Scotts Pressure Wash Blog

09 Oct

PRESSURE WASHING TIPS: WHY DISTANCE MATTERS

The reason you’re pressure washing the graffiti off your fence or the mold off your siding is to improve the look of your home or business without causing additional damage or grime. But you don’t want to simply fire up the pressure washer, walk up to your property and start spraying away. The distance between your pressure washer and the surface you’re cleaning is of critical importance. Here’s why:

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22 Sep

5 BENEFITS OF HIRING A PROFESSIONAL POWER WASHING SERVICE

Pressure washing may seem simple enough for homeowners to handle on their own. After all, pressure washers are available for consumers to purchase from big-box stores – they must be easy to use, right? Well, not necessarily. As power washing contractors can tell you, there are four major variables in pressure washing: heat, pressure, cleaning solutions and rate of water flow. From Calgary to Vancouver, pressure washing professionals understand …

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16 Sep

POWER WASHING DOS AND DON’TS

Power washing is an incredible thing. With only a few blasts from your power washer, years of grime can be swept away. However, it’s important to understand how to properly use such a powerful tool in order to avoid causing damage to your business or personal property. The power washing dos and don’ts listed below will help you understand how to best use your pressure washer. We’ll also discuss when it’s smart to contact a power washing c…

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05 Sep

GREEN PRESSURE WASHING: WHY WASTEWATER RECOVERY MATTERS

In the United States, the 1972 Clean Water Act protects the quality of drinking water. This was the first nationwide law to regulate how much pollution industries could release into American rivers and streams. Basically, the Clean Water Act sets a high standard; it says that nothing but clean rainwater should go into sewers and storm drains.

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29 Aug

PRESSURE WASHING: A BASIC GUIDE TO PSI LEVELS

Pressure washers are great for tackling tough cleaning jobs with a high-pressure blast of water. When pressure washing, however, it’s important to remember that turning the washer on full force isn’t always the way to go. Using too much pressure on your deck, fence, siding or even concrete can result in permanent and unsightly damage, which is why it’s important to understand the psi on your pressure washer and how it works. Of course, when…

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