The best pressure washer for business use won’t lie in your local B&Q. You need a reliable work horse that will work hard day after day and help you get work completed fast.
A budget pressure washer won’t really cut it when it comes to cleaning on a commercial basis. Business pressure washers need to be able to compete jobs as fast as humanly possible. Time is money and the quicker you can get the job done the sooner you can get the next job lined up.
If you’ve got work lined up then a top of the range unit will help you recoup your investment much quicker.
I’d sooner spend £600 to £1000 on a decent unit and get the money back by doing a handful of jobs, than spend £60 on something that will take 10 times longer and cost you more money in the long run.
With a background in commercial gardening, I started out with budget machines and they soon broke down. 8 years later I had purchased top of the range “everything”, and those machines would go all day long.
It’s just the same in any business. I promise you that the expense is well worth it in the amount of work you can take on and get done faster and with less breakdowns.
So, what I have done is looked at whats out there at the minute and narrowed down the best ones that can be used for business purposes.
Please read my professional pressure washer reviews and decide for yourself.
Specifically, I am looking for ones which are:
Solid work horses
Provide lots of power
Available in a range of prices
How do you choose a commercial pressure washer?
So, water flowing out is measuring in Psi, or pounds per square inch.
The faster and more forceful it flows out, the stronger it’s blast is, and the quicker things can get cleaned.
Most petrol powered pressure washers are more powerful than their electric counterparts.
A typical home pressure washer would deliver around 1200 to 1500 Psi, whereas a pressure washer for business use would be closer to 3000+ psi. In essence it will be at least twice as quick with the better units being almost 3 times as quick.
So getting the work done twice as fast is a must, as long as it’s a good machine and won’t let you down.
So below are the ones we feel are the best pressure washers for commercial users.
What a beast! Pumping out almost 4000 PSi and the cost of this is almost identical to the Wassper above, so more power and no more money!! Not only that but it also gives you almost 30 metres of hosepipe!
Already our favourite and no extra cost compared to others in this list.
Superb value for money. Let’s look at the TX750 and see what it’s got included
A big fat beast of a machine. The Wilks TX850 packs enough punch to do serious damage if not handled carefully, but it will make your working life so much easier and far more efficient.
So, what’s it like? Whats it got?
20 metres of industrial grade hosing
Claimed to be the market leader in commercial pressure washers
Cleans as much as 75% quicker than smaller units
Has a jaw dropping 4800 Psi pressure!
Quick fit Brass connect coupler
Got all the usual extras you would expect from a top end machine
Seen enough now? This machine is more than the TX750 to buy, looking at around £595 roughly but when it comes to business, there is no comparison. Getting the best you can really DOES make all the difference. Get the work done so much faster, move on to the next one, be more productive and be more profitable as a result.
In the world of pressure washers, Hyundai or Honda are the premium grade pressure washers. With these names you can be assured that you get as much power as you would ever need and ultra reliability that goes a long long way.
This is the Hyundai HYW4000P. Not one to be missed if you’re serious about getting the best pressure washer for the money that will make you even more money.
Sure these aren’t anywhere near the same price bracket as others at a few hundred pounds. This Hyundai sits at around the £1000 mark, but what you get is something that is very versatile.
You can purchase additional hoses for this to take the 15 metre hose further. You can buy optional rotary cleaning attachments as well as roof cleaning telescopic lances to expand your options into an almost unlimited number of money making avenues.
This is the big daddy machine. The ones that others try to emulate.
How do we know it’s one of the best?
Well one way is to see for yourself by reading all of the Amazon reviews. At the time of writing every single review gave this machine a 5 out of 5.
Do I really need to fork out up to a grand on a pressure washer?
That’s up to you. But from experience as someone who has in the past purchased machinery for a gardening round, cheaper models don’t last that long whereas the “best” stuff literally will last you several years of regular daily use.
Sure you might spend £500 to £1000, but how many jobs would it take to complete to recoup the money you’ve put in?
4 or 5 good cleaning jobs will have gotten your investment back in as little as a week depending on how busy you are.
Run a small advert on Facebook with good targeting and you can get those jobs coming in fast.
If you are after a top end pressure washer for your company for an employee to use, the investment is going to be repaid soon as well, as cleaning tasks will be completed faster, freeing them up for other tasks much sooner.
