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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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 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. 

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. 

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. 

Reviews for Newport News power washers
Thumbtack Customer
I needed my small apartment patio pressure washed.
Johnson Power Washing Co.Johnson Power Washing Co.
John F.
P.O.P Pressure Washing was a great find on Thumbtack. The company responded quickly and took care of the entire exterior of my home for a reasonable price. I will definitely use them again for any pressure washing needs.
P.O.P Pressure WashingP.O.P Pressure Washing
Elijah T.
Tom was very quick to come out for a quote to pressure wash our house and fence. The price was fair so I hired him and he was out the next day and did an excellent job. I'd definitely recommend him and will be giving him a call next time I need the house pressure washed!
Weatherly Specialty ServiceWeatherly Specialty Service
Kristie S.
I needed someone to pressure wash my rental property ASAP and also needed a receipt and pictures. All wash done perfectly and very easy to get it all done from so far away!
Jm2 ProsJm2 Pros
Robert B.
LB Supreme was able to accomplish service the same day and did an excellent job pressure washing my house. Looks brand new again
LB Supreme Clean Pressure Wash ServiceLB Supreme Clean Pressure Wash Service
Thumbtack Customer
They pressure washed my home and driveway. He was quick at responding and quick at showing up. And even offered other services. Will definitely keep them in mind.
Johnson Power Washing Co.Johnson Power Washing Co.
Sandra S.
We had our roof on our garage and house pressure washed. I couldn’t believe how dirty it actually was! Our tech worked in over 90 degree temperature on our roofs all afternoon. When he was done they both looked brand new!! I would recommend them to anyone that needs pressure washing work done. Very professional and kept me informed before the work started. A++ would hired again if other work was needed.
Distinctive Enterprises, LLCDistinctive Enterprises, LLC
Nancy C.
Great communication, very thorough, did an excellent job both on the house & the driveway. Will definitely keep his business card handy for our next pressure washing need. And, will recommend him to friends & family.
WHO BUT US CLEANING AND JANITORIAL SERVICESWHO BUT US CLEANING AND JANITORIAL SERVICES
Karen B.
Gil and his son did a fantastic job pressure washing my house. They arrived on time, were friendly and professional, and did an excellent job cleaning the exterior of our home. Very pleased with their service and have already recommended them to a friend.
All-Brite Pressure Washing LLCAll-Brite Pressure Washing LLC
Leon M.
Kenny was absolutely amazing. I contacted him and he responded the same day. He completely transformed the appearance of my house. I will definitely be working with him again. Don’t hesitate to contact him for all of your pressure wash needs, no job is too big.
Panoramic View Window Cleaning & Roof WashingPanoramic View Window Cleaning & Roof Washing
Cynthia H.
Mr. Weatherly responded very quickly with a reasonable quote to pressure wash my home and some extras. He got it done right when he said he would and did an amazing job! I didn’t realize how dirty my house actually was until I saw the completed work! Well worth the amount he charged!!!
Weatherly Specialty ServiceWeatherly Specialty Service
Renita C.
Kenny was very professional and personable. He quickly responded to my inquiry regarding pressure washing my home and windows. He was punctual. He kept me informed on the status of everything. The price was reasonable compared to other contractors in the area. My house and windows look amazing. I would definitely hire Kenny again. He gets the job done quickly. The end product is going to always be spectacular. He takes pride in his craft!
Panoramic View Window Cleaning & Roof WashingPanoramic View Window Cleaning & Roof Washing
Jay k.
Mr. Weatherly did an excellent job pressure washing my house. My home was looking a bit tired from the Weather (the pollen, dirt and grime), but he really took his time and made my home look refreshed and brand-spanking new. He was very courteous, professional and respectful of my property. And he charges very reasonable prices. I will be definitely working with him again, and I highly recommend him; if it’s quality service you’re looking for.
Weatherly Specialty ServiceWeatherly Specialty Service
Jamika B.
I was thoroughly pleased with Kenneth’s work! He exceeded my expectations and even went beyond the original project order to make sure my home was in great condition before appraisal. He worked around my hectic schedule and did a phenomenal job pressure washing my house, the porch & sidewalk, and cleared my entire deck from dirt, leaves, and debris. You can tell he is passionate about doing quality work and I was very happy that he could help me renew the condition of my home!
Panoramic View Window Cleaning & Roof WashingPanoramic View Window Cleaning & Roof Washing
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