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80 Satisfying Examples Of The True Power Of Powerwashing

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Cleaning is satisfying. There’s just nothing better than restoring something that has been neglected back to its former glory; and the dirtier it was, the better it feels.

And what gets grimier than the things that get left outside? Faced to deal with the elements – the rain, the mud, the smog and pollution – many of these objects seemed beyond rescue, doomed to decay in a fetid morass of crud and muck.

Enter the powerwasher. A true superhero of hygiene, there is nothing that this miracle worker cannot cleanse. Watch in awe as it sluices its way through the gunge, leaving behind a line of sparkle and renewed life wherever it goes. Satisfying? You bet your ass it’s satisfying. This list, compiled by Bored Panda, is a clean freak’s dream that’ll have you googling ‘powerwasher price’ the minute you’ve finished scrolling through it.

Don’t believe us? Check it out for yourself below, and let us know your thoughts in the comments!

#1

Powerwashed Dam In Eastern Germany

Powerwashed Dam In Eastern Germany

For more insight about the joys of powerwashing, why not hear from the man himself? That’s right, we here at Bored Panda have been speaking to The Powerwash Man, Dublin’s very own guardian against grime, who told us that his job is every bit as satisfying as it seems. “I actually love what I do,” he told us. “You’re in your own zone doing it, I put the headphones on, listen to a podcast and away I go.”

“It’s a very satisfying job to do as you can see the results straight away. I always take before and after pictures and send them on to my customers at the end of the job along with any recommendations to help preserve the garden after cleaning. A typical job would be a residential house either front or back garden, sometimes both.”

“We have some contracts too with commercial customers restaurants , nursing homes etc.”

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#2

This Woman Uses The Power Washer She Got As A Birthday Gift To Unleash Her Creative Potential

This Woman Uses The Power Washer She Got As A Birthday Gift To Unleash Her Creative Potential

#3

So. Damn. Satisfying

So. Damn. Satisfying

“When doing this kind of work, you’re always meeting new, funny and interesting people. Just having a good chat to someone is what makes the work easier, I’m often given more work from the customers that you make time for.”

The Powerwashing Man, also known as Stephen, decided to get into the business because he wanted his own business, and to be his own boss. He found that he could buy all the machinery needed without a great deal of investment, and so threw himself into the role. But why should people hire a professional like him?

“I find a lot of my customers use my services after they have tried powerwashing themselves,” he continued. “I often come to a house where the wives are sick of asking their husbands to do it, so they ring me.”

“A lot of the time they start a job and I come along to fix it and finish it for them. These customers always pretend it wasn’t them, probably out of embarrassment!”

#4

My Hometown Recently Power Washed The Town Hall

My Hometown Recently Power Washed The Town Hall

#5

This Was Done While Power Washing A Pavement

This Was Done While Power Washing A Pavement

“As a small business I often get help. One particular time I needed help but couldn’t find anyone to step in, so I begged my wife who being a good wife, helped me out. This job was absolutely filthy, and because she normally has her hair and nails in perfect condition I thought she would kill me. But she got down and put a lot of graft in, we got the job done.” 

Does the Powerwash Man have any hints or tips for aspiring powerwashers out there? “There is no one single machine or nozzle to use, it all depends on what type of surface we are cleaning,” he says. “Some jobs need a hot water machine , some need chemicals. Decking and roofs need a lot of attention, and you need to be careful not to use too much pressure.”

So there you go. Scroll down to see the best powerwashing examples that we could find, and if you’re tempted to get blasting yourself, play safely!

#6

Checkmate

Checkmate

#7

Art Piece Somewhere In The West End (London)

Art Piece Somewhere In The West End (London)

#8

Scored This For $50, So Spent 10 Minutes On It With 3100 Psi

Scored This For $50, So Spent 10 Minutes On It With 3100 Psi

#9

Did This Porch/House A While Ago Showing Before And After Used With No Bleach

Did This Porch/House A While Ago Showing Before And After Used With No Bleach

#10

I Power Washed This Rug Left Behind By The Old Home Owners. I Had No Idea The Design Was This Intricate

I Power Washed This Rug Left Behind By The Old Home Owners. I Had No Idea The Design Was This Intricate

#11

Wife Wanted Me To Buy A New Rug For The Baby To Learn To Crawl On. I Bought A Power Washer Instead

Wife Wanted Me To Buy A New Rug For The Baby To Learn To Crawl On. I Bought A Power Washer Instead

