Pressure Washing 101: Tips for cleaning the exterior siding of your home or business
Most of us clean the interior of our house on a fairly regular basis but we often tend to neglect the exterior of our homes and businesses. The exterior siding can begin to accumulate a lot of dirt, grime and even mildew over time. Dirt and debris will build up faster on the siding of some homes and buildings because of its surroundings such as being on a long dirt road or in/around a new building development where a lot of dirt is present. Textured siding or siding with peeling paint can also rapidly accumulate much more dirt, grime and mildew.
To remove that caked-on, built up dirt and grime a good pressure cleaning is a very effective solution to restoring siding back to its original beauty.
Pressure washing the exterior of your home or business is a fast and effective cleaning method. Many choose to DIY this task, however there are several factors you will need to consider so as not to cause damage to the surface you are cleaning. If you would rather save the time and ensure it is done correctly, without damage to your home or business you may want to consider hiring a professional. The average cost of hiring a pressure washing company is about $250-$300 depending on the size and surface area you are cleaning.
For those of you that would still prefer to DIY it, read on to for some very important can’t miss steps to properly power washing your siding without damage:
Dirty siding can greatly affect the curb appeal of your home or business. Pressure washing can help restore siding to its original beauty.