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Window Cleaning FAQ’s2023-04-08T16:35:23+00:00

Window Cleaning FAQ’s

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FAQ’s

Should I consider gutter guards or covers?2023-07-05T13:03:38+00:00

Gutter guards or covers can be beneficial in reducing the frequency of gutter cleaning by preventing large debris from entering the gutters. They can help keep out leaves, twigs, and other debris while allowing water to flow through. However, it’s important to note that gutter guards still require occasional maintenance to ensure they are functioning properly.

How do professionals clean gutters?2023-07-05T13:03:34+00:00

Professional gutter cleaning services typically use a combination of hand tools, such as scoops and brushes, and high-powered blowers or vacuums to remove debris from the gutters. They ensure the downspouts are clear and may perform a visual inspection to identify any potential issues with the gutter system.

What are the risks of not cleaning my gutters?2023-07-05T13:03:30+00:00

Neglecting gutter cleaning can lead to several problems, including:

  • Clogged gutters: Leaves, debris, and dirt can accumulate in your gutters, causing clogs. This prevents proper water drainage and can result in water overflowing, leading to damage to your home’s foundation, basement, or landscaping.
  • Roof damage: Excessive debris in gutters can hold moisture against the roof, leading to rot, leaks, and other roofing problems.
  • Pest infestations: Clogged gutters provide an ideal environment for pests, such as mosquitoes, birds, and rodents, to breed and nest.
  • Ice dams: In colder climates, clogged gutters can contribute to the formation of ice dams, which can damage your roof and cause water leaks.
Can I clean my gutters myself?2023-07-05T13:03:25+00:00

Gutter cleaning can be done as a DIY task if you have the necessary tools, safety equipment, and experience. However, it can be a challenging and potentially dangerous task, especially if you have a multi-story home or are not comfortable working at heights. Hiring professional gutter cleaning services ensures thorough and safe cleaning of your gutters.

How often should I clean my gutters?2023-07-05T00:16:41+00:00

The frequency of gutter cleaning depends on various factors such as the surrounding vegetation, climate, and the type of gutter system you have. As a general guideline, it is recommended to clean gutters at least twice a year, ideally in the spring and fall. However, if you have overhanging trees or experience heavy rainfall, more frequent cleanings may be necessary.

Why is gutter cleaning important?2023-07-05T13:03:44+00:00

Gutter cleaning is essential for maintaining the proper functioning of your gutter system. It helps prevent clogs, blockages, and water damage to your home’s foundation, roof, walls, and landscaping. Regular gutter cleaning also extends the lifespan of your gutters.

Can I perform soft washing myself?2023-07-05T13:03:51+00:00

Soft washing requires specialized equipment, cleaning solutions, and expertise to ensure effective and safe cleaning. It is generally recommended to hire professional soft washing services to achieve optimal results and avoid the risk of damaging surfaces.

How often should I have my roof soft washed?2023-07-05T13:04:02+00:00

The frequency of soft washing for your roof depends on factors such as the climate, presence of nearby vegetation, and the growth of algae or moss. Typically, having your roof soft washed every 1-3 years is recommended to keep it clean and prevent the buildup of organic growth.

Is soft washing safe for my roof?2023-07-05T13:04:12+00:00

Yes, soft washing is safe for roofs when performed by trained professionals using the appropriate techniques and cleaning solutions. The low-pressure water and specialized cleaning solutions are designed to remove contaminants without causing damage to the roofing material.

What surfaces can be cleaned with soft washing?2023-07-05T13:04:17+00:00

Soft washing is suitable for a variety of surfaces, including roofs, siding, decks, fences, driveways, and more. It can be used on surfaces made of various materials, such as asphalt shingles, metal, vinyl, wood, and concrete. Soft washing is particularly beneficial for delicate surfaces that can be easily damaged by high-pressure washing.

