Category: Concrete Cleaning
By Rick LaFata - Custom Concrete, 2015-04-08
Concrete surfaces tend to accumulate dust very gradually and when it does, you realize how difficult it is to clean the exterior. This is precisely one of the reasons why periodic concrete cleaning helps in maintaining your home, driveway, and concrete patios to give it a yearlong spic and span look. High quality pressure washing is a key element of proper concrete cleaning.
What Is Pressure Cleaning?
Pressure cleaning is a method of using high-pressure water to clean hard to remove the dirt, grime and grease from concrete surfaces. The system consists of a pump with a spray that creates high-pressure water with high velocity that enables cleaning of stains on concrete surfaces.
Points To Remember
* To start with, you will need a proper pressure washer, gloves, approved chemicals, eye protection equipment, water source, power source and accessories.
When operating pressure cleaners which use chemicals, make sure that the local laws allow you to drain off the water into nearby sewers.
During winter, it is advisable to run an antifreeze mixture through the pumping system before you store it. This is especially true if you do not have a climate controlled enclosure.
Concrete cleaning by pressure washing is effective and safe. All you need to do is follow the above tips and any other recommendations provided by the pump or the system supplier.