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What surfaces can be cleaned with a pressure washer?

You can safely use a pressure washer on a number of different surfaces, including your home’s exterior, siding, driveways, rooftops, sidewalks, patios and more.

It can also be used to clean grills, outdoor furniture, cars and trucks, boats, bikes, fences and decks. You can generally clean any hard outdoor walking surface, including asphalt, concrete, brick and pavers with a pressure washer.

However, it’s possible to damage your property — especially wood and vinyl surfaces — if you don’t use the pressure washer correctly. Consider hiring a top-rated pressure washing service near you if you don’t have experience using the equipment and selecting the correct PSI.

What is the best time of year to pressure wash your house?

A warm, sunny day is the best time of year to pressure wash your house. The warm sun will be able to dry out the house after washing. You should also consider pressure washing your home after the rainy, storm season has passed. Depending on where you live, this might be in the spring, summer or early fall.

Contact the best pressure washing services and pros to determine the best time to wash your home, and schedule an appointment.

How often should a house be pressure washed?

The best rule of thumb is to pressure wash your house once per year at minimum. This is largely dependent on your city's weather and climate, however. If you get a lot of rain, wind and storms, you probably need to clean more frequently than once per year. Wetter climates with regular rain and storms can lead to a lot of humidity, buildup and debris, which could also cause mold and mildew. 

You should also consider pressure washing your home if you’re planning to repaint your home’s exterior or if you want to boost your home’s curb appeal to prospective buyers.

Contact the best pressure washers near you to schedule regular appointments.

Is it worth it to hire a professional pressure washer?

Yes, it’s often worth it to hire a pro to pressure wash your house or other surfaces. The main benefits of hiring a professional pressure washer include the pro’s ability to clean without damaging your home (removing the risk for personal injury) and their ability to spot problems before they occur. 

With DIY pressure washing, you can save money and get familiar with your house’s nooks and crannies. However, you run the risk of damaging your siding and your paint, falling off a ladder, hurting yourself with the high-pressure water and not spotting problems that an experienced pro would be able to spot.

Contact the top-rated pressure washing services near you to figure out if hiring a pro is the best option for you.

How long does it take to pressure wash a house?

Pressure washing a house tends to take anywhere from 30 minutes to several hours. The larger the house, the longer it will take. It may also take an additional 15 to 30 minutes of setup time and pack time, and some time may be required to switch between applying the cleaning chemicals and rinsing them off. 

Ask the best pressure washers near you how long it might take to wash your home's exterior (or other surfaces), and get free estimates.

How much does pressure washing cost per square foot?

The cost of hiring a pressure washer will depend on the square footage of your home, which translates to the square footage of your exterior walls. In general, expect to pay around $0.10-$0.17 per square foot of your property size. Ask the professional how much they charge per square foot of the surface itself. This can be helpful in estimating the cost to pressure wash driveways, decks, fences and roofs.

How do I find and hire a professional pressure washer?

An online search allows you to compare ratings and reviews for the best pressure washing services near you. Look for customer reviews with attached photos, as these showcase the work of the pro. Even better — look for photos of the surfaces and structures you need a pro to clean. This may include before-and-after photos of home exteriors, concrete driveways, sidewalks and more.

Once you’ve decided on a few professionals, request free cost estimates from at least three of them before you make your choice. 

Power washing vs. pressure washing — what's the difference?

Power washing uses heated water while pressure washing uses tap-cold water. This is the main difference between the two, Pressure washing is ideal for building and house exteriors, walkways, sidewalks, public spaces, parking garages and vehicles. Power washing, on the other hand, is useful for more intensive applications such as removing deck stains. The professional you hire will know which type of washer to use for each application. 

What is power washing?

Power washing uses a machine to take in water, raise it to an extremely high pressure, heat it and spray it through a narrow nozzle in order to blast surfaces clean. The high temperature and pressure of the water make this method better than pressure washing for the removal of embedded stains on outdoor surfaces like driveways, decks and patios. It can also blast through common problems like grease stains or chewing gum caked onto sidewalks. 

