(Pressure Washing) Best Hot Box Help

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  1. Smurf

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    Can anyone recommend a good pressure washer hot box to get?
     
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    Anyhow I'm in a bit of a dilemma at the mo as bid on one on fleebay and won one which looks like this http://equip2clean.co.uk/pressure-washer/burner/lavor-volcano-hot-box-heat-exchanger-boiler.html
    It's a lavor volcano hotbox so say like new hardly used for £450 which was great bargain I thought as are over a grand to buy new. However the only problem is I did not take much notice of the location so looks like I have a bit of a trek on me hands to pick it up as is 390 miles away from me in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire....Oops!

    Alternatively can anyone recommend a courier service that is not going to cost me my life savings to collect and deliver it for me?
     
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    check these out mate thats who i use when need a courier http://www.parcel2go.com/ id stay clear of my hermes on here tho as iv used them 3 times and had issues with them twice. ps i always blag the weights and dimesions a little aswell to drop the price and never had any issues with it
     
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    cheers Midlands_Cleaners but they still want silly money

    anyone else I could try?
     
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    Well it looks like I'm off to sunny Scotland Tues/Wed if I can't find a reasonable cost courier by then.
    Going to take the oldest lad so we can share in the driving and just maybe have a wee bit of fun while we are at it. Any excuse to get away for the night from the little women sounds a good plan to me:D
     
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    Just noticed this, good man, a great deal that, and a good bit off kit too :)
     
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    Many thanks Donny as that's very reassuring to know ;)
     
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    #9 Smurf, Feb 1, 2014
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    I'm finally going hot yeeha!:D

    I've a nice little stone cleaning project lined up for it too as the chap wants one of his outbildings stone walls cleaned as is being converted into a dwelling.

    Donny do you think steam cleaning alone will get rid of the reddish decolourisation on this type of stonework as the outbuilding in question looks similar?

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    Depends on the brick, it could be oxidation which is hard tae shift without chems, before doing job get some Chloras, try a wee corner at full strength from a wee garden sprayer bottle , try another thinned 50/50 with water , and try a wee blast off the pressure washer with the hot box on its own, if you decide it needs chloras first hose an area off wall too get it wet , spray the chloras on then leave for about half an hour , then pressure wash off, remember tae wear eye protection :) good luck , hopefully just needs a straight hot clean :)
     
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