Which Pressure Washing Service Should I Choose?

November 27, 2010 by  
Filed under California Pressure Washing Blog

So Many to Choose From!!!!!

So Many to Choose From!!!!!

It may come as a bit of a shock to you but there are many different types of pressure washing services that you can choose from depending on the type of service that you are looking for.

Yes, the days of just hiring a pressure washing contractor to perform all your pressure washing tasks are long gone.  Not too long ago you were able to hire a pressure washing contractor to wash your house, strip your wood deck, pressure wash your roof, clean your gutters, stain your wood deck, pressure wash your driveway, seal your back patio and wash your dog all at the same time.

The pressure wash industry has evolved today in which contractors offer a specialty service or services that may include only washing your roof and sealing it.  Or just stripping your wood deck and staining it.  Over the years individual contractors have perfected methods where they have excelled in a particular service and offer just that service as their core service for their business.  Here is a listing of some of the specific services now being offered by the pressure wash industry:

  • House Wash
  • Gutter Cleaning
  • Roof Washing
  • House Washing and Window Cleaning
  • Driveway Cleaning
  • Sidewalk Cleaning
  • Concrete Patio Pressure Washing and Sealing
  • Driveway Sealing
  • Paver Cleaning and re-sanding
  • Paver Sealing
  • Wood patio/stain stripping
  • Wood patio staining or restoration

As you can see from the list, there are many specialized services that you can choose from.  Contractors have mastered several of the above items on the list above so that they can offer a suite of services all at one time to their customers.  It makes sense to know how to seal stamped concrete after you pressure washed it.

For example, our company New Look Power Wash does not restore wood decks.  We have attempted in the past to warm up to idea of stripping and staining wood decks but never made it beyond the thought of doing it.  Though we feel there is a huge market in Northern California today for wood restoration I just can’t overcome the thought of investing in the necessary time to this particular service today.

As one contemplates which service you are looking for, consider what you need to have pressure washed and find the contractors that offer this service.  One example I can use for this is that a pressure wash contractor that specializes in driveway sealing does not necessarily posses the expertise for wood restoration and staining and vice-versa.  It may be safe to say that if a contractor is capable of pressure washing your house then he runs a very good chance in possessing the knowledge to pressure wash your sidewalk.  However it is always good to ask what specific services a pressure wash company offers and then take it from there.

An individual company’s website should have their services listed on their site.  By doing so will give you a good indication initially of which company you should contact to ask them to bid on your project.  Always feel comfortable in asking any contractor to show you his/her work and also to explain the steps they use in to clean your property.  Depending on the size of the job a demo from the contractor may be in order and it would not hurt to ask if they could do a demo for you.  It is our standard practice to offer FREE demos to any commercial client in California.  In conjunction with this we also offer FREE estimates to any residential customer.

Pressure Wash service areas include San Francisco, Oakland, Pleasanton, Emeryville, Richmond, San Pablo, Hercules, Vallejo, Petaluma, El Cerrito, Folsom, Lafayette, Cathedral City, Clayton, East Palo Alto, Palo Alto, Fairfield, Vacaville, Dixon, Winters, Davis, Sacramento, West Sacramento, Suisun City, Stockton, Pittsburgh, Pleasant Hill, St. Helena, Walnut Creek, Oakley, Benicia, Danville, San Ramon, American Canyon, Orinda, Berkeley, Napa, San Rafael, Petaluma, South San Francisco, Rancho Cordova, San Pablo, El Sobrante, Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Concord, Lodi, Stanford, Monterey, Bodega Bay, Carmel, Redding, Livermore, Fremont, Fresno, Santa Ana, Anaheim, Riverside, Modesto, Santa Clara, Santa Rosa, Hayward, Elk Grove, Sunnyvale, Visalia, Roseville, Daly City, Antioch, San Mateo, Clovis, Santa Monica, Santa Barbara, Alhambra, Chico, Citrus Heights, Livermore, Alameda, San Leandro, Calistoga, Campbell, Tracy, Merced, Atherton, Auburn, Belmont, Belvedere, Brentwood, Brisbane, Burlingame, Albany, Point Richmond, Rio Vista, San Jose, Bakersfield, Los Angeles, Mill Valley, Burbank, Palo Alto, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, Hayward, Rancho Cordova, Los Banos, San Diego, Long Beach, Orange County, Contra Costa County, Solano County, Alameda County and Napa County.

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2 Comments on "Which Pressure Washing Service Should I Choose?"

  1. concrete cleaning richmond va on Mon, 21st Feb 2011 3:48 am 

    Excellent blog that states that pressure washer is a mechanical sprayer that uses high-pressure water to clean and remove mold, grime, dust, mud, and dirt from surfaces and objects such as buildings, vehicles, and concrete road surfaces. Equipment can be rented or bought that produces pressures from 50 bars up to 1200 bars or more. A pressure washer differs from a parts washer in that a parts washer typically uses high-volume, low-pressure cleaning solutions in an enclosed cabinet to clean dirty parts.Pressure washers can be used to clean decks, clean home exteriors, detail automobiles, clean commercial buildings and driveways. If one market is already saturated, consider focusing your business on another area., i.e., commercial property versus residential.Nice information.

  2. commercial cleaning melbourne on Thu, 14th Apr 2011 3:43 am 

    When selecting a pressure washer for a start up business you need to factor in a few things. What is my business going to be. A couple niches to consider. Fleet Washing, Store Front Cleaning, Graffiti Removal, Concrete Cleaning. When you decide on what your cleaning it will make your shopping a bit easier. It is important to clean the exterior of your residential or commercial building at least once a year by power washing your outer walls and porches. Not only for the sake of adding value to your property, but also because it prevents you from pouring more of your hard earned money back into your property to repair damages from mold, dirt buildup and other hazardous wear and tear. From your business to your home, deck or driveway, Clean Up Atlanta can clean just about any piece of your property.

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