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Old 12-08-2018, 07:19 PM   #1
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Garden pump sprayer for hose?

I wonder if anyone already does this. Due to an extension I'm going to loose the use of the hose at the front of the house. I'm looking at getting a garden pump sprayer in place of the hose pipe.

Has any one done this already. What size tank would I need 22L, as this seems to be the size of most buckets? It would be to rinse and pre rinse before wash.
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Old 12-08-2018, 07:47 PM   #2
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I got this
https://youtu.be/Oz-XDaj2-rc

https://youtu.be/6eXVHRJuVdw

I don't use the foam bottle like this dude, just a 2 litre pump sprayer with prewash.
But the rinse is the same and powerful enough to rinse off over 90% dirt at prewash stage.
Stick the feeding hose into a bucket.
1to2 buckets of water will rinse a car.
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Old 12-08-2018, 07:53 PM   #3
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are you loosing the tap perminantly? if not, why not use a 5l sprayer with prewash, and then just do an ONR rinseless wash for the rest.
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Old 12-08-2018, 08:04 PM   #4
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If the mains feed comes to the front of the house, why not get the builders to fit a new feed off the main. MDPE pipe and fittings don't cost much.

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are you loosing the tap perminantly? if not, why not use a 5l sprayer with prewash, and then just do an ONR rinseless wash for the rest.
I'm losing access to a tap out the front of the house. The side way, has now been sealed off.

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If the mains feed comes to the front of the house, why not get the builders to fit a new feed off the main. MDPE pipe and fittings don't cost much.

Wayne
I have mentioned this to the builders, it would be too expensive to dig up the front garden where the water comes in.
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Old 29-08-2018, 07:38 PM   #6
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I got this
https://youtu.be/Oz-XDaj2-rc

https://youtu.be/6eXVHRJuVdw

I don't use the foam bottle like this dude, just a 2 litre pump sprayer with prewash.
But the rinse is the same and powerful enough to rinse off over 90% dirt at prewash stage.
Stick the feeding hose into a bucket.
1to2 buckets of water will rinse a car.
Thats a great item and suggestion. Perfect I think. thanks very much
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Old 29-08-2018, 07:48 PM   #7
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I have used and indeed own a 12 litre hand pump car sprayer. It does work but the pressure is weak. If the car is muddy it will not have enough pressure to blow the mud off. Have you considered a 12v pressure washer that runs from the cigarette lighter or blow the budget and get a Worx Hydroshot. I have used a Work Hydroshot when cleaning the works van and it is very effective. Granted it is not cheap though.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Greensen-Po...e+washer&psc=1

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01NAN12...352&th=1&psc=1
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Have you got room for a water butt anywhere near a downpipe ?

I run a hose from the tap on my water butt to a pressure washer and can snowfoam and power wash from that.

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Have you got room for a water butt anywhere near a downpipe ?

I run a hose from the tap on my water butt to a pressure washer and can snowfoam and power wash from that.

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I haven't.

Thanks all for the replies. I'm going to go for the Worx Hydroshot, which I'd never heard of until now. It looks just the ticket for my needs.
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A belated thank you to the suggestions for the worx hydroshot. I got one and eventually used it today. Im still waiting for a large water container, rather than re-filling a bucket. I've never had a pressure washer, I have used a friends.

It works better for me than a hose for many reasons, I don't have a drive, so if I park opposite my house or down the road a bit, I can still wash my car. I used to have to wait till someone moved their car.
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