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MaudyWelsh Mon 16-Nov-15 07:56:29

...although I'm not normally a gadget person, but I do have a drive covered in builders grot, dirty outside windows, a dirty car and other grubby areas that I'm thinking could be spruced up if I had a pressure washer. Or am I misunderstanding what these things are used for?

whatdoIget Mon 16-Nov-15 07:59:03

That's exactly what they are used for! They work very well. I used to have one, not karcher, a cheap I one and it did the job. Maybe with better ones you get car cleaning brushes that you can put soap in, which would be useful.

MidniteScribbler Mon 16-Nov-15 08:00:20

I love mine. I've owned it for years. Just don't tell anyone you've got one or you'll get begged to borrow it all the time. Mine never got returned and I had to buy a new one. Now I just keep it to myself.

nonetcurtains Mon 16-Nov-15 08:01:04

not u, I like our Karcher pw,however we didn't buy ours, got it as a free gift for taking out co-op car insurance! Bargain!

echt Mon 16-Nov-15 08:29:10

They are tip-top, but do always go for the lower end of pressure at first they can take paint off.

Karchers are so popular in Au that it's a verb, i.e. I Karchered the deck this arvo.

MidniteScribbler Mon 16-Nov-15 09:45:19

Karchers are so popular in Au that it's a verb, i.e. I Karchered the deck this arvo.

This is true.

UterusUterusGhali Mon 16-Nov-15 09:49:02

Can you do first floor windows with them?
I can't reach mine from the inside and exH managed to piss of the window cleaner so he stopped coming. hmm

TreadSoftlyOnMyDreams Mon 16-Nov-15 13:00:59

Piss off or piss on? grin

NannyPlumsRuleofThumb Mon 16-Nov-15 13:05:48

They will lift the grain on wood and doing the drive is time consuming and filthy, you get sprayed with filth and make a giant puddy lake. If you don't do it evenly you get stripes.

Be careful with your windows, you might cause a leak by forcing water in.

I'm not a huge fan!

UterusUterusGhali Mon 16-Nov-15 15:25:10

Piss off!
I'm going to blame the phone. Either that or I've forgotten basic English as that keeps happening. sad

Graciescotland Mon 16-Nov-15 15:46:46

I do my ground floor sash windows with the karcher. Use the white (technical speak) brush head bit not the pressure bit as it forces water through the bottom/middle. No problems with paint removal and I've been doing them for three years. I'm sure ours came with three heads a brush for windows, normal one for cars and a super high pressure one for cleaning stone etc. which could take the paint off the car apparently; not tried it out for obvious reasons. I love the window hoover too.

Graciescotland Mon 16-Nov-15 15:51:49

Actually is there a pole or something that'd extend it to the first floor? That would be amazing.<easily pleased>

UterusUterusGhali Mon 16-Nov-15 16:40:28

Need that!
There must be! Then I can justify getting one!

Tread, just got your joke. blush

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