How much can you make with a pressure washing business?
Pressure washing is most certainly a business that can make you as much money as you’d like.
The simplest way in is to get a pressure washer that you can afford, advertise in the Facebook “buy and sell” groups, or drop some leaflets in your local area. Start doing the work and ask them for a review on your Facebook page.
You will get trickles of work right through the year like this, but with time and continued good reviews business will grow.
Eventually you should be able to have one person or yourself doing 1 or 2 washer jobs a day, and if you average £150 per job, this will be a £300 turnover. Take out the employees wages or your own and what’s left can go towards further advertising or profits or more wages.
As you grow, as an example with 6 employees turning over a minimum of £1000 a week each, this is a £6000 turnover, minus approx for £4000 for wages and other overheads, leaving a handsome £2000 a week profit which is over £100,000 a year.
With commercial cleaning, graffiti removal and other avenues you can charge higher rates for more specialized work.
Wanting to give your car that extra love with some snow foam? It’s a great way to get that detergent right into every nook and cranny. Getting the best pressure washer for snow foam application can be a bit daunting.
So, here’s a few pointers.
Hint.. it’s not so much about the pressure washer.. more about the snow foam lance… but we will get to that… please read on..
What is snow foam?
It’s a White foamy substance sprayed onto your car or bike, usually using a pressure washer foam lance attachment and sticks to the surface long enough to let the detergent do it’s magic for longer, and really help clean up the surface for that extra special gleaming finish.
If you are a car detailer you’ll already know this.
Spray it all over and your car turns into a White almost surreal looking thing. It’s always good to stop and admire it at this point, if that’s your thing.
Benefits of snow foam
It makes a breeze of deep cleaning. Used on the exterior of your car, a good spray all around the car and wheels enables the detergent get right into all the tiny places you just can’t get to yourself.
It helps clean for longer. The foam also stays stuck to the surface for a few moments allowing the detergent to keep on working at cleaning.
This means your car gets a thoroughly good clean.
Once you’ve applied the snow foam, all you then need to do is switch back to the regular spray lance on your pressure washer and rinse off. A good chamois leather wipe round will help keep the paintwork looking at it’s best.
What is the best pressure washer for snow foam?
So now we come to the main question for this post.
The truth is, the actual pressure washer itself is not actually that important. The main thing you need to be thinking about is the choice of snow foam lance itself.
Go for the best lance you can afford and you will be rewarded handsomely.
So the first consideration really is to look at the various snow foam lances out there first, pick the ones you like and see if they will fit your pressure washer. The lances will list which models or brands they are compatible with, so if you’ve not yet chosen a pressure washer you need to choose one that works with your choice of lance.
Here are a selection of top rated snow foam lances as wellas a list of pressure washers they are compatible with. So start out with the right lance and then you can choose any of the compatible pressure washers to suit your needs and budget really.
1: The Pro Kleen snow foam starter kit
(Karcher K series compatible).
This kit is a brilliant starter kit that you can get at the cheapest price here through this link on Amazon and best of all it costs well under £40 (be aware that on the main Karcher results page it is almost £5 more for the same thing!).
It is compatible with the Karcher K Series pressure washers : K2, K3, K4, K5, K6 and K7
This straightforward lance has an adapter to suite Kew, Alto or Nilfisk
(Here are the Nilfisk pressure washers on Amazon in one easy to look at location – choose one you like UNDER 200 BAR pressure). Alto are a brand of NIlfisk (you can see the Nilfisk brands here on their website). The Kew brand is an Irish brand that is also a part of the Nilfisk group. So you will see all 3 names together most of the time.
4: The Autobrite Snow Foam Lance – One Of The Best
(Nilfisk Compatible – but they can confidently supply you with an adapter for almost anypressure washer – just ask!)
Autobrite Direct Ltd have a good name in the car detailing world. They know their stuff.
Fittings available for the following pressure washers… Just message with your order if you need a specific fitting:
Karcher K Series
Karcher HDS Series
Nilfisk Straight Lug Fitting Also Fits – SilverLine, Stihl
Nilfisk Rounded Lug Fitting
Bosch Long Fitting Also Fits – AQT,Makita, Black & Decker, Titan, RAC
Lavor Also fits – Qualcast, Vax, Lidl, Aldi, Parkside, Workzone
Kranzle Male 22mm
Bosch / RAC Alternate
Sub Zero Snow Foam 5L
Overall, a fantastic kit not to be missed!
