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Frequently Asked Questions About Pressure Washing

Pressure washing the exterior of your home or commercial property will help make them more eye-catching, more appealing, and beautiful again. Gone will be dirt, dust, mold, and mildew, and left behind will be nothing but a gorgeous home or place of business.

Of course, people can rent pressure washers, and many have no experience at all and may have some common questions, like the following:

What is the difference between pressure washing and soft washing?

A pressure washing uses more water pressure, which is great for tougher surfaces like concrete, sidewalks, and walking paths, and they're also great for stripping stain and paint off your deck. Depending on your siding, a pressure washer can do the job as well.

Soft washing, on the other hand, requires a special nozzle that makes the water pressure lighter. A gentle, biodegradable chemical is also included in the mix. This ensures your more delicate exterior surfaces are cleaned properly without damage.

Why do I need a pressure washing company, can't I just rent one and do it myself?

Yes, many people do rent pressure washers from their local hardware stores. However, if you've never used one and start going whole-hog on cleaning your residential or commercial property, it may end up costing you in the long run.

Often people end up inadvertently removing nice paint jobs, protective stains on their deck and fences, along with stripping the wood off of them because they hold the nozzle too close to the surface they're working on. Breaking their windows or tearing up their screens are another "oopsie" some people encounter when pressure washing on their own.

How often should I have my roof cleaned?

Along with annual inspections, you should have your roof cleaned at least once a year, preferably by a pressure washing professional.

Debris, contaminants, and pollutants that build up on roofs can cause damage. Something as simple as a sturdy twig or a roofing nail that got left behind can work their way under shingles, and the next thing you know, you've got a leaky ceiling. Our professional pressure washing technicians are just the people to see those nuisances off.

Why should I hire a pressure washing technician from your company?

Taylor's Power Washing is locally owned and operated, licensed, and insured. Our pressure washing team has over 20 years of combined experience, and we are trustworthy, dependable, and guarantee customer satisfaction.


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