Frequently Asked Pressure Washing Questions - Answered By Moore Power Washing
Okay, we'll admit it - we're a bit obsessed with pressure washing in Gastonia, and in general. Pressure washing is our favorite subject - we love to talk about the fine points of effective exterior cleaning and care, all while showing off our knowledge. If you've got pricing questions or just want to discuss the proper soft wash roof cleaning methods for your type of roof, the pressure washing professionals at Moore Power Washing are more than happy to answer your most asked questions.
How Often Should I Get My House Washed?
Of course, the primary consideration is if it looks good to you and is up to your standards. But if your home's siding is a different color than what it started as, it's probably time for a wash. North Carolina weather can be harsh and unpredictable, and the shaded areas of your home are more prone to fungus, mold, and mildew growth. It's difficult to predict when your siding will need future cleaning, but the pros at Moore Power Washing can give you a pretty good estimate - so give us a call today to discuss your options.
Is That Black Stuff On My Roof Really Not Dirt?
Because all of North Carolina is a high humidity region, dark streaks on asphalt shingle roofs are a common sight. While many molds, fungi, and mildews can present as black rather than green, the most common culprit is actually a blue-green algae known as Gloeocapsa Magma, which is spread by airborne spores and is common in our area. This type of algae needs to be killed before it can be effectively removed, and our soft wash roof cleaning process uses biodegradable chemicals specifically targeted to our area's organic threats.
What's Soft Washing?
Soft washing incorporates the use of eco-friendly cleaning solutions and chemicals with low-pressure and no-pressure washing. This gives spectacular results on a variety of more fragile materials like roofs, siding, wooden decks, and fences. Our soft washing pros know exactly what combination and nozzle extensions to use to achieve the proper pressure, volume and chemical mixture to clean all your surfaces thoroughly, effectively and safely.
What's The Difference Between Your Services And Me Just Buying A DIY Pressure Washer?
There's a huge difference between DIY pressure washing machines and commercial-grade, heavy-duty machines that professionals use - and that's not even accounting for the practiced skills of an expert. There are thousands of options for non-commercial pressure washing machines in a wide variety of price and power options, but none can compare to commercial grade equipment in the hands of a trained professional.
A commercial pressure washer machine will properly distribute and dilute chemicals during pre-rinse. They apply the proper volume and pressure ratio for the appropriate surfaces in order to achieve optimum cleaning results with no damage to the surface. Do a quick search for pressure washing machines and you'll get millions of results - most of these will be ineffective for your particular surface needs, and many can actually cause damage to your property in inexperienced hands.
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