Homes take a year-round beating from ultraviolet rays, dust, dirt, algae, mold, insects, and a host of other harmful contaminants. This causes buildup on siding, embedded stains in driveways, and black streaks to form on roofs. So, how do we prevent this from happening? Regular maintenance is the answer. Every home benefits from regular, consistent power washing. In fact, the benefits run deeper than what you see on the surface. Here are a few of the biggest benefits of power washing your home:
- Protect It from Damage
- Save Time and Money
- Prepare for Other Projects
- Create a Healthier Environment
- Increase Curb Appeal
- Increase Home Value
Read below to learn more about these benefits and discover how power washing can help you and your home.
POWER WASHING PROTECTS YOUR HOME FROM DAMAGE
Power washing removes harmful contaminants that can damage your home’s siding if left untreated. Over time, algae, mold, and mildew growth can migrate under the siding and lead to expensive replacements and significant health concerns. Power washing your home on a regular maintenance schedule will prevent buildup and lead to a healthier, cleaner home.
POWER WASHING SAVES YOU MONEY IN THE LONG RUN
Untreated contaminants damage your home over time. The cost of replacing your siding, shingles, or concrete is significantly higher than having these areas regularly cleaned. Power washing helps you avoid prematurely replacing parts of your home, thus saving you money in the long run.
POWER WASHING HELPS PREPARE YOUR HOME FOR OTHER PROJECTS
Have you ever painted over a dirty wall? Paint adheres best to clean surfaces and will crack or chip if it is rolled over dirt and grime. If you are painting the exterior of your home, the first step is to ensure that you have the exterior surface cleaned so the paint will go on smoothly and last much longer.
POWER WASHING LEADS TO A HEALTHIER HOME
Airborne contaminants that end up on your home can be harmful. For example, mold spores can lead to asthma-like symptoms when inhaled. Power washing gets rid of mold, algae, and other contaminants, never giving them a chance to grow.
POWER WASHING INCREASES YOUR HOME’S CURB APPEAL
Many homeowners talk about their pride in ownership returning after their home is power washed. It simply feels good to pull into your driveway and see a clean, well-kept home. Who doesn’t love having the best-looking home on the block?
POWER WASHING SAVES YOU TIME
Power washing is more thorough and effective than other ways of washing your home, such as hand-scrubbing. Also, washing your home with a power washer takes significantly less time than scrubbing it by hand.
Note: Compared to buying equipment and doing it yourself, hiring a professional service to power wash your home will dramatically reduce the time it takes to complete the job.
POWER WASHING INCREASES YOUR HOME’S VALUE
Not only does power washing increase your home’s curb appeal, but it does so in a quantifiable way. The National Association of Realtors suggests that a power washed home can add up to $15,000 to the sale price. You simply cannot afford to not power wash your home.
POWER WASHING YOUR HOME IS ENVIRONMENTALLY SAFE
While not all power washing methods are the same, our process at Perfect Power Wash is 100% safe for the environment. Our cleansers are tough enough to cut through dirt and grime, but also completely biodegradable and safe for all pets, plants, and wildlife around your home.
PERFECT POWER WASH BENEFITS
At Perfect Power Wash, we want homeowners to know and experience all the benefits of professional power washing. While some are visible, like restoring the look of your siding, others are felt over time, like an increase in property value. We hope this post helps you make informed decisions going forward and understand the value of regularly power washing your home.