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5 Little Known Facts About Stanley Pressure Washers

Stanley Pressure Washers Intro ImageStanley pressure washers come in both electric and gas powered styles.

There’s 5 electric and 5 gas models available for you to choose from.

Over the years, Stanley pressure washers have been manufactured by different companies…

Here’s why:

The pressure washer manufacturing companies see the benefit of having the Stanley logo on their product and pay Stanley Black & Decker a licensing fee for the right to use the trademark logo and colors.

This licensing business has become one of Stanley’s most important. You’ll see the Stanley logo on everything from thermoses and home safes to battery chargers and wet/dry vacuums. Although these products all have the Stanley logo they are all made by companies otherwise unrelated to Stanley Black & Decker.

In this article, you’ll learn 5 things about the history and current state of Stanley and Stanley electric and gas pressure washers.

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Pressure Washing Insurance: The Definitive Guide For Contractors

Pressure washing insurance for your business to protect you from lossesNow that you’ve started a pressure washing business, you’ll want to protect it (and yourself) by purchasing the correct type of insurance.

The cost of pressure washing insurance makes sense because:

  1. You’ll have financial protection in case you damage property or get sued – If you’re pressure cleaning a house and property gets damaged (accident involving flying debris, chemicals killing garden plants etc.) the liability insurance will cover the repair.
  2. You’ll win more jobs (commercial and residential) – 64% of people we surveyed said they would only hire pressure washing services that are insured. The number rose to 87% when told they (not the uninsured contractor) would be liable if property got damaged. Use this info to your advantage… Put details of your top-notch insurance cover in your marketing flyers to increase trust.
  3. It’s affordable – 1 year of workers comp, liability and equipment insurance will only cost you 2 – 3 days revenue (and you get to spread that over instalments). Heck, it pays for itself in reduced anxiety alone. More details on insurance costs below.

PressureWashr has done 64 hours of research and compiled everything into this guide to help you understand everything about a pressure cleaning company’s insurance needs. So let’s dive right in:

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7 Little Known Facts (You Should Know) About Changing Pressure Washer Water Pump Oil

Changing Pressure Washer Pump Oil FactsDo you even need to change your pressure washer’s pump oil?

95% of pressure washers under $400 have a pump you never do any maintenance on.

If it breaks – you just replace – and it’s usually covered under warranty.

These residential-use wobble and axial piston pumps are filled with oil at the factory and permanently sealed before they leave. There is no way to easily change the oil, even if you wanted to.

So how do you know if your power washer water pump needs an oil change?

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How Loud are Pressure Washers Compared to Other Home Goods? [FAQ16]

Pressure Washer Noise Level Chart and VideoWill using your electric pressure washer for 8 hrs/day cause hearing damage?

What about using a gas pressure washer for 4 hrs/day?

And how loud are pressure washers compared to blenders, vacuums and other home goods?

Today you will see how loud pressure washer and other stuff is in chart comparison and video form.

First, check out this noise level chart showing the decibel levels of pressure washers and other common sounds.

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The Best Cover For Your Pressure Washer to Protect Against Rust & Dust When Not in Use

Best Pressure Washer Cover on Honda Powered Pressure WasherThis guide has everything you need to know about pressure washer covers.

So if you want to extend the life of your top power washer – by protecting it from rust, dust, the sun and small animals – you’re in the right place.

Here’s what we’ll look at:

  • Why you need a pressure washer cover
  • What material and size/fit it should be
  • When and how to use it; and,
  • Which is the best one on the market and where to get it at the best price.

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Will Battery Powered Pressure Washers Dominate The Industry?

Everything About Battery Powered Electric Pressure WashersPrediction: 2026 will be the first year battery powered pressure washer sales beat corded electric sales.

To get there we’ll need to double current best battery power density and cut the cost by 50%.

This isn’t insane, it’s inevitable.

This rapid battery improvement by 2026 will allow for a cordless pressure washer that has 2-3 hours run-time before needing charge, 10-20% more cleaning power than today’s corded electric options and costs in the under $300 range – around the same price as the more expensive corded electric Karcher’s on the market today.

Here’s how it’s possible:

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Which are the Best Waterproof Boots for Pressure Washing? [FAQ015]

Best waterproof boots for pressure washingHere’s the deal:

It’s possible you pressure wash barefoot your entire life without problems.


Every time you do, you run the risk of losing your toe, foot or even your leg up to the knee.

Yes, these are rare injuries… But they aren’t unheard of. A high pressure injection injury happened on my job site a few years ago and the guy lost all motor function in his right thumb for 6 months.

The best waterproof boots for pressure washing will not only protect you from these injection injuries but also from slipping, getting wet socks (and thus cold feet and blisters) and from flying debris like rocks.

And the best thing about owning the best pair of waterproof boots is they can also be used:

  • When camping
  • Shovelling snow
  • Fishing
  • Doing yard work, or
  • Walking in muddy and wet conditions.

Let’s jump right in and talk about the importance of protective footwear when pressure washing (even if it’s just around your house).

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Briggs and Stratton Gas Pressure Washer Teardown (With picture of its 319 parts organized neatly)

Intro Image Disassembled Gas Power WasherIn July we shared an image of a disassembled electric pressure washer with its parts organized neatly.

It got 18,057 views in 1 day after making it to the top of the r/knolling forum on

People loved it and were asking for more…

…Since posting the article 4 weeks ago we received 52 emails asking for a gas pressure washer teardown.

So of course we’ll deliver that for you today – you’ll see the completed teardown below.

Take a look:

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