Are you looking for a relatively inexpensive way to spruce up the appearance of your property?
Many homeowners look past what lies right in front of their eyes, when it comes to improving the look of their property. Pressure Washing your driveway and sidewalks can remove years of built-up grime from the surface, restoring its appearance.
How Often Should You Pressure Wash Your Sidewalks and Driveway?
Do you have trees or hedges that surround your property? Then you will need to clean more frequently over time the build-up of tree saps, pollen and leaves, mud and twigs will happen relatively quickly and encourage the growth of moss and algae.
If your driveway is very shady that will allow algae and moss to grow much faster than a surface exposed to the sun.
Pressure Washing them yourself.
You can do it yourself but not know what types of tips to use or the right amount of pressure can damage your driveway and sidewalks. Remember concrete is actually a porous material and meant to actually absorb water and let it pass through, if you blast it with a high pressure stream out of a pressure washer you’re going to remove some of the surface which will roughen up the concrete considerably and maybe even create cracks.
The Different Stains That Can Be Removed From Your Sidewalks and Driveway.
Driveways and Sidewalks can collect all kinds of dirt and grime and eventually stains develop from tree saps to automotive oils to chewing gum, dirt, mud, bird poop and more. All of these can all be removed using a pressure washer and the right detergents or degreasers on the driveway or sidewalks. In most cases degreasers and detergents aren’t necessary but they are available for really stubborn stains.
Cost To Clean Your Sidewalks and Driveway?
Pressure washing a driveway or sidewalks are usually estimated and charged by the square foot. The price per square foot can vary depending on accessibility, the size of the driveway and also the material it is made from.