Sometimes it makes more sense to rent a pressure washer versus purchasing a pressure washer. If you are just using the pressure washer once or twice a year, consider renting the pressure washer. Pressure Washers tend to be a high maintenance equipment due to the fact that they use water and fuel to operate. Equipment that is put into storage for long periods of time can get damaged by the water and fuel left in the equipment. By renting the pressure washer, you can rest assure that the pressure washer has been taken care of properly and is ready to use.