Shop Vacs have a very short life, and are not made for continuous duty. I have burned them up in less then two hours doing recovery at a pressure washing site.
Thanks for letting me know about this comment thread mentioning our company so I could respond.
I appreciate your efforts to make sure the representation of our industry in national magazines is accurate. Unfortunately, the premise of your video and many of the other remarks in this thread were based on inaccurate perceptions.
We were hired to clean the grease spill and the alley all the way to the street. The grease had been tracked for almost a full block.
I'm including a link to the post and video on on our website for those who care to see it. http://www.washonwheels.net/waste-w...-a-grease-spill-at-a-denver-restaurant-video/
The recovery dam that you mention in your video was set up half way down the alley, then moved to the end to wash the second half. The drain cover you mention was irrelevant to our water recovery - it just happened to be in the lowest spot halfway down the alley. We know it wasn't a storm drain.
In keeping with all our efforts to represent the pressure washing industry as professionals, it would usually be more appropriate to contact the company before anything is posted about them to prevent any misunderstandings.
Joel Shorey, President
Wash On Wheels