What are the benefits of soft washing?2023-07-05T13:04:23+00:00

Soft washing offers several benefits, including:

  • Gentle cleaning: Soft washing is safe for fragile surfaces like roofs and siding, preventing damage that can occur with high-pressure washing.
  • Deep cleaning: The specialized cleaning solutions used in soft washing penetrate and break down contaminants, providing a thorough and long-lasting clean.
  • Algae and mold removal: Soft washing effectively removes algae, moss, mold, and other organic growth, improving the appearance and longevity of the surface.
  • Improved curb appeal: Soft washing restores the appearance of your home or property, enhancing its overall curb appeal.
How does soft washing differ from pressure washing?2023-07-05T13:04:28+00:00

Soft washing uses low-pressure water combined with specialized cleaning solutions to clean surfaces. It is gentler and safer than pressure washing, which uses high-pressure water to remove grime. Soft washing is ideal for delicate surfaces, such as roofs, as it avoids the risk of damage associated with high-pressure washing.

What is soft washing?2023-07-05T13:04:33+00:00

Soft washing is a low-pressure method used to clean exterior surfaces, including roofs, siding, and decks. It involves applying specialized cleaning solutions that break down dirt, algae, mold, and other contaminants, followed by a gentle rinse using low-pressure water. Soft washing is typically used for surfaces that could be damaged by high-pressure washing.

Will roof cleaning affect my home’s energy efficiency?2023-07-05T13:04:42+00:00

A clean roof can help maintain your home’s energy efficiency by preventing the growth of algae or moss, which can retain moisture and reduce sunlight absorption. Additionally, removing debris can prevent clogged gutters and ensure proper water drainage, which is essential for maintaining the integrity of your roof.

Does roof cleaning come with any warranties?2023-07-05T13:04:49+00:00

Roof cleaning services typically do not provide warranties for the cleaning itself. However, if you have a roofing warranty, regular cleaning and maintenance may be required to keep the warranty valid. It’s important to check the terms and conditions of your specific warranty for any cleaning requirements.

Can roof cleaning remove moss or algae?2023-07-05T13:04:55+00:00

Yes, roof cleaning can effectively remove moss, algae, and other organic growth. Professional cleaners use specialized products or treatments designed to eliminate these organisms and prevent their regrowth.

Will roof cleaning damage my roof?2023-07-05T13:05:02+00:00

When done correctly, roof cleaning should not damage your roof. However, improper cleaning techniques, such as using excessive pressure or harsh chemicals, can cause damage. That’s why it’s important to hire experienced professionals who understand the proper cleaning methods for your specific roof type

What methods are used for roof cleaning?2023-07-05T13:05:09+00:00

Roof cleaning methods can vary depending on the type of roofing material and the extent of the cleaning required. Common methods include low-pressure washing, soft washing (using specialized cleaning solutions), or manual cleaning techniques. The appropriate method will be determined by a professional based on your roof’s specific needs.

Can I clean my own roof?2023-07-05T13:05:16+00:00

While it is possible to clean your roof yourself, it is generally recommended to hire a professional roof cleaning service. They have the necessary equipment, expertise, and safety measures to effectively and safely clean your roof without causing any damage

Why should I clean my roof?2023-07-05T13:05:25+00:00

Roof cleaning helps remove debris, dirt, algae, moss, and other contaminants that can accumulate over time and potentially damage your roof. It also enhances the aesthetic appeal and extends the lifespan of your roof.

How often does my roof need to be cleaned?2023-07-04T15:24:12+00:00

Almost any kind of roof should be professionally cleaned every 2-3 years to maximize its lifespan

Is it worth getting windows cleaned?2023-05-07T19:35:26+00:00

Windows absolutely get dirty on yearly bases. In some cases it happens sooner. With our window cleaning service, we can guarantee and brighter and cleaner look to your home.

How often should you have your outside windows cleaned?2023-05-07T19:35:32+00:00

This all depends on how clean you want your windows. Many of our commercial and store front window cleanings utilize our service on a monthly basis. Some of our residential clients utilize our exterior window cleaning on a monthly or quarterly basis to ensure they have clean windows all year round.

