Staying on Top of Home Maintenance: When to Pressure Wash Your Exterior

Pressure Washing Home

Written by Editorial Team

October 31, 2022

Pressure Washing Home

As any homeowner knows, there is always something that needs to be done around the house. From mowing the lawn to fixing a leaky faucet, home maintenance can feel like a never-ending task. One of the most important (and often overlooked) aspects of home maintenance is pressure washing your exterior. Over time, dirt, grime, and other build-up can leave your home looking less than its best.

Pressure washing can help to extend the life of your home’s exterior

If you have never had your home’s exterior pressure washed, it is likely time. Pressure washing can help to remove dirt, pollen, and other debris that can cause wear and tear on your home. In addition, pressure washing can help to brighten up the color of your home’s exterior and make it look new again. If you are not sure when the last time was that your home’s exterior was cleaned, it is probably time to schedule a pressure washing appointment.

Dirt, grime, and other build-up can make your home look old and worn down

Dirty siding, grimy walkways, and a build-up of other materials on the exterior of your home can make it look old and worn down. Pressure washing is a great way to clean these areas and restore your home’s appearance. But when is the best time to pressure wash? Pressure washing should generally be done in spring or fall, when temperatures are moderate and there is less chance of rain damaging any newly cleaned surfaces.

Pressure washing is a relatively easy and inexpensive way to keep up with your home maintenance

If you have never pressure washed your home before, you may be wondering when the best time to do it is. The answer honestly depends on a few different factors. If you live in an area with high pollen counts, then springtime is probably the best time to wash away all of that build-up. On the other hand, if your siding is starting to look a little grimy, then any time of year except for winter (when it’s too cold) is probably a good time to give it a once-over with the pressure washer.

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