Ideal Tool & Equipment Service


PRESSURE WASHERS

Pressure washers, also known as power washers, are high pressure machines that are used to remove dirt, grime, graffiti, and paint from hard surfaces such as buildings, grounds and vehicles. Ideal Tool & Equipment is an authorized repair service, offering experienced servicing of a variety of brands, including:.

  • Troy Built
  • Generac
  • Briggs & Stratton
  • Greenworks
  • Karcher
  • Campbell Hausfeld

Pressure washers are grouped according to the type of energy they use. They can be gas, electric, diesel, petrol, ultra-high pressure, hydraulic high pressure, and high pressure steam cleaners. There are also special low-pressure washers and cleaners for specific types of jobs.

The “pressure” comes from water jets that are pressurized at 100-200 times the air around us. This measurement is called pounds per square inch, or psi, typically 3,000 – 5,000 in most pressure washers. Water is taken in through a standard hose, the pressure is increased through the pump and the water is expelled. The high pressure loosens the particles from the surfaces you are cleaning. In addition to the pump, pressure washers has various standard parts and accessories designed for the job you need to do. Ideal Tool supplies and repairs these parts, including:

  • Water inlet
  • Electric motor
  • Gas engine
  • High-pressure hose
  • Cleaning attachments
  • Housings
  • Pump pistons
  • Water pipes
  • Trigger guns

Safe Pressure Washing

Pressure washers are not complicated, but safe practices are critical to avoid injury. In addition to calling Ideal Tool Repair to keep your washer in proper working order, remember these tips for safely handling your pressure washer:

  • Never use a pressure washer indoors
  • Stand at least 3 feet from the item you are washing
  • Always wear safety glasses and gloves
  • Keep children and animals a safe distance from the work site
  • Use only extension power cords that are designed for wet conditions

For additional advice or professional pressure washer repair, contact Ideal Tool and Equipment Service at (212)-925-0672. Our experienced personnel are ready to diagnose and fix your problem to get your washer back to work. Call us today with your questions, reach us by email at sales@idealtool.com, or visit us at 456 North 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123. (See Map).




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