Scotts Pressure Wash Blog

27 Oct

HOW PRESSURE WASHERS WORK

Pressure washers are becoming increasingly ubiquitous in both urban and suburban settings. Their usefulness in cleaning large exterior areas and slicing through tough dirt and grime is unparalleled, leading many homeowners and businesses to incorporate pressure washing into their outdoor maintenance routines. But what makes these cleaning machines so effective? Whether you choose to buy your own power washer or hire a pressure wash service, under…

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16 Sep

POWER WASHING DOS AND DON’TS

Power washing is an incredible thing. With only a few blasts from your power washer, years of grime can be swept away. However, it’s important to understand how to properly use such a powerful tool in order to avoid causing damage to your business or personal property. The power washing dos and don’ts listed below will help you understand how to best use your pressure washer. We’ll also discuss when it’s smart to contact a power washing c…

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05 Sep

GREEN PRESSURE WASHING: WHY WASTEWATER RECOVERY MATTERS

In the United States, the 1972 Clean Water Act protects the quality of drinking water. This was the first nationwide law to regulate how much pollution industries could release into American rivers and streams. Basically, the Clean Water Act sets a high standard; it says that nothing but clean rainwater should go into sewers and storm drains.

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15 Aug

WHEN & WHERE TO USE HOT WATER DEGREASERS

Grease is more than just a cosmetic flaw. It easily transfers to other surfaces, can go unnoticed and may hinder the performance of equipment. Power washing companies often use hot water degreasers to quickly and effectively dissolve and clean oil. Keep in mind that you should only pressure wash grease if you have received the proper training.

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18 Feb

HOT OR COLD? WHAT TEMPERATURE SHOULD YOUR PRESSURE WASHING COMPANY USE?

When you seek more than just a garden hose to do some heavy-duty cleaning you may find yourself with a decision to make. Do you need hot pressure washing service or cold pressure washing service? The answer depends on the task at hand.

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19 May

FLEET DRIVER RETENTION TIPS TO REDUCE TURNOVER

It is more cost-effective to keep the drivers in your workforce content than to interview, hire and train a new one. For the last several years, driver shortages have been a hot topic among fleet managers and across the transportation industry. One of most important lessons that transportation managers have learned is that drivers don’t leave their jobs. They leave their working conditions. About 90 percent of the consumed goods in Canada are d…

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