Tip: Save Time and Money with Steam

True dry steam reaches deep into wood pores where hot water or chemicals cannot, making steam a much more effective way to remove yeast genera such as Brettanomyces from wooden barrels. Steam at a constant high temperature is proven to eliminate yeast and bacteria from various surfaces using little amount of water and no chemicals…. Read more »

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 wash bay, cleaning operation or other ongoing needs, using… Read more »

Ready-to-Use vs. Concentrate Detergents

How to clean effectively and efficiently on any job  In the world of cleaning, detergents are a critical component. While high pressure and high temperature water can do wonders, it can’t offer the same cleaning power that specialized cleaning solutions can. Fortunately, there are a wide range of detergents available from Hotsy Carlson including degreasers… Read more »

Fight the Flu With Vital Oxide

Flu prevention is a high priority on many people’s lists this year, as it should be. One sick employee or customer can bring down the whole business with influenza. There are a few basics when it comes to fighting the spread of the flu: vaccinate, practice vigilance with hygiene, and disinfect daily. Vital Oxide is… Read more »

Take Advantage of Automation for Parts Washing

Automatic parts washers save time and money and offer improved safety Every business wants to find ways to maximize productivity in their operations. This doesn’t mean cutting corners, but instead using new methods, technologies, training and staff to achieve more work with less effort – and less cost. Automatic parts washers available from Hotsy Carlson… Read more »

2018: A New Year’s Look at New Technologies in Clean

Looking Back and Looking Ahead at the Latest Cleaning Innovations As we start looking to the new year ahead, it’s important to keep in mind all the new changes and advances both in the past few months and expected to impact the world of clean in the months ahead. There has been a great deal… Read more »

Clean Fleets Faster with a Wash Bay System

Wash bays offer efficiency, safety and security Keeping vehicles or equipment clean is a vital part of many businesses. Cleaning your fleet vehicles helps to wash away dirt, grime and grease which can tarnish the look of your fleet and lead to increased corrosion and rust while taking away from your good look – literally…. Read more »

Winterize Your Pressure Washer

Winter will be here soon. Are You Ready? It’s important to protect your pressure washer from freezing. Water is trapped in the pump and coil, and will expand when it freezes, causing damage. You can easily prevent this. Watch Hotsy’s short video to learn how.   Preventative Steps to Winterize Pressure Washers: 1. Disconnect the… Read more »

When is Water Not Water?

Understanding how different types of water can affect pressure washing: We typically hold that there are a few universal truths in the world. The sky is blue, Friday comes after Thursday, and water is wet. While that all still stands true, sometimes things aren’t what they seem, and that can often be the case with… Read more »

How to Configure Your Mobile Cleaning Trailer Rig

Optimize your mobile cleaning rig when it’s time to hit the road. When you’re getting ready to take on a big job, wouldn’t it be great to have all your equipment ready to go, all in one place? It’s possible with trailer-mounted pressure washer systems. Building a mobile cleaning arsenal yourself can get tricky. Using… Read more »