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.
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!
The answer to this question can vary quite a bit depending on weather, location and your personal preference.
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!
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.
It’s been a busy summer! I’ve lost track of how many happy customers we’ve made after either washing or painting their houses. So many great projects completed and so many more to go!
Call us today to schedule a free estimate! 6185253406
We have washed so many houses in the past few months, it’s crazy! The word has spread! If you want your house washed, and you want it washed right, call us!
We don’t just spray houses with soap and high pressure to blast the filth away. Using high pressure on the side of your home is very dangerous and very costly when water damage occurs.
Instead, we scrub all houses with soft bristle brushes to loosen dirt, mold and mildew so that it can be easily washed away using a low pressure rinse.
Nobody around here washed houses like we do! Scrubbing the whole house is obviously the hard way to do it, but it’s also the right way.
We never use high pressure to was the exterior of a home. The possibility of long term water damage is increased by those who use pressure to remove mold and mildew from siding.
We always scrub the siding, soffits and gutters for all of our house wash projects, using soft bristle brushes and extension poles. This way, we can easily rinse away all the filth without putting your home in harms way.
We will restore your old wood decks and wood siding!
Pressure washing wooden decks can be risky if you don’t have much experience. Using just the right amount of pressure is hard to do unless you’ve done it many, many times before. Too much pressure will damage the wood and too little pressure won’t properly remove the stains.
Old weathered, gray and alge covered decks can be brought back to life with the right solutions, the right tools and a little know-how.
We use Deck Bright when we clean open grain decks. This 100%-biodegradable, oxygen-activated powder concentrate foams up, clings to vertical surfaces and lifts dirt to the surface. It is the safest, “greenest” product for cleaning outdoor wood – non-toxic, non-acidic, chlorine-free! It will restore UV-grayed, dirty, mildew-stained wood surface to a bright, like-new appearance.
Just look at these results! Years of dirt and algae buildup were washed away leaving behind concrete that looks like new!
Another dirty house was cleaned up and made to look like new! Today’s house wash project was in Christopher, Illinois.
Just like all of our house washes, we scrubbed the entire house from top to bottom. We scrubbed all of the gutters, soffit and siding with soft-bristle brushes so we could safely rinse away the grime without using any high pressure on the home.
Does your dirty house need a good scrubbing? Give us a call today for a free estimate!
Our commercial-grade pressure washing surface cleaners will clean your concrete pool decks evenly and completely!
Washing large areas of concrete with a traditional pressure washing wand will leave it with a “stripey”, unfinished look.
If you have a pool deck, driveway or sidewalk that needs cleaning, call us today for a free estimate. 6185253406