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How to Pressure Wash Your Patio or Driveway Without Causing Damage

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Anyone who owns a patio or driveway will know that they can be extremely tricky to maintain. Oh sure, when you first get them installed, whether with concrete, limestone or sandstone, they look fantastic! A few weeks or months on, however – when the elements have taken their toll up here in the northwest – they can look decidedly worse for wear.

From a buildup of dirt, to the growth of algae and moss, the appearance of driveways and patios can swiftly deteriorate. This, in turn, makes your home in general look far worse. With summer having finally joined us in Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside, you’ll probably be inviting some friends and family round for a visit. It’s only natural, in this case, to want your home to look as nice as possible.

If you’re looking to sell your home this summer, then having clean driveways and patios becomes an even bigger priority. You want to create as good a first impression as possible on appraisers and potential buyers, and a grubby-looking outside of the house will create quite the opposite effect.

You probably already know that the quickest and most effective method of patio and driveway cleaning is pressure washing. It blasts away dirt, algae, moss and all that other ugly stuff in no time… and it’s a lot of fun too! The problem, however, is that pressure washing – precisely because it’s so powerful – can also be a risky proposition.

In the wrong hands, pressure washing can end up causing significant damage to your driveway and patio. Without proper training, you simply don’t have the fundamental knowledge of how to carry it out; the correct pressure to use, how long to wash each area, and so on. In addition to that, pressure washing isn’t only a risk to your surfaces, but to your person too. Every year, amateur pressure washing enthusiasts end up doing themselves some pretty nasty harm.

In truth, therefore, there is only one surefire way to pressure wash your patio or driveway without causing damage. That is, quite simply… don’t even try to do it yourself! Between the risks to your property, and to your body, it’s a far safer bet to simply hire a professional pressure washing company – whether in Liverpool, Chester or Preston – to do it for you. Not only are those risks of damage removed, but the professionals will almost certainly achieve better results than you can anyway.

If you agree that this is the best course of action, then we – Cleaning Service Ltd – would love to be your pressure washing company of choice. We’ve been cleaning driveways and patios at homes across the northwest – in Chester, Liverpool and Preston, and the wider Cheshire, Merseyside and Lancashire areas – for over two decades now. Not only do we get your surfaces looking as good as new again (as you can see for yourself here); we can also seal any hard surfaces you have, restore and repair the tarmac on your driveway, and get rid of any holes that might have formed in your driveway or patio.

The DIY approach to driveway and patio cleaning sounds great in theory, but the risks are simply too great. To have the professionals take care of it for you instead, just give Cleaning Service Ltd a call on 0800 0933 267.