Cleaning Vinyl Siding
Not many people remember to clean the vinyl siding when doing deep house cleaning. Most homeowners feel proud about themselves after cleaning every part of the house from shower walls to the toilets and forget about the dirt that is accumulating on your vinyl siding. To do a good cleaning job with the vinyl siding is knowing how to use certain equipment which is not that easy. Although you could it the old way of using a rag and a ladder, it is best that you use a pressure or power washer as will be faster, most effective and more convenient method of cleaning your siding. The process of cleaning the vinyl siding can be easy and bear fruits if you follow these step by step guide on how you can use a power washer to clean the siding and how you can protect the landscaping while cleaning.
Even if you are aware that that the siding looks dirty and a bit stained, take a closer look. Before you any cleaning, make sure that you have inspected the state of your siding. Have a closer look and check for any openings on the house. Find out if the vinyl have cracks that may be letting water in. Also, make sure that all of your windows are closed and that each of them is sealed properly. Any crack on any of your window could allow water to seep in the house while pressure washing.
A majority of people have some plant life and foliage on their lawn. If you have some foliage near the wall the walls, you will not want them damaged by the siding cleaner you are going to spray. A simple and effective way to protect any plant life is pouring down water on them. Spray the plant with water until the ground is completely wet and mushy. Doing this will prevent any soapy water from seeping to the ground as there won’t be room for more absorption. Most of the water will not be absorbed by the plant, the last thing you want is killing all of your plants.
As earlier suggested you can get quality work done by using a pressure washer, figuring out how to use one can be daunting. Most of the cleaning is done once or twice a year, and it is best that you rent one it will be more cost effective. There is still an exemption if you will need to have your own to do regular deep cleaning on some parts of your home and some of these tips are found on website so that you can learn more.
You don’t want to waste the soap, make sure that you get familiar with using the machine first by using water with on soap. You can do a small project like cleaning the driveway to get familiar with the pressure from the wand. Once you are now convinced you can use the washer, load the cleanser into the machine. Once you have loaded the cleanser in; you can begin cleaning the vinyl siding.