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    J&T Mobile Wash, Inc
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    Tom DeFrancesco
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    Washingtonville, N.Y.
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    Pressure Washing Contractor/ Fleet Washer/ Janitorial Services
  1. hydro tek skid hot water unit

    All my machines are HydroTek. I love them but one bit of advice if you haven't gotten one already. Get it with a Honda or Kholer motor. The Vanguards are not the greatest. I have 6 machines with them and always fixing them after they start getting over 2-300 hours. The other 2 machines have Kholers and never had a problem. Good luck!!
  2. Albany Seminar - What's Happening

    You were going to the ACR roundtable that is now cancelled, so why can you not make the Albany one??
  3. Are you guys talking about the (RETARD) test that Ron Musgrave's is doing on YouTube ?
  4. How cold(temp) for you to not powerwash?

    We do our fleet washing as low as 15 deg.
  5. Your favorite Industry bulletin boards and why?

  6. Part Timers

    So let me get this straight "Wash Me", Every "Part Timer" is only testing the "water"? Sooooo, you started full time? You woke up one day and said, " I think I will start a pressure washing business and I will have 40 hrs worth a work from this moment on" EVERYONE starts out part time. EVERYONE!!!!!!
  7. Your favorite Industry bulletin boards and why?

    I think the one that has ZERO drama. Still looking for it.
  8. Part Timers

    Honestly I think it makes no difference if you are a part timer, full timer or a weekend warrior. I think either person can contribute to the industry. Just because you are a part timer doesn't mean you do not know what you are doing. I have learned PLENTY from both full and part timers and continue to do so. There are many reasons why a company is only part time, maybe they are just starting out, maybe they cannot find the right help so they only take on so much, maybe they already have a full time career and can only do it part time and enjoy doing it. It makes absolutely no difference how many hours a week a person works. Whether they work 10-20 hrs or 30-40 hrs a week, it does not make them any more or less knowledgable then the next company. I started out as part time and that's because I already had a full time career that I loved. I accidentally got into this business and decided I loved it as well. So I was part time for five years until I retired from the Police Department. Well being part time had its privileges, I was able to juggle both and therefore able to build up to full time. If I did not retire, then I would STILL be a "Part Timer" Point being, maybe people just enjoy having 2 careers. IMHO.
  9. You Know Mike, your aiming too low for your wish. Wish for something BIG like a cell phone from THIS century. You would be surprised that phones today actually have touch tone, call waiting, call forwarding, a speaker, a mute button, voicemail AND.......................wait for it....................internet access. I know its hard to believe and you are probably thinking it is the year 2050 but it's true. These phones exist. So aim HIGH my friend and wish for one of these amazing phones!!!
  10. Downstream Injectors

    No. Not really. Guess I should be. But these last injectors have only about 20 hrs on them.
  11. Downstream Injectors

    5.6 3500 PSI, Guns are rated at 10 gpm, honestly not sure size of injector. Just plug in gpm's on the online order form for a 5-8 gpm machines. And use a regular soap tip to apply and rinse with a #6 tip.
  12. Need recommendations for downstream injectors. I seem to be going thru them like crazy. I have them attached at the hose real and only run a brushless truck soap (one step) thru them with hot water. They either stop drawing or they start sending water into the chem bucket. Any suggestions?