Consumer pressure washers are high-pressure mechanical spraying devices that are useful for cleaning dirt particles from hard or floor surfaces. These consumer pressure washers are useful for removing loose mud, grime, paint, mold, dust, and dirt from surfaces and objects such as vehicles, buildings, and concrete surfaces. The volume of a consumer pressure washer is stated in liters or gallons per minute that are mostly designed into the pump and not variable. The pressure is expressed in a square inch, pounds per, bar or Pascal’s, and is designed into the pump but can be varied by adjusting the unloader valve.
Increasing number of residential field expenses, strong competition among various major leading players, new product launches, renewal and replacement of old technology, increasing adoption of consumer pressure washers are among the major factors that are propelling the demand for consumer pressure washers. Increasing advanced manufacturing technologies which have led towards the development of highly advanced products that cater to the need of consumers for industries such as garden machine automotive, swimming pools, and tools, among others are among the other factors which help to drive the growth of the target market. Substitutes for these consumer pressure washers and another cleaning method namely foams based sandblasting, cleaning in industrial cleaning applications and the noise emission by industrial pressure washers are the factors that are hampering adoption of these washers.
Mainly three types of consumer pressure washers are available in the market currently, including petrol engine, electric motor, and diesel engine. Demand for electric motor consumer pressure washers is high as compared to other two types as they are highly affordable and user-friendly, and they are compact and can be carried anywhere. Moreover, increasing the number of end-use companies and growing automotive sector is resulting in high demand for electric motor washers.
The consumer pressure washers are used in various applications including residential, commercial, and industrial. Demand for consumer pressure washers is increasing in commercial sector, due to the increasing number of vehicles and increasing different commercial services such as maintaining swimming pools, floor cleaning, car washing, and gardening.
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Rapid technological advancements and increasing adoption of consumer pressure washers, especially in US and Canada, are the factors that are resulting in high demand for the target market in North America. Increasing demand for consumer’s pressure washers in the region of Asia Pacific due to increasing growth of various building cleaning industries and increasing preference for auto detailing in this region. In addition, growing agriculture and industrial sector in countries such as India and China is another factor driving growth of the market. Demand for consumer pressure washers is comparatively less in regions such as Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.
The consumer pressure washers market worldwide is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of nearly 5.4% over the next 10 years and was valued at around US$ 4,246.6Mn in 2018.
Some of the major players operating in the global consumer pressure washers market are China Team Electric, Karcher, Stihl, Briggs Stratton, Nilfisk, BOSCH, TTI, Annovi Reverberi (AR), Clear force, Stanley, Makita, FNA Group, Lavorwash, Zhejiang Anlu, Shanghai Panda, Himore, Alkota, Generac, EHRLE, and Yili.