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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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. 

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.

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 Richmond power washers
Michael B.
Did a great job pressure washing our house.
DLH ENTERPRISES LLCDLH ENTERPRISES LLC
Jess D.
David & Sons pressure washed our house and deck. They came the same week we made the appointment and although there were a few spots that we noticed after the first pressure wash they were more than happy to come out and take care of it to our satisfaction. I would definitely recommend them for your pressure washing needs.
David & Sons Lawn Service And Pressure WashingDavid & Sons Lawn Service And Pressure Washing
Jonathan Y.
We had such a fabulous experience with H&T Enterprises! Not only were they responsive, friendly and helpful— they did an amazing job pressure-washing our home and vinyl fence! I had never hired anyone to pressure wash our home before and didn’t know what to expect, but I was blown away by what a wonderful job they did, and how easy they were to work with! I will be hiring H&T every year from here on out, and recommend you do the same. You won’t be disappointed!
H&T Enterprises LLCH&T Enterprises LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Pressure washing of gutters, soffit, fascia and porch. James did an excellent job. He contacted me quickly and was here to provide quote and do the work at time promised. Chimney was hard to clean at very top but he stuck with it until it was clean like new again. Soft wash did excellent job preserving the paint. Will call upon him again .
A+ Landscaping & Pressure WashingA+ Landscaping & Pressure Washing
Patty D.
My house looks brand new!!! I highly recommend S.A.F.E. Services. Great communication, very polite and professional. I would definitely hire again!! Thanks so much for an excellent job of pressure washing my house !!!!
S.A.F.E. Services LLCS.A.F.E. Services LLC
Matthew b.
Stratton Pressure washing showed up on time as scheduled. The amount of time it took was very close to what was estimated since some areas were pretty heavily stained. I would recommed them to anyone and use them again.
Stratton pressure washingStratton pressure washing
Thumbtack Customer
They were able to come out the next day. We had our gutters cleaned out and our house and driveway pressure washed. They did an amazing job! We will definitely use them in the future. They were kind, reasonable, and very professional!
Clean Living Home SolutionsClean Living Home Solutions
Steve c.
Jamie arrived on time for all aspects of the pressure wash job. He went over each and every step, making sure I was aware of what he was doing and the products to be used. Different products for different areas body of home, trim, decking and chimney. A two story farmhouse is not the easiest but he took his time and made sure it was done correctly.
S.A.F.E. Services LLCS.A.F.E. Services LLC
Julie S.
Jamie and his crew did a great job pressure washing my house, 2/3 stories depending on the grade of the land, along with clearing out my gutters. I appreciated the ease of communication throughout the quoting process and during the job and arriving on time and working safely and efficiently. I am happy to have found my 'gutter guy' and no longer have to worry about finding someone new each year. Thank you!
S.A.F.E. Services LLCS.A.F.E. Services LLC
Don M.
The gentleman showed up at the agreed-upon time (9:30 am). He was polite and friendly. He worked non-stop all day using detergents, brushes, and a portable pressure washing unit. I don't think he stopped for lunch. At 3:30 he asked me to take a look around. I found a few spots that he missed and he was very willing to correct them. He left at 4pm. He took a little longer than I expected to do the job, but my house looks great.
Car Detailing and Interior Virus SanitationCar Detailing and Interior Virus Sanitation
Thumbtack Customer
We are extremely happy with our decision to hire Clean Living Home Solutions to pressure wash our house! Shannon was extremely prompt in returning my messages and Chris was able to come out the very next day. He did a fantastic job and our house looks amazing. It was dark when he left and the next day we noticed a couple of spots that looked like they could use a little extra attention, but we thought they could also be stains. Shannon quickly responded and had Chris come back out to take a look and determined they were stains. Couldn't be more pleased! Great customer service!
Clean Living Home SolutionsClean Living Home Solutions
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