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3 Ways Power Washing Will Enhance Your Home This Spring

Buying & Selling
Buying & Selling
3 Ways Power Washing Will Enhance Your Home This Spring

Spring is here and for most of us, the exterior of our homes can use a little TLC. From removing mildew on siding to prepping your home for a fresh coat of paint, pressure washing can help restore your home’s curb appeal.

How Power Washing Works

Power washing uses a high-pressure stream of very hot water to blast away dirt and materials from outdoor surfaces. The combination of high pressure and the temperature of the water make it better at removing all those truly stuck on materials from surfaces. 

It’s great for reviving your home post-winter by removing residue like salt, mildew, and mold from outdoor patios, decks, driveways, and much more. Power washing is also great for handling grease stains on driveways or garage floors.

Today we are sharing 3 ways power washing can bring your home to life this spring.

 

Restores Your Home’s Curb Appeal & Increases Home Value

Pressure washing is a restorative process. Your house gets a makeover without you having to spend a lot of money on renovations. By removing years of stains and baked-in dirt, power washing refreshes your house’s look and turns years back on the clock to help your home look brand new. 

If you’re looking to sell, power washing could be the difference between making a sale and not. Exteriors degrade, discolor, and oxide as time passes. Because of this, your property can lose value. Power washing helps a fresh looking paint job take off, making it free of peeling and chipping and it helps your home look new on its own. 

According to Consumer Reports, a good pressure washing along with needed paint touch-ups and exterior enhancements can help increase the value of your home by as much as 2-5%.

Pressure Washing Prevents Long Term Damage

Moisture during the winter can cause serious damage and stains to your home’s exterior surfaces. If you allow the grime to stay on your surfaces, or the stains to sit for long periods of time, permanent damage can result. Mold damages painted surfaces (& concrete coating!) if left unchecked for long periods of time. Mold actually feeds on the paint and finishes, therefore, removing them.

Crevices are especially susceptible to the accumulation of dirt, algae, and grime, while mildew and mold thrive in shaded areas and can grow unchecked for years if not properly taken care of.

It Protects Your Family & Home Health

Mold and mildew could not only be affecting your home’s curb appeal but your family’s health as well. All the dirt, grime, and mildew that accumulates on your home’s exterior surfaces can be dangerous. Removing them yearly with a pressure washing helps keep you and your pets from getting sick.

More than 20 million adults and 6 million children suffer from seasonal allergies in the U.S. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), some of the most common allergic triggers are pollen, mold spores and dust mites, all of which are washed away by power washing.

 

No need for your property to be an eyesore or a health and safety risk. Power washing is an effective way to ensure your house looks its best, especially if you want to prepare it for a fresh coat of paint, put your home on the market or enhance the overall appearance of your home.

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