How Often to Power Wash Your Home

Everyone’s home is different, making it difficult to know when you need pressure washing services. Although it’s important to keep your home clean, power washing too often can damage the exterior siding. Here are 4 tips to keep in mind when deciding whether or not it’s time to call your local power washing company.


The time of year can also drastically affect how often you need pressure washing services. Winter is usually not a good time to power wash. During the winter months, the snow will often accumulate on the side of your home and leave a dirty residue behind when it melts away. Fall is also not the best time due to the continuously falling leaves and windy air. It’s best to hire a power washing company during periods of sunshine and low humidity when the weather is mild. That way, you can spend a longer period of time enjoying your newly cleaned home.


Another way to tell if your home needs power washing is the look at the exterior siding. Although this is all up to your personal preference, many people don’t like the look of a “dirty” home. A good way to tell if your home is dirty is to do the “white glove test” or a finger will do. If you rub your exterior siding and it leaves a residue on your finger, it’s most likely time to have our power washing company come and remove that grime from your home.

Renovation Plans

If you’re planning on renovating or repainting the exterior of your home, it’s always important to hire a power washing company first. In order to prevent deterioration on your home or potential health concerns, it’s best to clean off the dirt and grime before covering it up. Mold and mildew can spread fast, it’s best to make sure you give yourself a clean slate first.

Once a Year

If you’re still not sure how often your home needs pressure washing services, a good rule of thumb is to hire power washers once a year. Many people like to do this when they begin landscaping projects in the spring such as gardening or planting new grass!

There’s nothing like that feeling of driving up to a beautifully cleaned home. Still not sure if your house needs a good power washing? The experts at Bubbles can help you figure out how often you need to pressure wash your house!

Posted March 5, 2018

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