Professional Deck Painting in Carbondale, IL

Check out how great this little deck turned out!  

Not only does it look great, but it was done right so it will last for years and years! 

The old paint was peeling really badly. After we thoroughly washed and scraped, we primed it with P-3 (a peel preventing primer). Then we top coated the handrails with a Duration Exterior Gloss from Sherwin-Williams. The final touch was double coating the decking with Deck and Dock Elastomeric Coating from Sherwin-Williams. 

If you have a painting project coming up and you want the job done right the first time, give us a call!

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Fence Washing in Marion, IL

White vinyl fences are a great! They never need painting or staining but they do need to be cleaned. 

With all the little spaces for mold and mildew to grow, fences can be tedious and time consuming to clean. We can get the job done right!

If you have fencing that needs to be cleaned, give us a call today!

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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 of 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!

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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House Exterior Cleaning in Carbondale, Illinois

If you live in the Carbondale area, chances are, the north side of your home has some mold and mildew buildup. 

Let us clean it up for you! We will carefully wash your home like it is our own. We use soft bristle brushes to gently scrub away the filth instead of using high pressure like our competitors. 

Call us today!

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Old Weathered Deck?

We can give that deck new life using Deck and Dock Elastomeric Coating from Sherwin-Williams.  

This product is great! It fills cracks and gaps (up to 1/8th inch) and holds down splinters. It is specially formulated to flex with changing temperatures (up to 300%!) so it is highly resistant to blistering and peeling. 

If you have an old deck that needs some attention, give us a call and I will be happy to give you an estimate!


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Concrete Driveway Cleaning in Carterville, IL

These results speak for themselves!

If your driveway and sidewalks are looking a little dark and dingy, give us a call. We can make them look like new again! 

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Pressure Washing Services Carbondale, IL

If you are in need of professional pressure washing services, look no further!

We offer the very best in pressure washing services for all of southern Illinois. 

We can clean anything!

  • Fences 
  • Porches
  • Decks
  • Concrete pads
  • Brick pavers
  • Vinyl siding
  • Aluminum siding
  • Previously painted surfaces 
  • And more

Call us today to schedule your pressure washing project!

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Bathrooms can be the most difficult rooms to be paint

Bathrooms can be the most difficult room to paint. There are a lot of obstacles to brush around like mirrors, fixtures and the dreaded toilet!

Bathrooms are also, arguably, the most important room to have painted professionally. Not only is the difficulty level higher, but people spend a lot of time in there. So you want those lines to be crisp and the color to be solid!

If your bathrooms need painted call a professional at Judge Services! We proudly serve Carbondale Illinois and the surrounding area with professional painting. 

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Exterior Dryvit Painting in Carterville, IL

We gave these pillars a finishing touch at this bank in Carterville, Illinois. They were all plain white so we added some flare. 

Painting straight lines on Dryvit is very difficult to do because the surface is so uneven. There is no good way to use tape or a guide to help make a straight line. It just takes a lot of patience and experience. 


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We clean decks all over Southern Illinois! 

This dirty wooden deck was covered in dark algae until we cleaned it up and made it look like new!   
Using high pressure to clean wooden decks with little experience can cause permanent damage. This is a job better left to the professionals. 

If you have a deck that needs cleaned up for spring, give us a call!

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