With the price of new machinery seemingly on the up year on year, the value of used secondhand kit has never been better. To keep the value of what you have in the yard as high as possible, keeping it greased, clean and washed for the off-season should be a top priority.

With most cattle housed and heavy rain having halted most field work, farmers and contractors need to ensure their kit is washed and housed, if not already done. Below, we take a look at what power-washer options are available and outline some advice around detergents and correctly storing your kit this winter.