Exterior Cleaning in Carbondale IL

We specialize in exterior cleaning of homes and businesses. With the proper education, training and equipment we are able to clean a wide variety of surfaces affected by any kind of stain. Our softwash methods allow us to safely remove algae and mildew staining from homes using the appropriate solutions and low pressure. If the situation calls for a deeper clean we have heated, high pressure equipment capable of removing the toughest stains. 

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Asphalt driveway and parking lot resealing and striping

Call us today for a free estimate to have your asphalt parking lot or driveway resealed or striped! 

As with all of our provided services, we take pride in making sure your business looks great from the bottom up! Whether we softwash your building, pressure wash your concrete sidewalks or reseal and stripe your asphalt parking lot. 

If you want the job done right, you are at the right place! Call us today! 6185253406

Softwashing homes all over Southern Illinois

We have been busy little bees this summer! Buzzing around softwashing algae off of dirty homes everywhere!

We will professionally clean your home the right way and the safe way. We never use high pressure to wash houses. High pressure can damage your siding and will leave behind algae spores that will grow back quickly!
Our softwash method utilizes the appropriate cleaners that will kill all of the algae before we use a soft pressure to rinse it away. This is the only way a house should be washed and we are the only company in the area that does it!

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House washing and driveway cleaning

We have been softwashing dirty houses all over southern Illinois. Dirty concrete hasn’t stood a chance either. We’ve been busy! But not too busy to wash your house! So give us a call today to schedule your house wash and driveway cleaning. 

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Soft Wash Services in Carterville, IL

We will get your home squeaky clean all while using super low pressure! The safest way to get your home clean is the only way to do it and it’s called soft washing.

 Call today to ask about getting a soft wash estimate for your home!

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Gum Removal in Marion, IL

Gum Removal in Marion ILChewing gum that is left sitting on concrete for long periods of time becomes  petrified. It is hardened by the sun and is pressed down into the concrete by lots of foot traffic, and in this case, shopping carts. 

The gum would have been impossible to remove without our commercial pressure washer. When we applied 200 degree water at 8 gallons per minute to the petrified gum it completely lifted from the concrete. 

If your store front needs pressure washing and gum removed, call Judge Services today at 6185253406.

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Commercial Pressure Washing Carbondale, IL

We offer a wide variety of commercial pressure washing services for all of southern Illinois. Regardless of how greasy and grimy the mess is, we can get it clean. Below is a list of some of the applications we can service with our hot water commercial pressure washer. 

  • Gum removal
  • Dumpster Area Cleanup
  • Drivethru Cleaning
  • Sidewalk washing
  • Fleet Washing
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Parking Lot Cleaning
  • Parking Garage Cleaning

Our commercial pressure washing services can assist you in all of these areas. If you are in southern Illinois or the Carbondale, Illinois area, give us a call today at 6185253406 for a free estimate. 

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Interior Painting in Carbondale, IL

This apartment complex hallway was covered in dings, scratches and markings from 10 years of heavy traffic. 

First, we wiped down any dirty/oily areas with Krud Kutter degreaser. We then patched all the holes and imperfections. After A LOT of patching (it was like a war zone in there) we lightly sanded to a fine finish before painting two coats of eggshell finish ProMar Acrylic Latex from Sherwin-Williams. 

For professional interior painting in the Carbondale, IL area call us at 6185253406.

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Top 5 Reasons To Clean Your Gutters

Clean the gutters?…I’ll do that later…

For several years now we have offered gutter cleaning services to folks in Southern Illinois. During this time I’ve seen everything from saplings growing like weeds to multiple deceased birds lodged in the downspout (yeah, that was gross).

Cleaning your gutters is not a fun project. It’s a messy, smelly job that can be dangerous if you’re not comfortable climbing ladders or walking a roof edge. Over the years I have cut my hands and fingers many times on the aluminum edges of gutters.

So why is Gutter Cleaning So Important? Here are 5 reasons you should clean your gutters.

  1. Clogged gutters will cause a leaky roof. I’ve seen gutters so clogged that water actually gets backed up onto the roof and in winter this can cause ice dams. Water that sits on top of shingles and in roof valleys will eventually make its way through causing roof rot which leads to leaks.
  2. Interior damage. Clogged gutters will eventually cause interior damage. You’ll be lucky if it’s just a water stain on the ceiling that you have to repaint. The water damage could be centered over a wall which will need a lot more repair than just painting since it could go unnoticed for a long time. Wall studs could rot or start to mold causing serious damage.
  3. Mosquitoes! Gutters with standing water in them are an open invitation to mosquitoes to breed and multiply! I can’t emphasize this enough. If you get eaten alive by mosquitoes every time you walk out on your deck and you don’t know why, clean your gutters.
  4. Damaged fascia. “What’s fascia?” Fascia is the board that is mounted just below your roof line around the perimeter of your house. Gutters are mounted directly to fascia boards. When gutters are clogged they will overflow. This overflow constantly spilling water over your wood fascia boards will eventually cause the boards to rot. If your fascia deteriorates too much pests can make their way through the board, giving them direct access to your attic! (I’ve seen it happen.)
  5. Foundation damage. This is the big one. Pay attention. If rainwater falling off your roof is not directed away from your house properly by gutters and downspouts, it saturates the ground all around the foundation of your home. Why does this matter? Excessive ground moisture can cause your foundation to shift and settle continuously. At the very least this could be the cause of stress fractures in your drywall. In the worst case scenarios, which happen very often, concrete slabs crack and basement walls leak.

What do all 5 of these reasons to clean your gutter have in common? They can cause you thousands of dollars in damage to your home! (or 8 months of mosquito bites, which might be worse..) Moral of the story is: Clean your gutters often. It’s not the most appealing job on your honey-do list, but it may be the most important.

Want someone else to do the dirty work? We would be happy to!

Call us to today to schedule a gutter cleaning!

How often should I have my house washed?

The answer to this question can vary quite a bit depending on weather, location and your personal preference.

Washing mold off vinyl siding
Here in Southern Illinois humidity is an ongoing issue. High humidity fosters mold and mildew growth. Nearby water sources such as lakes, ponds and even low lying areas in your yard with poor drainage cause extra humidity to surround your home.

You will also notice that the north side of your home will tend to grow mold and mildew quicker than the other sides. This is because the north side gets the least amount of sunshine and therefore stays wet longer. Without sunshine to dry out the siding and the ground around it, mold and mildew will prosper.
Washing Mildew on a log cabin

Lastly, it comes down to how clean you want to keep your home. Some people may not care about the green color of their white siding. They may let it go for years without having it washed. But what you must consider is that mold tends to spread and it will spread to areas that might not be visible to the naked eye. It could spread underneath your vinyl siding to cause serious and costly damage. If the growth is on painted surfaces then the mold will slowly break down the paint and it will be needed to be painted again sooner. This will cost a lot more than having it washed!

Log cabin mildew wash

Most of our customers have their houses washed every two years but some may need it sooner. If you wait too long you could end up costing yourself thousands of dollars in costly mold removal or painting repairs in the future.

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