Why it’s Important to Have a Gutter Maintenance Plan

Gutter cleaning maintenance plans are imperative for many reasons – not the least of which is peace of mind. When you let professionals handle this task throughout the year, you can concentrate on more important things, plus you will never miss a cleaning that could come back to haunt you later.  Here are some reasons why it’s so important to have a gutter maintenance plan in place. 1.   Regular Gutter Cleaning Prevents Water DamageWater damage is a leading cause of structural damage. Gutters are designed to divert water off the roof and away from the foundation. When a gutter is clogged, it can’t perform this critical function, flooding your foundation and compromising the integrity of your home. Blocked gutters also cause roof leaks that damage your walls, ceilings, [...]

By |2020-10-14T21:10:55+00:00October 14th, 2020|Gutter Cleaning, Gutter Cleaning Maintenance Plans|Comments Off on Why it’s Important to Have a Gutter Maintenance Plan

Gutter Cleaning Best Practices

Gutter Cleaning Best Practices Cleaning out your gutters is vital on four fronts: safety, efficiency, curb appeal and prevention of property damage. Every spring and fall, you should clean out your gutters to ensure proper rain water flow. It’s important to place safety first when tackling this job. Here are some best practices to follow this season. Use a safety ladder: It’s imperative to use a ladder with stabilizers if you have two or more stories to your home. Also, it’s wise to have a buddy help you in case you need assistance passing a bucket back and forth. If not, make sure the ladder is sturdy enough to hold a bucket while you scoop out the debris. Four-footed fiberglass ladders are best over [...]

By |2020-09-23T13:11:56+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Gutter Cleaning, Gutter Whitening|Comments Off on Gutter Cleaning Best Practices

Trusted New Jersey Commercial Cleaning Contractor

Clearview Washing, your trusted New Jersey commercial cleaning contractor, has been family owned since 2004. We take that home-grown dedication and commitment to excellence, and offer a variety of exterior cleaning solutions for our commercial clients. Rest assured, we are flexible when accommodating your schedules so your business can run smoothly while we clean your property. Understandably, you don’t want to experience any downtime that can prevent you from being productive and making money. That’s why we offer night scheduling for shopping centers, property managers, parking garages and commercial property owners. Clearview Washing, known for our attention to detail and competitive prices, is the top destination for business owners throughout New Jersey. Featuring a licensed and insured team, we can handle anything from roof [...]

By |2020-08-18T19:52:59+00:00August 18th, 2020|Commercial Building Cleaning|Comments Off on Trusted New Jersey Commercial Cleaning Contractor

Importance of Graffiti Removal Service

Importance of Graffiti Removal Service - If you own a home, public building or other structure and it has been vandalized with graffiti, you understandably want it removed immediately, especially if the content is graphic or vulgar in nature. Leaving it can lead to embarrassment, as well as loss of business and reputation. Graffiti can be especially troublesome when it appears on schools, daycares, churches, and more. As the owner of a facility, business, office park or shopping center, it’s your responsibility to keep the surfaces free from graffiti and other signs of vandalism. When you promptly remove graffiti or other malicious damage as soon as it shows up, you’re ensuring an easier cleanup job and you’re reducing the chance that the vandals will [...]

By |2020-07-22T17:28:13+00:00July 22nd, 2020|Graffiti Removal|Comments Off on Importance of Graffiti Removal Service

Best Time of Year to Clean Your Gutters

What’s the Best Time of Year to Clean Your Gutters? Gutter Cleaning: It’s best to clean them once in spring and once in fall. We know, we know, you probably don’t give much thought to your gutters every day, but you should at least schedule a cleaning twice a year so you don’t forget. If you can’t get it done in spring, choose late fall as the annual time to clean them out. This is due to all the falling leaves, twigs and acorns, which can clog your gutters by November. Water flow is restricted and can cause backups when you don’t clean all that stuff out. Then, your gutters get heavy and will pull away from the home, damaging your gutters as well [...]

