Snow Joe Sun Joe SPX1000 Review – Is The Electric Pressure Washer Worth The Price?

Sun Joe SPX1000

If you are planning to buy an electric pressure washer then the Snow Joe Sun Joe SPX1000 may be the right choice for you. The dirt fighter is a residential electric grade machine. It is suited for light duty, less frequent jobs such as car washing or spot cleaning. Electric power washers of this size are not engineered for tough applications. They are useful in a number of delicate applications. Let’s take a look at the Snow Joe SPX1000 in more detail.

When it comes to pressure washers, Snow Joe is a reliable brand. The SPX3000, at this time of writing, is the best selling product on Amazon in pressure washers category. Equipped with a dual detergent tank system, it will enable you to loosen up stubborn dirt and debris built up on various surfaces. The smaller version, SPX2000, has also received many positive feedback. The 1740 PSI/1.59 GPM pressure washer is equipped with a 0.9-liter on-board detergent tank.

In terms of capacity, the SPX1000 is the lowest when compared with the other two models. But it does not mean this option is without benefits. With its lightweight and compact design, you can easily tote it from one cleaning task to the next. The SPX1000 weighs only 11.7 lb. The two rear wheels, although they are nt really necessary for a washer of this size, add portability to this cleaner. It does not come equipped with a detergent tank but it seems to have satisfied many of those who purchased it. For additional cleaning power, you can buy the detergent spray bottle attachment specially designed for this portable washer. The 0.4 L detergent bottle (SPX1DT) connects to the spray wand.

Designed for light power washing jobs around the house, it a maximum pressure of 1450 PSI. The rated pressure is 1015 PSI. This is the average water pressure you will get from this machine. The maximum flow rate is 1.45 GPM which is a bit higher than the AR Blue Clean AR116. It is strong enough to clean the car but not excessively powerful. It certainly has more cleaning power than your regular garden hose. The washer is equipped with an adjustable nozzle. By turning the nozzle you can adjust water jet from low pressure 45-degree fan spray to high pressure zero-degree pencil spray. When it comes to cleaning coverage, a 20 ft long high pressure hose is supplied with the unit. The power cord is 35 ft long.

Sun Joe SPX1000 Attachment

This electric water blaster also includes a number of safety features. The trigger gun is equipped with a locking device. The gun cannot be operated when the safety lock is activated. This model is also provided with Total Stop System (TSS) that senses water flow in the pump. The motor only runs when the trigger on the gun is depressed. When the trigger is released, the motor will be turned off automatically. The auto start-stop feature alongside the thermal sensor cut out protect the motor from overheating. For additional protection from the risk of electric shock, the electric powered pressure washing machine is provided with a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI).

The Snow Joe Sun Joe SPX1000 is a cold water pressure water. It is not designed to be used with hot water. The intake water temperature must not exceed 104ºF. Keep in mind that it must not be used at temperatures below 32ºF. Maximum water inlet pressure during operation is 0.7 MPa. It must only be used with clean water. Powered by a 11.5 amp (1400 W) motor, it works with 120V outlets.

The Sun Joe SPX1000 has received some very positive feedback from its customers at Amazon.com. Its current review rating is 4.5/5 stars that proves how good the product is. It is not super powerful but based on the customer feedback it gets the job done. The small home pressure cleaner may not be practical to do large areas. But the small size makes it easy to move around. The adjustable spray wand is one of its most popular features. People have found that adjusting the intensity of the spray is easy. The hose connector is plastic but it does not mean this machine is prone to leaking.

The Sun Joe SPX1000 is not a heavy duty cold water pressure cleaner. But if are in the market for a product that gives you an opportunity to tackle a variety of light cleaning tasks then based on the customer feedback you will be pleased with this machine.


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