#12

Spent The Day Power Washing My Grandmother’s House. Had To Be Sure The Other Grandkids Knew The Truth

Spent The Day Power Washing My Grandmother's House. Had To Be Sure The Other Grandkids Knew The Truth

#13

One Of The Most Satisfying Jobs I’ve Done In The Past

One Of The Most Satisfying Jobs I've Done In The Past

#14

Cleaned Up This Chonk Yesterday

Cleaned Up This Chonk Yesterday

#15

I Did A Thing

I Did A Thing

#16

Brick Entryway Before And After

Brick Entryway Before And After

#17

My Parents’ Patio Hadn’t Been Washed In Years. Got Around To Borrowing A Washer And Used One For The First Time

My Parents' Patio Hadn't Been Washed In Years. Got Around To Borrowing A Washer And Used One For The First Time

#18

They’re Cleaning This Fountain Just Next To Red Square. I Can See Why

They're Cleaning This Fountain Just Next To Red Square. I Can See Why

#19

First Wash Since Moving In. So Satisfying

First Wash Since Moving In. So Satisfying

#20

Here’s Some Marble Circa 1881 For You Guys

Here's Some Marble Circa 1881 For You Guys

#21

Love Results Like This, Especially In 2 Hours Of Total Time

Love Results Like This, Especially In 2 Hours Of Total Time

#22

Refreshing Garden Chairs

Refreshing Garden Chairs

#23

Bought A Drone For My Powerwashing Business, First Shot Was A Success

Bought A Drone For My Powerwashing Business, First Shot Was A Success

#24

Power Washing An Outdoor Redwood Table – Paused Half Way Through To Appreciate The Difference

Power Washing An Outdoor Redwood Table - Paused Half Way Through To Appreciate The Difference

#25

I Legitimately Thought Fences Just Faded Into That Grey Until I Borrowed Power Washer And 12 Hours Later…

I Legitimately Thought Fences Just Faded Into That Grey Until I Borrowed Power Washer And 12 Hours Later...

#26

This Building Halfway Through Cleaning In Vienna

This Building Halfway Through Cleaning In Vienna

#27

A Super Patio

A Super Patio

#28

Inherited These Chairs 20 Years Ago. Washed Yesterday

Inherited These Chairs 20 Years Ago. Washed Yesterday

#29

Teaching Them Young! Close Supervision Of Course

Teaching Them Young! Close Supervision Of Course

#30

Customer Was Quoted $3000 To Replace The Gutters Because They Were Ugly. Asked If I Would See What I Could Do

Customer Was Quoted $3000 To Replace The Gutters Because They Were Ugly. Asked If I Would See What I Could Do

#31

Customer Wanted A “Test Spot” To Convince Husband Power Washing Needed To Be Done

Customer Wanted A "Test Spot" To Convince Husband Power Washing Needed To Be Done

#32

First Time Power Washing. Was Not Disappointed

First Time Power Washing. Was Not Disappointed

#33

My Sister Said, “Powerwashing Does Nothing”. I Retaliated In The Only Way I Know How

My Sister Said, "Powerwashing Does Nothing". I Retaliated In The Only Way I Know How

#34

Almost A Century Of Coats On Coats On Coats. It Takes Them 45 Seconds To A Minute Per Brick

Almost A Century Of Coats On Coats On Coats. It Takes Them 45 Seconds To A Minute Per Brick

#35

Getting There

Getting There

#36

My Sister Couldn’t Understand Why I Would Offer To Clean Her Garden

My Sister Couldn't Understand Why I Would Offer To Clean Her Garden

#37

Power Wash Unlimited

Power Wash Unlimited

#38

A Wall Around A 30-Year-Old Pool We Thought Would Need To Be Repainted

A Wall Around A 30-Year-Old Pool We Thought Would Need To Be Repainted

#39

You Never Really Understand Until You Do One Yourself

You Never Really Understand Until You Do One Yourself

#40

Thought We Had An Old, Run Down Clay Court At My New Place, I Was Wrong

Thought We Had An Old, Run Down Clay Court At My New Place, I Was Wrong

#41

Rock ‘N Roll

Rock 'N Roll

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#42

My 3 Year Old: It’s Like A Giant Eraser! Me: Yes, Yes It Is

My 3 Year Old: It’s Like A Giant Eraser! Me: Yes, Yes It Is

#43

Before And After Of The 91 Mustang Washing

Before And After Of The 91 Mustang Washing

#44

Neighbors Told Me They Already Jet Washed This Bench, I Kindly Offered To Give It Another Go For Them

