How To Bid Pressure Cleaning A Stadium

Posted on: February 12th, 2018 by | No Comments

Bidding A Stadium – Mi-T-M Stadiums, arenas, and sports venues are some of the most challenging jobs to bid due to their sheer size and complexity. Many cleaning businesses lose money on these types of jobs because of underbidding, which is easy to do unless you take every last detail into account. Here are a […]

Ponsford Ltd. – Caboose Restoration project

Posted on: January 30th, 2018 by | No Comments

Our friend Gordon from Ponsford Ltd., sent us some great photos & video of his latest restoration project. His team worked on this fantastic caboose for the Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, Pennsylvania. For this project they used a Mi-T-M 3504 Industrial Hot Water Pressure Washer as well as the Rotating Nozzle & Sand […]

Storm Preparedness – Portable Generators and Wattage for Appliances

Posted on: December 6th, 2017 by | No Comments

Portable Generators and Proper Wattage for Different Appliances Snow. Wind. Ice. Electrical storms. All these elements can wipe out your home’s power grid in the short- or long-term. Are you prepared? Don’t be left in the dark. Let Mi-T-M help you prepare for outages.   Electricity is a commodity most Americans take for granted. But […]

The Mi-T-M Holiday Gift Guide

Posted on: November 15th, 2017 by | No Comments

The holidays are quickly approaching which means you’re running out of time to get the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Surprise the spouse, parent, sibling or friend you’ll be shopping for this year by getting them their first Mi-T-M product, or helping them upgrade to a newer model.   The following guide is […]

Preserving The Monuments That Honor Our Veterans

Posted on: November 8th, 2017 by | No Comments

Ponsford Ltd., is the most unique conservation group in the United States and has been using Mi-T-M equipment for over 25 years. Ponsford has developed into a highly regarded conservation, restoration, and preservation group since its inception, but the tools with which they operate has required little change.     Arlington National Cemetery From 1984 […]

Should you get a kerosene or propane portable heater?

Posted on: October 24th, 2017 by | 7 Comments

In our post-industrial world, we take a lot for granted. Flip a switch and, voila, you have light. Twist a dial and your oven begins to heat. Turn a key and your car starts. Punch a button and your clothes are cleaned. But when the power goes out at home, we’re all left in the […]

Dealer Spotlight: Pressure Washer Warehouse

Posted on: October 4th, 2017 by | No Comments

  History of Pressure Washer Warehouse The Carey’s (John, Grace, and Dave) started Otter Lake Pump Company at Otter Lake in Girard, IL in 1997. They started with 3 pressure washers and some soap on their sales floor. When business outgrew that location in 2004, they moved to the current location, off I-55 in the […]

Mi-T-M’s Guide For Winterizing Your Home

Posted on: September 19th, 2017 by | No Comments

  “Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.” ― Author J.K. Rowling   As the summer sun fades into memory, we welcome the cool, fresh temperatures of autumn. Fall is a time to prepare for the frigid months ahead. September and October are the […]

Maintaining The Indianapolis Motor Speedway: The Tale Of Quipco Sales.

Posted on: September 19th, 2017 by | No Comments

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a 2 1/2 mile stretch of road that has led many drivers to greatness. There are many unique things about this place, an obvious one being the prestigious Indy 500. Although many events around race day are well documented, many don’t consider the extensive work that takes place before, during, […]

Dealer Spotlight: Progressive Pressure Systems, Inc.

Posted on: July 19th, 2017 by | No Comments

Over 25 years ago in the southeastern Pennsylvania city of Lititz, a partnership between Mi-T-M Corporation and a local agriculture equipment company laid the foundation for what is known today as Progressive Pressure Systems, Inc. At that time, the demand for quality pressure washers caused the ag equipment company to form a new department, solely […]

Dealer Spotlight: Hanson Industrial Inc.

Posted on: June 19th, 2017 by | No Comments

For more than a half century, Hanson Industrial, Inc. has been a trusted equipment provider in the Quad Cities area. Providing high-level sales and service to customers and partnering with leading manufactures, Hanson Industrial prides itself in offering the highest quality and most durable equipment. The company is well known for their valuable experience, problem-solving […]

The Ultimate Pressure Washer Accessory Guide

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 by | No Comments

Get Excited About Pressure Washing! Go ahead. Try it. It’s impossible not to be happy while using a pressure washer. You hold in your two hands a wand that’s capable of delivering great power and amazing cleaning ability. You can sign your name in the dirt, grime, moss, and mold. You see the progress you’re […]

What kind of portable generator do I need for my RV?

