Pressure Washers – Limitations That You Might Have Chosen to Ignore

Power pressure washers have been on the rise as one of the most popular home washing tools available in the market. The many tasks that can be completed with this tool are countless and are limited only to simply your imagination. However, it would be irresponsible to use this tool to clean anything within the house, as there are certain items you should never use them on.

In other words, there are certain limitations that you should note that the power pressure washers must not be used on, else damage ensues. Take for instance you should think twice when applying a high-pressure spot cleaning nozzle on your deck furniture if they are made of wood. The wood material will literally split and disintegrate especially in the cases of composite wood fibers. This would have caused more detriment than good as the pressurized water will erode the wood material giving you a permanent etched trail or simply boring a hole in it. Typically, the general rule of thumb is that whenever you are cleaning any wood or wood composite materials, always use a fan angle spray instead of spot cleaning. The pressure and force are less and the surfaces cleaned are more extensive. In fact, almost all surfaces would be better cleaned by a fan-shaped spray.

That said, however, there some situations which require more focused, spot cleaning. When washing sidings on the second floor, you do need to have a more focused and narrow higher pressure spray to reach the surfaces. Also, when you are cleaning materials like vinyl sidings, gates, and grills, you may use a tighter spray to achieve a more thorough cleaning task.

And do not forget that there might be restrictions on your water hose sizes, home water pressure required as well as the home electricity power available to you. Most power pressure washers have quick easy contact fitting. More importantly, it is the length of the hose which is often not sufficient for a lot of exterior home cleaning. Check out the accessories direct from the manufacturers and try to use original brand attachments for user safety. Many users would opt for another 50 feet of extension to the machine for better mobility with the power pressure washers.