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Pressure Washing - What To Do - What Not To Do - Much Wow Power Washing Tampa Florida

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Washing your house with a pressure washer can be a great way to save time and water. However, it's important to use the machine correctly in order to avoid damaging any surfaces. Here are some dos and don'ts for pressure washing your home:

-Do start with the lowest pressure setting to avoid damaging delicate surfaces.

-Don't aim the nozzle directly at people or animals.

-Do move the wand constantly while washing to avoid stripping paint or surfaces.

-Don't use too much soap - you'll just end up making more work for yourself!



When using a pressure washer, always be aware of the potentially harmful consequences of this tool. Though its speed and power can be helpful, it is also very dangerous. Even models with lower psi levels can have water streams forceful enough to cut through human skin. To avoid any accidents, wear safety goggles, grip the wand tightly, start on the lowest pressure setting, and make sweeping motions rather than aiming the nozzle i


n one place for too long. Always be sure to keep the nozzle pointed away from people, pets, and delicate plants.


DON’T Use One Nozzle Tip for Every Job

You can fit a pressure washer with a variety of nozzles that produce everything from wide-spray patterns to narrow stream


s so you can better harness the water for the job at hand. Rule of thumb: The more narrow the spray, the more force it delivers. A wide, 40-degree nozzle works well for general washing, such as loosening dirt on redwood or cedar decking, cleaning siding, and rinsing outdoor furniture. A 25-degree nozzle tip will tackle dirt and grime on concrete and other types of masonry. Zero- or 15-degree nozzle tips concentrate intense pressure on a small area, making them most useful for removing stubborn stains from iron.


If you're looking for maximum cleaning power, make sure


to keep the pressure washer's nozzle perpendicular to the surface you're trying to clean. However, this can be difficult to do if you need to reach the underside of a patio table or the siding along the top of a house. The Pivot Nozzle Wand from Hyde Tools can help solve this problem. This wand features an adjustable nozzle that allows you to rotate the spray within a 90-degree angle. This way, you can easily direct the stream of your pressure washer over, under, or around any object.