Reviews for Decatur power washers
Linda B.
Pressure wash
Hester Home ServicesHester Home Services
Ernest A.
An outstanding and impressive pressure washing genius! Excellent overall!!!
Al's PressurewashingAl's Pressurewashing
Thumbtack Customer
Luciano did a great job! I was very pleased with the pressure wash.
Mister Clean-UpMister Clean-Up
Tasha H.
I needed a last minute pressure washing and he was at my home within a hour. He was professional and did an amazing job. I will definitely be using him for all my future pressure washing needs. Support Black Business ✊🏾
Like New Enterprizez  LLCLike New Enterprizez LLC
Alex B.
Did a beautiful pressure washing job. Great communication and fast service. Would recommend!
A-Team Window CleaningA-Team Window Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
He was easy to contact & arrange time & services. Great job on pressure washing the house & driveway.
Hester Home ServicesHester Home Services
Thumbtack Customer
Ricky was very professional and did an outstanding job pressure washing my patio, carport and front walkway.
Executive Carpet Cleaning & Pressure WashingExecutive Carpet Cleaning & Pressure Washing
Jordan E.
Emmanuel did a phenomenal job with pressure washing our driveway/walkways! I would highly recommend him!
Apply the Pressure MPW LLC.Apply the Pressure MPW LLC.
Andrea W.
Recommended! Chase was professional, friendly, informative, efficient, and very accommodating. He responded quickly to all communications and came out the next day (on a weekend, no less) to pressure wash my driveway at an affordable rate. Did a great job! I will definitely reach out to him again for pressure washing needs. Thanks, Chase!
Best Wash SupremeBest Wash Supreme
Richard R.
Marvin showed up early, which was great. Very professional and did an amazing job pressure washing our home. Highly recommend!
South Gwinnett Pressure Washing ServesSouth Gwinnett Pressure Washing Serves
Laura M.
Apply the pressure did a great job pressure washing our porch! He showed up right on time on a dreary day and did a very thorough job, even though it was rainy and cold outside. Also pretty affordable!
Apply the Pressure MPW LLC.Apply the Pressure MPW LLC.
Holly v.
Brandon did an amazing job pressure washing our house, deck, and driveway! Everything looks like new and he was communicative throughout the process! I would highly recommend Brandon to anyone needing pressure washing service. We were nervous about damaging the painted brick portions of the house and he treated them with special care and was an all-around all star!
Pure Pressure Contracting LLCPure Pressure Contracting LLC
Thumbtack Customer
James did a pressure wash of my house with plank siding. James did great work and went above and beyond in being both thorough and careful.
Billups Painting/Pressure Washing llcBillups Painting/Pressure Washing llc
Lucy B.
Did an excellent job, I had home and drive way pressure washed, roof cleaned, very happy with the work done. Highly recommend. Thank you!
Quick PressureQuick Pressure
Thumbtack Customer
He pressure washed our house and driveway. They had not been done in years, and now look beautiful! I can't wait to have him stain our deck!
Mister Clean-UpMister Clean-Up
Lajanda C.
Robert and his crew did an amazing job on my rental property! They pressure washed the entire house and cleaned the gutters! I would definitely be hiring them again!
Xterior Pros, Inc.Xterior Pros, Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
Luciano pressure washed our deck, gazebo, and the eaves of our house. He was prompt, reliable, thorough, friendly, meticulous, trustworthy, and an absolute pleasure to do business with. Very highly recommended!
Mister Clean-UpMister Clean-Up
Thumbtack Customer
They did a great job pressure washing my house. They got into some difficult to reach places and the house looked fantastic when they were finished. Very prompt and finished the job before I was expecting them to.
HIS & HERS POWER WASHING & CLEANING  LLCHIS & HERS POWER WASHING & CLEANING LLC
Thumbtack Customer
He was very good at doing what he does, but the communication was not that great on both of our parts in getting the work done on a given day. I was very pleased with his pressure washing ability and will use again.
Hester Home ServicesHester Home Services
Charlotte F.
Irving delivered!! I called him with 1-2 days notice and he accommodated me and got the job done efficiently. The home had not been pressure washed in 10+ years and he was able to make it look like new.
DRIP Pressure Washing and ServicesDRIP Pressure Washing and Services
Ralph T.
Erik did an awesome job! He responded promptly, showed up early on the scheduled day, and explained his process of cleaning and how it differs from a simple pressure wash. I highly recommend his service and will be using him in the foreseeable future!
Serenity Outdoor ServicesSerenity Outdoor Services
Mimi d.
His energy was great! And he did an amazing job. I’ve been procrastinating needing my patio pressure washed and he pulled through last minute. It even feels different walking out to my backyard. Thank you so much!!
Pure Pressure Contracting LLCPure Pressure Contracting LLC
Jeremy k.
Highly recommend. These gentlemen went above and beyond. Their pricing was reasonable. They even went the extra mile and pressure washed our car and entire garage as an add on! Our house is painted white with old wood siding. After they were done it looks as if we had the whole house repainted! Extremely professional, punctual, and fast!
DP Power Washing LLCDP Power Washing LLC
Chad R.
WiseWash did a wonderful job. I reached out to them on a Tuesday evening and they scheduled me the very next day. I had them pressure wash my front porch, back porch and driveway/sidewalk. The technician that came out was super friendly and did quick quality work. I would have no issue recommending them to someone else.
WiseWashWiseWash
Bailey D.
Derrick responded to our thumbtack request ASAP and made it easy to get a price estimate and get scheduled. We’d been procrastinating on pressure washing our house and driveway for 3 years… so definitely had a big job for Derrick. Derrick arrived on time and worked his ass off until the job was done. We are very happy with how everything looks!
Dream Clean Windows and Powerwashing, LLCDream Clean Windows and Powerwashing, LLC
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