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Hot vs. Cold: Industrial Pressure Washers

Posted on: June 1st, 2019 by McHenry PCS

When it comes to using a pressure washing for industrial cleaning jobs, there are a variety of ways to determine the best pressure washer for the job. The first distinguishing factor to help determine the right machine is whether you will be using hot or cold water while cleaning. Cold and hot water pressure washers […]

Should You Buy or Rent a Pressure Washer?

Posted on: June 1st, 2019 by McHenry PCS

When it comes time to clean (commercial or residential), it can be difficult to decide how to invest your money—to buy or rent a pressure washer. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of five questions you should ask before making a purchase. 1. How will you be using the machine? Assess your cleaning needs first […]

11 Industries That Use Steam Cleaners

Posted on: October 30th, 2017 by McHenry PCS

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 […]

6 Steps to Bust That Rust

Posted on: April 20th, 2017 by McHenry PCS

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 […]

22 Tips for Winter Pressure Washing

Posted on: December 20th, 2016 by McHenry PCS

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 […]

Winterizing Industrial Equipment Guide

Posted on: November 8th, 2016 by McHenry PCS

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 […]

Eight Questions to Ask Before Choosing an Air Compressor

Posted on: August 15th, 2016 by McHenry PCS

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 […]

Commercial Pressure Washers for Your Business

Posted on: July 15th, 2016 by McHenry PCS

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, […]

The Importance of the Pressure Washer Pump

Posted on: June 21st, 2016 by McHenry PCS

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 […]

Hard Water (The Silent Expense)

Posted on: May 24th, 2016 by McHenry PCS

(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 […]