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Looking for the Best Pressure Washer? Learn About the Three Factors That Will Affect Your Decision

Looking for the Best Pressure Washer? Learn About the Three Factors That Will Affect Your Decision

Looking for the Best Pressure Washer? Learn About the Three Factors That Will Affect Your Decision

As you search for the right pressure washer, you likely want a simple answer. You want to know which pressure washer is the best pressure washer. While you can trust that pressure washer products from Hydro Tek are the best in the business, this does not help you choose the specific unit that will work best for you. The truth is that we cannot simply tell you which unit is best because the right unit for one project will not be the right unit for another.

To learn about the three factors you should consider to find the right pressure washer for your needs, keep reading. If you have questions or want to get a quote for your new pressure washer, contact Hydro Tek at 800-274-9376 right away.

  1. How Difficult the Cleaning Job Is
  2. One of the most important factors in finding the right pressure washer is considering how difficult the job you are facing is. If you have just dirt to remove, you likely do not need as strong of a power washer as one that is going to remove graffiti. Likewise, if you are not cleaning up grease or oil, then you can choose a cold water pressure washer, while a restaurant that did regularly work with grease or oil would be better off choosing a hot water pressure washer.

  3. How Often You Will Use the Pressure Washer
  4. If your intention is to use your new equipment on a regular basis, then you are going to want to choose a higher-quality, more durable option even if it costs more. You will want one that has a higher capacity to increase efficiency because you will be using it often. On the other hand, a smaller washer may be find if you are going to use it only for short jobs and infrequently.

    Generally speaking, our rule of thumb is that if you are going to use the power washer for less than 20 hours each year, a residential unit will likely be fin. If you plan to use it around 30 hours or per each week, then you likely want a commercial unit. If you are going to use it for more than 40 hours per week then you will want the heaviest duty option, an industrial pressure washer.

  5. The Cost of the Pressure Washer
  6. Should the cost be the only thing you consider when choosing a pressure washer? Certainly not – but it will be one factor. In some cases it is worth spending more if it means better efficiency and lower costs in the long run. In other instances, it may not be worth the extra cost. You can always count on Hydro Tek to offer honest advice on your options.

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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.