Take a look at the patio and other solid paths and you’ll see that they’re all looking a bit scruffy after the winter.
A good pressure washer will save hours of scrubbing with a stout brush and we have a range of them from German manufacturer Karcher where there is bound to be one which will suit your needs.
Alfred Karcher invented the first European pressure washer and the family-owned company is still based in Stuttgart and is still the leader in pressure washers after more than half a century.
This machine costs £50 including free delivery.
A mid range washer is the Karcher K221SALT Electric Powered Pressure Washer designed to take on grimy paths and patios.
The motor delivers a really strong cleaning pressure and there is a three metre high pressure hose.
With the machine comes a standard lance suitable for cleaning cars, a soft bristle brush and a dirtblaster lance for stubborn ground in grime.
As well as this there is a foam sprayer, chamois leather and a pouch of Wash ‘n’ Wax detergent.
The whole package costs £99.99 including free delivery.
And the top of their range is the Karcher K 5.700 T300TOP Electric Powered Pressure Washer.
This is a really strong professional machine made with a long-lasting pump and 2100 watt motor .
It has an in-built detergent reservoir and a clever system to allow fast changeover of detergents.
There is a high-pressure nine metre hose which is easy to fit and the machine is designed to change from using detergent to water when the nozzle is rotated.
There is also a dirt blaster attachment for cleaning stubborn stains from stone or paving.
This attachment is really powerful and should not be used when cleaning tyres, paint or sensitive surfaces.
This model costs £399 including free delivery.