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11 Industries That Use Steam Cleaners

Posted on: October 30th, 2017 by | No Comments

Why a steam cleaner may be the best option for your cleaning task? Simply put, steam cleaners simplify business. Aside from cutting down on the amount of equipment you’ll need to transport each day, you’ll also be cutting down on chemical costs. Steam cleaners require less chemicals due to the grease and grime loosening nature of steam, meaning you’ll also have less waste to dispense of. Businesses are also able to avoid bureaucratic red-tape and […]

6 Steps to Bust That Rust

Posted on: April 20th, 2017 by | No Comments

cor·ro·sion [kəˈrōZHən] NOUN the process of corroding metal, stone, or other materials: “each aircraft part is sprayed with oil to prevent corrosion” damage caused by corrosion: “engineers found the corrosion when checking the bridge” ORIGIN late Middle English: from Old French, or from late Latin corrosio(n-), from Latin corrodere ‘gnaw through’ The Oxford Dictionaries define corrosion as a wearing away and breakdown of solid materials. While moisture is the most important consideration for corrosion, temperature […]

22 Tips for Winter Pressure Washing

Posted on: December 20th, 2016 by | No Comments

Yes, the weather outside is frightful. But your machinery and fleet can still be delightful. Despite freezing cold temperatures, at McHenry Pressure Cleaning Systems, we realize many of our customers still need to pressure wash trucks, tankers, and equipment.   Your vehicles and fleet are a representation of your company. They’re like mobile billboards for your business, seen by current and potential customers. That’s why you always want them to look well maintained and clean. […]

Winterizing Industrial Equipment Guide

Posted on: November 8th, 2016 by | No Comments

As the leaves change color and temperatures drop, the time has come to begin thinking about winter days ahead.  More than just thinking about cold, snowy winter months, it’s not too early to begin preparing and winterizing your expensive tools and machines. November is an ideal month to prepare your pressure washing equipment/system, air compressors and generators for the upcoming winter season. A common mistake amongst pressure washer owners is waiting too long to winterize […]

What Makes More Sense: Renting or Buying a Pressure Washer?

Posted on: September 26th, 2016 by | No Comments

Using a pressure washer can be an enjoyable and rewarding expectance. You start with a dirty and grimy surface and transform it through the power of your magic wand, rather, powerful pressure washer wand. The before and after pressure washing pictures are remarkable. And the possibilities for residential pressure washing are endless–try it on your home, car, deck, driveway, fence, boat, RV, porch, brick or vinyl siding, gutters, garage, trash cans, swing set, riding mower, […]

Eight Questions to Ask Before Choosing an Air Compressor

Posted on: August 15th, 2016 by | No Comments

Whether you’re pumping up tires, running power tools, spray painting equipment, running back-up power, or need energy for other business applications, an air compressor is the ideal tool.   At McHenry Pressure Cleaning Systems, our wide variety of air compressors fit the bill for all your automotive, commercial, and industrial needs. But with so many to choose from, how do you know which piece of equipment is best for your needs?   We hope the […]

Commercial Pressure Washers for Your Business

Posted on: July 15th, 2016 by | No Comments

From backhoes to bulldozers, cranes to combines, and tractors to trucks, McHenry has the ideal commercial pressure washer to clean all your company equipment. For more than 25 years, McHenry Pressure Cleaning Systems has helped our clients solve all their maintenance needs.   Whether you use a pressure washer at your business or off site, we want to help you choose the best model. Best of all, our customer service continues long after your purchase. […]

The Importance of the Pressure Washer Pump

Posted on: June 21st, 2016 by | No Comments

Just as the heart pumps blood, a pressure washer pump is the lifeblood of a pressure washer. At McHenry Pressure Cleaning Systems, we’ve supplied high quality pressure cleaning and environmental equipment to clients for more than 25 years. We also offer a full line of pump kits for a variety of pressure washer makes and models. Using the right pump for the right pressure washer is critical for our customers in trucking, agriculture, mining, manufacturing, […]

Hard Water (The Silent Expense)

Posted on: May 24th, 2016 by | No Comments

(CaCO3) = 2.5(Ca2+) + 4.1(Mg2+) Hard chemical equation? No, just hard water. No matter which way you diagram it, hard water is a real problem . . . especially when it comes to commercial use. At McHenry Pressure Cleaning Systems, we know a thing or two about hard water. We know it wreaks havoc on your pressure washing equipment. It also makes your cleaning process a lot more arduous. Why throw away time or money? […]

Everything You Need To Know About Wastewater Treatment Systems

Posted on: March 16th, 2016 by | No Comments

If you’re like most Americans, you don’t think much about the water supply. Yet the recent case in Flint, Michigan has many people talking about safe water. The U.S. government remains vigilant about keeping our water supply fresh and free from contaminants and has enacted strict environmental laws. Wastewater — or used water — contains oils, chemicals, human waste, sludge, food scraps, and other impurities and debris. Storm runoff is also classified as wastewater. Much […]