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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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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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Signs Your Hotsy Pressure Washer Needs Repair

Your pressure washer rental is built to last a long time. However, there may come a time when your pressure washer isn’t working as it’s supposed to. If this happens, it likely means your pressure washer needs repair. Below are five signs to look for that will tell you when your Hotsy pressure washer needs repair, along with what you can do to make it less likely that this will happen again.

1. Your Hotsy Pressure Washer Fails To Start

The biggest sign that your Hotsy pressure washer needs repair is when it simply won’t start. If you’ve checked to ensure that there is gas in your pressure washer, then the cause is likely something more serious. Your pressure washer should start with at most a little effort. If you find yourself struggling to start it each time, you should consider taking it in for repairs.

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2. The Water Pressure Does Not Stop

At the other end of the spectrum, if you have issues turning off the Hotsy pressure washer once you are done with it, this is also a sign of trouble. You could have a problem with a faulty trigger or the unloader valve. As time goes on, the trigger wand can become worn down or clogged, eventually needing a replacement. Simply replacing these parts can get your pressure washer back to normal. 

3. There Is Poor Water Pressure 

The purpose of a Hotsy pressure washer is to apply so much force with water that all grease, dirt, and other debris are blasted off the surface. This can’t happen if your pressure washer does not produce high enough pressure. If you turn on your pressure washer and find that it is inadequately cleaning the surface, the culprit could be a blockage within the system. Maintenance on the machine to remove the blockage should return it to proper working condition.

Another thing to consider is your water source. For example, if your pressure washer is connected to your home’s garden hose faucet, ensure that you have opened the faucet entirely. Disconnect the hose from the pressure washer and see that water is flowing strongly through the hose to rule it out as the source of your problem.

4. There Are Leaks In Your Pressure Washer

Leaks within the system can also lead to poor water pressure. Water leaks occur when there is a worn-down seal or when the pump begins to break down. Water leaks not only lead to poorer water pressure, but they are also a waste of water. Before spraying water from your Hotsy pressure washer, look for signs of a leak in the immediate vicinity to diagnose if this is your issue.

5. Your Hotsy Pressure Washer Is Stalling

The last major sign of an issue is if your pressure washer stalls out. This means your pressure washer is starting but shutting off soon after. Stalling can happen for several reasons, such as a bad spark plug or a failing ignition coil. A Hotsy pressure washer service center can diagnose the specific issue and perform the necessary repairs.

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How To Prevent Future Problems From Your Hotsy Pressure Washer

To keep your Hotsy pressure washer from breaking down, there are a few things you can do. First, follow all the guidelines for proper use included in your owner’s manual. This includes tightening all connections before running the machine and regularly cleaning out the filter. You should also squeeze the spray wand a few times to prime the pump before use and remove any air from within the system. Finally, allow the Hotsy pressure washer to run for a minute or two before using, as this will allow water to run through the system and prime it for use.


Another thing you can do is use better detergents within your pressure washer. The right detergents not only provide a better clean, but they keep the inside of the pressure washer running well and are less likely to clog up. Whenever possible, use Hotsy pressure washer detergents for the best results.

Taking Your Hotsy Pressure Washer in for Repairs

Although you take excellent care of your Hotsy pressure washer, there may come a time when you start to experience one of the issues listed above. When this happens, it’s time to take your pressure washer to a trusted repair service. You don’t want to attempt these types of repairs and maintenance on your own, as this could further damage the machine.


Hotsy provides maintenance and repairs for all its machines. If you are experiencing an issue, bring it to one of our service centers, and we will get it running again. We can even have replacement parts delivered the next day to get the machine back to you faster.

Your Hotsy pressure washer needs to be in great condition to provide the best possible outcome. A properly functioning Hotsy pressure washer will get your cleaning jobs done faster and more efficiently, saving you time and money in the long run. When you experience one of the problems listed above, or if you suspect some other type of issue with your pressure washer, don’t wait to get it taken care of. Contact the Hotsy Equipment Company and learn how they can assist you.


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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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