Washing a car is a tiring job and it is expensive too. Nowadays we find car washing shops in almost every city though their numbers are not very high. For this reason, they run an autocratic business by taking a lot of money to wash your car. Most of the sufferers are those people who live in a small city or town area where the car washing shops are very few in numbers. Also the lackings of how to wash your car using a pressure washer. You can get rid of this expensive duty by using a pressure washer and doing the cleaning by yourself. If you use your car regularly it is bound to get dirty; you have to wash your car regularly in order to look clean and there is no way out. By following the below 5 easy steps below you can get your work done easily.
Before we start our main work let’s talk a little about some safety issues. It’s always advisable to wear your personal protective equipment whenever you use your pressure washing machine. The important equipments are gloves, goggles, ear protective, boots, and proper trousers. The safety measures are invented to keep us safe and we should not ignore them. Our safety mostly depends on how we are using risky and capable-of-harming machines. A pressure washer is a dangerous tool that has the capacity to cause injury if not used properly. Always keep your children away from your working sphere.
HOW TO WASH YOUR CAR?
Follow the below steps to discover the car washing steps in simple ways. Read them carefully to avoid hiring car washers or going to the car washing shops too often.
In this step, you have to first choose the nozzle that you are going to use to wash your car. This is a very important thing because the nozzles have the capacity to harm the delicate surface of your vehicle. To wash your car you should choose the two nozzles that are soap application nozzle that has a very low pressure and a 25-degree or 40-degree nozzle that has less water force. Make sure your spray gun is providing a moderate speed through the nozzles. If your machine is a very powerful one you should go for the wider nozzles as they will give you low water force. You should keep in mind that a high power nozzle has the capacity to remove the paint from your car. So never use them. Under any condition, you should never use the 0-degree pencil jet nozzle.
Take your car to an open place or in a place that has enough space. The wide space provides you the working comfort; you can move around easily. You can keep all your cleaning instruments in a moderate distance from your car. Choose a place where you have enough water supplies and that has a proper drainage system as the dirty water needs to get away from the place. If you have a large garage you can use that one or you can park your car under a tree to get some shade in a sunny day. You make sure that children are not playing nearby as the pressurized water might harm them. Your water hose should be able to reach to your cleaning place and you should be able to move it around your vehicle.
Next rinse your car with normal using the soap applicator nozzle; you can apply soap with this nozzle. If you have a detergent tank with your pressure washer, use it. Otherwise, mix the detergent with water in a bucket and use that solution. After putting water on your vehicle if necessary do some rubbing to clean the oil and grease stains? Some of the pressure washers allow you to use hot water which is useful to remove oil or grease stains but it is advisable not to use them while washing your car. This might damage the paint on your vehicle. A car gets dirty the most on its wheels as they always stay in contact with the road. Mud and other sticky dirt should be removed using a hard brush. You should use foam or soft cloth while rubbing the upper part of your vehicle. Windshields and viewing mirrors need a proper cleaning. Still, people are confused about how to wash your car in simple steps. You should keep reading…
After completing the rubbing part remove your soap applicator nozzle and put a 25-degree or 40-degree nozzle. Now spray the pressurized water over your loving car to get a final wash. Start from one side and finish on the other. Spray water on the tires and underside of your car where there is mud and other dirt got stuck. Keep your spray gun closer to the surface and while cleaning your tires to hit the dirt with the higher force. The tough and sticky dirt needs much force to clean. Start from the top part back part and slowly come forward and downwards. Slowly move your spray gun from left to right and vice versa. You can adjust the distance of your spray gun and car surface depending on the current situation.
After you finish washing, now it’s time to dry your car. To do this it’s better to use a soft cloth or foam that doesn’t hurt the paint of your car. You definitely don’t want any scratch on your loving car. Slowly wipe the water from the vehicle; wipe the glasses carefully. You can apply a glass cleaning solution to make your side-view and rear view clean. To give your car a shiny look you can apply wax. For this, it’s better to use a spinning waxing wheel as they can give you a perfect finishing. Take the wheel, put some wax on it and start rubbing on the surface. The spinning wheel mixes the wax with the surface of your car and gives it a perfect shiny finishing.
You are actually done with your washing. This process is a very easy and cost effective for you. You need to wash your car twice or thrice in a month to maintain its shiny look. Now think who much money you have to spend if you go to a car washing shop. You can do this work very easily in your home with the help of a pressure washer. Now, is it clear how to wash your car following those steps? Must try at home!