PowerSmart PS22 Electric Pressure Review

PowerSmart PS22 Electric Pressure Review

The PowerSmart PS22 electric pressure washer is very lightweight and compact with a good amount of power for all your residential cleaning needs. Its maximum PSI along with its flow rate are decent and will satisfy your around the house cleaning needs.

You can take this unit with you pretty much anywhere thanks to its 35 foot electric cord. Plugging this into an extension cord can even give you more range of movement and can increase your reach substantially.

You can use the PowerSmart PS22 Electric Pressure to clean your siding, windows, gutters, tiles and walls among other things outdoors and indoors.

This electric pressure washer is very well designed. It can be easily stored and transported while packing a decent pouch of power. You can easily store this pressure washer in a closet or in a corner in your garage where it can be easily accessed.

It features a detachable soap dispenser so you can add detergent to get an even deeper clean. This is definitely the perfect pressure washer for all your smaller jobs around your home.


The PowerSmart PS22 electric pressure washer offers a maximum pressure of 1300 PSI and a minimum of 1000 PSI. It runs on a 120V, 60Hz motor and offers a flow rate of 1.2 gallons per minute. It includes a 20 foot hose and a 35 foot electric cord for an overall reach of 55 feet.

This can be increased by plugging the4 unit into an extension cord. The detergent bottle has a capacity of 13 gallons and the unit itself weighs in at less than 20 pounds.

With the included detergent bottle you can really make the best of this portable pressure washer. It is a great buy if you are looking for a secondary unit so you don’t have to pull out your high powered gas powered pressure washer for smaller tasks.

Regardless of its minimal design it does get the job done and it is easy to store so you really don’t need to have designated storage space if you are considering purchasing this pressure washer.

The pressure washer is made with plastic parts that have been bonded together so you will need to be careful with the machine. You also want to ensure that you don’t over tighten the connectors so you prevent leaks after stripping.

If you want an electric pressure washer that will get the job done and get it done fast you will love the Powersmart PS22. Once you take good care of this unit it will last and will take care of your small cleaning needs.


  • Easy to assemble
  • Very portable
  • Lightweight
  • Easy to use
  • Easy to store
  • Good power rating
  • Pump is virtually maintenance free
  • Instant start/stop for safety and water conservation
  • Long cord and hose for far reach
  • Compact


  • PSI could be a little higher
  • Due to the plastic bonded parts you will need to be careful with this washer – this is not too serious of a problem if you are purchasing this for small light duty cleaning


The Powersmart PS22 is a great small duty electric pressure washer. It is highly portable coming in at less than 20 pounds and with a very compact design so that finding a storage space for it in your home will be an easy task.

This little machine packs a lot of cleaning convenience and power and will show you that you can rely on it for a range of small duty cleaning tasks.

Because of its compact nature it will have its limits. It is definitely not a heavy duty pressure washer that you would use to strip paint off your walls or to get real tough stains out of your concrete driveway.

It will get your regular around the house cleaning tasks done and will help you keep your car clean while not taking up too much of your time with cleaning.

Comparisons/Possible Alternative

An electric pressure washer that comes close to the Powersmart PS22 is the Campbell Hausfeld PW1350. This unit is also small and provides the same power and water outputs as the PS22 from Powersmart.

They are also both priced just around $100 so they are nice equals if you for any reason can’t find the PS22.

If you need a powerful unit for tough cleaning then you definitely will need a more powerful machine such as the SunJoe SPX3000 which offers a higher pressure output for better cleaning. This does come with a higher price tag though but it is definitely worth it if you need more than a light duty electric pressure washer.


If you are looking for an electric pressure washer for light cleaning, whether it is your first pressure washer or you are looking for a less powerful secondary – PowerSmart PS22 Electric Pressure is a great option.

It does have limitations to its power and output but if you are looking for a light duty machine, it does precisely what it is designed to do. It is affordably priced so it is a purchase that won’t put a lot of pressure on your pocket, wallet or bank account.

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