Is your wooden deck starting to discolor or stain? Have mold buildup on your concrete driveway? Brick exterior starting to look drab and dingy? Over time, your home or office’s exterior is going to start to show the signs of wear and tear and it is likely that you will probably need pressure washing to get it clean. While you may be inclined to try and rent a pressure washer and do it yourself, you might not be saving as much money as you think.
Professional vs. Retail Pressure Washers
One of the biggest problems with DIY pressure washing is that the equipment you have access to at your local hardware store is not the same equipment that a professional company will have. Commercial equipment is not only more powerful but also adjustable to the situation. Using the wrong amount of pressure on vinyl siding, for example, can damage the siding and cause bigger problems. Commercial equipment can be adjusted to the needs of the project.
Pressure Washing Can Be Dangerous
Depending on the type of project you need to be done, pressure washing can present serious risks. If you are going to pressure wash a brick home, for example, you are likely going to be climbing up and down a ladder to reach the upper parts of the home. One fall from a ladder while trying to hold on to a pressure washer can lead to serious injuries. With a professional pressure washing company, that’s a risk you don’t have to take.
Professionals Are Faster
Power washing services are going to get the job done a lot quicker than the average homeowner. This is in part because they have commercial grade equipment, and partially because they have a lot more experience. What might take you an entire afternoon, day, or weekend can typically be done by a professional in just a couple of hours, saving you a lot of time.