Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. Pressure washing decks and providing weather protecting sealants. Have pressure washed some Houses/Gutters but my true interest is protecting your deck.
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. Ask for references from customers and can they provide pictures of previous jobs.
never pay full amount until satisfied with completion of work.
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. There really are no secrets in my trade because everyone knows that the weather will destroy wood.
That's why everyone should clean there deck regularly and seal it to protect it from damage and costly repairs.
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. I will pressure was your deck cleaning it from dirt and mold build up, making it look as good that the day you built it.
After choosing a product/color desired by the home owner I will hand paint the railing with the first coating then will deck mate roll the flooring.
Ounce first coating has been applied I will start the second application to give your deck a beautiful finish that will last for years to come.
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. I like when you take a picture of the deck before and after, seeing the difference that it makes a home look gives me pride in the work that I perform.
Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A. Most of the customers ask what is the best weather protecting chemical to use, and how long will it take.
In reply back there are many different types of sealants on the market today choosing one that fits your needs will require some research depending on what type of protection you are looking for and how much you want to spend. I will give you information on the products used on other clients, while providing literature to explain what protection will best fit what you are looking for.
How long it will take will depend on the size and features on the deck. I will measure and inspect for damage from weather related reasons then will give you a free estimate on how many hours it has taken me on other clients decks of same size and simular features.
Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
A. If everyone would seal and protect there deck from the weather it would save on repairs and slow down the amount of trees that are used to rebuild.
Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?
A. Ounce I seen the difference staining my own deck made 20 years ago was enough for me to promote my services to others home owners while working towards saving the unnecessary use of trees that provide many different resources for our life.
Q. Tell us about a recent job you did that you are particularly proud of.
A. I pressured washed and stained a customers deck that had moved here from another country(India) and was not sure of what to expect. Through the process they were constantly worrying about what it was going to look like, it was when I applied the second application to the deck that made the deck shine with beauty and clarity. When the owner came home and saw how different his deck looked from the start of the project they were so over whelmed with excitement they wanted to know how long they would have to wait to have a cookout to show off there new deck to friends.
Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?
A. I research for new and different products to use to help home owners make better discussions.
Q. Describe your most recent project, what it involved, how much it cost, and how long it took.
A. I pressure washed and stained a 10x20 deck it took around 18 hours total and it required 3 hours of cleaning following 8 hours for the first application and 7 hours for the second application.
The total coast of this project was $750.00 material and labor.
Q. If you were advising someone who wanted to get into your profession, what would you suggest?
A. Research and make sure you like painting in extreme heating conditions.
Q. Write your own question and answer it.
A. Why do home owners let there deck rote away due to the weather and make there home value depreciate?
This type of work is not for everyone that is why you need to contact me for a free estimate.