Posted on: May 23rd, 2017 by | 4 Comments

  Planes, Trains or …….. RVs? Imagine never waiting in airport lines again, avoiding crowded buses and trains, never booking another hotel room, or asking to stay with relatives and friends.   No, you’re not dreaming. When you own a recreational vehicle (RV), you can travel almost anywhere, anytime, set your own agenda, and let […]

Dealer Spotlight: Enzo’s Cleaning Solutions LLC

Posted on: May 1st, 2017 by | No Comments

For more than fifteen years, Enzo’s Cleaning Solutions LLC has been a trusted Mi-T-M partner.   “Mi-T-M’s in-house quality is second to none,” says Enzo’s Owner Tim Esposito. “They run all their equipment before they send it to us so everything is working properly.”   “Ever since the opening of Enzo’s Cleaning Solutions, Tim has […]

Water Treatment Systems: Don’t Bug Me, I’m Recycling

Posted on: March 31st, 2017 by | No Comments

Mi-T-M has been in the Water Treatment business since 1998.  Over the years, we’ve had a great deal of success in a variety of different water treatment industries including rentals, implement dealers, golf courses, wineries, breweries and municipalities. Each industry has their own unique challenges when it comes to water treatment systems and no two […]

Dealer Spotlight: McHenry Pressure Cleaning Systems

Posted on: March 30th, 2017 by | No Comments

Walk into McHenry Pressure Cleaning Systems and you’ll be greeted by Chopper, a stubborn but loveable Chesapeake Bay Retriever. “You don’t negotiate with a Chessie,” says President Dennis Black. The cute pooch is a new addition to a company with a long history. Black has been working with pressure washers for more than 30 years. […]

Should You Buy or Rent A Pressure Washer?

Posted on: March 15th, 2017 by | 2 Comments

  Buying a Pressure Washer Vs. Renting a Pressure Washer   From fences to decks, siding to lawn furniture, cars to garage floors; the places and things you can clean with a pressure washer are seemingly endless. So does it make more sense to rent or buy a pressure washer?   If you only use […]

Advantages of a Hot Pressure Washer

Posted on: March 9th, 2017 by | No Comments

Some Like It Hot: Hot Pressure Washers   Grime, muck, grunge, and grease. Sure, they’re great sounding words, but they’re all tough to remove from surfaces.   When you want to sanitize an area, do you use hot or cold water? What about scrubbing dirty dishes? When trying to remove stains from clothing, do you […]

Dealer Spotlight: Georgia Chemical Equipment Company

Posted on: March 7th, 2017 by | No Comments

Mi-T-M’s March 2017 Dealer Spotlight: Georgia Chemical Equipment Company Over the last 40 years, Georgia Chemical Equipment Company has evolved from a small steam cleaner and soap distributor to an exceptional pressure washing and industrial cleaning company with a clear mission: To develop mutually profitable relationships by providing the best possible service and products to their […]

Tech Tip: Hot Water Pressure Washer Troubleshooting

Posted on: March 6th, 2017 by | No Comments

Standard HEG Hot Water Pressure Washer Troubleshooting What to do if the burner is not firing and how to check the MV terminal. First things first, make sure the unit has a pilot flame. If it does then the next thing to check is if the ignition control box is seeing the flame correctly by […]

Dealer Spotlight: FT Farfan Limited

Posted on: February 3rd, 2017 by | No Comments

Mi-T-M’s February 2017 Dealer Spotlight: FT Farfan Limited Location: Six locations throughout Trinidad and Tobago Employees: 320     For more than 70 years, FT Farfan Limited has been providing technology and engineering solutions to many industries throughout Trinidad and Tobago.   A few of these industries include energy, petrochemical, industrial, agricultural and the woodworking sectors. […]

Dealer Spotlight: Swift Industrial Cleaning Solutions

Posted on: January 11th, 2017 by | No Comments

Mi-T-M’s January 2017 Dealer Spotlight: Swift Industrial Cleaning Solutions Lyle Swift often yearns for his former way of doing business. “Somebody should close the internet and let us get back to work the old-fashioned way,” he jokes.   The president of Swift Industrial Cleaning Solutions started his Cincinnati-area pressure cleaning business in 1999. He misses the days […]

Tech Tip: Kerosene Forced Air (KFA) Portable Heaters Not Lighting Up

Posted on: December 28th, 2016 by | No Comments

Possible Cause #1 If you are trying to light your KFA Portable Heater and you notice little or no air pressure registering on the pressure gauge, there may be an issue with one of the following components: 1. Fuel filter     2. Air hose     3. Air pump rotor Solution: – Check to make […]

