Tips to Prolong the Life of Your Pressure Washer

Down time is one of the highest expenses for any business.  Also repairs done in a rush, or emergency, may cost more, or not be done properly, due to time constraints.  A regular scheduled inspection, and maintenance, by a qualified technician, is the best way to prolong the life of your equipment and reduce costs associated with downtime and rush repairs.

We hope these simple tips, coupled with regular inspection and maintenance will help you prolong the life of your equipment and prevent costly repairs.

Winterize your complete system including heating coil by flushing with anti-freeze. Change pump oil every 3 months or 250 hours.
Check engine oil daily when in use. Change engine oil every 100 – 250 hours.
Protect your equipment from the elements including rain, snow and “overspray.” Change air, oil and fuel filters every 100 – 250 hours or twice a year.
Lubricate quick connect couplers regularly, replace O-rings if leaking. Use “white” water repellant grease. Replace pressure nozzle regularly
Inspect hoses and electrical cords regularly. Drain and flush fuel tanks annually.
Check for water or oil leaks, or pump oil discoloration. Change hoses, packing, seals etc, on a scheduled day to prevent down time.