Cleaning the house does not only mean that you will have to sweep and vacuum dirt off the floor. There are times when it is necessary to perform pressure washing Denver to thoroughly make the house sparkling clean. This is the kind of task that will make use of high-velocity water spray for cleaning dirt and residue from the house’s exterior.
To power wash the house, you have to first choose the machine that will be really useful for the task. In order to choose the best power wash machine to use, you have to identify first what your housing material is. Different housing materials have different water pressures they can withstand. The water pressure you should use when cleaning the house should match with the housing material.
It will be bad if the exterior fixtures are hit by the high-velocity water pressure. They will definitely get damaged. For the exterior fixtures of the house like the landscaping plants, shrubs, or lights, make sure to protect them from harmful water pressure. The best way to do this is to cover it with drop cloth and secure with a duct tape.
You might see visible mildew on the surface you are working on. These mildew should not be left as it is because that will not only ruin the house, there are times when it will also cause health problems to the residents. The visible mildew can be removed easily if you manually scrub it off the surface you are working on.
Mixing cleaning solution is important. Fill it into the power washer’s detergent dispenser. The cleaning solution you will have to mix requires you to combine approximately half kilogram of non-phosphate concentrated cleaner to a ratio of 15 liters of the water you will use in the task.
Get the garden hose that is hooked to your water supply and connect it to your power washer. With this, you will be supplying the right amount of water into the machine to help wash the exterior surface of your house. Once everything is in place and you are ready, then turn on the water to start working.
Test how you will power wash the house. Hold the nozzle of the power washer with your two hands about three feet away from the wall. You will then have to move in closer until you feel that the spray is strong enough to remove the dirt in the surface. Make sure that the spray is not that strong to cause damage, though.
When working, it is only common sense to start spraying at the top of your house. Slowly but surely move down. Do not forget to spray on the roof overhangs, gutters, and under-hangs. When you are spraying on these parts of the roof, make sure that you position the spray at a 45 degree angle. Spray side to side steadily.
After you are done running the surface with the water from the power wash machine, get your garden hose once again. Through your garden hose, spray the surface with clean water to rinse it top down. The surface you just power washed should be allowed to dry at least two days before you paint on it.