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When you finish disinfecting an environment, how do you know whether you’ve hit every surface? The truth is, it’s impossible to tell how thoroughly you’ve done your job if you use standard methods. Many surfaces are just hard to reach, even with a mister or fogger. With a Protexus electrostatic sprayer, you never have to worry about missing anything. This ingenious piece of equipment ensures you have complete coverage every time, and you get the job quickly, too. Here’s why Protexus is the future of disinfectant applications.

The Protexus Electrostatic Sprayer Provides an Advantage

According to the CDC, 3.4 million people who visit the emergency room are diagnosed with an infectious or parasitic illness. This doesn’t account for all those who get sick but don’t make a trip to the hospital. Often, individuals become sick when they touch contaminated surfaces. Regular disinfection methods aren’t sufficient for thorough sterilization. Using an electrostatic sprayer is the only way to ensure the job is done right. The Protexus electrostatic sprayer uses revolutionary electrostatic delivery technology.

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An electrostatic delivery works better than any other application system because it gives disinfectant droplets a magnetic charge. The sprayer’s nozzle contains an electrode. When the liquid passes through the nozzle, it receives a positive charge. Almost every type of surface has a negative charge. When you spray the positively charged disinfectant into an area, those droplets are attracted to the negatively charged surfaces, just like a magnet.

One of the best things about this process is that each droplet acts like an atom and is attracted to particles with an opposite charge. Once the droplets bond with a surface, the surface no longer has a negative charge and will repel the positively charged droplets. The disinfectant that is still charged automatically seeks out an available surface.

A Protexus Electrostatic Sprayer Gets at Those Hard-To-Reach Surfaces

Every environment has surfaces that are difficult to reach unless you use a Protexus electrostatic sprayer. When the charged droplets leave the sprayer, they are drawn to any negatively charged surface within six feet. The attraction is so powerful that droplets will reverse course or wrap around a curve to reach an available atom.

The magnetic attraction is approximately 15 times stronger than gravity. Once the disinfectant leaves the sprayer, the droplets do not fall to the ground or aimlessly drift through the air. The attraction’s pull is too strong. You end up with an even coating of disinfectant on all surfaces, including those that are hard to reach or hidden from sight.

The Protexus Electrostatic Sprayer Has Numerous Benefits

An electrostatic spray is the most efficient and effective method for disinfecting and sanitizing. It’s cordless, making it easy to move around and between rooms efficiently. The electrostatic sprayer is faster than conventional methods. It takes less time to apply the disinfectant than misters and foggers, and the room is ready for use much more quickly.

The Protexus sprayer has a three-tiered applicator, giving you flexibility and control. You can make adjustments as needed for saturation level, droplet size, and disinfectant product specifications. You get the control you need to pinpoint your application and reach tough spots, such as door edges. They are also versatile and safe for any surface or in any area.
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Electrostatic Disinfection Kills Viruses and Bacteria

When you use a disinfectant approved by the Environmental Protection Agency, an electrostatic sprayer provides the coverage you need to kill infectious disease-causing pathogens. Pairing the Protexus with Purtabs or Vital Oxide Cleaner and Disinfectant is a powerful combination. Both of these disinfectants are EPA-approved for use in fighting the coronavirus. They are safe enough to use on food contact surfaces, yet powerful enough for hospital environments.

It isn’t enough to use a strong disinfectant if your application method leaves some surfaces untreated. Door handles are surfaces that commonly expose people to viruses. With traditional applications, you run the risk of incomplete coverage. No matter how potent your disinfectant is, germs may be left behind if part of that door handle is missed. The Protexus sprayer ensures complete coverage, making a good disinfectant that much more powerful.

Electrostatic Disinfecting Is Appropriate for Any Environment

You can use it in any environment and for any situation that requires infectious disease control, such as:

  • Schools and day cares
  • Hospitals
  • Offices
  • Food service
  • Hotels, vacation homes, Air B&Bs
  • Mass transportation services
  • Apartment complexes, condos, and homes

You Can Count on Hotsy

Hotsy provides you with the best disinfecting equipment out there. We carry the Protexus handheld, cordless electrostatic sprayer, as well as Purtab and Vital Oxide Cleaner and Disinfectant. We’re here to answer any questions you may have about our products, so feel free to contact us at (210) 851-9652.



