When Should I Pressure Wash My Driveway?

Is your driveway becoming so dirty that it’s affecting your home’s curb appeal? wearing away with time? Got tough stains that seem impossible to clean? Got dust stuck in crevices that just doesn’t go away with regular hosing? No worries, we have your back!

Whether it’s concrete or brick, cleaning a driveway has always been a chore we try our best to avoid. Ironically, the more we delay doing so, the dirtier our driveway gets and hence, becomes more time-consuming when we do eventually decide to clean.

When to Pressure Wash Your Driveway

We recommend that you pressure wash your driveway at least once a year. This allows you to get rid of all the grime and dust that has accumulated in cracks, which if left unchecked, would seriously hamper the structural integrity of your driveway. You could eventually be looking at major repair and replacement.

Another factor to consider when deciding when to have a professional pressure wash your driveway, is the weather conditions. So for instance, if you live in a particularly humid region, your driveway might need more regular pressure washing because of fungus or algae.

As opposed to washing that relies on tough chemical, pressure washing is greener and better for your driveway too.

Let us now walk you through how our professional cleaners carry out a cleaning task.

sealing after pressure washing

1. We Come Prepared

First of all, we understand that chemicals can be harmful. So, our team comes with safety gear protect against detrimental side effects of toxic ingredients used in detergents and surface cleaners.

We use non-toxic products and state-of-the-art equipment to make sure we provide the best results possible.

2. Brush It Off

Before getting into the pressure washing itself, we’ll brush off that extra layer of dirt and dust sitting on your driveway. We make to not leave behind any particles of litter, plants, or any waste.

3. Apply Detergent

Pressure washers typically make use of detergent and water with high pressure to clean surfaces within minutes. We use detergents with citric acid to fight off tough stains efficiently. Moreover, it kills bacteria, removes rust from surfaces, and disinfects very well.

Now, it’s time to get our pressure washing hose out.

We’ll spray water all over your driveway and leave it for 5 to 6 minutes. Doing so ensures that the detergent is able to get to the sticky grime properly.

4. Use a Surface Cleaner

For more effective results, where the need arises, we’ll often use a surface cleaner. We spray it evenly across the surface at an angle of 25 degrees and a distance of 5 inches from the ground.

Let it sit for 5 to 10 minutes for removal of those resistant and tough stains.

5. Wash It Off

Finally, we’ll wash your driveway with water to rinse off the detergent. We make sure there are no undissolved detergent particles left behind.

Please note that the covered area of the driveway dictates the amount of time required to clean it.

If you want to save time and effort, opt for our cleaning services.