Written on: 14/11/2011
Purchased from Aldi. A very powerful machine for the money which was approximately half the price of the equivalent Karcher model. I was told that Karcher make this Powercraft model raft and it does look and feel the same. That said there are some reservations: Some of the parts, in particular, the hose inlet and outlet connections are very cheap and not up to the job. Where the actual gun hose connects to the water outlet on the machine it is a screw connector. This is made of plastic and... (read more)
Written on: 18/08/2011 by peterwatson
I bought the washer from Aldi 6 yrs ago and it worked well until 5 yrs ago the pump block cracked and i had to take it to a HSS hire centre who handle repairs for Powercraft. The guy there said that these washers are actually built up with Karcher parts (the pump especially ) just last week the pump body must have split again and now its out of guarantee its not worth repairing. It has had very little use (twice a month) so i feel that Powercraft and Karcher may not be such a good buy... (read more)
Written on: 06/05/2010
I bought the Powercraft PCPW-160 from Aldi for £60 and it's fantastic.
It's very powerful and cleans floors and walls even without applying any cleaner first. It's powerful enough to cause damage in the wrong hands! It can carve up the surface of wood or dissolve old mortar. And while it won't strip paint fully, it certainly blasts it until the surface is ruined and patchy.
Use the nozzle on a wide angle and hold it a foot away and it will clean patios and tarmac very quickly without... (read more)
Written on: 17/07/2009 by trish1935 (1 review written)
Bought a karcher 221m from Argos and took it back because of lack of power. Went and bought this power craft from ALDI that looks like a karcher and it is so powerful.It has a maximum pressure of 150 bar, but works at 120 bar. It comes with brush for the car and detergent. It is quite heavy but is on wheels, I have done all the drive and think it is fantastic. Complete with 3 year guarantee you can not go wrong at less than £80 (read more)
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