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Disinfecting With Protexus Electrostatic Sprayers Is the Future | Hotsy Equipment Company, San Antonio TX

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Electrostatic sprayers are a relatively new tool that is being used for disinfecting. Since it is unique, many people are unsure how they work, their benefits, and how safe they are to use. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions related to electrostatic disinfectant sprayers:

What is an electrostatic disinfectant sprayer?

An electrostatic disinfectant sprayer is a device that disinfects a surface. It adds an electric charge to water molecules before spraying them over the desired surface. By adding this charge, the water molecules cling to the surface, providing a more thorough cleaning. The electrostatic disinfectant sprayer from Hotsy is battery-powered and handheld, making it easy to move around and point at the surface you wish to clean.

Can electrostatic sprayers be used on electronics?

Yes, electrostatic sprayers can safely be used around electronics. You can use an electrostatic sprayer near laptops, desktop PCs, tablets, cellphones, and keyboards. However, it is recommended that you not apply the sprayer directly to the device at close range. Instead, it would help if you positioned the sprayer at least several inches away from the device before activating it. All Hotsy electrostatic sprayers come with an instruction manual that provides more detailed information on properly cleaning areas with electronic devices.

Can electrostatic sprayers be used near paper?

Electrostatic sprayers leave a small residue on paper surfaces. It is best to remove any important papers before spraying. If documents must remain in the area, avoid spraying them directly.

What do you use an electrostatic sprayer for?

The purpose of an electrostatic sprayer is to disinfect an area thoroughly without having to touch it. This can be used both at home and in businesses for a wide range of applications. For example, hotels can disinfect rooms before a new guest arrives, or a business can disinfect equipment before a customer uses it.


The EPA has also approved electrostatic sprayers to combat COVID-19 pathogens. This makes it the ideal tool for businesses who need to frequently clean an area to keep customers and employees safe.

Is electrostatic spraying safe?

Electrostatic spraying is completely safe. This goes for both the person operating the sprayer and anyone within the vicinity. No masks or other PPE equipment are required to handle the electrostatic sprayer. However, it’s recommended that you wear gloves if using Purtabs as a disinfecting agent.


It is also safe to enter a space after applying an electrostatic spray. However, it may be best to wait 1-2 hours after application to ensure thorough disinfecting. Once the disinfectant application is complete, it is safe for both people and pets to enter the area.

What is the difference between cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing?

When it comes to handling dirt and germs on a surface, there are essentially three levels. Cleaning is the physical process of removing dirt and germs, usually by using soap and water. Cleaning a surface doesn’t necessarily kill germs, but it does remove them from the surface, which can help reduce the spread of infection.


Sanitizing is when you lower the number of germs to an acceptable level. The purpose of sanitizing is to remove the bulk of germs throughout an area to go about our daily lives with a significantly reduced risk.


Lastly, disinfecting is when you kill any germs on a surface. Disinfecting either destroys or inactivates bacteria and viruses found on the surface. What germs are destroyed depends on the specific chemical being used.


In daily life, sanitizing and cleaning are typically the most important. It’s especially important to sanitize areas like your bathroom. However, if you are concerned about pathogens like COVID-19, then complete disinfection is a better solution.

How long do germs stay on surfaces?

How long a germ stays on a surface typically depends on the type of germ. For example, cold germs can sometimes stay on a surface for several days, while influenza germs remains on a surface for up to a day. For the coronavirus, germs can stay on surfaces for hours to days, depending on the surface. However, even though germs remain on these surfaces for long periods, many of them become less infectious as time goes on.

Which disinfectants do you recommend for COVID-19?

To fight COVID-19, we first recommend using an electrostatic sprayer. Within this sprayer, a good disinfectant to use is Purtabs. Purtabs have been approved by the EPA to kill the coronavirus quickly and are easy to use. You just drop one of the tablets into the water inside the electrostatic sprayer and wait for it to dissolve. One tablet provides hospital-grade sanitation for an entire 800 sq. ft room.

