Why You Should Pressure Wash Your Home Before Having it Painted

Miami Pressure WashingOnce you've decided to paint your Miami home, you don't want anything to come between you and getting the job done. Maybe you've hired a professional painter for the job, or maybe you're planning on trying to get it done on your own. Either way, you're ready to get it done as soon as possible.

However, if you're looking for a quality and long-lasting exterior paint job, it's crucial that you have your home pressure washed beforehand. Without pressure washing services, you may end up needing to do the job over again after just a few months, and you may not be satisfied with the outcome of the project.

Here are the top 3 reasons you should hire Big Green Men to pressure wash your home before you have it painted:

1. Pressure Washing Will Make Your Paint Job Last Longer

Pressure washing your home's exterior will get rid of a surprising amount of build-up. Dirt and particulate matter are all over your home, but you'll also find loads of mold and mildew. Even if you aren't able to see these things, it's very very likely that they're lining a large portion of your walls, and if you paint over them, you won't be painting your walls at all.

Is that really a huge problem? Actually, it is.

When you paint over grim, fungus, or mold that's accumulated on your Miami home's exterior, it won't be long before the paint starts to chip and peel away. The paint will react to heat rain much more quickly, and it will be very easily noticeable.

The best way to guarantee that your paint job is a long-lasting one if to clean your home's exterior before you paint.

2. Your Garden Hose Won't Get the Job Done

Unfortunately, there really isn't an effective DIY version of the job a professional pressure washer can do for your Miami home. An ordinary hose simply won't be able to produce any significant effects. You may get rid of some of the dirt that's built up over time, and you may even notice a significant difference in the way your walls looks, but it's often what you can't see that causes the biggest problems.

The mold and mildew that we mentioned earlier in the article is a lot tougher than you might think. Pressure washing is the only way you’ll be able to take care of enough build-up to have a positive effect on your paint job.

3. Professionals Know Exactly What to Do—And What Not to Do

Why hire a professional for this job instead of just renting a pressure washer? The short answer: it's worth it.

No one likes to spend more money than they need to, but hiring a professional pressure washing contractor could save you money in the long run. Our professionals can guarantee that no part of your Miami home will be damaged during the pressure washing process.

If you're looking for pressure washing services in Miami, call Big Green Men at 786-629-8777, or fill out our online request form.