Have a few questions about power wash tallahassee, installation or cleaning before you make the call? Well, down below, you will find a few common questions we receive from clients – and our answers!

How much does pressure washing cost?

The cost of pressure washing your home depends on a few factors. Prices vary depending on the size of the project or how many projects you want to be done. Pressure washing your house alone will run less than both your house and driveway. Pressure washing usually runs between $60-$100 per hour.

Why should I choose a professional to pressure wash my home?

A professional can ensure that your home is clean without the hassle. Scrubbing your home, driveway, patio, or sidewalk can be very labor-intensive, but a professional can get the job done quickly and efficiently.

How often should I pressure wash my home?

Depending on the amount of dirt and grime that is on or around your home you may have to pressure wash your home every few months. If your home isn’t prone to an abundance of dirt buildup it’s good to at least do one good clean per year.

Will high pressure damage my home?

Pressure washers have incredible power when it comes to cleaning and there are instances where people have experienced damage. However, when you hire a professional for your pressure washer services it is guaranteed that no harm will come to your home. This is part of the importance of a professional is they know how to correctly pressure wash your home so there will be no damage.

Why should I pressure wash/clean my concrete?

Concrete is prone to mold and mildew because it is so porous causing a discoloration. Keeping your concrete pressure washed not only gets rid of and prevents this discoloration, but keeps your concrete in good shape helping it to last for years to come.

Why should I seal my concrete?

Sealing your concrete prevents moisture from getting into the concrete. Sealing your concrete inhibits the growth of mold and other bacteria to keep your concrete looking better for longer.

What chemicals can be used?

There are chemicals that are involved in pressure washing to ensure the best clean. The most common chemicals are Oxalic acid, Citric acid, and Sodium Hypochlorite. Oxalic acid is used in the removal of rust and other substances like it. Citric acid helps in cleaning driveways and wooden deck. Citric acid is known as a great stain remover. Sodium Hypochlorite is used for the removal of stains and for disinfecting.

What is the chemical injection to water ratio?

The chemical to water ratio for pressure washing is 1:7.

Can I use bleach in my pressure washer?

You should never use bleach in your pressure washer! Bleach will corrode the seals of the pump which makes your pressure washer useless. Bleach can be a dangerous chemical and using it in your pressure washer can expel it into the air.

How do I clean clogged nozzles?

The first step is to remove the nozzle of your pressure washer. Even if you can unclog the nozzle without removing it you may not unclog it completely causing it to get clogged again. After that, get something small like a paper clip and poke the substance out back through the hole. Holding the nozzle on the sides push the clog back out the way it came. Rinse the nozzle thoroughly, replace, and go!

Is pounds per square inch (PSI) or gallons per minute (GPM) more important?

The PSI and GPM are both an essential part of the pressure washing process. The PSI does the cleaning, but the GPM is what gets the cleaning done fast!

What is power washing?

Power washing offers the same strength of pressure washing just a higher temperature. Power washing is great for removing tough dirt such as salt, mildew, and grease stain, particularly on driveways.

It is recommended to power wash once every year. It is better to power wash in the spring season right before any home projects take place.

Power washing offers the same strength of pressure washing just a higher temperature. Power washing is great for removing tough dirt such as salt, mildew, and grease stain, particularly on driveways.

What are PSI and GPM?

The PSI is the pounds per square inch while the GPM is the gallons per minute. Both of these are important because the PSI gets your surfaces clean, while the GPM guarantees it’s done quickly.

Can I do the power washing on my own?

Anything can be done on your own but it is always good to hire a professional. Power washing is not only a danger to yourself but also potential damage to your property. Professionals know how to properly power wash your surfaces while also maintaining safety.