A clean work environment improves productivity

As the owner or manager of an industrial facility, you already know the importance of maximizing worker productivity and minimizing downtime for maintenance or repairs, but did you know both of these can be tied directly to the cleanliness of your workplace? Worker productivity can be influenced by a number of things—pay, benefits, and bosses, […]

Happy Anniversary!

Congratulations to Marie Engquist-Wargo, who is celebrating 3 years at Hotsy Minnesota.  Thanks for all your hard work!

Don’t ignore the signs of a breakdown

Pressure washers are like cars – they need regular maintenance to run smoothly, efficiently, and with the power you expect. It’s important to watch for issues that may cause trouble down the road and stay on top of a regular maintenance schedule to keep your pressure washer in top notch condition. Knowing the signs and […]

Scheduled Maintenance

Summertime is when many pressure washers get the most use. The nicer weather makes it easy to get outside and wash sidewalks, homes, decks and other surfaces, but all this use means it’s important to mind your maintenance schedule. Routine service is needed at set use-hour intervals, so be mindful of your usage and make […]

Pressure Switches and how the help you

Hot water pressure washers are designed to do two things: heat water and pressurize it. But hot, pressurized water can present a danger. How do you keep your employees – and your equipment – safe? Read on:   The pressure switch is a standard safety feature on most industrial hot water pressure washers. It works […]

Why a trigger gun is so important

The Spray Gun is the single most important item that will be handled during the pressure washing process, and the selection is critical to the comfort and fatigue of the user. Not all trigger guns are created equally. Picking the least expensive gun may not be the best long-term solution. The more comfortable the gun […]

Nozzles: Using the Right Tool for the Job

Nozzles: Using the Right Tool for the Job Understanding how different sprays can focus your cleaning Not all dirt is created equally, and not all dirt can be washed away with the same tools. Hot-water and cold-water pressure washers offer different benefits, as do your different detergent solutions that help clear away grime, grease, oil […]

Diluting Detergents

Diluting Detergents: Getting the Best Bang for Your Buck A how-to guide on measuring your concentrated cleaning solution Using a concentrated detergent is a popular choice. Concentrates offer buy-in-bulk savings when compared to ready-to-use mixes, and offer the flexibility to use more or less detergent for different cleaning applications. If you have an especially active […]

Foam and Clean

Foam and Clean: Understanding the Role of Foaming in Washing What do you think of when you imagine a wash bay or even a backyard car wash? Odds are, it’s spraying water and a lot of cleaning foam. It’s a common sight, but is it the best solution? The story behind foam is a bit […]

New Trolley System for Hassan Sand and Gravel

Did you know…a trolley system reduces hose damage,  increases worker safety, and keeps hoses clean! Hose trolleys ride on the cable for free movement back and forth in the bay. Makes a large job easy!  Find out if a trolley system will help you!  (763)786-5525 Check out the Trolley System Hassan Sand and Gravel just […]