If your parts just don’t work together then this link to Amazon UK has a range of adapters and connectors that will solve most problems going. Sorts out most brands such as Bosch, Karcher, Black and Decker etc.
Common questions surrounding snow foam, and using it with a pressure washer.
Can you use snow foam in your car engine bay?
Yes you can.. but with this point you do have to exercise a lot of caution!
Every car is different. Many Japanese cars have plastic covered components but some other cars, older cars etc may well have electrical places that could be influenced by the detergent and subsequent water when cleaning off.
Many people have used a pressure washer with snow foam to clean their engine bays. The key is to simply put a bag over electric fuse boxes etc first.
To clean engine bays you might want to go with a weak de-greaser solution (1 to 2% ratio) first to get rid of some of the gunk. Clean that off, then apply the snow foam before doing a final rinse off with the pressure washer.
Just take it steady. However thankfully with pressure washers its more of a mist that comes out so you won’t actually be forcing a huge volume of water into the engine area. Just don;t get to close or spay heavily on to one area for too long.
Will a snow foam lance gun fit my pressure washer?
You need to check the descriptions of the snow lance kits to see which ones they are compatible with. Many good quality foam lances are compatible with the major pressure washer brands like Nilfisk, Karcher, Bosch etc.
Why use snow foam?
It simply helps you to achieve a better more detailed level of finish when cleaning your car. Better than pressure washing alone, and gives a deeper clean thanks to the foam holding the detergent on to the surface for longer.
Will a pressure washer damage my car using snow foam – is it too powerful?
Like with any pressure washer, the key is to learn how powerful your washer is and not stand too close to the car until you get to feel comfortable using it. Just for reference, when looking into using snow foam, the main consideration is not so much the pressure washer itself, but the actual snow foam lance that will make all the difference.
Many standard or not so standard well known pressure washers are catered for with the various snow lance kits.
Does snow foam wash away easily?
Yes. It’s actually designed for this very purpose. A simple spraying with the normal pressure washer attachment after snow foaming will wash off the foam nicely and easily.
Does snow foam damage a pressure washer?
No. The foam is made by using a special snow foam lance that fits on to your existing pressure washer (only specific washers can be used for each lance so check before buying).
A detergent bottle is screwed on under the foam lance. Water from the washer pushes through the lance and sucks up the detergent as it goes. The mixture passes through a series of meshes that makes it turn foamy. So the actual foam and detergent are completely separate from the main pressure washer.
Is snow foam bad for the environment?
Snow foam contains chemicals. There are warnings on the foam bottles stating that they can cause serious harm to aquatic environments, so the key pointers here are to exercise common sense. Do not spray within a good 5 or 6 metres of any rivers or ponds. The best place would be somewhere with hard standing (without drains near by), such as your drive way or a car park.
Is it safe to wash snow foam down the drain?
There is no law currently stating what you can do with drains, unless you use snow foam commercially as a business, but just for the argument of doing the right thing, either use a specialized spraying booth where chemicals are caught in drip trays and disposed of safely, or choose somewhere that won’t impact the environment too much. Neighbours may not be too happy either. So an open area of concrete or road would make the most sense.
If you’ve got a budget in mind, then the best pressure washer can be found no matter what your budget is.
Our 2019 write up will get you cleaning and blasting faster than ever before.
Pressure Washer reviews you can count upon
Pressure washers vary a LOT in price and specifications.
If like I did a few years ago, you REALLY want to spend “8 long gruelling and not so fun” hours trying to clean your patio then choose a super cheap, super low pressure washer and just smile when your neighbours keep looking at you (even when the sun starts to set and you’re wet and tired).
Been there, got the (wet) t-shirt… no thanks.. not again!
If you are looking for an electric OR petrol jet wash for sale at a good price then this review will effectively weed out the rubbish machines, saving you embarrassment and frustration.
Before you read on, if you’re in a rush, here is a quick summary of what we think are the VERY BEST.
How to pressure wash your whole house. This interesting article over at Bobvila.com gives handy hints on how to take the right care washing your whole house using a pressure washer. Some good pointers!
