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Should You Power Wash a Brick House?

Should You Power Wash a Brick House? - The answer is yes, but it should be done by a professional to ensure the safest process. There are many factors to consider when power washing a brick exterior. Keep in mind, brick is the strongest material for a home, but it’s surprisingly delicate when it comes to safely washing it. That’s because brick is porous, like concrete, introducing the risk of retaining water. But because of the vertical surface, less of it is exposed to the elements than, say, a patio or driveway. Here are some dos and don’ts for pressure washing a brick house. Things to Avoid The first thing to avoid is using high pressure. Pressure washing a brick house with pressure that’s too high can [...]

By |2022-07-18T16:23:47+00:00July 18th, 2022|Power Washing, Pressure Washing|Comments Off on Should You Power Wash a Brick House?

Get Ready for Summer: Power Washing Company NJ

Power Washing Company NJ: Well, summer is almost upon us and you know what that means…it’s power washing season! Power washing will ensure your exteriors are clean and ready to go once the barbecues, pool parties and gatherings start. From decks and siding to roofs and patios, it’s essential to choose a power washing company NJ that is reputable and trustworthy to get the job done quickly, efficiently and safely. In addition to asking about experience, training, timelines, and safety expectations, ask your power washing company NJ what services they offer. You want a company that provides comprehensive services under one roof so you only have to hire one professional for everything. Some examples of power washing company NJ services include: Sidewalk cleaning Deck [...]

By |2022-05-17T18:37:21+00:00May 17th, 2022|Power Washing|Comments Off on Get Ready for Summer: Power Washing Company NJ

House Washing: Spring Cleaning is Also For Your Home’s Exterior

House Washing NJ: When you think of spring cleaning, you likely think of a deep clean of the inside of your house. But don’t forget the outside! Your exteriors need to be cleaned just as much as the interiors – if not more. So this spring, schedule exterior pressure washing and related services for your home’s exterior. You’ll improve the curb appeal of your property after a long cold winter, plus you’ll be ensuring the health of your exteriors as well. Make a List You can’t do all your spring cleaning at once. There’s just too much to do. That’s why you need to come up with a list, in order of priority. To do this, determine what the most noticeable areas are, then [...]

By |2022-01-17T18:20:55+00:00January 17th, 2022|Power Washing, Spring Cleaning|Comments Off on House Washing: Spring Cleaning is Also For Your Home’s Exterior

Apartment Complex Power Washing

Apartment Complex Power Washing - There are many benefits to living in a gated community or apartment complex, from access to a community pool and fitness center to exterior maintenance that’s taken care of for you. As the property manager or owner of an apartment complex, you want your tenants to take advantage of all those benefits all year long. But if you have been neglecting your exteriors, you’re not putting your best face forward. To ensure you have the cleanest and safest exteriors possible, you need to hire a professional pressure washing company for regular service. A clean exterior attracts more tenants, but even more importantly, a well-maintained property keeps everyone safe so no unfortunate slips or falls happen on your watch. Common [...]

By |2022-01-17T16:13:57+00:00January 17th, 2022|Apartment Complex Power Washing, Power Washing|Comments Off on Apartment Complex Power Washing

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

Pressure Washing & Soft Washing: You likely have heard the terms pressure washing and soft washing before, and you may assume that they are basically the same thing. But they do have some key differences which we will discuss here. If your home’s exterior has been looking dull and dirty, it’s time to get your home pressure washed or soft washed to restore its luster, protect your materials, and remove mold, mildew, fungus, dirt and grime. But the method that is used will depend on the surfaces being washed. If you’re not sure, your pressure washing technician can advise you. Here at Clearview Washing, we offer both pressure washing and soft washing, and can let you know which method is best for which surface. [...]

By |2021-12-13T21:49:34+00:00December 13th, 2021|Power Washing|Comments Off on Pressure Washing & Soft Washing: What’s the Difference?

Power Washing and Pressure Washing: What’s the Difference?

Power Washing NJ: They sound the same, but actually have a few subtle differences.   Both power washing and pressure washing are ideal for homes. You can achieve similar results no matter which method you use. But the main difference lies in the water temperature. While power washing uses hot water to clean a surface, pressure washing uses a normal water temperature in conjunction with high-pressure equipment to remove grime, dirt and algae. Power Washing: Key Characteristics With power washing, normal pressure is used but the water is very hot. This can be used to: Clean vinyl, aluminum or wood siding Remove mildew and mold Kill weeds or algae Clean gutters Brighten up driveways and walkways Remove gum from sidewalks Refresh decks and patios [...]

By |2021-02-20T20:44:37+00:00February 20th, 2021|Power Washing|Comments Off on Power Washing and Pressure Washing: What’s the Difference?

Power Washing is a Great Way to Remove Mold on Commercial Buildings

Commercial Power Washing: Whether your home’s roof is streaked with black or your commercial building has dirty siding, you can benefit from power washing services. When done by a professional, power washing can remove all that ground-in and deep set dirt that can eat away at your exteriors if you don’t clean it off regularly.Of particular concern is mold. Mold is like a cancer for your exteriors and should be removed as soon as you notice buildup. It may look fuzzy or slimy, and it may have a black, dark green or even bright red appearance. It can cause structural damage if left to grow untreated. Mold is also known to cause health issues in humans, including respiratory issues and allergic reactions.  Dirt Buildup [...]

By |2020-12-13T18:51:54+00:00December 13th, 2020|Commercial Power Washing, Power Washing|Comments Off on Power Washing is a Great Way to Remove Mold on Commercial Buildings

Top 6 Tips for Power Washing Vinyl Siding

Power Washing Vinyl Siding: If you have been noticing streaks, mildew, stains and dirt building up on your vinyl siding, it’s time for a thorough cleaning. The best way to achieve that is with power washing. However, you have to prepare and do your homework on technique. You can’t just go guns blazing at the side of your house or you could do some serious damage. Here are six tips for power washing your vinyl siding, so you can save your energy, stay safe and finish in half the time. Of course, we always recommend you hire a professional to do this, for the best results. 1.      Use Pressure Washer Detergent Soap and water is always better than just using water. But even better than [...]

By |2020-11-23T15:55:54+00:00November 23rd, 2020|Power Washing|Comments Off on Top 6 Tips for Power Washing Vinyl Siding

How Power Washing Can Cause Damage to Your Home

Soft Washing: You want to get your home’s exterior clean again, but you don’t want to damage your siding or surrounding landscape. Now what? Well, you can ensure you hire professionals who specialize in soft washing, which is a gentler approach to power washing that doesn’t risk damage while getting your exteriors cleaned.  Let’s go over some ways in which traditional power washing can damage your home, and why it should be handled by a professional who can do it the right way.    Power washing can…   1.      Allow Water to Get Into Your House or Attic The exterior of your home isn’t made to withstand the type of pressure that comes with a high-powered pressure washer. When you use a powerful pressure [...]

By |2020-11-13T14:46:55+00:00November 13th, 2020|Power Washing, Soft Washing|Comments Off on How Power Washing Can Cause Damage to Your Home

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
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