What can you do to get thick hard mud off of a vehicle or your home? When big storm hits or birds attack, I find that my home gets plastered with debris that is not so easy to remove with a bucket and sponge. Also, when my truck finds its way through a muddle road, there is often mud so thick and hard I can hardly break it off by hand. The one solution, though, that seems to have been the most effective is a pressure washer.
A pressure washer is basically a contraption that is hooked to a hose. Water is shot through the hose at very high pressure so that the water acts as its own abrasive. The force of the stream will knock off debris and other foreign substances that can often cause damage to the paint on your home or vehicle. Pressure washers are commonly used in a number of industries.
If you have a home made of brick or concrete and find it caked with hard to remove filth from a combination of dirt, bird droppings, and pollutants from the air, you may find that a pressure washer is the best way you can clean your outside walls. The high pressure water will help remove the dirt and grime, but since you are not using an abrasive cleanser, there is not the same concern over hurting the surface like their might be otherwise.
The above is why pressure washers are often used to clean the sides of buildings. You may see maintenance or some outside service arrive at your place of business in a truck or van equipped with the pressure washer. A hose is held by one or two people and the water is shot at the wall. The debris on there is knocked off by the high pressure water and it allows them to clean the wall. Pressure washers can only be used, obviously, on highly durable materials like concrete and steel.
Pressure washers can also be used to clean vehicles. Since the paint can sometime sbe at risk, the washer is often set at a lower pressure than when cleaning something like a brick wall that can withstand more abuse. Even at the lower pressure, the water is able to knock the mud and dirt from the vehicle. Pressure washers are often used on firetrucks, semis and even trains as a way to get rid of all the extra filth that can be accumulated at a fire, on the road, or across the country on the rails.
If you find that your vehicle, home, or place of business is covered with any sort of hard to remove filth, you may want to consider a pressure washer. A pressure washer can use something as simple as water to remove some of the toughest build ups you can imagine. At the same time, avoiding the use of harsh abrasives or chemicals to remove the stains will protect your walls or paint. So consider a pressure washer as an alternative to the traditional bucket, sponge, and chemicals.
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