The Karcher pressure washer is one of a number of pressure washers designed for the home user. Karcher's K 5.540 shown below is just one of their very popular power washers. It it a mid priced washer that incorporates an an innovative water-cooled induction motor, offering superior performance and a longer life.
The K 5.540 delivers 2000 PSI, that's up to 40 times as much pressure as a typical garden hose.
The Karcher washer was built to withstand the arduous demands of frequent use.
But for really tough jobs the DirtBlaster spray wand (included), increases the effective pressure by up to 50-percent, whilst for less-intense cleaning the Vario Power Spray (VPS) wand enables you to regulate the pressure on the wand.
This model also arrives furnished with an onboard detergent tank that makes applying detergent a piece of cake.
Merely fill the tank with the appropriate detergent, attach the VPS spray wand, select the low pressure setting and apply the detergent to the area you wish to clean.
Karcher has furnished the K 5.540 with a built-in pressurized hose reel, the most effective solution for, hassle free storage of the high-pressure hose.
The addition of a quick-connect system reduces startup times by up to 75-percent, and an onboard detergent tank makes it easy to clean with detergents.
Its upright, ergonomic design, is easy to maneuver and operate. It's also possible to pull water from a standing source, a feature that comes in useful when a water faucet isn't available.
This Karcher pressure washer is significantly quieter than a gas pressure washer and certified by CSA International for safety.
The K 5.540 is just the tool for demanding home use. If you need to clean frequently and looking for a durable washer that offers a professional finish this could be just the machine you're looking for.
For extra tough jobs, attach the DirtBlaster spray wand to increase the effective pressure by up to 50-percent. For less-intense cleaning, use the Vario Power Spray (VPS) wand, which allows you to adjust the pressure right on the wand.
Overall this appears to be a very good
washer for residential use. It's good on siding, patio furniture,
vehicles, floor mats, and anything porous such as concrete or bricks.
Other models include the popular Karcher 3.540