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Cleaning Tips
 
Your pressure washer is an all-purpose cleaning machine. It is ideal for cleaning decks, house siding, cement patios, cars, boats, and even patio furniture.  All Simoniz pressure washers come equipped with a detergent dispenser.  Check your manual, or your local Canadian Tire store, to see which detergents they recommend.

Before cleaning any surface, an inconspicuous area should be cleaned to test spray pattern and to find the correct distance for best cleaning results. Use caution when using the high-pressure setting as it can potentially damage the finish or paint. If painted surfaces are peeling or chipping, use extreme caution as pressure washer may remove the loose paint from the surface.  The best angle for spraying high-pressure water against a cleaning surface is 45°. Spraying directly head-on may cause dirt particles to embed in the surface.

Without Detergent:  If you are not using detergents for your cleaning task, you can still maximize your cleaning results by doing the following. First, pre-rinse the surface with fresh water, and then rinse with water on high-pressure using the directions recommended for each task.

DECK CLEANING

With Detergent: Fill detergent bottle with Deck/Fence Cleaner (39-4577-4). Place detergent suction tube directly into cleaning solution and apply to surface at low-pressure. For best results, limit your work area to smaller sections of approximately 25 sq. ft. Allow Deck Wash to remain on surface between 1 to 3 minutes. Do not allow detergent to dry on surface.

Next, rinse the detergent  at high-pressure in a long sweeping motion, keeping the spray nozzle approximately 6” from the cleaning surface. Always clean from top to bottom and from left to right. When moving on to a new section of the cleaning surface, be sure to overlap the previous section to eliminate stop marks and ensure a more even cleaning result.
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HOUSE SIDING

With Detergent: Fill detergent bottle with House/Siding Cleaner (39-4576-6). Place detergent suction tube directly into cleaning solution and apply to surface at low pressure (for best results, limit your work area to sections of approximately 6’ and always apply detergent from bottom to top). Allow detergent to remain on surface 1 to 3 minutes. Do not allow detergent to dry on surface, if surface appears to be drying, simply wet down surface with fresh water.

Rinse at high-pressure from bottom to top, then top to bottom in an even sweeping motion keeping the spray nozzle approximately 6” from the cleaning surface.
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CEMENT PATIOS, BRICK & STONE

With Detergent: Fill detergent bottle with Heavy-duty Degreaser (39-4578-2). Place detergent suction tube directly into cleaning solution and apply to surface at low-pressure. For best results, limit your work area to smaller sections of approximately 25 sq.ft. Allow degreaser to remain on surface 1–3 minutes. Do not allow detergent to dry on surface. Rinse at high-pressure in a sweeping motion keeping the spray nozzle approximately 3 to 6” from the cleaning surface. Always clean from top to bottom and from left to right.
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CARS, BOATS & MOTORCYCLES

Take care when using high-pressure setting as high-pressure can potentially damage the finish or paint.

With Detergent: Fill detergent bottle with Car/Boat Wash (39-4579-0). Place detergent suction tube directly into cleaning solution and apply to surface at low-pressure. For best results, clean one side of vehicle at a time and always apply detergent from bottom to top, do not allow detergent to dry on surface. Rinse at high-pressure in a sweeping motion keeping the spray nozzle approximately 6 to 8” from the cleaning surface (distance should increase when rinsing pin-striping or other sensitive surfaces). Always clean from top to bottom and from left to right. For best results, wipe surface dry with a chamois or soft dry cloth.
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BARBECUE GRILLS, OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT & GARDENING TOOLS

With Detergent: Fill detergent bottle with Heavy-duty Degreaser (39-4578-2). Place detergent suction tube directly into cleaning solution and apply detergent at low-pressure. Allow degreaser to remain on surface 1 to 3 minutes. Do not allow detergent to dry on surface. Rinse at high-pressure keeping the spray nozzle approximately 3 to 6” from the cleaning surface. For removing extremely stubborn dirt, it may be necessary to move the spray nozzle even closer to the surface for greater dirt cutting action.
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WOOD PATIO & LAWN FURNITURE

With detergent: Remove all fabrics (i.e. cushions). Fill detergent bottle with Deck/Fence Cleaner (39-4577-4). Place detergent suction tube directly into cleaning solution and apply to surface at low pressure. Allow Pressure Wash to remain on surface 1–3 minutes. Do not allow detergent to dry on surface. Rinse at high pressure in a sweeping motion keeping the spray nozzle approximately 3–6” from the cleaning surface (distance should increase when spraying sensitive surfaces). For best results, clean from top to bottom and from left to right.
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RECOMMENDED CLEANERS FOR YOUR SIMONIZ PRESSURE WASHER

PW Car/Boat Wash 39-4579-0
PW Deck/Fence Cleaner 39-4577-4
PW House/Sliding Cleaner 39-4576-6
PW Heavy-duty Degreaser 39-4578-2
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