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Pressure Washing



- (C)lear work area

- (L)ocate spigots

- (E)xecute job

- (A)ssess work

- (N)otify property owner


End Result?

1. Algae, Mold, Moss, Dirt & Debris Removed

2. Increased Lifespan

3. Cost Prevention

After picture of a sidewalk after pressure washing


Before picture of a sidewalk before pressure washing


Let's Talk Pressure Washing Basics

Alright, let's kick things off with the basics. What exactly is pressure washing? Think of it as your trusty garden hose on steroids – it blasts water out at high pressure to tackle tough dirt, grime, and stains. From sidewalks to siding, pressure washing can make just about any surface sparkle like new. But here's the kicker – it's not just about blasting away with wild abandon. Nope, there's a method to the madness, and we're gonna break it down.

The Perks of Pressure Washing

Now, you might be wondering, "Why bother with pressure washing when I can just break out the ol' scrub brush?" Well, let me tell you – pressure washing is like the superhero of cleaning methods. Not only does it save you time and elbow grease, but it also gets the job done better than anything else. Say goodbye to stubborn stains, moldy siding, and grimy driveways – pressure washing can tackle 'em all with ease.


Gear Up: Essential Equipment and Safety Tips

Alright, let's talk gear. First up, you're gonna need a pressure washer – duh. But not just any pressure washer – you'll want one with enough oomph to tackle your cleaning tasks without going overboard and damaging your surfaces. Oh, and don't forget the safety gear – goggles, gloves, and closed-toe shoes are a must. Trust me, you don't want to learn the hard way why they call it a pressure washer.


Mastering the Art of Pressure Washing

Now, onto the fun stuff – mastering the art of pressure washing. It's not just about pointing and spraying – there's a finesse to it, my friends. Start by assessing your cleaning area and identifying any obstacles or delicate surfaces that need special attention. Then, choose the right nozzle for the job – wide-angle for general cleaning, narrow for stubborn stains. And remember, it's all about technique – maintain a consistent distance from the surface, and work in smooth, overlapping strokes for maximum coverage.


Pitfalls to Avoid: Common Mistakes and How to Dodge 'Em

Alright, confession time – we've all made a few blunders when it comes to pressure washing. Maybe you cranked up the pressure too high and ended up blasting away your prized garden gnome (RIP, Gary). Or perhaps you forgot to test that new cleaning solution on a small area first and ended up with a patchy mess. Hey, we've all been there. But fear not – I'm here to help you learn from my mistakes and avoid the pitfalls of pressure washing.


TLC for Your Trusty Pressure Washer

Last but not least, let's talk maintenance. Your pressure washer might be a cleaning powerhouse, but it needs a little TLC too. After each use, give it a good once-over – clean the nozzles, hoses, and filters, and store it in a dry, well-ventilated area. And don't forget the routine maintenance tasks – oil changes, pump inspections, the whole shebang. Trust me, a little maintenance goes a long way when it comes to keeping your pressure washer in tip-top shape.

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