Neighbors Told Me They Already Jet Washed This Bench, I Kindly Offered To Give It Another Go For Them

#45

An Old Table I Was Going To Throw Out. Turned Out Worth Keeping

An Old Table I Was Going To Throw Out. Turned Out Worth Keeping

#46

First Time I’ve Ever Power Washed Anything. I Think I’m Addicted Now

First Time I’ve Ever Power Washed Anything. I Think I’m Addicted Now

#47

So Satisfying

So Satisfying

#48

Took The Day Off And Cleaned The Terrace In My Backyard

Took The Day Off And Cleaned The Terrace In My Backyard

#49

This One Has Been Waiting For A Decade

This One Has Been Waiting For A Decade

#50

From Black To White

From Black To White

#51

Finally Got A Pressure Washer. Here’s The Before And After Shot

Finally Got A Pressure Washer. Here's The Before And After Shot

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#52

I Didn’t Even Realize There Were Different Colors Before

I Didn’t Even Realize There Were Different Colors Before

#53

My Manky Backyard

My Manky Backyard

#54

Grandpa’s Bench Was Well Overdue For A Wash

Grandpa’s Bench Was Well Overdue For A Wash

#55

They’ve Started Washing This Huge Church In Brighton

They’ve Started Washing This Huge Church In Brighton

#56

Finished The Brick Walkway From A Couple Of Weeks Ago

Finished The Brick Walkway From A Couple Of Weeks Ago

#57

Looks Like New

Looks Like New

#58

Mold And Mildew Mitigation Is One Of Our Specialties

Mold And Mildew Mitigation Is One Of Our Specialties

#59

Found A New Use! Cleaning The Hammock

Found A New Use! Cleaning The Hammock

#60

Washed My Patio Before And After

Washed My Patio Before And After

#61

Doesn’t He Look Angry Before And Happy After?

Doesn’t He Look Angry Before And Happy After?

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#62

They Were White

They Were White

#63

Get Rid Of All Your Slip Hazards – It Could Be Dangerous For Your Kids, Friends, And Loved Ones

Get Rid Of All Your Slip Hazards - It Could Be Dangerous For Your Kids, Friends, And Loved Ones

#64

Halfway Through Washing Some Neglected Outdoor Furniture

Halfway Through Washing Some Neglected Outdoor Furniture

#65

The Deck Of The House I Bought Was In Rough Shape

The Deck Of The House I Bought Was In Rough Shape

#66

My Wife Said No One Would Give Me Internet Points For Cleaning This Plastic Chair With Our New Pressure Washer

My Wife Said No One Would Give Me Internet Points For Cleaning This Plastic Chair With Our New Pressure Washer

#67

Obviously This Power Washer’s Day Ended Halfway Through Finishing

Obviously This Power Washer’s Day Ended Halfway Through Finishing

#68

Before And After Of A Paddle Boat

Before And After Of A Paddle Boat

#69

Another Great Transformation For The Client, Softwashing And Pressure Cleaning Her Patio Back To New

Another Great Transformation For The Client, Softwashing And Pressure Cleaning Her Patio Back To New

#70

We Were Doing Some Work On Stonington Place In Zanesville Last Week

We Were Doing Some Work On Stonington Place In Zanesville Last Week

#71

Truck Wash

Truck Wash

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#72

Not A Traditional Powerwash, But Still Super Satisfying

Not A Traditional Powerwash, But Still Super Satisfying

#73

Definitely Could Have Bought A Power Washer A Few Years Earlier

Definitely Could Have Bought A Power Washer A Few Years Earlier

#74

Pool Season

Pool Season

#75

Just Moved Into A House On A Lake. Had Years Of Gross Built Up On Everything

Just Moved Into A House On A Lake. Had Years Of Gross Built Up On Everything

#76

Nothing More Satisfying

Nothing More Satisfying

#77

There’s No Photos Of Them Doing It, But This Is Square By Square Power Washing In Leeds

There’s No Photos Of Them Doing It, But This Is Square By Square Power Washing In Leeds

#78

Only An 8-Year-Old Deck

Only An 8-Year-Old Deck

#79

I Did The Thing For A Chair My Dad Was Gonna Trash

I Did The Thing For A Chair My Dad Was Gonna Trash

#80

Welcome To My Home

Welcome To My Home

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