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Preparing Your Home for Pressure Washing

House Washing Baltimore MD

Have you recently scheduled pressure washing for your home? Pressure washing is an excellent way to restore your home’s appearance and remove any lingering winter debris. But how should homeowners prepare for pressure washing services? 

Fear not if you have never hired pressure-washing professionals before. Friendly, knowledgeable pressure washing professionals have the experience and training to assist you with any exterior cleaning project. Whether you need rooftop moss removed or hazardous black mold eradicated, pressure-washing experts can help. 

This blog explores how homeowners in Maryland can prepare for pressure washing services. You may not recognize your property after power washing experts perform their high-quality services. 

Importance of Pressure Washing Services

Your home’s exterior encounters countless sources of damage. Blustering winds, excessive moisture, and fallen debris plague roofs, siding, decks, patios, window frames, and much more. Often, warm water and soap fail to remove stubborn stains from your home’s exterior. 

Residential and commercial pressure washing services use high water pressure, specially designed spray nozzles, and eco-friendly cleaning solutions to remove the following stains from your property: 

  • Black mold 
  • Mildew and algae 
  • Bird droppings
  • Rust stains
  • Graffiti paint 

Advanced soft-washing techniques are completely safe for delicate siding, roofs, window screens, and gutters. Highly experienced pressure washing companies typically complete pressure washing services in less than one day. 

How to Prepare Your Home for Pressure Washers 

Pressure-washing experts thoroughly inspect your home’s exterior before beginning pressure-washing services. However, it would be best always to voice concerns about especially vulnerable areas of your home’s exterior to ensure high-quality results. For example, if you recently noticed roof leaks or damaged window frames, experts can use additional caution while performing their services. 

Other factors to consider when preparing for pressure washing include the following: 

Exterior Power Outlets 

Always turn off power to exterior power outlets before pressure-washing professionals arrive. Highly trained experts will avoid recklessly spraying electrical outlets, but fewer safety concerns make for safer work environments for pressure washing experts. Remove window-mounted fans or air conditioning units to prevent complications during pressure washing services. 

Repair Cracks and Leaks 

You know your home’s exterior more than anyone else, so you should always repair minor and major leaks before experts arrive. Although pressure-washing experts conduct detailed walkthroughs of your property, a hidden crack or leak can cause significant problems for homeowners. Look for and repair cracked window frames, foundations, siding, and roof leaks to prevent moisture from damaging your home. 

Remove Large Debris 

Safely remove large debris, such as leaf piles and sticks, from your property to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of pressure washing services. Advanced pressure-washing systems work incredibly well at removing hazardous contaminants from your property, so removing larger debris prevents experts from wasting time clearing debris and allows them to focus on eliminating mold, mildew, and algae. 

Pressure Washing Solutions in Maryland 

Our team at Baltimore Pressure Washers has served Baltimore, MD, and surrounding areas since 1994. With over two decades of experience in the commercial and residential pressure washing industry, we prioritize our client’s needs and always strive to exceed expectations. Call us at  (443) 672-5790 to receive your free quote on our pressure washing services today! 

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