Regular cleaning of your home is oftentimes not enough to get rid of the dirt and debris that cling to your home’s walls and roof, nor is it enough to pry away stuck dirt like chewing gums and oil stains from the garage floor and pavement. It’s also sometimes not enough to get rid of hard-to-reach grime and filth. You will have to use strong cleaning products to soften them up and pry them loose.
While these cleaning products can get rid of the dirt and stains though, you have to know that the chemicals they contain can do some damage not only to your property, but to your health and the environment as well. The fumes could trigger an allergy or asthma attack, and the strong chemicals could irritate the skin and peel off paint. In addition to this, there’s also pollution to think of. After all, some of these industrial cleaning products contain toxic chemicals that do harm to the environment.
If you want an environmentally-safe and effective way of cleaning your home’s exterior, then why not try a pressure washer?
What Can Pressure Washers Clean?
The strong water pressure coming from pressure washers can easily remove mold and mildew that cling to your home’s walls, sidings, and roof. It can also effectively wash away moss growth from pavements. Moss on pavements can make it slippery, increasing risks for slips and falls; while mold and mildew can make a home unhealthy, increasing risks for allergies and asthma attacks.
Pressure washers can also get rid of wall graffiti, perfect for offices and establishments that have problems with vandalism. The water pressure could easily strip away the paint or spray paints used for the graffiti. For homes, pressure washers can easily remove wall drawings made with crayons, ink, and even indelible markers.
You can also use pressure washers for your garage. Again, the strong pressure of the water can easily pry loose stuck chewing gums, oil stains, industrial liquids, tar, and even rust and corrosion. This could also remove paint and varnish stains on the floor.
If you’re having problems with bird droppings ruining your roof, then get rid of them with a pressure washer. The water pressure can easily pry the bird droppings loose, even if it’s been dry, hard, and fixed on the surface for too long.
For those of you who live near the sea, then you’re probably having problems with salt deposits doing damage to your property and speeding up rusting. Salt deposits can be hard to get rid of, but a good cleaning with a pressure washer can do the job perfectly well.
Using Pressure Washer
It’s important that you properly follow the instructions on the pressure washer manual if you’re going to use it for your home. It’s also just as important that you use only the appropriate detergents for the machine. Not following instructions can damage the equipment.
If you don’t have a pressure washer at home, then you can simply rent one or a hire a professional cleaning company that offers pressure washing services. This will save you a lot of money, especially if you’re only going to use the machine once in a while.
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Jennifer Daryl is a freelance content writer who specializes in home improvement blogs. She’s currently writing for Blink Factory Solutions, a professional cleaning company.