Last Updated on July 9, 2023
EDITOR’S NOTE: Updated for 2023.
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I have vinyl siding on my home. For the most part, it’s fantastic: I don’t need to paint it or stain it or seal it or really do much else to it. About the only thing I need to do, sometimes, is clean it. Mold and dirt can sometimes start to grow on the vinyl, and when that happens I will sometimes enlist the help of a relative to blast it off with a pressure washer.
Aldi is no hardware store, but the grocer does sell some hardware products from time to time. That includes, occasionally, pressure washers.
Aldi has been selling pressure washers for a few years now. Prior to 2020, the grocer sold them under the WORKZONE label. Starting in 2020 and into 2021, Aldi has sold them under the FERREX label. Keep in mind that both WORKZONE and FERREX aren’t individual companies: they’re Aldi private labels.
What We Know:
The FERREX 1850 PSI Electric Pressure Washer (Product Code: 805543) is an Aldi Find, which means you can only find it in stores for a limited time. As of 2023, the pressure washer sells for $99.99, which is the same price it cost in 2021. That’s less than most other pressure washers I can find, including ones at this PSI rating. I was able to find a few at this price point, but they had a lower PSI, so make of that what you will.
The pressure washer is made by Merotec USA, a subsidiary of a Chinese manufacturer named Sumec. Merotec is behind a number of FERREX-branded lawn care products. Merotec backs the warranty on the pressure washer, which is good for three years.
According to Aldi, the pressure washer is designed for “cleaning decks, cars, patio furniture and more,” and includes the following features:
- A spray gun, integrated nozzle and lance and cleaning needle
- A spray gun with an adjustable nozzle for a soap spray, fan spray or powerful stream
- A 25 foot non-marring high pressure hose
- A 35 foot GFCI power cord
- An on-board soap tank
- A carrying handle
- A hose holder
- 7″ wheels
- A 120V/60Hz 13 Amp universal motor
What We Don’t Know:
We haven’t test-driven this model, so we can’t speak to how easily it sets up, how well it cleans, or how durable it is.
Have you used this pressure washer? Let us know in the comments.