The Importance of Professional Pressure Washing & Exterior Cleaning

Having professional exterior washing services done provides you with several benefits. First, it keeps your property free from grime, mildew, and algae. It also protects your home and your family’s health and safety. You can expect spotless results when proper cleaning solutions and equipment are used by an experienced professional. This regular preventive maintenance allows you to avoid any expensive and avoidable future repairs. Pressure washing enhances your home’s curb appeal too, which is especially beneficial when you’re selling or renting out your home. It can help you to increase your property value by up to 5%.

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Pressure Washing Process

At CertaClean, we ensure safe and thorough exterior washing in and around Athens, GA. We choose the right pounds per square inch (PSI) and gallons per minute (GPM) to ensure enough water is flowing through the tools to clean the surface, but not enough to damage them. We apply the appropriate water temperature and cleaning solutions, such as detergents and mildew removers. Call CertaClean now to schedule our top-notch cleaning services!

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Pressure Washing vs. Soft Washing

Generally speaking, pressure washing relies more on pressurized water and soft washing relies heavily on chemical usage to clean. At CertaClean, we take more of a hybrid approach to these two methods. Pressure washing is highly effective at blasting dirt and grime away on resilient surfaces such as paved patios, stone, brick, concrete sidewalks, and driveways. However, using highly pressurized water on house siding, painted surfaces, wooden surfaces, etc. can potentially be damaging. For this reason, we reduce our water pressures and use safe cleaning solutions to aid in the removal of dirt, mold, and mildew on these more delicate surfaces. However, this is still far less chemical usage than soft washing. We are able to achieve this by still using moderate, non-damaging water pressure levels. This way we do not have to excessively rely on cleaning solutions to do the work for us. Which means far less solutions are being used around your family, pets, and gardens/flowers etc. For the reason, we refer to our exterior cleaning of homes as “house washing” instead of “pressure washing”.

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Why Choose CertaClean

CertaClean provides top-quality exterior washing services at fair prices. As a locally owned and operated company with over 20 years of experience, we pay attention to your unique needs and concerns. CertaClean prioritizes you and your family’s safety, so we only use non-toxic, kid and pet-friendly cleaning solutions. We offer easy and hassle-free scheduling directly from our website. Work with us today and see why we retain a 5-star rating from 200+ reviews on Google.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Exterior house washing can take several hours. This depends on factors such as the size of the house, the type of surface, and the equipment used.

Surfaces that can be cleaned with pressure washing include entryways, decks and patios, stone, brick, walls and siding, concrete walkways, driveways, and sidewalks.

Yes, they differ in terms of water temperature. Power washing utilizes heated water, and pressure washing doesn’t.

Do not pressure wash painted materials, wood siding, asphalt shingles, electrical panels and meters, windows, outdoor light fixtures, vehicles, stained wood, and gutters.

Pressure washing solutions are meant to be safe for both animals and plants in your yard. However, some products may be harmful to your plants, so it’s best to use environment and pet-friendly cleaning services from professional companies.