Best Curbing Sealer

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We have all witnessed the damage the time and environment can put on concrete. Quite often one of the most important steps, curing and sealing, is overlooked in the project.  However, you as the homeowner, have options.  You simply need to visit your local hardware store and ask the question.  I’m sure that they’ll tell you about the best concrete sealer that they have in stock. I call these “over-the-counter” sealants, but in the long run, you will need to reapply them at least twice a year.  Does this really save you money?

Over the past 18+ years, we’ve tried many products, but what we found to be the best sealant for our concrete landscaping borders comes straight from the commercial end of the industry – Lambert UV Super Seal.  You can’t get this at your local Home Depot or Lowe’s, we purchase it in 5 gallon containers directly from the manufacturer.

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These products are applied at specific timing after the  concrete has been placed (usually within 24 hours, but not immediately) and form a resin-layer that both, helps curing with the prevention of too much water loss and creates a film that leaves the project more durable and protects the beauty of the surface.

We’ve seen many of our competitors apply sealer immediately, as well as water-down their over-the-counter sealants so they can push it through their store-bought sprayers.  But Curb Appeal Concrete Borders has invested money into commercial sprayers so that the product does not need to be watered down, it is sprayed directly on your finished product – usually within 24 hours of installation.  You get your money’s worth with us.

Florida weather has a brutal effect on everything – including the concrete product.  Without proper care, you will see mold, mildew and even tannin or rust water stains all over unprotected borders.  By applying a proper sealant, your borders could last for years without the need for cleaning.

We have found this particular product to be the best in protection for your borders – keeping the elements from permanently attaching to your curbing.  Curb Appeal Concrete Landscaping Borders will be happy to treat our newly installed borders with a protective barrier to keep your product looking great for years! Simply ask us!

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Put Your Tax Dollars to Work

With tax refund season rapidly approaching, you might be entitled to a refund!  Have you ever thought of reinvesting it back in towards the equity of your home?

Whether you’re planning on living in your home for the next 20 years, or just another year; Curb Appeal is very important to anyone who drives by.  After all, if your average ‘Joe’ in the neighborhood drives by every day and actually admires your landscaping, then don’t you think that he’ll think that your home is impressive?

Here are a few ideas of what some of our customers have done in the past.  I think you’ll agree that having a manicured and framed landscape can make a huge difference in the appearance of your living domicile  to everyone!

Owners elected to paint the curbs with Driveway Paint, which can be any color that the homeowner chooses! Note: Don't use concrete stain!

Owners elected to paint the curbs with Driveway Paint, which can be any color that the homeowner chooses! Note: Don’t use concrete stain!

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Keeps mulch in, while also keeping grass out!

Also keeps your sidewalk and driveway safer by containing the mulch.

Contact us today for your FREE estimate!  Proudly serving most of Central Florida since 1997 – we’ve weathered the storm, and we’re still on top!

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What’s In Your Yard?

VJ 5The owner already had the pavers, but he called us in to “finish” the look.  Doesn’t it look great?

We completed several hundred feet so far.  Due to this time of year where afternoon thundershowers hit, we started doing ground prep on Thursday, followed up with curb installation on Friday.  Unfortunately, the Friday storms ruined about 7 feet at the end of the run, but because THIS IS OUR PRIMARY BUSINESS, we went back on Saturday, cut out the damaged parts, and replaced them (at no additional fee for the homeowner).  The homeowners were very impressed.  We back our work and guarantee our workmanship (certain conditions apply).

VJ 8Matter of fact, one of his next-door neighbors tried to get the similar job done by a “new” company in the area to save a few bucks; and to be quite frank, they did not install a nice job.  Even though I always hope that Scott gets additional photographs so that I can share the difference of “bad” borders versus “great borders”, it can always get a little tricky.

Many of the other companies in our area have other full-time jobs, and do this after hours to make a few extra bucks.  Not Curb Appeal Concrete Landscaping Borders.  We are full time, and customer satisfaction  is our #1 priority.  We try to keep our overhead low to pass on savings, and don’t spend a lot of money on advertising, so it is very important that our clients are happy with our work.  That’s how we earn most of our business! Word of Mouth.., and what I post here.

