BLOG The Do's and Don'ts of Professional Power and Soft Washing – A Prestige Guide Apr 04, 2024

Power washing and soft washing are great ways to keep your home or business looking clean and well-maintained. However, it's important to know the do's and don'ts of these processes to ensure the best results and protect your property. At Prestige Power Washing, we take pride in providing expert power and soft washing services, and we want to share some important tips with our customers to help them make the most of their cleaning experience.

DO: 1. Hire a professional: While it may be tempting to rent a power washer from a hardware store and tackle the job yourself, it's best to leave power washing to the professionals. Our team at Prestige Power Washing has the experience, knowledge, and equipment needed to safely and effectively clean your property without causing damage.

2. Use the right equipment: When it comes to power washing, not all equipment is created equal. Make sure that your power washing company uses high-quality, professional-grade equipment to ensure a thorough clean.

3. Consider soft washing for delicate surfaces: Soft washing is a gentler alternative to power washing that is ideal for cleaning sensitive surfaces such as painted siding, roofs, and decks. Our soft washing services use low-pressure water combined with eco-friendly cleaning agents to remove dirt and grime without causing damage.

4. Protect your landscaping: Before your power or soft washing appointment, take the time to protect your landscaping by covering plants, shrubs, and other delicate features with tarps or plastic sheeting. This will help prevent damage from the force of the water.

5. Follow post-wash maintenance recommendations: After your power or soft washing service, your technician may recommend certain maintenance tasks to keep your property looking its best. Follow these recommendations to prolong the effects of the cleaning and prevent future buildup.

DON'T: 1. Use too much pressure: While it may be tempting to crank up the pressure on your power washer to get rid of stubborn stains, using too much pressure can cause serious damage to your property. Trust your power washing professionals to use the right amount of pressure for each surface.

2. Neglect proper technique: Power washing requires skill and precision to avoid damage. Improper technique can lead to streaks, gouges, and other unsightly results. Our team at Prestige Power Washing is trained in the best practices for power and soft washing to ensure a flawless finish.

3. Skip the pre-wash inspection: Before beginning any power or soft washing job, a thorough inspection of the property should be conducted to identify problem areas, delicate features, and potential hazards. Skipping this step can lead to accidental damage and costly repairs.

4. Use harsh chemicals: Many DIY power washing products contain harsh chemicals that can be harmful to the environment and your property. Our soft washing services use safe, eco-friendly cleaning agents that are tough on dirt but gentle on your surfaces.

5. Try to clean hard-to-reach areas yourself: It can be tempting to try to use a power washer to clean high or difficult-to-reach areas of your property, but this can be dangerous without the proper training and equipment. Leave these tasks to the professionals at Prestige Power Washing who have the tools and experience to get the job done safely.

By following these do's and don'ts of professional power and soft washing, you can ensure a successful cleaning experience that leaves your property looking fresh and clean. Trust the experts at Prestige Power Washing to provide top-notch service and exceptional results for all of your power and soft washing needs.

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