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Common Pressure Washing Questions2024-03-24T23:59:28+00:00

Common Pressure Washing Questions

How often should windows be cleaned?2022-07-18T21:35:51+00:00

Windows should be cleaned annually but some homeowners often do this twice per year – once in the spring and again before the holiday season.

What is the difference between window washing and window cleaning?2022-07-18T21:35:18+00:00

Typically, “washing” implies a full deep cleaning but the two terms are used interchangeably.

How much does it cost to wash one window?2022-07-18T21:34:38+00:00

We charge between $12 and $15 dollars per window. That includes interior and exterior glass, screens, and interior tracks.

What is the best way to clean solar panels?2022-07-18T21:32:48+00:00

Solar panels should be washed with mild soap and rinsed with deionized water.

How often should solar panels be cleaned?2022-07-18T21:32:16+00:00

Annual cleaning is recommended to ensure you’re earning as much energy as possible to support your home and lifestyle.

Is solar panel cleaning worth it?2022-07-18T21:29:56+00:00

Per the Department of Energy, regular cleaning is necessary for solar panels to operate at full capacity.

How much does it cost to clean my solar panels?2022-07-18T21:29:24+00:00

We charge $15 per solar panel with a $200 minimum.

How often should I clean my gutters?2022-07-18T21:28:51+00:00

Gutters should be free-flowing at all times. We recommend an annual inspection at a minimum to prevent damage.

Are gutters worth cleaning?2022-07-18T21:27:58+00:00

Gutter cleaning is essential for water to flow from the roof properly. If your gutters clog, in time the poor water flow will damage the home’s siding, concrete, and garden.

How can I clean my gutters without a ladder?2022-07-18T21:27:26+00:00

There are extension poles on the market that attach to a home pressure washer or shop vac systems, but typically you cannot do a thorough gutter cleaning without the use of a ladder.

What is the average cost of gutter cleaning in my area?2022-07-18T21:26:41+00:00

A standard-sized home in your area will cost around $250 for a full gutter cleaning.

What does it mean to clean a surface anyway?2022-07-18T21:25:49+00:00

When we clean an outdoor surface we use hot water and environmentally friendly products to remove all organic staining like dirt, mildew, and algae.

Stains such as rust, calcium, paint, oil, etc. are not considered organic and will result in an extra charge for specialty products.

How much does it cost to pressure wash a garage floor?2022-07-18T21:25:05+00:00

We have a minimum trip charge that varies based on the time of year. A standard 2-car garage usually falls under the minimum charge.

How much do you charge per square foot for surface cleaning?2022-07-18T21:24:01+00:00

We charge anywhere from $0.10 and $0.35 per sq. ft. depending on the size and type of surface needing to be cleaned.

How much does surface concrete cleaning cost?2022-07-18T21:23:26+00:00

Prices vary based on types of concrete, sealed or not sealed, colored or not, and the type of stains present. Typically, surface cleaning will cost anywhere between $0.10 and $0.35 per sq. ft.

How do you clean the outside of your house?2022-07-18T21:22:42+00:00

We use environmentally friendly products and commercial equipment to wash your home safely and effectively.

Keep in mind that home power washing units are not suitable for large-scale jobs like house washes. They often cause more damage than what was intended. Always consult a professional.

How often should I wash the outside of my house?2022-07-18T21:21:34+00:00

We typically recommend a home to be washed annually. Many times HOAs in San Diego County will require it once it becomes a visible problem.

Is house washing worth it?2022-07-18T21:19:46+00:00

Absolutely! House washing is essential in the southern California climate to keep organic growth, like algae and mildew, from damaging the walls of your home.

How much does it cost to wash a home?2022-07-18T21:19:08+00:00

Prices vary based on size and the type of finish of a home. A standard 2-story stucco home will cost around $300 to wash.

How much is a soft clean for a roof? 2022-07-18T21:14:43+00:00
Prices vary based on the size and accessibility of the roof, but a standard 2000 sq. ft. home will cost anywhere from $800-$1200.
Is soft washing a roof worth it?2022-07-18T21:13:49+00:00
Soft washing enhances the natural aesthetic of your home’s roofing material, but it also preserves the integrity of your roof so you can get the full life of your tiles.
Is washing your roof a good idea?2022-07-18T21:12:47+00:00
Not only does roof washing make a house stand out in the neighborhood, but it also preserves the integrity of your roof so you won’t have to replace it prematurely.
How much does it cost to clean off a roof?2022-07-18T21:09:12+00:00
Pricing varies based on size and roofing material, but generally, roof cleaning of a standard track home will cost anywhere between $800 and $1200.

This page adresses our most frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Professional exterior cleaning services outshine basic homeowner cleaning methods in several key ways. Here’s why:

1. Expertise and Experience: North Coast Exteriors boasts trained technicians with extensive experience in handling various cleaning tasks. We grasp the intricacies of different surfaces and know the most effective techniques and solutions to get the job done right without causing damage. Whether it’s pressure washing siding, soft washing delicate surfaces, or removing stubborn stains, professionals have the knowledge and skill to tackle any cleaning challenge. Learn more in the FAQs.
2. Specialized Equipment and Techniques: Professional exterior cleaning companies invest in top-notch equipment and specialized tools that homeowners typically lack. From commercial-grade pressure washers to advanced soft washing systems, professionals utilize the right equipment for each cleaning task, ensuring thorough and efficient results. They also employ specific techniques, such as hot water washing or low-pressure cleaning, to safely and effectively remove dirt, grime, and contaminants without harming surfaces.
3. Time and Efficiency: Cleaning the outside of a home can be time-consuming and laborious, especially for busy homeowners or those with limited experience. Professional exterior cleaning companies streamline the process, saving homeowners valuable time and effort. With their efficient workflows, trained technicians can complete cleaning projects quickly and effectively, allowing homeowners to focus on other tasks. Read More about how we can save you time in our FAQs.
4. Safety and Risk Reduction: Pressure washing and other exterior cleaning tasks come with safety risks. This particularly occurs when working at heights or handling powerful equipment. North Coast Exteriors prioritizes safety and adhere to strict safety protocols to protect both their technicians and the property being cleaned. They have the necessary safety equipment, such as harnesses and ladders, and are trained to identify and mitigate potential hazards effectively.
5. Long-Term Results and Protection: Professional exterior cleaning goes beyond surface-level dirt removal. It helps shield and maintain the integrity of the home’s exterior surfaces. By eliminating dirt, mold, mildew, and other contaminants, professional cleaning prevents premature deterioration and extends the lifespan of siding, roofs, decks, and other exterior features. Additionally, many professional cleaning companies offer protective coatings and sealants. They further safeguard surfaces against future damage and maintain their appearance for years to come.
In summary, North Coast Exteriors provide a comprehensive solution that combines expertise, specialized equipment, efficiency, safety, and long-term protection. While homeowners may handle basic cleaning tasks themselves, investing in professional cleaning ensures superior results, saves time and effort, and helps preserve the beauty and integrity of the home’s exterior. Find answers to all of your questions in the FAQs section above.

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