You can always take a look at our website to view information so as good borders, bad borders, what to expect, what’s available, and what to look for.  We also give you ball park estimates so you can figure out if Curb Appeal Concrete Landscaping Borders is right for your yard, and how to measure the linear footage with a simply garden hose.  We’re not going to steer you wrong.  If you want “stamping” (pattern on curb), keep going.  We don’t do that, and we explain why on our site.

However, as a homeowner, we believe that you deserve the know and understand what you’re buying.  Please use our site to educate yourself, and decide if Curb Appeal Concrete Landscaping Borders is right for you!  Call us today for YOUR free estimate!

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Why you should give your home an outdoor makeover

Published Carson Arthur – March 20, 2015     Looking for our Share & Win contest?

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Spring has finally arrived! Well, at least the calendar says so. That means the home renovation industry is shifting gears and moving home improvement projects outside. Outdoor design expert Carson Arthur has talked to us about the importance of landscaping, but stresses the benefits of giving your home an outdoor face lift. Arthur educates us on how to do just that. 

The Shift: From landscaping to complete outdoor makeovers

For my entire media career in landscape design and outdoor living, I have been trying to convince homeowners that focusing on the outdoors not only improves their own way of life, it also increases the value of their homes. As new information comes out each season from national companies like Century 21 Canada and regional organizations like Landscape Ontario, I have been adding to my own messaging to help homeowners make truly informed choices.

Now I am officially crowing at the top of my lungs that not only does good landscaping positively impact a home’s perceived value…outdoor renovations have taken over the top five home improvements according to Remodeling Magazine’s 2015 Cost vs Value report. Step aside you interior experts…its time for the landscapers to take center stage!

These outdoor improvement projects knocked kitchens and baths out of the usual top spots:

A New Front Door

This is the only improvement for the entire house that is worth more money the moment you install it! Adding a new solid steel door to the front of your home is expected to see a return of 101.8%! Even I was surprised by this one. Although, it does make sense. A front door for your home is like the wheels on a new car. Nobody buys a car because of the wheels, but everyone checks the wheels before they buy a car. The front door doesn’t sell a home, but it is the very first item that a potential buyer checks when walking in. If the front door is solid and in good condition, buyers assume that the rest of the home will be up to the same standards.

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In case you missed it: Read our handy guide on choosing a front door. We discuss the pros and cons of door materials and how much they’ll cost you.

Manufactured Stone Veneers

More companies are entering into this market everyday and with an expected rate-of-return of 92%, consumers are happy to have the choices. Having stone veneers at the front of your home is a great way to add visual impact without rebuilding your house. Stone gives the impression that a home is solid and able to withstand the elements (and the children). The key to successful veneers is in the colour saturation. More colour in the stone means that the colour will last long – holding its value longer too!

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A Wood Deck

I’ve always been an advocate of expanding your living space into the backyard. For most of us, a wood deck is a simple and effective way to create an outdoor room…with an 80.5% return-on-investment! Traditionally, cedar has had the best-perceived value, but with rising material costs, this has been changing. MicroPro Sienna, the brown version of pressure treated is poised to take over the top spot. With the rich look of cedar at significantly reduced cost, more homeowners are opting for this new style of wood over the green alternative.

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Surprised? Don’t be. When it comes to home renovations, most homeowners want to achieve the following:

  1. Add value to the home;
  2. Let the home speak for itself by making a good first impression for future buyers;
  3. Stay on budget while updating and improving the space.

In order to get people inside, you have to draw them in from the outside, which is why we should stop thinking about landscaping, flowers and gardens and start thinking about the house as a whole.

Ready to get that outdoor project underway? We can put you in touch with the right professionals. Scroll through our database of landscaping and design professionals. If you’re looking to replace your front door, we have experts for that too.

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They Laughed When He Said ‘I Live in a Garage’. But After Seeing It? Pure Jealousy.

I loved this tour of a space that seemed impossible – but to the right frame of mind, it can be incredible!  No wasted space!  Just like Landscaping!

