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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

Power Washing, Pressure Washing & Soft Washing: What’s the Difference?

Power Washing, Pressure Washing & Soft Washing: What’s the Difference? - You’ve likely heard these three terms thrown about in regards to exterior maintenance. We’re here to eliminate the confusion and help you get them all straight. No matter what, you’ll need a professional for the job. Clearview Washing has all the right equipment and products to get the job done right. Let’s go over the differences between power washing, pressure washing and soft washing: Power Washing This process removes surface material such as dirt, mildew, and mold from exteriors like siding and concrete through the use of pressurized water. It differs from pressure washing in that power washing uses hot water. Water that’s been heated to a high temp can break down contaminated [...]

By |2017-06-22T18:58:03+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Power Washing, Soft Washing|Comments Off on Power Washing, Pressure Washing & Soft Washing: What’s the Difference?

Roof Cleaning for Property Managers, Adult Communities and HOAs

Roof Cleaning for Property Managers, Adult Communities, and HOAs - Soft roof cleaning is the way to go these days. It used to be that traditional power washing was the go-to approach. Now we know that that approach is far too harsh for exteriors. High-power pressure washing can lead to water within your walls, mortar that can be blasted away, gouged wood, and even safety hazards where paint chips are left around the property. If you are a property manager or owner of an adult community or HOA, this is an important consideration when hiring someone to clean your exteriors. High pressure can be as much as 2000-3000 psi while low pressure is between 1250-2000 psi. Low-pressure cleaning is best for roofs, and this [...]

By |2017-05-24T13:58:17+00:00May 24th, 2017|Roof Cleaning, Soft Washing|Comments Off on Roof Cleaning for Property Managers, Adult Communities and HOAs

Chandelier Cleaning: Leave it to the Professionals – Chandelier Cleaning Rumson

Chandelier Cleaning: Leave it to the Professionals - There are some things best left to professionals. That is never truer than with chandelier cleaning. Not only are chandeliers highly expensive, they are also highly breakable which requires a steady and polished hand. For that, you need to turn to someone skilled in interior cleaning. Chandeliers are gorgeous lighting fixtures found in larger homes and mansions, business offices, malls, hotels, museums, and more. Giving off a warm glow of opulence, beauty, and grace, chandeliers are desired for their appearance, their ability to give off a lot of light, and for what they represent: wealth and high standards. They serve as focal points for a whole room, and as such need to be treated with the [...]

By |2017-03-21T14:59:33+00:00March 21st, 2017|Chandelier Cleaning|Comments Off on Chandelier Cleaning: Leave it to the Professionals – Chandelier Cleaning Rumson

What is the Cost of Roof Cleaning? Roof Cleaning Ocean County

What is the Cost of Roof Cleaning? - The maintenance of your roof goes beyond simple repairs when you spring a leak. It also involves cleaning your roof regularly to extend its life span and protect your biggest investment: your house. When you see those ugly dark streaks or algae stains, it’s already too late in many respects: mold, lichen, algae and moss are already attacking your roofing material. These elements tend to proliferate in shady, damp conditions, made easier by overhanging trees. There are alternatives to fixing this other than replacing the roof to the tune of thousands of dollars. A thorough cleaning is usually all that is needed to get your roof looking its best again. Check out some of the costs [...]

By |2017-02-27T14:42:34+00:00February 27th, 2017|Roof Cleaning, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is the Cost of Roof Cleaning? Roof Cleaning Ocean County
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