If Your Electric Machine Is Over 1.6 GPM
There are two categories of electric pressure washers over 1.6 GPM.
- Nearly all private label brands sold online for $100-$250 with high advertised flows of 1.7–2.0 GPM (often 1.76 GPM) are made in the same overseas factory.
These pressure washers are sold under many names including Sun Joe, Ivation, PowRyte, WEN, Xtremepower US, GoPlus, Flagup, Binxin, Powerhouse, Costway, Arksen, Meditool, Martha Stewart, and others.
Customers report that these private label machines produce far less than their advertised GPM flows at their rated pressures— typically closer to 1 GPM.
If your pressure washer produces only around 1 GPM at its rated pressure, it's suitable only for simple drain cleaning jobs where there is only lightweight indoor waste that can be easily broken up and flushed.
- Commercial electric pressure washers costing $500 and up with flows over 1.6 GPM may require special high-flow drain cleaners to work within their PSI ratings.
Please contact us before ordering if you have a commercial electric machine.