Choosing the Right Industrial Power Washer for Your Farm

In the world of farming, where cleanliness and maintenance are not just about appearances but also about health and efficiency, the right tools can make all the difference. This is particularly true when it comes to choosing an industrial power washer for your farm. Whether you’re dealing with the everyday dirt and grime of farm machinery or the specific challenges of pig farming, the right power washer isn’t just a purchase; it’s an investment in your farm’s productivity and hygiene.

Understanding Your Needs

Before diving into the types of power washers available, it’s essential to assess your specific needs. Ask yourself: Are you looking for a machine for purely domestic use, heavy-duty homeowner use, or professional/farm use? The scale of your operations and the types of surfaces you need to clean will guide your decision.

Electric vs Petrol/Diesel Pressure Washers

When it comes to power washers, the main distinction lies between electric and petrol/diesel models. Each type has its unique advantages and is suited to different kinds of tasks.

Electric Pressure Washers

Electric pressure washers are typically better suited for light to medium-duty cleaning projects. Think of domestic driveways, patios, or smaller machinery. They are ideal for the homeowner or a new business start-up. These machines tend to be lighter, quieter, and easier to manoeuvre, making them a convenient choice for quick and uncomplicated cleaning tasks. Plus, they’re easy to maintain. However, their dependence on power sockets and the hassle of trailing cables can be a drawback, especially in expansive farm settings where power sources may not be readily accessible.

Electric Single Phase Powerwasher 11/110


  • Pump type: Hawk NHD 1015
  • Pressure: 110 bar/1800 p.s.i
  • Flow rate: 10ltr/2.5gal/min
  • Motor: 2.2kw/3HP
  • Optional: Wall mounted unit

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Petrol/Diesel Pressure Washers

On the other end of the spectrum, petrol/diesel pressure washers are the workhorses ideal for medium to heavy-duty cleaning tasks. If you’re dealing with stubborn dirt, algae, and stains on surfaces like block paving, concrete, or large machinery, these are the power washers you’ll want to consider. They pack more power than electric models, allowing you to cut through grime more effectively and efficiently.

Their robust build makes them suitable for everyday professional use, even on large-scale commercial projects. The onboard petrol/diesel engine means you can use them anywhere on the farm without worrying about power supply. However, keep in mind that they are heavier, noisier, and require more maintenance, such as oil changes and filter draining.

Petrol Engine Powerwasher 17/20 13HP

  • Engine: 13HP Honda
  • Pump type: Hawk NLT 1725
  • Pressure: 200 bar/3000 p.s.i.
  • Flow rate: 17 litres/ 4.6gallons/minute

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Making the Right Choice for Your Farm

In choosing between electric and petrol/diesel pressure washers, consider the scale of your cleaning tasks and the convenience you seek. For smaller farms or limited areas, an electric washer might suffice. However, for larger farms with more intensive cleaning needs, especially in pig farming where cleanliness is paramount, a petrol/diesel washer could be a more effective and versatile choice.


Jetwash’s Power Washers: Designed for Farmers

At Jetwash, we understand the unique challenges faced by farmers. That’s why our range of power washers is designed with you in mind. Whether you opt for an electric model for smaller tasks or a petrol/diesel model for more demanding work, our washers are built to offer efficiency, durability, and ease of use.


Remember, the right power washer not only cleans effectively but also saves you time and effort, enhancing your farm’s overall productivity and hygiene standards. So, choose wisely and invest in a power washer that meets your farm’s specific needs.


Our expert team is here to guide you towards the ideal solution, whether it’s an electric model for smaller tasks or a robust petrol/diesel option for more demanding work.


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