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Old 11-07-2017, 10:52 AM   #1
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Pressure washer conundrum!

Hey guys, apologies in advance!

I am torn between two pressure washers. I have always thought Nilfisk were the ones to go with, but at the moment Amazon have a Karcher K4 available at a good price.

Use will be cleaning cars and home use.

Thoughts?

Nilfisk (£110)
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Nilfisk-X-T...ywords=nilfisk

Karcher (£134.99)
https://www.amazon.co.uk/d/Pressure-...rds=karcher+k4

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Old 11-07-2017, 11:35 AM   #2
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Hey guys, apologies in advance!

I am torn between two pressure washers. I have always thought Nilfisk were the ones to go with, but at the moment Amazon have a Karcher K4 available at a good price.

Use will be cleaning cars and home use.

Thoughts?

Nilfisk (£110)
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Nilfisk-X-T...ywords=nilfisk

Karcher (£134.99)
https://www.amazon.co.uk/d/Pressure-...rds=karcher+k4

Thanks.
Unless you want all the patio cleaner bits mate, you're best off going for this Nilfisk - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Nilfisk-128...s=nilfisk+c120
Same model, flow rate, pressure etc only without the accessories and cheaper
I bought this one recently as a replacement for my old Nilfisk c110. I then upgraded the hose to a 15m soft anti kink one from directhoses for £46 so still paid less than the Karcher. It does look a good machine but a lot of the reviews of it said it can have problems with reliability whereas the Nilfisk generally seemed betted made.
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Old 11-07-2017, 11:50 AM   #3
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Thanks for your reply!

I could do with the patio stuff as I have around 800ft of wooden decking that needs cleaning
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Old 11-07-2017, 12:13 PM   #4
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Go for the nilfisk. Mines never misses a beat and been plenty of stories about Karchers not lasting
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Old 11-07-2017, 01:02 PM   #5
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The Karcher comes with a 3 year guarantee and has a metal pump (since it's a k4). I've just ordered the Karcher ��
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Old 11-07-2017, 02:08 PM   #6
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The Karcher comes with a 3 year guarantee and has a metal pump (since it's a k4). I've just ordered the Karcher ��
Does this need a connector kit?
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Old 11-07-2017, 04:31 PM   #7
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Nilfisk is on a Prime Day deal at the moment at £67 http://amzn.to/2uMTXDF
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Old 11-07-2017, 04:41 PM   #8
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I've taken two Karchers back in a year and they replace them for me so can't really get shot of them! My one at the moment has been good so far but I want a Kranzle. Heard good things about the Nilifisk's though so that might be your best bet.
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:28 PM   #9
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The K4 is at a good price so can't complain about that. Just want to make you aware if you didn't know already that the price is for the K4 without patio stuff etc.

If you go for the Karcher and do want the extras the cost goes up and they aren't on a deal so may be worth looking around or seeing if it is cheaper to get the machine and specific bits separate.
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I have a K4 and its a brilliant bit of kit.
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