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Jeremie Buchholtz needed a spot to stay when he was splitting his time between Paris and Bordeaux, France. This photographer’s budget was limited, and he wasn’t up for staying in roach motels everytime he visited Bordeaux. He happened to find a garage for sale within his budget and wondered if he could turn it into something livable.

As luck would have it, his friend, Matthieu d Marien, specializes in converting odd spaces into homes. With his genius, and a lot of tenacity, they turned this run down garage into an abode worth vacationing in!

De Marien knew his friend had found a special space. But he had some restrictions when remodeling – the roof couldn’t be touched, which meant sunlight would have to come in another way. De Marien carved a 129 square foot patio out of the small space, leaving only 441 square feet of living space.

In order to make the interior space feel larger, De Marien created a “house within a house”: one large piece of furniture that includes the bathroom, bedroom, office, closet, a sofa bed and all of the home’s storage. With everything contained in this large furniture box, there’s plenty of living space left over.

Take a look at the video below to see Jérémie’s garage home now! It’s an amazing redesign of a small space!

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When should you leave it to the professionals?

To find out what you can do around your own home, TheJournal.ie spoke to expert Gerry Fallon.

WHILE THE IDEA of taking on a bit of DIY sounds like a good idea, knowing where to get started can be a bit bewildering.

While some people will call in a plumber or electrician at the first sign of trouble, others will stubbornly persevere on their own.

To find out a bit more about what you should be attempting, and what should be left to professional, TheJournal.ie spoke to Gerry Fallon from Expert Hardware to find out more.

Correct me if I’m wrong, but DIY is for middle aged men who like spending time in sheds. How does someone not in this demographic get involved? 

The first thing to do would be to look around the home and see the sort of jobs that you can do. Whether it be small or big, if it is a big job people might tend to sort of tear into it – which they shouldn’t really do.

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The second thing to do is to make sure that you have the right tools for the job. You can gradually build up a very comprehensive tool box over a period of time, which will probably then do for 99% of the jobs around the house.

Tradesmen can be pretty expensive. Do you think people can be a bit hasty to call out reinforcements? 

I do, people often rush to hire plumbers and electricians. Plumbers probably more so. A lot of plumbing jobs can be done at home. They are quite simple, but people are afraid to tackle them. A call out for a plumber can range from €100 to €120 – and that is just for a call out.

So is there anything that people definitely shouldn’t do at home? 

Anything electrical. Wiring a plug isn’t a problem, but if you are tampering with the system itself, the workings of the electricals in the house, I would certainly leave to the experts.

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Wiring around the home should probably be left to the professionals.

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So besides avoiding electrocution, DIY sounds pretty easy. Would fitting a kitchen would be easy enough as long as you followed the instructions? 

It is possible, but you’d want to be very, very keen at DIY to attempt that. There are so many trades involved in it. The majority of people could find themselves quite handy at painting, but they might not be so good at plumbing or carpentery. Everybody sort of excels at different aspects of DIY.

Going back to tools, how much could a person expect to pay out? 

Depends on how professional you want to be. You can get a very good range of toolboxes with a basic range of tools that would do around 80% to 90% of jobs in the house for less than €50.

We had a toolbox about two years ago and it was around the fifty to sixty mark. You will get cheaper ones – but if you’re going to the bother than it it better to really get quality tools.

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€50 is about enough for a decent tool box

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And what sorts of things do the have-a-go handy men and women of Ireland get wrong? 

I think they get into jobs before they realise how big they are. It is like taking a sledgehammer to a job that a hammer will do. You just have to stand back and look at it and know that you can do it before taking it on.

There is nothing worse than starting a job and then having to get in a professional to finish it off.

What are a few examples of the things that people can do around the home themselves? 

Fixing a leaky tap. It’s not a big job but again it is quite daunting. People are afraid of water leaking around the house. It is a very, very simiple job to do. There is so many videos online that do help people do these things.

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Fixing a leaking tap isn’t too hard

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Insulating an attic. It sounds like a very big job, but it is very simple. All you are doing is rolling out insulation to cover the whole area.

Fixing a faulty lock. Calling out a locksmith, and again you’re paying call out charges, where changing a lock is a very, very simple process.

To get down to it, how dangerous is DIY? 

