vehicle cleaning, graffiti removal, restaurant hood vent cleaning, and livestock facility cleaning.

Quality & Innovation Since 1985

Hydro Tek

From simple beginnings in 1985, Hydro Tek has grown to become the most trusted name in the pressure washer manufacturing industry.

How did we do it? By continually focusing on quality and reliability as the key to customer satisfaction, and by incorporating the latest technologies into our design and manufacturing processes.

By 1991, we were using computer-aided drafting systems to refine our product designs and improve efficiency. In 1997, we brought the power of computers to the shop floor by incorporating laser-cutting and other CNC manufacturing machinery, and in 2001 we began focusing on improving efficiency through the latest manufacturing techniques. The end result has been superior products delivered at a superior value to our customers. Through the next decade, we look forward to fulfilling our vision of making our products the "obvious choice" for all your industrial and commercial cleaning needs.