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Old 06-01-2013, 10:41 PM   #16
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I have one GLP ( Propane )* powered pressure washer and couple electrique pressure washer however the electrique moteur which I have in them is not a homeowner grade size those are industrial grade moteurs. ( they are triphase BTW )

One is at 7.5 CV with very good water flowage I go thru about 30 liter of water in a minute with very high pressure I think about 4200 PSIG but one thing I know for sure when you squezze the trigger ya better hold on that hose it will kick back a bit but have insane washing power.

It will be right on the par with top grade gazoline powered unit but with GLP verison which I used little more often than two electrique units due I can use GLP where the electrique power supply is limited or do not want to be hooked up tempory. (espcally with some of the small electrique services )

But one item I did add is cold weather dump valve so when frezzing weather come I just open up the dump valve to drain the rest of the water out of the piston pump that what can ruin alot of pressure washer.

Look up in your owner manual for storage some will mention to run the RV antifrezze that will really reduce the amout of damage to the unit.


* the reason why I use GLP due it burn clean and never worry about fuel issue and can able run inside the building with proper ventation.


The answer will be based on NEC ( National Electrical code ) or CEC ( Cananda Electrical code ) or ECF ( Electrique Code France )
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Old 06-02-2013, 03:40 AM   #17
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I have a Kracher electric that I've been using for the past 9-10 years....

If I was doing this for a living....yea, I would want gas....but I use mine maybe 10-15 times a year...It's not that big a deal hauling the cord around. In fact, I hauled it up on the roof for some cleaning up there....try that with gas....

Now....I will say mine is a bit underpowered....1400 PSI....does a great job of cleaning...but is weak for things like paint removal.

To the OP...I think 2700 is too much power for just cleaning off the side of your house....get to close to wood and you will start putting a hole in it if your too close.
Even if you are on the right track, you will still get run over if you just sit there.

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Old 06-02-2013, 08:34 AM   #18
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2700 psi isn't bad at all you regulate it with the nozzles. They come gentle, medium, and strong. Mine is 3200 and I can and do wash my car with the gentle one.


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