Getting back to what I said – anything electrical is dangerous. People sometimes might also try and go up the side of a two storey house on a ladder. They might be cleaning a gutter or doing some painting. If you are not used to it, it can be very, very dangerous. Working from height can be dangerous.

You have to realise really your capabilities. Start small, work your way up, if you’re a first time DIYer.

Any clever things people can do now we’re getting into the summer? 

Things like cleaning a deck, that is something that people are starting to do now. To clean it down and paint it up again for the summer.

Gerry Fallon’s top tips for getting started in DIY

  • Start small and identify jobs around the home that need to be done.
  • Hire in a professional to deal with the majority of electrical jobs.
  • Expect to get a decent tool box for around €50.
  • Jobs like fixing a tap, insulating an attic or fixing a faulty lock do not require a professional.
  • Avoid rushing into big jobs, as this can lead to having to call out a professional at a later stage.

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Easy Ways to Start Planning Your Yard Now

A new homeowner asks about the best way to use the winter months to get started on planning their garden.

I am a first-time homeowner and I really want to start transforming my yard. What’s the best way to plan my summer garden now?

Congratulations on your new home! It’s fun to be in a new space, but it can also be overwhelming. Although I’m sure most of us would love to simply hire a landscape architect and turn our backyards into a dream space, that plan doesn’t always fit within our budget. And to be honest, most homeowners find that investing in their yard, and working on it slowly over time, is a great way to get your hands dirty and learn your space.

Master gardeners and home experts are always thinking of their garden, even when it’s covered in snow. Winter can be the best time of year to get prepared “behind the scenes” and do some planning. I know what it’s like to feel overwhelmed with your yard and it’s not always easy to know where to begin. Unlike our interiors, change in the yard can be slow, and it can be frustrating planting flowers or shrubs only to have them wilt or die. But on the other hand, working in the yard can be theraputic and mistakes can be easily turned into successes. Let’s walk through some great winter ideas for planning your new yard.

Get inspired online

There are so many great resources for your yard online. You can browse throughlandscape projects, scrapbook your favorite ideas, and search for professionals that you might want to hire (like lawn care specialists, irrigation specialists, or tree specialists). If you’re interested in specialty plants like roses or vegetables, researching what types of plants thrive in your plant zone is key. Research before you buy, make some lists and get your plans in place.

Do some hands-on research

Winter and spring are prime months for local flower and garden shows (read our tips here for getting the most out of visiting a show). These are perfect places for getting inspired by unique garden designs, asking questions from the vendors, finding out about new products or perhaps purchasing unique bulbs and plants. If you have specific issues or questions about your yard, take a few photos and bring them with you. The vendors exhibiting at these shows can give you some great free advice and this is the perfect opportunity to actually schedule an on-site visit from a pro. Additionally, your local garden show might feature lectures and classes from master gardeners or garden club experts – what a great opportunity to gain insight and get inspired!

Which areas of the yard to work in first

Even if your yard is small, it might be easiest to plan out and work in zones. It might simply be a matter of dividing your yard into back, front or side or you might be more specific like “yard near the back stairs” or “area next to front door.” You might not be able to afford redoing your whole yard – many homeowners work on their yards for decades. Long ago an expert advised me to simply start with the areas closest to the house, like the areas right in front of your windows. These are the areas you tend to notice all the time. Once you’ve planned out those regions, start moving outward to the areas you use or look at the most.

Keep a record of what you’re planting

Once you’ve purchased plants or seeds and started planting them, hold on to any information that came with that plant. Some gardeners keep a garden journal, really a place to keep track of what was planted where. You’ll also want to refer to these info cards for watering details, pruning suggestions or fertilization. Here’s an article about how to start a garden journal.

Get your tools prepped

When the weather is not great for visiting a nursery or working in the yard, make sure your tools are cleaned and ready to go. Winter is a great time to oil wooden handles, sharpen edges, clean and organize your tools, or perhaps invest in a few new tools. Good quality garden tools should last years and taking good care of them will only make your work in the garden easier.