How much does it cost to clean the windows?2023-05-07T19:35:42+00:00

We are here to serve everyone. Thats why we have different window cleaning packages to suit anyone who is looking for our services. Our packages include our “Gold Window Cleaning Package” (interior & exterior glass cleaning, Screen cleaning, window sill and frame cleaning), our “Silver Window Cleaning Package (interior & exterior glass cleaning, sill and frame cleaning), “Bronze Window Cleaning Package (interior & exterior glass cleaning)”. All of these packages are customizable to your home. To get a window cleaning quote, contact us today and one of our technicians will get you an estimate shortly.

What month is best for window cleaning?2023-05-07T19:35:51+00:00

Although the fall and spring usually provide the best weather for window cleaning, it is possible any time of the year that it is above 15 Degrees outside.

What do professionals use to clean windows?2023-05-07T19:35:59+00:00

Most window cleaners use the traditional dish soap, ammonia or vinegar, and water. This method will always get your windows clean as long as you have the right combination of ingredients. We will use this method on the inside of your home as it is the best and most effective way to clean your interior windows. On your outside windows, we will use our reverse osmosis water fed pole system to give your windows the cleanest possible shine.

How do I get streak-free windows?2023-05-07T19:36:06+00:00

We clean you exterior windows with our special reverse osmosis water fed pole system. This works by filtering water through a four stage system which removes any hard spots or minerals from the water. We then apply this water to your window along with a light scrub from our nylon and boar hair brush, removing any dirt or spots on the windows. This process will give your windows the brightest shine, and keep your windows cleaner for longer. On your interior windows, we will use the traditional Squeegee method as this is the most affective way to clean your interior windows

When should you not clean windows?2023-05-07T19:36:17+00:00

The worst time for window cleaning is in the coldest parts of winter. When temperatures drop below 20 Degrees, our solutions will freeze and will not effectively clean windows

How long should a window cleaner take?2023-05-07T19:36:25+00:00

This can vary depending on how clean the window is, what kind of window it is and what we have to do to get to the window

What’s the best way to clean windows without smearing?2023-05-07T19:36:41+00:00

We wash the windows with our special reverse osmosis water fed pole system. This works by filtering water through a four stage system which removes any hard spots or minerals from the water. We then apply this water to your window along with a light scrub from our nylon and boar hair brush, removing any dirt or spots on the windows.

Is hydrogen peroxide good for cleaning windows?2023-05-07T19:36:48+00:00

We do not use this in any of our cleaning processes

What is the best thing to use to clean outside windows?2023-05-07T19:37:04+00:00

Our window cleaning process consists of 3-4 steps which includes inspection of the windows. We check the windows for any scratches or damage that may have previously been on the window’s surface. Then, wash the windows with our special reverse osmosis water fed pole system. This works by filtering water through a four stage system which removes any hard spots or minerals from the water. We then apply this water to your window along with a light scrub from our nylon and boar hair brush, removing any dirt or spots on the windows. This process will give your windows the brightest shine, and keep your windows cleaner for longer. Our water fed pole system allows us to clean windows up to four stories without the need for a ladder.

Can vinegar damage glass windows?2023-05-07T19:37:10+00:00

Although we do not use vinegar in our solutions, it is a very common ingredient in traditional window cleaning methods. We prefer to use ammonia over vinegar.

Is Dawn dish soap good for washing outside windows?2023-05-07T19:37:15+00:00

A combination of dawn dish soap with ammonia is what we will use to clean your windows. We use the method when cleaning the inside of your windows. Our special reverse osmosis water fed pole will clean the exterior windows

Is hot water better for cleaning windows?2023-05-07T19:37:24+00:00

although it will not hurt, hot water is not necessary for cleaning windows

Why do my windows look smeared after cleaning?2023-05-07T19:37:33+00:00

If properly cleaned, your windows should not have smearing at all. Sometimes in the cold weather, the solution will take a little longer to dry but this should not be there for more then 24 hours

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