In general, houses should be power washed at least once a year any time between March and November. As it gets later in a calendar year, you’ll want to make sure your home is taken care of before the freezing temperatures and winter weather arrive.
One way to keep your concrete driveway, walkway or walls looking good is to wash them and seal them every 2 to 3 years. Concrete sealer helps prevent water from creeping into the small pores and imperfections that lead to cracks and crumbling. Sealer also helps prevent stains from setting in on the concrete.
You can power wash your own house by renting equipment at your local hardware store for $35 to $100 per day. DIY pressure washing comes with potential hazards, however: Property damage due to pressure that is too powerful or a stream too hot (or done improperly!). Physical harm because of improper use of the equipment. Bad / brokenContinue reading “Can I Power Wash My Own House?”
The general process and most equipment are the same, but power washing and pressure washing are different in two key aspects. Power wash: Uses hot water for deep stain removal Lower pressure for more sensitive surfaces Pressure wash: Uses room temperature water High water pressure for deep stain removal
Pressure washers. Whether they’re powered by electric motors or gas engines, run a pump that pressurizes the water from your garden hose to 1,000 lbs. or more, then forces it out through a spray wand. The higher the pressure (measured in pounds per square inch—psi), the tougher the cleaning jobs we can tackle. Want to restore the lookContinue reading “What Do Professional Power Washers Use?”
Homeowners should understand that it is not safe to use extremely high pressure to get siding clean. Siding such as hardie plank, wood and stucco are not designed to withstand intense force. It can damage the exterior of your home and cause streaks in the material. We use a method called soft washing for moreContinue reading “How Do Professionals Pressure Wash Wood Siding?”
Dirt, grime, and algae buildup can discolor your home and lower your curb appeal. Not only that, but if you have certain siding, such as wood, it can lead to serious damage over time. People who are looking for a way to restore their home’s exterior will find that house pressure washing helps remove allContinue reading “What is the Cost to Pressure Wash a House?”
The cost for a professional pressure washing company will vary depending on the service that’s needed. Let’s consider the factors that contribute to the cost: what area you want washed (deck, walkway, fence, siding)? How much of the area you want done? And what’s the material? When it comes to material, for example, a home’sContinue reading “How Much Does it Cost to Pay a Professional Pressure Washer?”