Pressure washers come in a wide range of shapes, sizes and power levels, ranging from smaller machines designed for home use, to larger machines suited for commercial purposes and large-scale cleans.
Before deciding on which pressure washer to purchase, you're best off taking some time to consider several points, including:
This is not by any means an exhaustive list, but answering these questions will help to narrow down the choice of pressure washers that are best suited to your needs.
Choosing the Most Suitable Pressure Washer
Pressure washers can be broken down into categories in several ways. Firstly, you could identify the machines by their power source; categories include electric-powered, gas-powered or gasoline-powered units.
Alternately, you could break them down into commercial and non-commercial washers, though the distinction here is slightly vaguer.
Instead, we’ll look at one of the more common ways of differentiating between the most commonly used pressure washers in the home, which is to break them down into three groups based on your budget.
When buying a pressure washer, there is a direct correlation between the amount that you spend and the range of functionality you get, the size of the machine and the tasks to which it is suited.