Monthly Archives: May 2016

DIY Pressure Washing accidents

DIY Pressure Washing = Dangerous!

We all know that feeling of wanting to take care of our homes ourselves. And, for the most part, we are successful. Changing the air filter, replacing the batteries in our smoke detectors, re-caulking the bathroom tile, and so on. There are certain tasks, however, that not only require a certain skill but also can be dangerous. DIY pressure washing is one of those that fall under the category of “leave it to the professionals”.

Pressure or power washing is a form of cleaning outside areas of your home with a pressurized spray. It can clean off built up grime, mold, dirt and debris from your lanai pavers, concrete patios, sidewalks, driveways, the siding of your home, and your roof. It does this with a strong spray of water that practically blasts the junk off of the surface you are cleaning. Because of the amount of force needed, diy pressure washing can be dangerous.  Continue reading

Hotel Pressure Washing

Hotel Pressure Washing Keeps Guests Coming Back

Reports have demonstrated that over 70% of hotel guests will base their experience of a hotel on cleanliness. The cleaner the hotel, inside and out, resulted in a higher likelihood that a guest would return for a repeat visit. Hotel pressure washing is similar to residential, but there are a lot more areas that need attention such as sidewalks, siding, roofing and the windows.

When a potential guest drives up to your front walkway to unpack their car and check in, they are judging the hotel’s appearance immediately. If the siding has mold and dirt streaks from rainfall, that indicates to the guest that the inside of the hotel is probably not clean either. The outward appearance of the hotel is very important since the guest could decide to go to another hotel if they find yours filthy. Make sure that the sidewalks around the hotel are pressure washed consistently every quarter of the year. This will help to keep unsightly oil and grime from staining the walkways.  Continue reading

Contractor

5 Things to Ask a Contractor

You have work that needs done around the house, but you don’t have the time to do it yourself. So, you find yourself online searching for a reputable contractor who can take care of the tasks for you. There are a lot of shady companies out there who will take advantage of homeowners. The question is, how do you find a trustworthy, professional contractor? Below are five things to look for:

  1. Is the company Bonded? A bonded company has taken that step to ensure your peace of mind. If a bonded contractor does not complete the job that was agreed upon, the homeowner can contact the insurance agency for funds to either complete the project or to hire another company.

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