The Realm BY02-BCMH is an electric pressure washer offering a maximum water pressure of 2300 PSI and flow of 1.75 GPM. (Read full specs)
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In summary, the Realm BY02-BCMH is a medium duty pressure washer, that offers an all-around versatile cleaning experience, and also:
- spot cleaning of hard, paintless surfaces and reaching far-away areas
- intense cleaning of hard, unpainted surfaces
- cleaning of painted and fragile surfaces
- use of detergent and cleaning solutions
The Realm BY02-BCMH's axial pump, powered by a 14.5 amp motor, can provide a pressure of up to 2300 PSI (approximately 38 times more than a standard garden hose) and a flow of up to 1.75 GPM (values claimed by the manufacturer). The Realm BY02-BCMH thus has a cleaning power of 4025 Cleaning Units.
Being an electric pressure washer, the Realm BY02-BCMH's motor can be easily started by a convenient ON/OFF switch. The unit is ready-to-use with peace of mind, thanks to the included 35 ft GFCI cord.
Design & Handling
With its portable design and approximate dimensions of D15 x W17 x H25 in, the Realm BY02-BCMH makes mobility one of its core strengths. The handle adds to the BY02-BCMH convenience of transport.
With a weight of only 24 lbs, the unit is definitely easy to carry around. This is, in part, thanks to its plastic frame, which allows it to remain as lightweight as possible. As if this lightweight wasn't enough, the device also features two solid wheels to further improve its ease of use and of transport.
The Realm BY02-BCMH's package includes a spray gun, a wand, a pressure hose, 5 nozzles and a detergent injection feature, with a more detailed description below.
- Soap injection: Detergent storage is ensured by a 0.2 gal tank. When a soap nozzle is connected, the detergent will be added automatically to the water.
- Pressure hose: The included 19 ft high-pressure hose can be neatly stored on the unit when idle thanks to a set of convenient hooks.
- Spray gun and wand: The included classic ergonomic spray gun and its wand can be easily stored in a side hook.
- Nozzles: The 5 nozzles included with the device, and the respective surfaces which they’re the most suitable for, are shown in the following table.
|Concrete, brick, masonry||Use with caution||Suitable||Suitable||Suitable||Suitable|
|Siding, gutters, house||Not recommended||Use with caution||Use with caution||Suitable||Suitable|
|Fencing, deck, patio||Not recommended||Use with caution||Use with caution||Suitable||Suitable|
|Lawn equipment, boat, RV||Not recommended||Use with caution||Use with caution||Use with caution||Suitable|
Note: The shape of the nozzles above is for illustration purposes only and may differ.
Red cross: Not recommended. Green check: Suitable. Orange check: Use with caution.
- Total Stop System (TSS): This feature automatically shuts off the pressure washer when the trigger is not engaged, to prolong the pump's lifespan.
- Onboard storage: The Realm BY02-BCMH's handy storage area lets you store nozzles and accessories, and thus, you’ll be always prepared and have everything necessary for the job at hand.
- Safety: Safety of operation is enhanced by a trigger lock mechanism (which prevents accidental operation).
- Accessories: On top of an owner's manual (opens in a new tab) and the usual documentation to get you swiftly started, the Realm BY02-BCMH also comes with pressure hose, power cord, spray gun, wand, tool kit and nozzle cleaner.
The Realm BY02-BCMH's performance versus other pressure washers
The following charts are provided to give you an idea of how the key specs of the Realm BY02-BCMH compare to similarly priced pressure washers.
- The Realm BY02-BCMH, with a max water pressure of 2300 PSI, has one of the higher PSI values of the electric products in the $100-150 price range. If you're going after the highest possible power of the water stream, one of the best in this price range is the Realm BIOP that can reach up to 2400 PSI.
- With a maximum GPM of 1.75 (gallons per minute), this washer belongs to the top in terms of water flow, in its respective price range. If maximum rinsing efficiency is your top priority, one of the devices with the highest water flow in the same price range is the Sun Joe SPX3001, with a GPM of 1.76.
- The BY02-BCMH, with its 4025 Cleaning Units (PSI x GPM) sits at the high end of the cleaning efficiency spectrum, when compared to other devices of similar price.
As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other electric washers between 3900 and 4600 Cleaning Units, the Realm BY02-BCMH is on the cheap side of the price range.
It can therefore be a really good buy if you're looking to acquire a budget pressure washer.
Features and Specifications
|Water||Cold (104°F max.)|
|Soap tank||0.2 gal|
|Nozzles||0°, 15°, 25°, 40°, Soap|
|Quick connect nozzles||Yes|
(D x W x H)
|Approx. 15 x 17 x 25 in|
|Wheels||2 wheels, solid|
|Included accessories||Tool kit, nozzle cleaner, wand, spray gun, high pressure hose, 35 ft GFCI power cord, 5 nozzles|
Unlike many websites, we did our best to research each of the specs above. That being said, we are not immune to making the occasional mistake or omission. Should you notice any missing or incorrect values, don't hesitate to suggest improvements so we can address the issue.
Over the past 20 years, Realm has become a world-wide name in pressure washers. With sales in over 60 countries spanning across Europe, Asia, and the Americas, Realm products continue to grow in popularity. With innovative designs, and always improving technologies, the company looks forward to further expansion into the outdoor power equipment market. In the US, Realm products are available for purchase through numerous online retailers.
The Realm BY02-BCMH is covered under a warranty for up to 1 year. This warranty may be limited and may not cover all parts of the unit.
For more information about the warranty of Realm pressure washers, please consult Realm's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-888-899-1688.