Before you continue… a few things to consider:
Do you need petrol, or is electric just fine? Do you need the ability to suck from any water source (ie a large water butt) or is it just fine to work on a standard home “outside tap” ?
Does this sound like you?
Imagine you’ve just told your partner you’ll get the patio cleaned ready for summer…
You venture out into your local B&Q or Wickes and with a smug smile you buy what appears to be a “superb” pressure washer.
“Nice… only £45 and it’s sure to impress the wife!”
Your partner looks and you and smiles as you say
“leave it to me Doris, I’ll have things cleaned up in no time”.
She smiles at you, happy to know the patio is going to be shipshape by the end of the day.
Back home you assemble your pressure washer, feeling confident and ready to blast dirt into oblivion.
Hosepipe connected check!
Power plugged in… check!
Lance connected (turbo nozzle of course)… check!
You look at your partner and shout out:
“Doris, please turn the tap!”
She turns on the tap and you begin to “do your thing”.
Adopting your tough and rugged pose… wellies on, and you fire up the start button.
A blast of water comes out and you point it towards your next victim (the dirtiest corner of your patio known to man).
10 minutes later you’ve managed to clean a size about the same as a baby’s arm, and you’re covered in moss and dirt.
Not so good.
£45 spent and you feel a bit disappointed.
You had hoped to have cleaned things up in a few hours but at this rate you’re looking at a full day. Forget about watching the football, as you now have a lengthy cleaning regime to contend with.
So what is a pressure washer?
Simple. A machine that forces water from your tap, through a machine and out through a small narrow pipe in a lance that you hold. The water comes out at such a high pressure that it literally blasts dirt and grime away from chairs, decking, walls, floors etc.
If you want to clean faster you need a more powerful machine.
If you are happy with occasional use and aren’t in any rush then value for money budget models would be your best option.
If you have a large area to clean, or are hoping to use the pressure washer for a business then you will need something that is very powerful, very reliable and can clean large areas day in day out with no hints of getting tired.
At the high end, for industrial pro machines anywhere from £1000 to £17,000 – clearly not the thing for once a year at home.
At the budget end of things, you can choose as little as about £60 to £150, most are from well known household names such as Karcher or Nilfisk
In the mid range there are a good number of very powerful machines in the £300 or so region, such as Karcher Nilfisk and then other names come in who usually cater to more professional pressure washers such as Kiam or Hyundai .
So, this write up has been extensively researched to find out the good from the bad, and where you should be putting your money.
This review is aimed at mainly the home user and smaller business user, so typically in the range of £80 to £500, although as a business user if you look at models around the £1000 mark (and up) you suddenly get greeted with a wide range of models like the Hyundai 14hp unit that can push as much as 15 litres a minute through the hose.
Draper are a long standing tool brand. They started out in life in 1919 when the founder Bert Draper sold surplus government goods in and around London (Kingston Upon Thames). Since they began over 9 decades ago, they have come a very long way and now import and brand some of the world’s finest home tools.
3 generations of investment and family values make Draper products “real genuine good value products”.
The 31562 pressure washer from Draper is super cheap at a touch under £70, and also very much a great machine.
While it’s never going to clear 3 car parks a day, for the price, you get a machine that will happily remove dirt and grime from your garden area – patio’s decking, pavers etc.
1x Pressure Washer
1x 3M of hose and gun
1x Turbo nozzle
1x Fixed jet nozzle
1x Detergent spray bottle
1x Instruction Manual
Draper trusted brand
Features an automatic total stop system when not being used.
We cannot find any faults with this machine. Super value for money
The K2 from Karcher is one of their entry level machines that provides plenty of thrust. Remember all the washers in this top 10 list are GOOD. We have already weeded out the poor ones to leave the top 10 best pressure washers so much of what you buy boils down to budget and needs.
So let’s look at the Karcher K2 compact.
Features the following:
Power, beauty and everything you need to sort out your outside spaces.
Protection for the motor from devris and dirt coming in.
It also features storage for the lance, cable etc so it can be stored nice and neat when not in use.
You get a detergent suction tube, so you can mix in your favourite cleanser.
2 year warranty comes as standard.
Dirtblaster lance cleans 50% better than standard lances!
Remember every single Karcher is individually tested before leaving the factory.
