Professional pressure washing costs $173 to $311 on average for a house or driveway. Pressure washing rates are $0.08 to $0.40 per square foot, depending on if there's access to water and labor costs.
The following surfaces are safe to clean with a pressure washer:
Avoid pressure washing windows, cars, RV rubber roofs, and roof shingles.
Pressure washing removes dirt, mud, grime, stains, and bird droppings to make surfaces look new again. Pressure washing also removes algae, fungus, mold, and mildew, which may cause various health effects and damage the home.
Pressure washing a house or driveway takes 30 minutes to 3 hours on average, depending on the area's size and amount of grime. Another 15 to 30 minutes is required for preparation and packing up the equipment.
Professionals recommend pressure washing a house at least once per year, with additional cleanings as needed.
Pressure washing season is anytime between March and November before freezing temperatures and winter weather arrive. Pressure washing on a warm, sunny day allows the house to dry thoroughly.
Hiring a professional is worth it because pressure washers can cause significant bodily injuries and property damage when misused. Renting a pressure washer costs $40 to $100 per day from home improvement stores, while hiring a pro costs $173 to $311 on average.
The main difference between power and pressure washing is heat. Power washing uses heated water, while pressure washing uses cold tap-water. The heated water makes it easier to clean grime, grease, mildew, and mold from surfaces but costs more.
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