My Karcher K2.900M is now getting a bit long in the tooth, and
the patio cleaner is beginning to break up.
My main use is on occasional domestic drive and patio cleaning,
and I am thinking of an upgrade to some variety of Karcher K4
Home. It looks like there is a discontinued version still
available, plus a new one with the doubtful advantage of LEDs on
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Any thoughts or suggestions of better value for money?
Chris J Dixon Nottingham UK
I worked for Gerni UK for about 10 years as a regional manager.
Gerni closed down in 2007 https://www.nilfisk.com/en/news/Pages/Gerni.aspx
The current Gerni machines are made by ALTO, formerly KEW. All owned by
Odd situation. Karcher hot water/steam machines used to be the bees
knees and their cold water machines were mediocre. Gerni was the other
These days I reckon I'd go for a Nilfisk Alto/Gerni machine.
Karcher have been cutting corners of years IMO and the machines quality
I've had a Nilfisk machine for about 6 years now and it hasn't missed a
beat. It's a C120.4 which has an induction motor but I'm not sure if
it's still available. Regularly used for patios and cleaning cars.
The only thing I did was replace the hose for a 15m industrial one which
I had made up at a local hydraulic place.
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