Regarding cleaning off your pool deck, Edward's Enterprises can help our Winnetka customers with:
Cold pressure washing home sidewalks
Cleaning driveway stains
Rinsing down outdoor furniture
Spraying off stubborn concrete algae
Cleaning home decks & patios
Steps & stairs pressure washed
Block walls & masonry cleaned
Garage floors cold rinsed down
Prep fencing for paint
Spray down walkways
Our service is ideal for small areas in your front or backyard like a patio cover to prepare it for painting or a side yard that has been recently cleaned out & needs a quick pass with over 3000 PSI.
Residential cold water pressure washing of sidewalks, patios, or fences can give a property a fresh clean appearance. It is a terrific solution to increase property value or as a yearly clean-up.
Why rent when you can have one of our employees bring the machine right to you? & you save time with one of our pressure wash service calls, rather than spending your own time on scrubbing the areas yourself. Stubborn spots can get extra attention, & we can manually agitate with concrete cleaning product prior to cleaning to help loosen grease & grime.
We want to talk with you about your residential pressure washing ideas. Try us by phone to go over the details of your patio cover spray cleaning plans!
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Close all windows & doors firmly to prevent water from seeping in because leakage of water into the building could cause internal water damage. Make sure you also have a nozzle & / or tip that is the best size, the one most suitable to your hose. Interchangeable spray tips, thankfully, will already come with your machine, most likely, & most of them these days have already made every provision to include them, respectively. For different – angle rinsing, especially at high pressures, these are highly efficient, in addition to lowering your pressure & helping draw that detergent at the same time.
Remove all vehicles from the surrounding area of where the pressure washing will be taking place. Also, be extremely careful of any other objects or items that could be targeted by accident when spraying, such as major light fixtures, boxes, trees, windows, mail boxes, flowers, eaves, vents, & more. & make sure to pause before each rinse! In fact, a 5-10 minute pause would not be too much to ask, at all, as it can let you properly dissolve that dirt, by means of the detergent, as well. To get a quality final result, be patient with the process.
The history of pressure washing seems to have started as an accident during prohibition?
It seems Mr. Ofeldt II, who worked for a company that manufactured gas water heaters & whisky stills, accidently discovered hot high pressure steam from a still, when directed with a small hose at his greasy workshop floor, was good at cutting through the build up & cleaning the floor. He later joined Homestead Valve Manufacturing Co. & became Chief Engineer of the Hypressure Jenny Division.
The industry, & the applications for pressure washing, really picked up “steam” in the 1970's & 80's, when companies like Cat Pumps, Hypro, Annovi Reverberi, General Pump & Giant began innovating the pumps & connected power systems to increase pressure, volume, & pump reliability. This included a switch to ceramic pumps & stainless steel pumps, much of the innovations being pushed by the car wash industry.
The increase in pressure led to a push for “trigger” wands that could start & stop the flow with a squeeze of the trigger & reduce safety concerns (you do not want to get hit in the eye by a whip-sawing pressure washer line). This in turn led manufacturers like Cat Pumps to modify their pumps to handle this start-stop process & prevent damage to the pump itself.
Now pressure washers are used in many, many industries besides the car wash industry, including concrete & structure cleaning, paint preparation & stripping, nuclear rod removal (robots!), holding tank cleaning, concrete abrasion & removal, steam cleaning the Statue of Liberty & metal processing to name just a few. Next time you get out your own pressure washer to rinse the back fence or hire us to pressure wash the back patio deck, think about all those pressure washers out there & how limitless the possibilities are!
What is the best cleaner for power washing a house?
What to know about the detergents used during pressure washing
As the dishwasher operates, using soap & hot water speeds up the whole process of pressure cleaning your home. But with detergent inclusion, what hazards should you have in place?
– Know the difference between soap & detergents
– How to operate the pressure washer soap nozzle, dispenser, & injector
– Distinguish between the soaps used in residential & professionally
– Know the chemicals used in the detergents/soaps
– Determine the harm to pets & garden
– The impact of using the soap
– The best electric/gas pressure washer that supports soap
– The best pressure washing detergent/soap
Is it safe to pressure wash house?
Is pressure washing your house necessary?
The right prepping for painting your house is by cleaning the surfaces, & pressure washing has been the go-to solution for many homeowners. However, before you can go to the store & get your pressure washer simply because your neighbor does the same, consider the following issues.
– Water at high pressure can get to your walls.
– Improper handling of the pressure washer can cause damage to the siding.
– The pressure can destroy window screens.
– It can remove paint
– Effectively clean your house.
– Can remove molds & mildew
– It's the best home maintenance plan.