All Karcher K2 Pressure Washers can also be used from a gravity fed harvested water source such as a water butt tap
The pumps are their own design – a corrosion-free “N-COR” material which is a combination of polyamide and glass fibre.
This standalone unit measures 32.2 x 21.2 x 40 cm – compact is the name!
For a Slovakian company, we are mightily impressed. The Waspper brand is ticking all the right boxes. These petrol pressure washer reviews are based on testing and thorough research.
Petrol jet wash for sale:
Petrol power – oh yes!
Powerful – oh yes!
Great customer service!
Need we say more?
Our machine performed flawlessly. Was easy to start and use and blasted away muck from a patio table and chairs in under 10 minutes. Nice.
Here is the assembly video:
What’s good about ?
Wash and clean anywhere, no electrical supply is needed.
Light and portable. 4 feet keep it stable. A carry handle lends itself to easy movement.
Weighs just over 19kg
The High Pressure and Great Flow is Created By a Full Aluminium Axial Pump Which Has a Much Greater Lifespan Than Electric Pressure Washers (4-5 years longer).
PERFECT for domestic use and for smaller business use.
What we didn’t like:
No immediate offerings in the way of circular patio cleaners however I’m sure they will do this at some point. Although it is possible to use 3rd party rotary cleaners when you have the right 3/4 inch quick release couplings.
This is a commercial grade pressure washer so comes with plenty of punch, features and high end build quality. It’s a mid to high 3 figure priced unit but you certainly get what you pay for.
If you need a quality unit for your own home or for a business then this is definitely very highly rated.
If a Karcher can be likened to a Toyota (reliable and well bult) then a Kranzle can be likened to a Bentley. Premium, class, exemplorary build quality. The Kränzle Hochdruckreiniger K 1152 TS T is quality through and through.
Let’s see what’s included:
15 metre (HUGE!) hose length.
Dirtkiller spray wand
Turbo spray wand
10 year pump manufacturer guarantee
2 year jet washer guarantee
Long lifetime expectency
Blasts through 10 litres of water every minute so super powerful.
Comes with a German/European plug so will need a travel adaptor
One of our overall top rated cement mixers overall has to be the 120 litre Switzer cement mixer. (Although Cement mixer perfectionists will state that a Belle cement mixer is one of the finest on the market. And they would be right, but they are also one of the most expensive).
This is probably fairly obvious, but if you’ve ever mixed together more than a few barrowloads of cement by hand on a board then you’ll quickly realize how slow, tiring and cumbersome it is.
As one of the most used construction tools it serves a very important role to help work flow easily and ensure cement is mixed properly.
It is far easier and more efficient to pop the materials into the mixer and leave it spinning. This lets you get on with the real work in hand.
Which concrete mixer is best?
There isn’t any REAL best mixer. Whichever cement mix you use, just make sure you follow the instructions and try to choose one that meets your budget and workload.
Concrete and cement mixers are the same thing. They can be petrol or electric powered to serve your needs whether close to a power supply or out on a bustling building site. You can buy one and it will pay for itself within next to no time, or you could always use a plant hire company if it’s a one off small job.
The Belle range of mixers are time served, well made and trusted by thousands of builders, but the downside is that they are more expensive than other brands. You get what you pay for though. Complete this with superb customer service and you’ll be glad you chose Belle.
For the rest of the bunch, consider build quality and how often you’ll be using the mixer. If you are a small business then of course get the best you can afford. The 10 in this list are all GREAT. We filtered out the stuff that is not worthy and found these to be the best of the bunch. We particularly liked the Switzer models.
A mini cement mixer made to the best standards money can buy
Featuring the renowned Belle brand, superb construction in a semi-professional setup, your own DIY projects will be complemented perfectly by this electric powered Belle mini mix concrete mixer 230V. A very professional small cement mixer for sale to those who demand only the very best.
If you need a full barrow load of mortar or concrete then this cement mixer will handle it perfectly well and help keep you working constantly without having to wait for more mix to be made.
The Belle Minimix 140 230v tip up small cement mixer features an extra thick mixers drum with quick mix paddles and a tough construction. It comes supplied with Barrow height swivel stand however the mixer can be used on or off its stand and is the ideal portable solution for mixing concrete and cement.
Unboxing video of a Belle Minimix (similar model):
How big is it?
