Greenworks 200psi Power Washer


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Old 04-06-22, 06:01 AM
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Greenworks 200psi Power Washer

If you have experience with this product, I would like to know what you think of it. I'm a DIY and need it for the deck, fence, siding and patio.
 
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Old 04-06-22, 07:04 AM
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200 PSI?

Considering your garden hose is 40-50 PSI your not going to be getting much done with that.

I've got a nice Troy built, 5hp Honda powered 3500psi that has been serving me well for probably 20 years, a nice easy to use/store machine.
 
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I assume you are talking about their 2'000 psi model and not 200.

I have a 1.5gpm 1'800 psi electric and I consider it the bottom end of the useful range for a pressure washer. I use it for light duty cleaning and small jobs. Because it doesn't have the horsepower of a larger machine I find that pre-applying cleaning chemicals helps a lot. I use a pump up garden sprayer to apply the cleaner then use the pressure washer to remove. This works much better than using the chemical pickup which dilutes the cleaning solution much more.
 
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Pilot Dane...............yes 2000psi.....thanks!!
 
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Old 04-06-22, 12:46 PM
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By the sound of it you are just using it on wood.
A higher pressure unit may be a negative because if you are very careful you will tear up the wood.
 
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I have a small commercial pressure washer with a 5hp Honda and Comet pump. It's only rated at 1500 psi which I've found sufficient for washing decks/siding prior to repainting. As noted above you can get into trouble with too much pressure. Too much pressure can force water where it don't belong [like around windows/doors] and can chew up wood decking/siding.
 
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Old 04-07-22, 11:57 AM
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Yes I think it is more the tip used than the pressure of the water.
 
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I bought one from Lowes in 2017, works great on the side of the house that doesn't get much sun to clean off the siding and also gets the concrete steps looking like new again. Never found myself wishing I had more PSI
 
 

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