By |2020-06-19T19:27:53+00:00June 19th, 2020|Gutter Cleaning|Comments Off on Best Time of Year to Clean Your Gutters

A dirty roof could = insurance cancellation letter?!

A Dirty Roof Could Result in an Insurance Cancellation Letter Did you know the appearance of your roof could cause your insurance company to send you a cancellation letter? Unfortunately, it’s true. Policyholders have been receiving letters from their insurers warning that their coverage could be cancelled or invalid for renewal if they don’t correct the problem. Specifically, they want the homeowner to clean and remove algae as well as dark streaks on the roof, even if the roof is not damaged or leaking. The homeowners are told they will have to address the issue before the insurance company will cover them. As a result, homeowners find themselves in need of a fast and effective solution to the problem. If this situation describes you, [...]

By |2020-06-19T19:15:37+00:00June 19th, 2020|Soft Washing|Comments Off on A dirty roof could = insurance cancellation letter?!

Why Did My Insurance Company Require I Clean My Roof and Siding?

Why Did My Insurance Company Require I Clean My Roof and Siding? If you received a letter in the mail from your insurance company threatening to cancel your coverage due to a dirty roof, call us. It’s becoming more common for policyholders to receive letters from their insurers saying they will cancel their coverage or deem them ineligible for renewal if they fail to clean their roof. What do they want you to do? Basically, they want you to remove the dark streaks from the roof, which can contain tar from asphalt shingles as well as algae, mold, lichen, and moss. These substances can detract from the health of the roof, leading to problems later on that the insurer does not want to be [...]

By |2020-06-19T19:35:59+00:00June 18th, 2020|Roof Cleaning|Comments Off on Why Did My Insurance Company Require I Clean My Roof and Siding?

Soft Washing vs. Pressure Washing

Soft Washing vs. Pressure Washing You have likely heard these two terms used interchangeably. While they do have some similarities in that their purpose is to clean an exterior surface, the way they achieve that clean is different. Traditional pressure washing utilizes high-powered jets of water combined with harsh chemicals with the aim of removing stains from siding, concrete walkways, and decking. Problem is, while this method is effective at removing stains, it can cause a lot of damage in the process due to its power. It can: Cause dents and pitting in siding Peel paint from wood Blow window seals Destroy surrounding landscaping Soft washing, on the other hand, utilizes a low-pressure nozzle attached to a pressure washing gun or wand. It incorporates [...]

By |2020-06-19T20:08:19+00:00June 17th, 2020|Power Washing, Roof Cleaning, Soft Washing|Comments Off on Soft Washing vs. Pressure Washing

Tips on Cleaning Windows: Inside and Out

Tips on Cleaning Windows: Inside and Out - You may think your window cleaning skills are just fine. After all, you can still see out of those windows, right? Well, technically. But you could be doing a much more effective and productive job if you take the steps to do it right. Plus, most of us just clean from the inside but we’re missing half the job. In order to be truly clean, you have to clean your windows inside AND out. Don’t worry: we have you covered with these tips. Interior Window Cleaning Grab a bucket and fill it with cool water and a couple of drops of liquid dish soap. You don’t need anything fancy. Put down a towel underneath the window to [...]

By |2017-09-14T16:41:35+00:00September 14th, 2017|Window Cleaning|Comments Off on Tips on Cleaning Windows: Inside and Out

Top Tips for Cleaning Windows — Streak Free

Top Tips for Cleaning Windows -- Streak Free - Anyone can clean a window. But who can clean the window without leaving any streaks? That can be tough. That’s why we are here to help with our top tips for cleaning windows the right way. First off, it’s more important to have the right tools and cleaning solutions than elbow grease. Yes, you’ll have to put a little work in, but ultimately what will keep your windows streak free is the equipment you use. Use the right water. Do you have hard water? You’re already behind the eight ball because all those minerals will cause streaks and deposits. It’s best to forgo the tap water and use distilled water added to your cleaning agents. Don’t [...]

By |2017-08-21T13:59:11+00:00August 21st, 2017|Window Cleaning|Comments Off on Top Tips for Cleaning Windows — Streak Free
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