According to Good Morning America
there are going to be over 500,000 new over the road driving positions
available at a starting salary of just over $30,000 dollars a year.
You can make money and travel this beautiful country we live in. You
can ask any trucker one of the hardest things about driving a truck
is keeping it clean. Whether you are driving in the north through
rain, sleet, and snow, or through the dusty Southwest, there is
nothing worst than knowing you are going to spend hours cleaning
it up. Not anymore. With a high
pressure washer you can cut your truck cleaning time by 50-75%.
If you are a truck driver you know that your truck is your second
home, not only that but it is your career as well. Maintaining your
truck is important to its life and your success. Some drivers also
use their trucks as a means of advertising for their business, and
you definitely don’t want to give your future clients an impression
you run a sloppy business. With the right pressure washer and chemical
you can be done cleaning your truck and trailer in no time, and
get back to the real reason you work, to be able to relax.
Begin by connecting your pressure washer to the appropriate water
supply; you should also check the oil levels in the pump and the
engine, before starting your machine. Turn your machine on and start
with your trailer working from the top to the bottom. A telescoping
wand is a great tool for doing this work with little effort.
You can use our 503
heavy duty degreaser or our 505
brushless vehicle soap. Wash your truck thoroughly using your
15-25° spray tip and about 2000-3000psi using caution around
your vinyl lettering. Rinse your truck using our 516
non-spotting rinse to eliminate water spots. Next you can move
on to your tractor. You will want use a bit less pressure here,
still using the same chemicals and pressure washing from the top
Weather you own your own rig, or you own a fleet of them, a pressure
washer is a vital maintenance tool to keep your trucks looking and
running their best. To make money you have to get them dirty but
you don’t have to waste countless hours getting them clean
again, giving you time to do what is important.
Pressure Washing Tips Overview
- 0° Spray Tip – RED - This tip is
not recommended for wood applications, its
stream of water is to narrow and concentrated. This tip would
be ideal for concrete, and metal.
- 15° Spray Tip – YELLOW - This tip
is a heavy duty cleaning or stripping tip. You
can use this tip for cleaning concrete, loose paint, and driveways.
- 25° Spray Tip – GREEN - This tip
is for general washing purposes. You will find yourself using
this tip for your deck, siding, and your car.
- 40° Spray Tip – WHITE - This tip
has the least amount of impact. The white tip is great for rinsing,
cleaning out your gutters, and other sensitive jobs.
NOTICE: Amazing Machinery and/or the author of
any listed instructions on this website are in no way and/or can
not be held responsible for any damage and/or injury to any person,
pressure washer, or property being pressure washed by anyone attempting
to perform the recommendations contained herein. Always read the
product manual and use your pressure washer in a safe manner.
If you were not able to find the answer
you were looking for in this section call Amazing Machinery at 1-800-504-7435
to speak with one of our experienced pressure washing staff members.