How to Choose the Right Pressure Washer Nozzle

There are several pressure washer nozzles available depending on your cleaning task. This video will show how to choose the right pressure washer nozzle to get the job done quickly and efficiently.

If you are not sure you are using the correct nozzle for the job, test in an inconspicuous area first.

Nozzles We Cover

  1. Red Nozzle (0 degrees)
  2. Yellow Nozzle (15 degrees)
  3. Green Nozzle (25 degrees)
  4. Black Nozzle (detergent)
  5. Rotating Nozzle
  6. Long Range Detergent Nozzle

Red Nozzle (0 Degrees)

The red nozzle will be helpful for projects needing a small, very concentrated stream of water. This nozzle can remove stains from concrete or metal.

Do not use this nozzle on wood or siding, as the powerful stream will damage a soft surface.

red pressure washer nozzle

Yellow Nozzle (15 Degrees)

The yellow nozzle should be used in cases of surface preparation. This nozzle does a great job of removing dirt, mold, mildew, or paint. It is safe to use on most surfaces, including siding.

yellow pressure washer nozzle

Green Nozzle (25 Degrees)

Use the green nozzle to sweep away dirt or mud. It can also move leaves from driveways, sidewalks, and decks.

green pressure washer nozzle

Black Nozzle (Detergent)

The black nozzle is a low-pressure, detergent nozzle. On cleaning projects, use this nozzle to apply soap to surfaces.

rotating pressure washer nozzle

Rotating Nozzle

A rotating nozzle is sold as an accessory through Mi-T-M and produces a jet stream between 5000 and 9000 RPMS of cleaning power. This nozzle can increase cleaning output by 50% and decrease the project time.

nozzle comparisons to rotating nozzle

Long Range Detergent Nozzle

Detergent can be applied up to 30 feet with this accessory. It is the perfect tool for projects high above the ground.

long range detergent nozzle

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