Electric Pressure Washer Attachment:Essentially, the world of pressure washers is so huge, and it’s only going to get bigger with new technologies and gadgets flooding in each month. By using these adjustments and attachments you can modify your pressure jet with surface cleaners, water brooms, spray rollers, gauges, regulators, and more.
There are dozens of pressure washer attachments you can sport on the market, so let’s begin by dividing them into categories:
Surface cleaning pressure washer attachments
Most people who use electric pressure washers for surface cleaning have noticed that the process is quite slow, mainly because this particular sphere of cleaning is gas pressure jets’ domain. If you want to speed up the process substantially, we recommend that you try out surface cleaner, water broom, or spray roller adjustments.
In a nutshell, surface cleaners are the most widely used electric pressure washer attachments simply because they’re superior in terms of efficiency. These little gadgets have a round-shape casing equipped with bristles on the bottom which will help you clean virtually any surface while scrubbing it at the same time.
Consumer-grade surface cleaner attachments are relatively basic, easy to install and just as easy to use. The more you are willing to invest in these adjustments, the more options they will provide for you. Professional grade surface cleaners are typically outfitted with a variety of premium quality features, such as roller-caster wheels for enhanced mobility, for example.
The water broom electric pressure washer attachments are used to ‘split’ the jet from your electric washer in two or more smaller sized jets. They’re always outfitted with caster wheels and are best used for cleaning lawns and home exterior floors. More advanced models feature larger wheels and built-in adjustments which allow you to further tweak your pressure washer’s performance.
The spray roller attachments are much similar to water brooms with the main difference between them being the way they are designed. Rollers don’t have a ‘set’ of caster wheels, instead they have just one ‘rolling wheel’. They’re perfect for wooden decks, but not so great for grassy surfaces or brick and stone surfaces.
Pressure washer attachments for hard-to-reach spots
Even though electric pressure washers are capable of emitting very accurate and powerful water jets, most models aren’t really well suited for cleaning hard-to-reach nooks and crannies. That’s the main reason why we suggest you try out the following attachments:
If the spots you are struggling to clean are just beyond your electric pressure washer’s reach, the best attachment you can use is the telescoping wand. Basically, these wands give you a better grip and provide you with a moderate boost in terms of reach and mobility.
Unlike telescoping wands, extension wands actually make the cleaning process a bit more difficult. By attaching an extension wand to your electric pressure washer you will significantly enhance its length, allowing you to reach virtually any spot both indoors and outdoors. However, this will add a bit of weight to your washer.
Regulators and gauges
In essence, regulators and gauges are small adjustments for older models, as most newer ones already have these feature installed. The pressure regulators are small pins that regulate the water pressure in your electric pressure washer, stabilizing the water jets and granting the washer a substantial boost in accuracy.
The pressure gauge is relatively useless when installed on any newer model as most bleeding edge technology pressure jets already have a limitation cap in terms of pressure they can’t exceed under any circumstances. If you want to pimp up your old pressure washer, though, a pressure gauge will give you the pressure parameters which will change as you use the washer. Most gauges are analogue.
Although detergents can’t be categorized as electric pressure washer accessories per se, they most certainly are and play a vital role in thorough, deep cleaning processes. No matter how strong your power washer is, there will be times when sheer force won’t be enough to get rid of some of the most persistent stains.
You can use a wide array of detergents to improve the dirt-removing ability of your power washer, or to simply skip the final stages of the cleaning process.
Most power washer manufacturers sell their own detergents, but you can also use pretty much anything you have at home. However, you should completely avoid using bleach, but we will talk about this particular topic a bit later on.