Written by John Smith

May 31, 2021



It is true that being a homeowner comes with many responsibilities. This is true whether you live here in Racine or halfway across the country. In order to take good care of your home, it is about finding out which tasks are necessary and which are luxury, and planning your list by prioritizing accordingly.

One of the jobs that tend to get lost somewhere in the gray area is power washing. Some homeowners think it is more of a luxury because it improves the appearance of your house. However, this is more of a side benefit to the essential reasons your exterior needs a good professional cleaning, from time to time.

Don’t get caught up thinking this is all about just curb appeal. Although that is certainly a good reason to clean your exterior, it is not the only reason or even the main motivation. After discovering some of the other advantages you can expect, you will probably be more diligent about scheduling an upcoming power washing session, right away.

Reasons to Get House Washing Services

If you are still on the fence about whether or not you need power washing, there are some things that you should know.

Contaminants on the exterior of your home are not just unsightly, they can cause damage to your surfaces – permanent damage. Mildew, mold, algae, and fungus are just a few examples of substances that will make your exterior look bad but also damage them. The longer you put off getting a house washing service, the more damage that will occur. Savvy homeowners know it is important to regularly schedule this service, in order to keep their home protected.

Much of what is clinging to the outside of your home can still make its way inside. Mold spores, pollen, and even spiders are perfect examples of this. Mold can sneak into your home and quickly begin developing inside. Pollen exposure can cause or trigger asthma or allergy attacks. And spiders or other pests that make the outside of your home their home, you just simply do not want to share your interior living space with. All kidding aside, this is an important step in protecting your health and the well-being of your loved ones.

This is also a great and easy way to increase your property value. Whether you are planning on selling or simply want to enjoy having your house at maximum property value, either reason is fine. Bear in mind that a power washing service can increase the property value of your house by as much as $10,000 – $15,000. That is a lot! It’s a huge return on an investment that costs a fraction of the increase in value.

If nothing else, you should be able to have pride of ownership. Your home is your biggest and most important investment. You should be able to feel good about how it looks, and the condition that it is in.

Reasons to Let a Professional Handle Your Power Washing

The trick is that this is the type of work that should only be handled by a professional. Too many homeowners make the mistake of attempting to make this a DIY project, and end up being unhappy with the final results. For the best possible outcome for your house washing project, call on the pros here at Richmond Painting & Decorating.

We take great pride in the work that we do and that’s clear from the customer satisfaction rating we have. There is no reason to settle for less than the best, when it comes to the work invested into taking care of your home, inside and out. The work we do will help ensure that you get the best level of clean, yet without any damage.

We offer safe and effective cleaning techniques and results. We believe in going above and beyond when it comes to taking care of the needs of our customers. Give us a call today and let us help you get the final results that you had hoped for.

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