How often should I disinfect and clean surfaces?

How frequently you should clean depends on a few factors. Primarily, you should clean “high-touch” areas more regularly, at least once a day. High-touch areas include tables, counters, toilets, handles, doorknobs, phones, and keyboards. Essentially, if the object or surface is touched a lot throughout the day, you should disinfect it frequently.


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Electrostatic Disinfectant Sprayer FAQ | Hotsy Equipment Company, San Antonio TX

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It’s more important than ever to disinfect things properly. Whether you are looking to make your home a little safer, provide a healthier environment for your customers, or looking to keep a room sterile for your patients, you need the best method for disinfecting available.


For this, you should turn to an electrostatic sprayer. Using a traditional spray bottle and towel doesn’t give a thorough enough against pathogens like the coronavirus. However, the Protexus Electrostatic Sprayer uses new technology to cling to any pathogens lying in its path and killing them on sight. Not only that, but it’s practically just as easy to use as a regular spray bottle. Here’s what you need to know:
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What Is the Protexus Electrostatic Sprayer?

The Protexus Electrostatic Sprayer uses an electrostatic charge to clean surfaces. Unlike most sprayers, which leave the liquid droplets hanging in the air, the Protexus Electrostatic Sprayer charges the molecules before leaving the sprayer, which allows them to cling to the nearby surface.


If you have a dog or cat, you likely know all about static electricity. It’s what keeps all that hair clinging to your sweater after you’re done petting them or sit down on the couch they used. You may have also experienced a static shock once, twice, or dozens of times in your life when you touched something metal after walking along some carpet. This static electricity binds things together. And while static electricity can sometimes be annoying, it becomes a powerful tool when used within an electrostatic sprayer.


Using this type of sprayer provides you with more disinfecting power. When it comes to cleaning germs within your home or business, and especially pathogens like COVID-19, you want to eliminate as much as possible. The spray from the Protexus Electrostatic Sprayer wraps around the object you point it at, giving you even more complete coverage. In fact, it can provide up to 3 times more coverage, in the same amount of time, than more traditional cleaning methods such as spray bottles or rags.


The Protexus Electrostatic Sprayer meets the EPA standards for fighting combating COVID-19 and allows you to clean an entire room in a fraction of the time. This makes it perfect for your home, your business, hospitals, hotel rooms, and more. But perhaps best of all, this sprayer is easy to use. To learn how to use the Hotsy electrostatic sprayer, follow our steps below.

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Using the electrostatic sprayer from Protexus only requires a few simple steps.


  1. Charge the battery: To operate, the electrostatic sprayer uses a lithium-ion battery. This battery powers the device and provides a charge to the water molecules, which forces them to cling to nearby surfaces. Our electrostatic sprayer comes with a charger and doesn’t take long to reach a full charge.
  2. Fill the sprayer with water: Next, fill up the sprayer with water. You’ll see a clear container right on the front of the sprayer where the water goes. In addition to water, also add in the disinfecting agent. One option you have here is a Purtab. Purtabs dissolve quickly in water and are EPA certified to kill pathogens like the coronavirus. Another alternative is to use Vital Oxide Cleaner and Disinfectant. This is a hospital-grade disinfectant, so you know you are getting a deep clean. Just drop the tablets or powder in and wait for it to dissolve before using the system.
  3. Insert the battery: Once the battery is fully charged, insert it into the sprayer. The battery slot is directly below the handle and should slip in quite easily. Be sure the sprayer is set to “OFF” before inserting the battery.
  4. Aim at the desired surface and pull the trigger: Finally, turn on the sprayer, aim it at the surface you want to clean, and pull the trigger. You should see a mist of water coming out and landing on the surface. Spray the surface thoroughly to ensure a good clean, then move on to any additional surfaces that need cleaning. If you run out of water, turn off the sprayer and fill it up again. To ensure thorough cleaning, it is best to move the electrostatic sprayer constantly moving the “S” pattern.


