The 1,700 psi water pressure of this easily maneuvered machine is ideal for cleaning mildew off patios, porches, and decks. And while it can't strip the paint off your old woodshed, it won't accidentally carve your name into a wooden fence either. We used its built-in steamer wand to melt grime off car wheels and take burned food off a grill. [$189; craftsman.com]
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