121.5 x 60 x 85.2 cm
Pro’s and Con’s:
A little pricey but you get what you pay for.
Brilliant portable concrete mixer for home use or out on construction sites
Premium ultra reliable quality.
Belle offer some of the best cement mixers known so you can rest assured that a Belle purchase will leave you with a smile on your face.
This 120 litre electric powered cement mixer is powered by a 550 watt engine perfect for all your mixing needs. It’s made by “JTF Mega Warehouse” and is typical of many similar generic products with lesser known brand names. Essential Chinese Imported. Thankfully you do get peace of mind with a UK supplier.
This however does not detract from it’s build quality and reliability. Remember that all 10 in this list had to fight their way out of the swamp of poor mixers to reign supreme.
Great for smaller building sites it features a 39cm opening to the drum and rotates at 33 rpm.
It can handle a 4 to 1 bucket mix just fine – just give it a little time to ensure the cement mix is right.
Pro’s and con’s of this concrete mixer
It works well and reliably
It pours out into a bucket just fine.
The only downside is thast the instruction manual is awful and probably for an older model – we wasn’t sure.
This is a nice looking machine that works and functions as good as most of the other 9 in this list. However there “MAY” be an annoying let down with customer service, in so much as it might be hard to get a response.
When we emailed, we actually got a response in under 10 minutes.
In our research we found several people who have had shocking customer service and some people have gone so far as to blog about their experiences. You can read that here.
I wanted to be clear and honest.
Nice machine (and that is why it is in this list) BUT you may not get the help you want if you buy from them, although we are left thinking it may have been a temporary blip in their business growth where their customer service was poor, because more recent testimonials have come in showing customer service to be just fine (and highly recommended in some instances).
So that out of the way, let’s explain why we included this:
Good build quality.
Spins at 33rpm
Big enough to make a complete barrow load at a time.
It’s Black (flying in the face of Orange traditionalists!)
Our verdict is that it is actually a cracking little mixer that is brilliant for the DIY’er.
Pro’s and con’s
Honestly, the pros of this machine definitely outweigh the con’s.
It really is a great cement mixer and works tirelessly.
There was at one point a momentary lapse in customer service skills (as far as we can tell) which doesn’t appear to be the case now though.
With it’s 120 litre capacity, the Switzer cement mixer boasts an uprated motor, and a wide opening, so you can throw in large amounts of cement or plaster etc for mixing. It is one of our most popular products for a reason.
Still with the same great strong construction and powder coating, it’s tough and reliable and half the price of more well known branded “Belle Cement Mixers” (although Belle cement mixers are some of the very very best).
It is certainly very well made and will easily make light work of many projects.
This is one of the recommended best cement mixers for sale.
Here is the Belle minimix 150 electric cement mixer (without the stand). Lower in price than the model with stand, yet offers the same superb premium grade quality that can only come with a Belle mixer.
No fluff, no hype, just one of the best work horses there is on the market.
Powered by a 230v electric motor it is one of the toughest out.
If the best is needed without any hesitation then choose a Belle cement mixer and you’ll enjoy incredible and lightning fast customer service, brilliant high end perfectly formed machinery, and total peace of mind that your cement mixer will probably outlive you.
Here is the Belle Minimix 150 petrol cement mixer that offers you the chance to work anywhere even if there is no electric power supply. It might not be the cheapest petrol cement mixer but it is without a doubt one of the very best.
Being a Belle cement mixer, you get nothing but the very best.
This is the full set up. Mixer, stand and petrol power source powered by a Honda gxh 4Hp engine.
Here’s what you get:
Belle Minimix 150 Cement Mixer and Stand Petrol GXH150
A Portable and Compact machine making transportation easy
Extra Thick Cement Mixer Drum
Quick Mix Paddles
Full Thermal Overload Protection
Pro’s and con’s
Petrol concrete mixer variant of their brilliant cement mixers
A cement mixer that fits any budget! Priced just over £100 it’s superb value and just perfect for pretty much any job, however for large scale jobs such as house builds you might want a larger sized drum capacity. This one is 46 litres. Works well for laying patios, pathways and so much more! One of the cheapest cement mixers around!
Our best cheap cement mixer
It makes no sense whatsoever now to hire out a cement mixer at £50 a time. Buy one of these and you will have made your money back with just 2 days of use!