As you can see, using the Protexus Electrostatic Sprayer is very easy. Should you have any issues, though, we are always standing by to answer any questions you may have.

Get Started with an Electrostatic Sprayer Today

When it comes to cleaning your business and home, it’s best to do the job right. You want to ensure you give everything a thorough cleaning, and the best way to do this is by using an electrostatic sprayer from Protexus. Not only does this sprayer give your location a great cleaning, and protect you against harmful pathogens at the same time, but it’s incredibly easy to use.

To learn more about how to get started with our electrostatic sprayer, please contact us today.


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While the COVID-19 situation is improving, it’s still important that we remain vigilant. This includes wearing a mask in public, keeping a safe distance away from others, and keeping ourselves and surfaces clean. For this last part, it’s good to have some strong disinfectants by your side. Whether you are looking to disinfect your home or your business, you must have the right stuff for the job. Here are some of the best disinfectants you should look to use.

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Using an Electrostatic Sprayer on Surfaces 

One of the best types of disinfectants is an electrostatic spray. Electrostatic sprayers release liquid droplets into the air, but they do not just float around, unlike other disinfectants. Instead, they use static electricity to cling to the object you aim the nozzle at. This static electricity is generated by applying a positive charge to the liquid as it passes through the nozzle. Should any virus molecules be residing on this object’s surface, the electrostatic spray clings to those molecules and destroys them.

Using the Protexus electrostatic sprayer is relatively easy. First, you fill the electrostatic up with water. You then insert a disinfectant tablet, like the Purtab, which dissolves within seconds. The Purtab is a better alternative to the Vital Oxide cleaner and can kill pathogens like COVID-19 much faster.

Once you fill the Protexus electrostatic sprayer, put in the Lithium-ion battery. This battery allows you to use the sprayer without a cord and gives the disinfecting liquid its electric charge. From there, it’s just a matter of pointing the sprayer at the surface you want to clean and pulling the trigger.

The Protexus electrostatic sprayer, combined with Purtabs, is one of the quickest and easiest ways to clean a surface. If you want to ensure a good clean and not spend a lot of time or money doing it, this is the best option to consider.

Getting a Deeper Clean 

According to the EPA, “Electrostatic sprayers work by charging the antimicrobial liquid as it passes through a nozzle.  The positively charged antimicrobial droplets are attracted to negatively charged environmental surfaces allowing for improved coverage on hard, non-porous environmental surfaces.” However, not every surface you want to clean is hard and non-porous.

So, while the Protexus electrostatic sprayer cleans surfaces very well, you may desire to perform a deeper clean in some areas. For example, you might want to give a carpet or couch a deep cleaning or the blankets on your bed. In these situations, there are some other options.

When cleaning linens, simply putting them through a washing machine on hot water should do the trick. Be sure you are using a laundry detergent that specifically can kill bacteria and pathogens.

For fabrics that you cannot through into the wash, consider buying or renting a carpet cleaner. Carpet cleaners penetrate deeper into the carpet and typically have an attachment you can use for other furniture, like couches or love seats. Within the carpet cleaner, you can dissolve some Vital Oxide cleaner or some Purtabs to ensure that any COVID-19 pathogens are destroyed.

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Hand Soap 

One of the most important things we can do during this time is to keep our hands clean. The best way to accomplish this is by regularly washing our hands with disinfecting soap. Look for a hand soap that specifically kills viruses. Many decorative hand soaps look or smell nice, but they do not provide the disinfecting you need against COVID-19. Both bar soaps and liquid soaps are acceptable, provided you use enough when washing your hands.

When washing, remember to get your hands wet and scrub for at least 30 seconds. Soap works by attaching itself to the bacteria on your hands, and the water washes both soap and bacteria away. The longer and more thoroughly you wash your hands, the better.

Hand Sanitizer 

While not as good as hand soap, hand sanitizer can also be used to disinfect your hands. According to the CDC, “Washing hands with soap and water is the best way to get rid of germs in most situations. If water and soap are not available, you may use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. You can tell if it contains at least 60% alcohol by looking at the product label.”