Tech Tip: Portable Kerosene Heaters

Posted on: November 24th, 2016 by | 1 Comment

Heater Season Again The most common heaters you will see in the field are the Portable Kerosene Heaters (or Kerosene Forced Air, KFA). To best help you tackle issues with these heaters, new or used; here are some initial questions our Tech Team will ask you. 1)What is your air pressure? There is a small […]

Dealer Spotlight: ClearBlu Environmental

Posted on: November 24th, 2016 by | No Comments

          Mi-T-M’s December 2016 Dealer Spotlight: ClearBlu Environmental At Mi-T-M, we’re proud of our partnership with ClearBlu Environmental. Based in Watsonville, CA, ClearBlu works directly with both wineries and breweries to provide custom pH balancing systems. This month, we raise our glass to toast ClearBlu.   ClearBlu is a full water […]

Tech – Tip: Winterize Your Pressure Washer

Posted on: November 3rd, 2016 by | No Comments

Use Mi-T-M Pump Saver Solution to Winterize Your Pressure Washer The cold weather will be here soon so don’t forget to winterize your pressure washer… Winterizing your pressure washer is very important not only to keep your unit’s components from freezing but to also extend the life of the pressure washer itself. Many pressure washer […]

Dealer Spotlight: Chappell Supply and Equipment

Posted on: October 24th, 2016 by | No Comments

  Company: Chappell Supply and Equipment Year Established: 1980 Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma He started small with a strong work ethic and a dream. In 1980, Roy Chappell founded his business in the back of a business park with just one machine and $250 in inventory. Today, as one of the nation’s largest industrial cleaning […]

Dealer Spotlight: Ben’s Cleaner Sales

Posted on: October 11th, 2016 by | No Comments

  Company: Ben’s Cleaner Sales Year Established: 1945 Location: Seattle, Washington     In 1945, Ben Meyer founded a small cleaning contractor business in Seattle, Washington. Now operated by the third generation of the Meyer family, Ben’s Cleaner Sales is one of Mi-T-M’s longest standing dealers. We’re proud of our partnership and are happy it’s mutual.   […]

Dealer Spotlight: Associated Cleaning Equipment

Posted on: September 19th, 2016 by | No Comments

  Company: Associated Cleaning Equipment Years Established: 34 Location: Pittsburg, IL     More than three decades ago, Bill Kissing opened a full-service gas station and repair shop. In 1984, Kissing expanded and moved his business to Pittsburg, Illinois. He began to focus on industrial grade pressure cleaning equipment. A lot has changed in the intervening […]

NEW Rotary Screw Air Compressor | Mi-T-M

Posted on: February 8th, 2016 by | No Comments

Mighty Durable The new Mi-T-M Rotary Screw Air Compressor was being field tested during construction of a large industrial building. During construction, a powerful storm came through and about 20,000 pounds of building material came crashing down on top of the rotary screw. After removing the debris, the rotary screw’s roll cage was damaged but […]

Storm Safety Tips to Protect Your Family

Posted on: January 26th, 2016 by | No Comments

Best Practices to keep your family safe and warm for the next storm. “If the temperature is less than my age, I don’t get out of bed,” once quipped Ellen DeGeneres. If that were true, many of us would spend the entire winter under our blankets.   In addition to snow, strong winds and storms […]

Pressure Washing The Ultimate Pressure Washer Guide

Posted on: November 30th, 2015 by | 8 Comments

The Ultimate Guide to Pressure Washing If you’re like us, you love before and after home pictures. But you wouldn’t believe a few of the “before” images we’ve seen at Mi-T-M. In some pictures, you can’t even tell the original color of the vinyl siding, others show greasy and blackened driveways and garages, while some […]

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Four Things to Consider Before You Buy a Pressure Washer

Posted on: August 25th, 2014 by | No Comments

From mold, mildew, and mud . . . to grease, grass stains, and grime, there are simply some jobs too big for your “garden variety” garden hose to tackle. That’s when you need to bring in the big guns.   A residential pressure washer will make any outdoor clean-up task quicker and more efficient. In […]

Which Pressure Washer is Best for You: Hot or Cold?

Posted on: June 10th, 2014 by | No Comments

How to Choose a Hot or Cold Pressure Washer We’ve all heard the expression to “blow hot or cold.” It means on again/off again, wishy washy, or to be uncertain about something. When it comes to buying a pressure washer, MITM doesn’t want you to be uncertain. We want you to have all the facts […]