The long cold days are finally over and here comes spring. What better way to get rid of winter grime than spring cleaning. However, spring cleaning does not only entail deep cleaning what’s inside your home but also outside. Regular cleaners and washers can be used inside your home, but pressure washing is more advisable for use outdoors. Spring pressure washing is a great way to clean outdoors especially now that the sun is out. It can be very effective in cleaning outdoor patio, decks, garage doors and driveway. Pressure washers can clean just about any outdoor surface you can think.
Sure, buying a pressure washer can be a good investment especially if you use it regularly. If not, there are pressure washing services that let you rent it for a period of time (usually half a day to a full day).
Pressure Washing Basics
Actually, there are several pressure washer types that you can use depending on the intensity of the cleaning job. Models are categorized in terms of pounds per inch (PSI) and may range from light, medium or heavy-duty type. Pressure washers can also vary in terms of water use, where cold water model works well on dirt removal and paint stirring. The hot water variety, on the other hand, is more efficient and can easily remove grime. A pressure washing machine could be fueled by gas or electrical power; the previous kind is simple to move around to various places, while the latter is more compact.
Using a pressure washer for the first can intimidate a user, but it’s actually easy to use and does not need a complicated set-up. An instruction manual is usually included in the package.
Pressure Washer Set up
First, you have to make sure you know how to operate and maintain pressure in the washer before turning the switch on. Since you are working with a machine. You have to wear protective clothing such as gloves and rubber boots. Don’t forget to wear a protective mask with goggles as debris and chips of paint have a tendency to fly all over the place. Close and lock all windows, if you’re going to clean outdoor. Never try to use a pressure washer when standing on a ladder. You can stand on the ground instead, then spray directly upward.
Pressure washers can have a powerful nozzle which is why it’s important to test it on a small part before using.
What to remember: Avoid using the sprayer when children or pets are nearby. Likewise, avoid directly spraying on windows, electric outlets and shrubs. Make sure that the machine is attached securely to the water system before turning on.
Aside from being an efficient cleaning machine, the pressure washer is also environment-friendly. Its main cleaning ingredient is water and does not need the use of chemicals that can be harmful to the environment. This machine is also electrically powered which means it does not waste fossil fuel that releases greenhouse gas.
Pressure washing is a superb, chemical-free method to deep clean your house and outdoor of mold and mildew, microorganisms, and algae. It also provides a safer and healthier environment for you and your family. Most of all, using a pressure washing machine can minimize labor costs and materials, but if you want to be sure and safe, ask your local pressure washer professionals.
Start your spring cleaning now and call MBHS Pressure Washing for efficient and environmental friendly pressure washers.
MBHS Pressure Washing
5335 N. Kings Hwy #211
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577