Hand sanitizer is the stuff you rub into your hands without rinsing off at the end. It can kill much of the bacteria on your hands, but it is still preferable to wash your hands with soap whenever possible. However, if you are out on the go and only have hand sanitizer available, you should still use it. Grab a bottle or two and keep it in your car or purse for easy access when you’re out.

Using the Best Disinfectants

Whether you’re cleaning surfaces, furniture, or your hands, you must use the best disinfectants available. If you’re going to bother to clean, you might as well do the job right. We’re almost through dealing with COVID-19, but we need to remain vigilant a little while longer. Stock up on some of the best disinfectants and kill and COVID-19 molecules that come your way.



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A Hotsy power washer can get a hard cleaning job done quickly. You have a choice to use a hot water pressure washer or a cold water pressure washer, so it’s important to choose the right one for the job. Understanding how a Hotsy pressure washer works can help you choose the right power washer.

Why Choose a Hotsy Pressure Washer?

A pressure washer uses force and water to push dirt and grime off surfaces. Water has polar qualities that make it stick to things. Adding pressure to the mix gives it even more energy to blast away what is sticking to the surface. When high-powered water pressure hits a dirty surface, such as a concrete parking lot, the water and pressure create kinetic energy that has the power to pack a punch against the grime. There are no chemicals used, so the surface typically doesn’t get any damage unless you use too much pressure to clean it.

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Why Use a Hot Water Hotsy Pressure Washer?

If you’ve ever tried to wash dishes in tepid or cold water, you understand that cold water doesn’t always clean grease effectively. It is possible to get grease off items using cold water, but hot water is much more effective. Higher temperatures kill bacteria and break through oil and grease better than cold. You may not be thinking that your parking lot needs to be sanitized, but the higher temperature of hot water breaks up the car oils and grease, creating hazards in your lot.

What Type of Surfaces and Applications Are Appropriate For Hot Water Hotsy Pressure Washer?

Heated water can break down dirt and grime at a molecular level, cleaning surfaces faster and thoroughly. If you’re cleaning any surface contaminated with grease or oil, a hot water Hotsy pressure washer will be the better option. If you’re breaking through sand, mud, or paint, cold water will probably work fine. If you’re cleaning cooking oils, grease, or petroleum, such as on a shop floor or in a commercial kitchen, a hot water pressure washer will be better.

Hot water pressure washers are also more effective:

  • On chewing gum removal, the high temperatures and pressure can melt the chewing gum bonds on the surface
  • With ice dam removal by melting ice quicker to remove it from the home’s eaves
  • Cleaning automotive parts washing due to the heavier oils and greases involved
  • Concrete cleaning can go quicker with hot water pressure washers
  • When used on thawing frozen water lines

A good rule of thumb is that whatever cold water cleans, hot water can clean faster and better. A hot water pressure washer is not a steam cleaner. Steam can be an effective cleaning method on some surfaces, but a Hotsy pressure washer uses hot water and pressure to clean the surface. The agitation of the water combined with heat provides effective cleaning.

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What About Water Conservation When Using a Pressure Washer?

High pressured water cleaning often comes under criticism for using a precious resource for cleaning. Hotsy equipment company pressure washers use less water when cleaning than regular cleaning. Combining the power of high temperatures and pressure improves cleaning efficiency. Garden hoses use about 8 gallons per minute, but a pressure washer only uses about 5 gallons per minute. Adding pressure makes the stream stronger, which improves your cleaning ability. You clean faster, meaning that you use less water in the long run and not putting so much water through the system. You do save money while using less of our natural resources.

Select the Right Equipment For Your Cleaning Jobs

A hot water pressure washer is more expensive than a cold water pressure washer, but it gets the job done right the first time, saving you time and money. Look at the type of cleaning you need to find the right equipment for your needs. Hotsy offers a selection of washers that are easy to maneuver and use in industrial settings, both indoors and outdoors. For light cleaning each week, you may choose a less expensive model. If you’re cleaning with a pressure washer over 20 hours a week, you’ll want a higher quality model that stands up to time. Check out our selection of pressure washers and ask for a demo.


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