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Which is the Best Car Pressure Washer?

Car Pressure Washer

Using a pressure washer to clean your car is a great way to get your car shining like new if you follow the proper process. You want to remove the dirt and dust, not the paint. Pressure washers can use extremely high pressure, which risks damaging the paint. You have two main options to clean your car with a washer: a soft washer or pressure washer at the right PSI.

Soft washing uses high-volume, low-pressure water with special cleaners to make your car look great. Soft washing also allows for fast and effective rinsing, due to the high volume of water. Pressure washing, when you use wide tips of 40+ degrees, allows you to clean the car without damaging the paint. Both methods benefit greatly from specialized car cleaning solutions.


How to Clean Your Car with a Pressure Washer

If you decide to use a pressure washer, you’ll want to follow a few recommendations. Always wash your car in the shade, as washing a car in direct sunlight will leave spots. You will want to start by soaking your car in a cleaning solution to soften and loosen the dirt, mud, or other grime.

Once you have soaked the car, you can proceed to use the pressure washer. You can use a 25-degree tip for the wheels and wheel wells. For the rest of the car, you will want to use a 40-degree tip for the rest of the exterior. Make certain you rinse the car thoroughly to ensure all the soap has been removed from your car. The final step, enjoy your shiny car.


You have questions. We have answers. Power Wash Store Shannon has all the pressure washers, equipment, accessories, detergents, and services you could possibly need to get the job done. If all you need is information, we have that too. We can teach you the best way to clean between vehicles with limited space, clean roofs with steep angles, or even just suggest certain products to help you get things done.

We’ve been in this industry for a long time. While we’ve been here, we’ve picked up some tricks of the trade. Contact us for tips/advice on how to be more efficient or inquire about our products.