Be water conscious

In addition to being aware of your landscape budget this season, be aware of your planned water expenditure as well. New plants tend to need more water than established plants, and certain species (like grass lawns) need lots of water to survive the summer. Even if you live in a wet climate, it’s smart to group plants together based on their water needs, this will help you save money and time when watering. You can also invest in a drip irrigation system or install a sprinkler system. Whatever you plan for your garden,consider these water saving tips for your yard.

Another great way to be water conscious is to start with healthy soil. Adding compost to your soil before planting will mean that your plants get the nutrients they need. Mulch helps retain water and can keep weeds at bay. If you don’t compost already, starting your own pile is really easy. Read all about composting here.

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m putting some of her ideas into action this spring!  Call us if we can help you design your plan!

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Landscaping Tips: Enhancing Your Exterior for Buyer Appeal

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 One common mistake many homeowners make is forget to stage their exteriors. Exteriors, just like interiors, have a big impact on buyers as they are the first thing they see. If you are planning to sell your house as quickly as possible, stage your exterior. Buyers might be so impressed they pay the asking price.  If you want to update your landscaping, use these landscaping tips.

Landscaping Tips: Enhancing Your Exterior for Buyer Appeal

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Retouch the Mulch

A fresh layer of mulch makes a lawn look brand new. Mulch protects the roots of your plants from extreme temperatures, helps plants to conserve water, and prevents the growth of weeds. Set aside a day to touch up the mulch in all your garden beds. The color will augment the difference of the surrounding plants and make everything come alive. As well, mulch is not expensive and is very easy to apply. If you want to add more color and texture, use decorative mulch between plants.

Trim Overgrown Shrubs and Trees

Dead branches and trees show buyers that a property is neglected. No matter the season, prune your trees and shrubs to keep your exterior looking neat. Buyers will see that your house and garden are both well-maintained. If you have deciduous shrubs and trees in your exterior, be sure to trim them regularly.

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Take Care of Perennial Plants

Perennials have gorgeous foliage and striking blooms. However, they can quickly die if they are not tended to. If your perennial plants do not look as beautiful as they should, tidy them. Get rid of those that are in bad shape and replace them with new ones. You can also use decorative pots in their place. Keep in mind that many perennials stop blooming after they produce seeds. Remove fading flowers before they form seeds to encourage the plants to continue blooming.

Fix Irrigation Problems

Irrigation system repairs can be costly and buyers may be turned off by irrigation problems. If your irrigation system has issues, fix them. Don’t transfer the repair costs to the buyer. Give buyers information about your irrigation schedule if you have an automatic system. Show them how the system works and advise them to use the same watering schedule for the best results.

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Experts say that a house must be sold 3 times to buyers: online, when they drive by, and when they come inside. Since they see the outdoors when they drive by your house, it goes without saying that your landscaping must be impressive. If they don’t like what they see when they drive by, they won’t be motivated to come inside. The above landscaping tips won’t break the bank, but they’ll give you a good ROI.

For more home staging tips on Stagetecture, click here. Also check out About.com Home Staging for Ronique’s tips.

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Is your landscaping terrible? Read this advice

Published Carson Arthur – February 26, 2015
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So how do you choose what is right for your home?

I compare a property to a 3-course meal. The front yard is the appetizer. It sets the stage for the dinner and hopefully leaves your guests anticipating more. The house is definitely the meat and potatoes. It is the substance of the meal. Finally the backyard, which like the dessert course, finishes of the space.

Whether you’re having guests over for dinner or trying to impress potential buyers, people naturally start forming an opinion of your home from the moment they see it. That said, you only get one chance to make a first impression. For years, we were told that first impressions were made at the front door or at the front hallway. This is definitely not the case. Your front yard and landscaping is the very first thing people see when they come to your home and when it comes to home value, is definitely a smart investment.

How much of an investment should you make?

A first impression can increase your home’s perceived value by up to 7% according to a 2013 Century 21 study. That translates to $21,000 on the average Canadian home. This is a really important number. Basically, you now have a guideline of how much to spend on renovating the front yard.  If you stay under 7% of your home’s value when landscaping the front, experts say that you’ll probably get your entire investment back when it’s time to sell. Here’s where you should be spending your money:

  • A new front door – it’s the only one that has a higher return than cost (Remodeling Magazine, 2015).
  • Front walk ways
  • Well-designed driveways
  • Stone veneers – these top the list of must-haves for the best first impressions.

