Cleaning Government and Municipal Services fleet vehicles

Cleaning fleet vehicles such as emergency vehicles, snow equipment, trash and recycling trucks, dump trucks, utility vehicles can be done quickly and easily with the right chemicals, equipment and technique.

One-Step Touchless Cleaning:

  • Clean your large vehicle/equipment from front to back and in small vertical sections (8-10 feet wide)
  • Step 1: Apply a high pH (alkaline) detergent to the vehicle surface using a Foam Maxx foamer
    • When applying the chemical, foam it on from the bottom of the vehicle/equipment to the top of the vehicle/equipment
  • Step 2: Allow for a short dwell time 45-60 seconds
    • If you are washing a vehicle outdoors, ensure you do not allow any chemical to dry on the surface of your vehicle/equipment
  • Step 3: Use warm water (90°F – 100°F) for your high pressure rinse and rinse the vehicle section from top to bottom
    • Maintain your high pressure nozzle within 18 inches of the surface and a spray angle of 15° – 45°
  • Repeat Steps 1-3 until your vehicle/equipment is clean.
  • The best high pH product to use for one-step cleaning is HEL100 Hellcat or THU100 Thunderbolt

Two-Step Touchless Cleaning:

  • Clean your vehicle/equipment from front to back and in small vertical sections (8-10 feet wide)
  • Step 1: Apply a low pH (acid) detergent to the vehicle surface using a Foam Maxx foamer
    • When applying the chemical, foam it on from the bottom of the vehicle to the top of the vehicle
  • Step 2: Apply a high pH (alkaline) detergent directly on top of the low pH (acid) detergent)
  • Step 3: Allow for a short dwell time 30-45 seconds
    • Do not allow the chemical to dry on the surface
  • Step 4: Use warm water (90°F – 100°F) for your high pressure rinse and rinse the vehicle/equipment section from top to bottom
    • Maintain your high pressure nozzle within 18 inches of the surface and a spray angle of 15° – 45°
  • Repeat Steps 1-4 until your vehicle/equipment is clean.
  • The best products to use for two-step cleaning are CIT110 Citric Clean for the first step and HEL100 Hellcat or THU100 Thunderbolt for the second step