If you are planning to start offering any kind of commercial service to the denizens of your nearby environs, there is a pretty good chance that you might need to get a license before you can do so. This is because of the fact that any commercial operators within a particular kind of vicinity need to be licensed in order to improve the overall quality of the services that people can come to expect from them, and suffice it to say that this obviously applies to pressure washers in the same way it would to any other kind of service provider.
With that having been said, it is important to mention that pressure washing usually doesn’t require the same kind of license that contractors would need to go for. The truth of the situation is that pressure washing is not as significant as electrical work or HVAC repair, and you obviously don’t need a similarly intense licensing process if all you are going to do is driveway cleaning and other minor services that don’t require a huge amount of technical expertise.
However, you will definitely need to get a special pressure washing license that is designed to test pressure washers and ensure that they are good enough to be allowed to operate freely. The fact of the matter is that getting this license can be a bit tricky, and you need it even if you want to pressure wash in your own home, so chances are that you would be better off hiring a professional for the job instead of trying to do it all on your lonesome which could potentially get you fined.