Before you start building landscaping into your budget, take a look at this video gallery for inspiration:

 

I love to drive through neighbourhoods and look at the landscaping and the houses. Some homeowners put a lot of detail into their front yards with shrubs, flowers, trees and even seating areas. You can tell they care for their spaces and it’s not a big leap to assume the inside of the house looks like the outside. I measure the success of a good front yard by how much I want to see the rest of the property. Other homeowners go with the standard foundation plants, an evergreen and a large lawn. While there’s nothing wrong with this default designs, there’s also nothing inspiring about these yards either. Potential buyers will even admit to driving past a home that has poor curb appeal!

Now don’t get me wrong, I don’t believe that the landscaping will sell a home. All of the components on your property need to be working together if you want to get maximum dollars…and who doesn’t want to make the most on their home when its time to sell?

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Who’s ready to think about landscaping and design? It’s never too early. We have a list of landscaping contractors who will help get your landscaping plans in order before the spring weather arrives.

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Pressure Washing 101

Understand the basics of using a pressure washer on your property.

If you live in an area prone to moss or even mold, you’ve probably tried your hand at different methods of removal, including pressure washing. Although beautiful to look at, and beneficial to the environment, moss can pose a serious threat to sidewalks, roofs and driveways. It can be extremely slippery when wet and over time, can do damage to shingles and concrete. Depending upon your regional climate, you might find that removing moss from your home or property needs to be done as often as once or twice a year.

What is a pressure washer?

One of the most effective ways to remove stubborn materials like moss, bird poop or gum is using a pressure (or power) washing machine. A pressure washer pushes water out with a powerful surge of water, which acts like an abrasive. When it comes to removing moss there are chemical based cleaners, or good old fashioned scraping, but removing moss from aggregate concrete or other materials might actually be done more effectively with a pressure washer. You can purchase gas-powered or electric pressure washing machines at a store like Lowe’s, or you can rent a machine or hire a pressure washing professional. The type of machine you choose might be determined by your budget or the scope of your project. If you are regularly keeping up with moss removal, or have a small property, you might only require a light-powered machine. If you have several hours of work, stubborn moss issues, or are planning on sharing a machine between neighbors, it might be a smart idea to invest in a high-quality machine.

DIY vs. hiring a pro

Like other regular maintenance tasks, whether or not you hire a professional or do this yourself will depend on the amount of time you want to invest in doing this task as well as how much you want to invest in the equipment. Some homeowners choose to do their own pressure washing because it gives them the control to perform this task whenever they want and wherever they want. Pressure washing isn’t a highly skilled task however, it can be physically challenging. Others may choose to hire a pro because they don’t care to invest the time or money, or may not be physically able to do this task. When considering hiring a pro, you’ll want to take a general measurement of the areas to be pressure washed, as well as a general idea of the scope of the project. You might only need your driveway done or you might need a large property pressure washed.

What not to pressure wash

The force of the water can be strong enough to remove paint from exterior siding, splinter fences, remove shingles from a roof or ruin your landscaping. If it’s your first time pressure washing, you’ll want to be very cautious with any material other than stone or concrete. Some outdoor furniture can withstand pressure washing, but others could become damaged. If you aren’t sure, you can test a very small area, but use caution. It’s generally not recommended to pressure wash roofs (except for metal roofs), wood or painted surfaces.

Safety risks when pressure washing

Because water is being forced at a very high level of pressure, it’s a good idea to wear protective eye ware to prevent small rocks or pebbles from bouncing up into your face. It’s a very wet job so wearing good rain gear and boots is a good idea. If you are using a gas powered machine, use caution when operating and be aware of the carbon monoxide being produced. Some people prefer to wear protective ear plugs as well as prolonged exposure to loud noises can damage your hearing. Always read the operating manual to ensure that you are using the right type of gasoline and oil as well as properly maintaining the machine.

We were just called to help a homeowner on a local property.  With a few tricks of the trade; here are a couple of before and after shots!  Their Homeowner Association tried to write them up.

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