Best Pressure Washer Surface Cleaners

Cleaning a large area such as a wooden or stone terrace can take a lot of time and effort.

However, thanks to a surface cleaner for a pressure washer, this process can be accelerated and simplified many times over.

There are some quality features that you should look for when buying a surface cleaner. These include, in particular, the housing material and the performance specifications.

If a surface cleaner is to be used indoors, it is essential that it has an extraction function. This is because they are able to remove the dirty water directly. This prevents the entire warehouse from being flooded.

10 Best Pressure Washer Surface Cleaners

Editor choice 1 312SVZ+RahL. SL500

B E Flat Surface Cleaner for Pressure Washer with 4000psi Maximum Pressure & 24″ Stainless Steel Head

B E Flat Surface Cleaner for Pressure Washer with 4000psi Maximum Pressure & 24″ Stainless Steel Head. From the model BE Pressure.Highly effective flat floor cleaner: Capable of clear flat surfaces shortly and evenly Massive 24″ chrome …
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Editor choice 2 41z awrmwqL. SL500

Karcher Universal 15″ Pressure Washer Surface Cleaner

Karcher Universal 15″ Pressure Washer Surface Cleaner Attachment, Power Washer Accessory – 1/4″ Fast-Join, 3200 PSI. From the model Karcher.Universal Compatibility: Suitable with most Karcher & Non-Karcher fuel energy strain washers rated …
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Editor choice 3 31cLdvHTBpL. SL500

VEVOR Pressure Washer Surface Cleaner, 23

VEVOR Pressure Washer Surface Cleaner, 23”, Max. 4000 PSI Pressure by 3 Nozzles for Cleaning Driveways, Sidewalks, Stainless Steel Body…. From the model VEVOR.Premium 23” Surface Cleaner: The floor cleaner delivers a business degree …
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Best seller 4 31pgBogNnoL. SL500

Karcher 2.644-074.0 T7 Plus T-Racer surface cleaner

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£90.42
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Editor choice 5 51Uti+TjWQL. SL500

Bosch AquaSurf 280 Multi-Surface Patio Cleaner

Bosch AquaSurf 280 Multi-Surface Patio Cleaner (Appropriate with Bosch Pressure Washers: UniversalAquatak 130/135, AdvancedAquatak 140/150/160, AQT…. From the model Bosch House and Backyard.Fast connection for straightforward attachment to …
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£49.99
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Best value 6 41WMKvU0tEL. SL500

M MINGLE 15 Inch Pressure Washer Surface Cleaner

M MINGLE 15 Inch Pressure Washer Surface Cleaner, with 2 Extension Wand and 2 Replacement Nozzle, Attachment for Gas and Electric Power Washer,…. From the model M MINGLE.PACKAGE: Pressure washer floor cleaner attachment features a 15” …
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Best price 7 31XkDsg7mSL. SL500

Wilks-USA High Power Surface Cleaner Attachment with Detergent Tank

Wilks-USA High Power Surface Cleaner Attachment with Detergent Tank. From the model Wilks.Common – Suitable with nearly any stress washer, common 1/2 inch fast match Simple Detergent Operate – Onboard detergent tank Quick Job Occasions – …
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POHIR 15″ Pressure Washer Surface Cleaner 4000 PSI

POHIR 15″ Pressure Washer Surface Cleaner 4000 PSI, Driveway Pressure Washer Attachment with 1/4” Quick Connector, Power Washer Surface Cleaner…. From the model POHIR.Skilled 15” Surface Cleaner for Pressure Washer – Heavy- responsibility …
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Best price 9 31XWA7QPC2L. SL500

GAISNY T300 Plus T-Racer Patio Cleaner – Pressure Washer Accessory

GAISNY T300 Plus T-Racer Patio Cleaner – Pressure Washer Accessory. From the model GAISNY.10 instances quicker than a daily excessive strain lance Hovercraft kind cleansing motion For splash-free cleansing of laborious surfaces, …
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Greenworks Surface Cleaner Universal Pressure Washer Attachment

Greenworks Surface Cleaner Universal Pressure Washer Attachment. From the model Greenworks.11-inch cleansing width works Wonders for driveways, sidewalks, patios and decks 1/4 inch fast join Appropriate with most electrical strain …
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Surface cleaner buying advice

Surface cleaner buying advice

When choosing a surface cleaner for a pressure washer, you will notice that the biggest differences lie in the workmanship of the housing and the rollers of the attachment.

High-quality surface cleaners can be quickly recognised by a metal or stainless steel housing and large, free-rotating rollers. However, you should make sure that the rollers do not rub off.

High-quality models can also be recognised by their higher temperature and pressure resistance. This means that they can also be combined with more powerful pressure washers to clean large areas faster and more deeply.

