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Under pressure

under pressure

The pressure is on to find the best washer for your car, drive and patio.


The summer is almost upon us and the power washers are going to be visible right across the country, but which is the best one for you? Check out these four which should suit for each of the potential buyers looking for different options.


Best performing

ORX WG620E.4 18V (20V Max) Cordless Hydroshot Portable Pressure Cleaner Kit

The ORX WG620E.4 is widely seen as the finest executor of its kind on the market, and great value. Coming in at under £200, it’s a battery-operated, dual system of power cleaning and watering with different patterns of spray for the various jobs around your home.


It’s compact and lightweight use makes it a favourite of domestic buyers, coupled with the fact that it has ten times the power of a regular garden hose and nozzle. It’s easy to assemble and use, as well as consistent and dependable.


Best budget

WORX WG625E 18V (20V MAX) Cordless Hydroshot Portable Pressure Cleaner (around £120)

Cleaning is easy on the go with this model, as it cuts out the need for bulk and cords, which you should notice straight away. No need to remove the annoying kinks and knots in your normal hose, this is pick up and pressure.


With quadruple the power of your normal garden hose, and the ability to share batteries with the other models in the WORX 20V platform, this is a great purchase for just over £100, although watch out for half-price special deals which float about.


Best eco

Karcher K4 Premium Eco Pressure Washer

Karcher see themselves as the market leader which leads by example and with sustainability and the environment firmly in the mind of many buyers now, the German company lives up to its bold statement.


Their K4 Premium Eco was certainly one of the most cutting-edge tools on the market when it was launched in 2013, but it’s still a huge seller and many buyers of the K5, still see the K4 as better and longer lasting. It can still be picked up refurbished for around £150.


From its trigger gun display for ease of use finding the best setting for the job in hand, to the telescopic handle, high-pressure eight metre hose and G 160 Q Power Control Gun, it makes light work for a lot of tough jobs.


Best heavy duty

ECO HR 20-21 Heavy Duty Pressure Washer

If you’re really serious about your pressure washing, then look no further than the HR20-21. Powered by a Honda GX petrol engine and 10 metre suction hose with filter, this is a highly reliable and robust cold water pressure cleaner.


It’s perfect for cleaning your car, but also trucks, driveways, animal pens, and industrial machinery. This is the type of pressure washer that haulage firms, farmers and the professional valets use.


It’s a professional, high-powered and mobile pressure washer engine driven on an ECO frame and perfect for those big jobs, making you true competition for the local car wash… as long as you have £2,000 spare!


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