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How to Remove Oil From a Concrete Driveway. Do it yourself!

Depending on how big the spill is and what type of oil, how long it has been there and what type of surface you have, a good majority can be removed if you have at your disposal a few useful items. Be warned though COMPLETE removal is almost impossible and in most circumstances, shadows of the stain will remain though greatly diminished. What you will need. Dry cement powder -$10 A broom or dust pan. - You have one right! Water-based degreaser or detergent. - $10 Solvent-based degreaser - $3 [...]

2021-03-04T21:40:13+00:00 March 4th, 2021|Cleaning Blogs|

Will high pressure water cleaning damage my driveway?

The short answer is NO . As long as the operator understands  What pressure is needed? What tip size is needed? What cleaning distance is needed? What water flow is needed?  And of course what exactly are we trying to remove? Because all surfaces vary in density and structure it's important to know a few facts about the driveway surface in particular that you would like to clean. Firstly you would need to identify what you have and understand its makeup and hardness. Once you know and understand what’s needed [...]

2021-01-20T02:19:27+00:00 January 20th, 2021|Cleaning Blogs|

Pressure Cleaners vs Surface Cleaners: What’s the Difference?

Power washing and pressure cleaning are often used interchangeably, but there are different types of pressure cleaners that have different purposes. Most of us have seen the typical power washing equipment used to remove graffiti, clean up driveways and sidewalks, or to bring colour back to aluminium or vinyl siding and fences, but this type of pressure cleaner is often complemented with surface cleaning equipment as well. What’s the difference between a traditional pressure cleaner and a purpose-built surface cleaner? Shape and Handling Most surface cleaners look like a [...]

2020-07-02T15:52:22+00:00 May 2nd, 2020|Cleaning Blogs|

Do’s and Don’ts of DIY Pressure Cleaning

If you regularly browse through social media, you’re likely to have found the occasional video of the wonders of pressure cleaning in action. Not only are they satisfying in an almost ASMR-like fashion, but the cleaners often make it look like child’s play. In reality, pressure cleaning is neither child’s play nor is it as easy as these videos make it out to be. That’s why we’ve prepared a list of do’s and don’ts of DIY pressure cleaning so that you can have a more satisfying experience than a frustrating [...]

2020-05-05T16:17:34+00:00 March 5th, 2020|Cleaning Blogs|

5 Reasons why Your Business Needs a Professional Pressure Cleaner

Hiring a professional pressure cleaner can add a lot of street appeal to your business. Not only will your business property look cleaner, but there are a lot of other reasons why routine pressure cleaning will benefit your business. No Need to Purchase Pressure Washing Equipment Personal pressure cleaning equipment is far less expensive than it used to be, but most pressure washers available to consumers are best used for light cleaning around the home and lack the customisable nozzles and pressure ratings that professional equipment can achieve. By [...]

2020-05-05T16:14:16+00:00 February 5th, 2020|Cleaning Blogs|

Soft Washing vs. Power Washing: Pros and Cons

Not all pressure washers are alike. There are two main ways of cleaning surfaces on or around the home, soft washing and power washing. Both forms of pressure washing use pressurised water and cleaning agents to remove dirt, debris, and mould from surfaces on or around the home, but they do so differently. As their names imply, soft washing is a gentler way of cleaning more sensitive surfaces whereas power washing works best of tougher, nonporous surfaces. Each has its advantages and disadvantages: Soft Washing Whenever sensitive surfaces require [...]

2020-05-05T16:07:32+00:00 January 5th, 2020|Cleaning Blogs|

How to Remove Rust With Pressure Cleaning

Pressure cleaning is a great way to breathe fresh life into wooden fences, vinyl and aluminium siding, driveways, and many other applications. It’s also great at removing rust. You read that right. Many homeowners mistakenly think that pressure washing isn’t a viable solution to rust stains on metal and concrete, but it’s actually one of the most efficient and environmentally-friendly ways of removing rust safely. Why Does Rust Appear? In climates with more than 50 per cent humidity, metal surfaces are prone to oxidisation, or rust. It doesn’t only [...]

2020-05-05T16:03:26+00:00 December 5th, 2019|Cleaning Blogs|

5 Important Reasons to Deep Clean Your Roof

Roof cleaning is an important task that’s often neglected by many homeowners. Perhaps it’s the belief that rain will wash dirt and debris off the roof and direct it away from the home or perhaps it’s due to a lack of proper cleaning equipment or safety concerns. Regardless, the only way to truly deep clean your roof is with quality power washing. Power washing is a practical and useful way to clean driveways, fences, walls, and more efficiently. It just so happens that roofs stand to benefit from regular [...]

2020-05-05T15:59:43+00:00 November 5th, 2019|Cleaning Blogs|

Professional Window Cleaning on a Budget

Even as homeowners grapple with slow economic growth, they still have maintenance needs that may go well beyond their expertise or abilities. Some are pressing and cannot be avoided, while some are not important. However, hiring a professional window cleaning company is probably less expensive than you think. If you think about the amount of money that you will spend on cleaning equipment, ladders, clothes, and cleaning solutions when you decide to clean your windows yourself, seeking the services of a cleaning company will seem to be the most [...]

2020-05-05T08:11:48+00:00 September 5th, 2019|Cleaning Blogs|

Tips for Pressure Washing Your Siding

If mould and mildew have found a place in your home for whatever reason lately, say hello to pressure washing.This is by far the easiest, most recommended way to get rid of them. Painting the house and need to prepare it for a good coat of paint? Pressure washing is the way to go.Pressure washing a home is safe for virtually all-siding products like vinyl, metal, brick, and sturdy board. Even so, your siding can easily be damaged if care isn't taken. Low-pressure cleaning will keep it looking great.Now, there [...]

2020-05-05T07:51:26+00:00 August 5th, 2019|Cleaning Blogs|