Pressure washer checklist: What to look for in hiring a professional

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With spring finally here, your home may end up looking filthy and unsightly with all the gunk that can...

With spring finally here, your home may end up looking filthy and unsightly with all the gunk that can get stuck throughout the year. Although you can clean some of the house yourself, it is often too dangerous and difficult to clean the second story. Plus, some substances are hard to clean when you just try to spray your house with a hose or wipe it off with cleaner and a cloth. You can save yourself a lot of work and irritation by hiring an Atlanta pressure washing pro. A professional pressure washer can blast away all of that stuck debris lickity split will minimal expense and time.

Just like new

A pressure washer resembles a hose, but uses compressed air to shoot the water at an extremely fast and targeted speed. The result: particles and residue that seem permanently stuck to your home will lift right off, leaving your home looking just like new. Pressure washing can effectively take off mold, clay, mildew, bugs and sap that may land on your home from trees. If you just purchased a fixer upper, or are considering buying a home in as-is condition, you may not realize that you can really give the house a face lift by using a pressure washer on the outside of it. Talk to a professional pressure washing pro in the Atlanta area. A professional can come out to your home, evaluate it and give you an estimate of how much it will cost to blast away the muck.

Pressure washer checklist

  • Top of the line products: Look for a professional who uses products that will clean your home quickly without leaving a residue. These products will be called "residue free."
  • Uses a team: One professional can pressure wash your home, but multiple team members can do it in a fraction of the time.
  • Charges per house: Look for a company that charges by the house and not by the hour, which can end up saving you a lot of money.
  • Best equipment: Avoid a company that uses really old or shoddy equipment. Try to see if the hoses look like they are in good repair. If not, the pressure washing equipment could break down in the middle of the job.

Cost effective

So why don't you just go out and buy your own pressure washing equipment? It can cost a ton of money to buy equipment as good as that used by a professional. The tools, compressors and supplies you can buy at a hardware or home improvement store may work a little, but will not give you the results that you will see if you hire a pro. Instead of investing all of that money on equipment, hire professionals at a fraction of the cost.

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