Understanding Pressure Washing
Pressure washing is one of those services that many homeowners forget is important to maintaining the exterior surfaces of their home. Understanding pressure washing and the benefits of it are important for homeowners who want to increase curb appeal, lengthen the lifetime of their decks or other surfaces, or even raise the property value of their home.
Part of understanding pressure washing is understanding how a pressure washer works and what they are able to accomplish with their equipment. A pressure washer must be careful to apply the appropriate amount of water pressure required by the surface being cleaned. That means a pressure washer doesn’t just come and haphazardly spray a home or building. A pressure washer will inspect the surface to be cleaned to determine the extent of the job. It may become necessary for the pressure washer to suggest the use of a detergent. In most cases cleaning solutions are used to aid in the cleaning process. With cleaning solutions the pressure washer can use less pressure while cleaning to ensure no damage to the surface and facilitate uniform cleaning . Careful application also requires walking around the home or building after the initial cleaning checking for areas that need to be spot-washed. Carlton Cleans, an experienced pressure washer wants to ensure that your building is clean contributing to it’s curb appeal and providing good value for your service dollar.
Understanding Pressure Washing Effects
Pressure washing is an effective way to ensure that your home or building’s surface is cleared of grimy materials like soot, dirt, ash, liquid stains, bugs, and other materials. Other effects that you will see from regular pressure washings include:
- Increased curb appeal.
- Longer life of a wooden deck or patio.
- Increased property value.
- Pride in your homes appearence.