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post #1 of Old 04-18-2008, 07:38 PM Thread Starter
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Hydrotek or Hotsy

I am researching my options for a hot/cold pressure washer unit to start business..
I am leaning towards working with my local supplier as they are able to help me address the things such as my training and learning curve and overall support in equipment and supplies etc...
They sell Hotsy and Hydrotek. I think I like some of the features of the Hydrotek better but would like some insight from the pro's.. If I went with a Hotsy it would be a 1200 series..
I would like to have enough power to run a flat surface cleaner and do heavy equipment but still be able to do residental roofs and house washing,decks and commercial..
If you had to choose what brand would you want to use and depend on..
Any major drawbacks of one over the other? I just want as much of a "bullet proof" machine as possible..
I am also seeking advice of setting up an enclosed trailer. I live in Washington state and for reasons such as weather and protection of equipment.. Open trailers and enclosed have their own trade offs..
Thanks for any experience/knowledge shared.
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post #2 of Old 04-19-2008, 07:01 AM
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Pressure Pro machines are great. Got mine from Bob at http://www.pressuretek.com

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post #4 of Old 04-19-2008, 12:34 PM Thread Starter
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Pressure Pro machines are great. Got mine from Bob at http://www.pressuretek.com
I have heard great things about Bob here and on other forums.. I know I am going to need him..
Being new to this trade my biggest dilema is local training on equipment and processes..
I can run any machine.. that's a given...But I have to be taught first..
My recipe for success in the past has always been Knowledge of equipment, tools, processes, variables, troubleshooting ,support and personal ethics.
The local mom and pop dealer has helped me address most of these things.
I like some of the other units out there, I really do...
But having the training from them and the training from some of their customers in other cities and see a variety of applications and get my hands on things...
I kind of like the idea of having brick and mortar support and access to supplies also..
I have been learning a lot from these forums, you guys really know your stuff
This is the best plan I could come up with to address and eliminate weak points..
Do you guys have any ideas or other ways I could get the critical hands on training??
If Bob would consider coming out west to Washington to help me get started I would strongly consider a Pressure Pro or a few other recommended brands....
I'm glad I'm still researching, I know I'll feel a whole lot better when I buy..

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Thomas, Feel free to give me a call and I'll let you in on a little secret about vendor training.

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Thomas, Feel free to give me a call and I'll let you in on a little secret about vendor training.
When would be a good time for you to talk shop? I'm totally flexible.. Thank you..
Thomas

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