Introducing Briggs & Stratton® #GrimeToShine Photo Contest Winners

MILWAUKEE (October 13, 2015)—Briggs & Stratton® recently held the #GrimeToShine photo contest to see how consumers use the dramatic cleaning power of pressure washers for their outdoor living spaces. Briggs & Stratton asked fans to share their #GrimeToShine makeover of an outdoor cleaning project they completed. During the four week contest, nearly 70 entries shared photos showing the “grime to shine” transformations on everything from driveways and walkways to hot tubs, siding, outdoor furniture, trucks, off-road vehicles, decks, pools and more. 

“We wanted to see all the different projects that our customers use their pressure washers for,” said Dan Roche, director of marketing for Briggs & Stratton’s Portable Power and Cleaning Systems. “Fans who entered the #GrimeToShine contest were excited about their extreme cleaning projects. They were proud to share the huge improvement their pressure washer made in blasting away dirt and debris in record time.”

Briggs & Stratton contest judges carefully considered all of the photo entries to determine one winner each week that the contest ran, as well as a Grand Prize Winner. Kathy Marler of Satellite Beach, Florida, and the photo of her home’s pool area was the grand prize winner. For her overall win, Kathy received a $1,000 Lowe’s gift card and Briggs & Stratton 3000 Max PSI/5.0 Max GPM* Gas Pressure Washer with POWERflow+ Technology. Weekly winners received Briggs & Stratton 1800 Max PSI/4.0 Max GPM* Electric Pressure Washer with POWERflow+ Technology, and included:

  • Week 1 – Kara Cordell of Omaha, NE
  • Week 2 – Alex Ramirez of San Benito, Texas
  • Week 3 – Dale Fish of Macon, Georgia
  • Week 4 – Michelle Richardson of Springfield, Oregon

Pressure washers with POWERflow+ technology are the only pressure washers available with both high pressure to lift dirt and high flow to easily wash it away. The 7-in-1 nozzle allows users to switch settings for various outdoor cleaning projects with the twist of a wrist. POWERflow+ gives you the power to do more.

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*Both models tested according to Pressure Washer Manufacturer's Association (PWMA) testing procedure PWMA 101 and achieved a maximum PSI rating utilizing a 0 degree nozzle tip and maximum flow (or GPM) rating using a high flow soap nozzle tip.

Contact: Jeff Salem

About Briggs & Stratton Corporation
Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. For additional information, please visit and