They’re one of the most useful garden power tools on the market and ideal for keeping paving, patios and decking in fantastic condition. Also known as power or jet washers, they use considerably more water than the standard garden hose when finishing the same jobs – helping you to lower your water usage.
With the vast range of models that are available on the market, it can be hard to pinpoint the right power washer but before this – you may want to familiarise yourself with how they work and some of the terminology of pressure washers.
What is waterflow?
Water flow is the rate that water is pushed out of the lance, the higher the level of water flow the more significant the amount of water that comes out and is used. Water flow is measured in litres per hour and can range from 300 l/h on entry models which go up to 600 on the higher-end models. Water Flow is crucial for removing and washing away dirt on patios as well as driveways.
What is the bar pressure?
This is classified as the force at which the water is pushed out at, the higher the force the easier it is to get rid of dirt. Smaller jobs for example car cleaning and washing down your patio furniture which doesn’t require as much pressure as may be required for perhaps cleaning your drive. The additional bar pressure makes it a lot easier and quicker providing much stronger results with a higher pressure.
What is the airflow?
If you are looking to clean your patio you will need high pressure to get rid of the dirt and debris which may have been there for years. But the high water flow will make the job much simpler as it gets rid of the dirt which is blasted off by the pressure washer. All models have good water flow and pressure ratio, it is more necessary to think about the tasks you will be specifically using your washer for.
Here at A Mcilrath & Son, our high-pressure washers offer all the quality and intuitive operation you need for your tough cleaning jobs in Coleraine. Each model is optimised for maximum cleaning performance and designed for great user experience. Clever swivel functions, quick connections, durable metal pumps, high-traction wheels and generous hose lengths are a few of the many features that help you get a perfect result. Other than our high-quality Husqvarna pressure washers, we also offer a wide range of professional leaf blowers and workwear for all your clean up needs. To find out more about the products we offer please visit our website or get in touch with us today.