Have you ever observed your home exterior’s charm become tarnished by grime and dirt that clings to seemingly every visible surface? Unfortunately, your home is bound to experience some changes in appearance as a direct result of the elements it faces on a daily basis.
Accumulated dirt, stains, debris and even mold can be found on a house’s exterior due to natural exposure, severe weather and regular wear and tear.
Maybe you want to prepare the siding for a fresh coat of paint or prevent potential damage. If so, pressure washing is a great way to get your house into shape. You could spend the money to hire a professional, but power washing is a relatively simple project you can tackle yourself.
Why Choose to Power Wash?
Pressure washing might seem like a difficult task that only a professional should attempt, but any homeowner who takes the time and effort to learn can do it themselves. When it comes to home improvement, most homeowners’ minds jump to the interior, but it’s not a bad idea to update the exterior of the home as well.
Pressure washing has many benefits, one of which is the enhancement of your property’s aesthetics. In addition, a fresh-looking home exterior increases the property’s overall value. Not to mention that getting rid of acidic substances – which can weaken housing materials if left untreated – can help prevent costly repairs in the future.
This infographic labels different parts of the home’s exterior and differentiates between what can and cannot be pressure washed. Check it out to learn more about the process of pressure washing a house.
Author Bio: Debisree Saha is Senior Marketing Strategist at SIMPSON, a leading manufacturer of electric and gas pressure washers. She has 10 years of experience in the industry and focuses on marketing strategy and execution.