Price-conscious models rely on water pressure to lift them off the ground, so rollers are often omitted. However, rollers are a much higher quality alternative.

However, if the surface cleaner is to be used mainly for cleaning walls, you should opt for lightweight models.

Thus, a plastic housing and the absence of castors are a real weight-saver here. In addition, the presence of handles is a basic requirement for working on walls with a surface cleaner.

Cleaning wooden terraces with a surface cleaner
Maintaining a beautiful wooden terrace requires a lot of care to prevent unsightly fungi or moss from growing in the wood. With a surface cleaner, the wooden terrace can be cleaned quickly and thoroughly, so that it can then be cared for and enjoyed for a long time.

However, a low pressure should be used, as otherwise soft woods such as larch can be damaged. Cleaning the patio with a surface cleaner is simple and requires only a few steps.
Remove coarse dirt
First, remove coarse dirt such as leaves, needles or soil from the patio with a broom.
Checking the equipment
Then the surface cleaner is mounted on the pressure washer and it is checked that all the components used are in order.
Cleaning with the pressure washer
Set the pressure washer to low pressure and carefully clean the terrace evenly all over.
Apply care products
After cleaning, the wooden terrace must dry for at least 24 hours before care products such as oil can be applied.

Which surface cleaner fits my pressure washer?

Which surface cleaner fits my pressure washer

To find out whether a surface cleaner and a particular pressure washer are compatible, the specifications of the two devices must be compared.

This includes in particular the temperatures and permissible pressures. Ideally, the limitations of the surface cleaner are slightly higher than those of the pressure washer.

In addition, the connections of the two components must be the same. However, if the surface cleaner and the pressure washer gun have different connections, they can usually be combined with each other by connecting an adapter.

Surface cleaner with suction function

If the patio is cleaned with a surface cleaner, the dirty water running off into the garden is usually no problem. However, if you want to clean professionally or indoors with the surface cleaner, the swirled-up dirt should be collected again together with the cleaning water. For this purpose, surface cleaners with an integrated suction function have an additional nozzle that creates a kind of suction under the cleaner.

On the underside of the surface cleaner there is also a circumferential slot into which the dirty water is sucked. This slot is usually a few millimetres wide and thus also determines the maximum particle size of the dirt particles that can be sucked in. The dirty water is then discharged directly via a hose or directed into a collection container.

It is advantageous if the hose can be placed directly in a wastewater sluice. Since powerful pressure washers have high flow rates, collection containers quickly become full and have to be emptied often. This is annoying and prolongs the cleaning process.

Short info: No industrial hoover is needed for most surface cleaners with suction function.

How does a surface cleaner work?

How does a surface cleaner work

A surface cleaner is connected to the high-pressure gun of a pressure washer and thus supplied with water by it. The cleaners, which are usually round in shape, have several nozzles on their underside with which the water is applied at high pressure to the surface to be cleaned. Depending on the model, these nozzles also rotate the water jet to achieve a particularly good cleaning result.

In this way, the dirt is washed off the surface and flushed out of cracks and grooves. This dirt then flows away together with the cleaning water or, in the case of a pressure washer with suction function, is collected again. Higher-quality models also have rollers on the underside that allow the surface cleaner to be pushed effortlessly over the cleaning surface.

Alternatives to a surface cleaner

The surface cleaner is not the only option for cleaning a large area, such as a wooden patio or a paved driveway. It is rivalled by the dirt tiller and the power scrubber.

With a dirt tiller, the water jet of the pressure washer is additionally bundled before it is applied to the surface with full force in the form of a flat jet. The power scrubber works with virtually no pressure at all; instead, the cleaning power is generated by the brushes. It is similar to a conventional scrubber, but has the advantage of a direct water supply and slightly higher water pressure.

Dirt mop

Advantages
  • High pressure dissolves even stubborn dirt
  • Quick cleaning of heavily soiled surfaces
  • Can also reach into corners
Disadvantages
  • Cleans only a small area
  • Can only be used on resistant surfaces such as stone tiles or the like
  • High volume of waste water can be an obstacle

Power scrubber

Advantages
  • Easy scrubbing thanks to integrated water supply
  • Can also be used on more sensitive cleaning surfaces
  • Only little dirty water thanks to low water pressure
Disadvantages
  • Difficult to loosen stubborn dirt
  • Does not reach every corner

Alfred Harper

Alfred Harper

Alfred Harper is a former consultant and product expert at a company producing cleaning equipment. He was working at this position for more than 10 years and has gained incredible experience and knowledge as he has tested almost all pressure washers brands and models and became an expert in this field. Now, he is writing reviews and how-to articles about pressure washers and makes a great contribution to the Pressure Washers company to help people to choose the best cleaning equipment for home use.

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