Pressure Washers

Washing a stained deck or the siding of the house? Our experts show which pressure washers are up for the job and how to get the best clean for your home.

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How a Pressure Washer Unloader Valve Works

Pressure washers have lots of parts. Discover what the unloader valve is, what it does and why it's so important.

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How To Check, Clean and Replace Pressure Washer Filters

When a pressure washer isn't performing well, clogged filters could be why. Learn how to find, clean or replace those...


Is the TikTok Hack of Pressure Washing Showers Brilliant or Dangerous?

With the help of a contractor and two professional cleaners, we explore whether cleaning your tile shower with a pressure...


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How To Service a Pressure Washer Muffler and Spark Arrestor

Got a pressure washer that's too loud, or isn't running at full power? The muffler and spark arrestor could be...


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What Oil To Use for a Pressure Washer

Any kind of oil should work in a gas-powered pressure washer, right? Our expert has the answer to that and...

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How To Start a Pressure Washer

Need to wash your deck, car or patio fast, but aren't sure how to begin? Let us guide you through...


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How To Check Pressure Washer O-Rings

Does your pressure washer leak during use? Bad O-rings could be why. Here's how to check and change those important...

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Is It Time To Invest in a Pressure Washer?

Considering investing in a pressure washer? Learn all about these useful tools and which one might make sense for you...


6 Best Gas Pressure Washers to Blast Away Grime in Seconds

Find the best gas pressure washer to tackle all your heavy-duty outdoor clean-up jobs, including making your dirty driveway look...


6 Best Electric Pressure Washers, According to Expert Testing

The best electric pressure washers do the same jobs as a gasoline pressure washer but without the hassles of oil...


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How To Choose and Replace Pressure Washer Nozzles

To get the most out of your pressure washer this summer, learn about the different kinds of nozzles so you...

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How To Winterize a Pressure Washer

Own a pressure washer that needs to be put to bed for winter? Follow this detailed guide on how to...


DIY Pressure Washer Pumpkin Carving: What to Know

We jumped into the pressure washer pumpkin carving craze! We thought it was a blast, but is it practical? Find...


Why You Need to Try the Sun Joe Pressure Washer

This mighty green machine removes the toughest dirt, grime and mildew...


I Tried The Ryobi Pressure Washer and My Patio Has Never Looked So Clean

This all-new Ryobi Electric Pressure Washer will spray away dirt and grime from almost any outdoor surface, and leave your...


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Guide To Hot Water Pressure Washers

Hot water pressure washers excel at cleaning but carry a steep price tag. We'll review options, and whether there are...

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Family Handyman Approved: Sea Foam Motor Treatment

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How to Clean an Outdoor Rug

Your outdoor rug should be cleaned just like an indoor rug or carpet. Here’s how to do it.


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Why Won’t My Gas-Powered Pressure Washer Start?

A pressure washer can clean lots of outdoor surfaces, but it's not much good if it won't start. Here's how...


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A Full Guide to Car Pressure Washing

Here's how to pressure wash your car without damaging it.


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7 Best Pressure Washer Attachments and Accessories

Want to enhance your pressure washer game? These eight pressure washer attachments turn a great tool into a can't-live-without-it workhorse.


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Pressure Washer Repair and Troubleshooting

Own a pressure washer that's giving you trouble? Here are six common pressure washer repair problems and how to fix...


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How to Repair a Garden Hose

Fix leaky garden hoses quickly and cheaply.


8 Best Pressure Washers of 2023

If you're looking for a powerful pressure washer, here's a list of the best devices for every budget, skill level...


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A Full Guide to Power Washing the Deck

Deck seen too many summers? Give it a new lease on life. Learn how to power wash your deck to...

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What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


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6 Common Mistakes Made When Pressure Washing

Avoid these six mistakes to minimize the risk of property damage or injury when pressure washing.


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Should You Pressure Wash Your Roof?

Pressure washing a dirty surface can be satisfying to watch, but that doesn't mean it's good for your roof.


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13 Things You Should Never Pressure Wash

A pressure wash can serve a valuable role in home maintenance, but don’t get carried away! Pressure washing can do...


22 Yard Tools You Should Get Your Hands On This Fall

Fall yard work can be a pain in the...everything! Make your outdoor chores much easier with these incredibly handy tools.


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Driveway Pressure Washing Tips for Your First Time

Whether you want to extend its life or add a little curb appeal, here are some tips to on how...