This cheap cement mixer for sale can be easily transported in the back of most cars!
It’s great tipping handle makes it a doddle to pour out your mix where it’s needed or into a barrow.
When looking for any kind of mixer you need to remember to choose the best cement mixer for your needs. Do you want something that is designed for heavy use 8 hours a day 6 days a week, or something more for occasional use – projects around the home?
Remember, there are many cement mixers for sale..
All 10 of these in our list are “great” cement mixers.
We have weeded out the poor performing cement mixers to leave this list of what is in our opinion the ones that are the most reliable, and good value for money.
Finally… the top 3 cement mixer machines in our list as defined by us:
Why use tripod ladders ? – a Henchman tripod ladder review
Tripod ladders are used where ordinary ladders will not be safe. Like a milking stool, the tripod ladders have three legs to ensure their stability. With three legs, it is impossible for a tripod ladder not stay in contact with the ground.
Basic tripod ladders usually have one adjustable leg but the more professional ones have three adjustable legs. This makes them much more suited for uneven ground or for use on a sloping surface.
Unlike a normal ladder, Henchman tripod platform ladders have a special 7 inch (18cm) wide platform step to stand on. This step supports both feet leaving the remaining three feet above the step to lean on. There is room in the top part of the ladder to tuck your legs in so improving your stability.
The triangular footprint, which gives you much more stability than a standard ladder, is almost certain not to wobble. Having just three legs also allows for greater access in difficult areas which is why tripod ladders can be used for hedge trimming, pruning, topiary work as well as fruit picking.
They are often used by house painters and the shorter versions are ideal for maintenance in and around the house for little jobs like changing a light bulb.
The feet have gripping claws built in. A rubber foot kit (pack of 3) is available as an extra.
The Henchman ladders are designed with your safety in mind. There is a handy top rail you can use to support yourself which you can also use to lean on if you are working with both hands and a handy platform to stand your tools on.
There is also a safety chain to stop the legs from spreading too far.
The waist working height is 1.8m and the shoulder working height is 2.2m.
This Henchman tripod ladder is very stable, even on sloping ground. The adjustable leg, with a wide footprint, means that the tripod ladder can be used on the roughest ground or the steepest slope (without wobbling) in complete safety.
You will be completely safe and comfortable working at the top of this tripod ladder even if you are afraid of normal ladders.
Henchman Professional Tripod Platform Ladders All of the Henchman professional tripod ladders have three fully adjustable legs with an 18 inch variation in height. This means they will be ideal for use on sloping ground and different levels like stairs.
The Henchman tripod ladders are made from quality aluminium and are fully welded to the appropriate British Standards. Henchman tripod ladders are made with your safety in mind.
The three adjustable legs (46cm (18” adjustment) enable the tripod ladder to be set so the top is level and remain stable. The single leg allows you to work in tight spaces and could even be placed inside the edge of a hedge to give you more reach on wider hedges.
The tripod ladders come in four different heights: 1.8m (6Ft), 2.4m (8ft), 3m (10ft) and 3.7m (12ft), and are suitable for many different jobs around the house and garden.
The tripod ladders are weight tested and will support a 150kg (23 stone) load safely.
The extra wide 7 inch platform rung enables the user to stand safely and comfortably while working. This allows you to lean against the top rail leaving both hands free to work.
All Henchman tripod ladders have a safety chain to stop the legs spreading too far apart and claw feet to stop the tripod ladder from sinking into the ground or slipping on the soil.
Sets of rubber feet (in packs of 3) are available for use on smooth surfaces and to protect carpet and wood flooring if the tripod ladders are used indoors.
The Henchman tripod ladder is very stable, even on sloping ground. The adjustable legs, with a wide footprint, means that the tripod ladder can be used on the roughest ground or the steepest slope (without wobbling) in complete safety.
You will be completely safe and comfortable working at the top of this tripod ladder even if you are afraid of normal ladders.
Protective Rubber Feet for Henchman Tripod Ladders
Although Henchman tripod ladders have non-slip claw feet there will be occasions where you want to use the tripod ladder on a smooth surface or indoors.
Henchman sells sets of rubber feet (in packs of three) for their professional range of tripod ladders. They will stop the built in claws from slipping and protect surfaces such as carpets and wood flooring.