How Often Should You Power Wash Your Home?

Residential power washing is like any other standard home maintenance task, meaning it is something that should be completed on a regular schedule. In general, we recommend power washing your home once each year, but certain factors may require you to power wash your home, or specific areas like your deck, roof, or gutters, more frequently. There are several considerations when determining how often your home should be power washed:

  1. Your area’s climate and environment. Do you live in a wet, humid climate? Is there an abundance of trees on your property? Is your environment prone to dust storms? These are factors that may warrant more frequent power washing. For example, roof contaminants like mold and mildew are more prevalent in wet and humid environments. These contaminants can also arise and grow rapidly on homes with large tree overhangs.
  2. You and your family’s health and wellness. Left untouched, your home may foster the growth of harmful contaminants such as mold and algae. Breathing in the spores of these materials can become a health risk over time. Regular, preventative power washing can ensure these contaminants never have a chance to grow on your home’s exterior—ensuring the safety of you and your family.
  3. Your planned home renovation projects. Planning to paint or refinish areas of your home’s exterior? Consider power washing in advance of these projects to clean and prepare the surface of your home. Power washing before you paint will ensure that your new paint adheres to your home and lasts much longer.
  4. Your personal preference. Simply put, if you feel your home’s appearance is not up to par, make the easy decision to power wash it more frequently. A desire to maintain your home’s beauty and curb appeal is a perfectly acceptable reason to have your home regularly power washed!

In any case, we recommend power washing your home each spring season prior to starting any other home maintenance projects. Your home will look great all year long, and you’ll have a healthy environment in and around your home.

Ready to schedule a residential power washing service? Request a quote or give us a call today! Our services include house washing, concrete cleaning and sealing, roof cleaning, gutter scrubbing, deck cleaning, and patio washing.


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