August 13, 2010, Newsletter Issue #231: Shutting Down

Tip of the Week

When you're finishing up a power washing task, make sure you follow through with shutting down your unit properly. You should run by this checklist:

Make sure you've flushed the cleaning detergent injection system.
Allow the engine to idle for a few minutes before turning it off.
Shut off the water supply.
Disconnect the hoses and all attachments.
Empty out all the liquids from the pump.
Store your pressure washer in a cool, dry place.

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