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The Importance of High-Quality Pressure Washing Detergent

If you own a pressure washer, then you know how important it is to use high-quality detergent. Cheap detergent can cause long-term damage to your pressure washer, which is why H2O Power Equipment only offers the best of the best. 

Pressure washing equipment is an investment in your business, so you want to make sure you’re using the best possible detergent to protect your pressure washer and ensure a long life. That’s where H2O Power Equipment comes in. We offer the highest-quality detergents for your pressure washer, so you can rest assured knowing your equipment is protected. We are proud to offer H2O’s very own formulas for Uber Wash, Power Edge and Dynamite, as well as Landa and Taginator brands of degreasers and cleaners for applications on everything from general purpose cleaning to graffiti removal to fleet cleaning and aluminum brightening.

Why Does My Detergent Matter?

High-quality pressure washing detergents do a better job of cleaning the surfaces upon which they are applied, be it concrete, brick, steel/metal/aluminum, polished/non-polished surfaces, etc. Cheap detergents often leave behind a film or residue, which can actually attract more dirt and grime in the future, or worse yet they can eat through finished/polished surfaces! This obviously defeats the purpose of cleaning with pressure washing detergents in the first place! High-quality detergents from H2O Power Equipment, on the other hand, will leave your surfaces sparkling clean and free from damage

Bang For Your Buck!

High-quality pressure washing detergents are more concentrated than cheap options, so you end up using less per application. This means that, in the long run, high-quality detergents are actually more cost-effective than bargain brands. H2O Power Equipment’s specially formulated detergents can be diluted as much as 150:1, representing huge savings to our customers!

Moreover, we know that the quality of your cleaning depends on where you are located. That’s why all our detergents have been specially formulated to work well with pressure washers in Colorado, which has hard water and high mineral content that can impact performance. Our extensive testing ensures our customers will get a great blend for any conditions they face; whether it’s snow, grease, or simply tough grime!

How Should I Apply My Detergents and Chemicals?

Most pressure washing systems found online come stock with what we call “Upstream Chemical Injection”, which means the chemical is fed into the pressure washer just ahead of the pump and routes through the entire internals of the system – pump, lines, heating coil (for hot water machines). The logic behind this is for high pressure soap application, however, it is flawed for two reasons.

1) Applying the detergent at high pressure essentially means that your are blasting or rinsing away that expensive chemical just as fast as you are applying it – i.e. wasting money by not letting it agitate the surface being cleaned as it is meant to, and

2) Over time, feeding detergents through your pressure washer, especially cheap, harmful options, will “gum up” or cause irreparable damage to your pump and heating coil.

At H2O Power Equipment, we always recommend “Downstream Chemical Injection”, which applies the detergent at the outlet of your pressure washer (after pump and heating coil) to lengthen the life of your machine and allow you, the operator, to have greater control over your soap application. This ultimately results in noticeable savings and a greater return on your investment.

When you factor in all of these benefits, it’s easy to see why H2O Power Equipment only offers the best of the best when it comes to detergents for your pressure washer. 

The next time you are in need of pressure washing detergent, be sure to choose a high-quality option like those offered by H2O Power Equipment. Our experienced staff can help you choose the right detergent for your needs, and we’re always happy to answer any questions you may have. Shop our wide selection today to find the best detergent for your pressure washing needs!