Deck and Patio Pressure Wash Service

Imagine hosting barbecues on your gleaming deck or relaxing on a spotless patio surrounded by the beauty of nature. Our expert team specializes in breathing new life into these outdoor areas, using the power of high-pressure washing. We understand the value of a clean, inviting outdoor space, and we’re committed to delivering it to you.

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Best in the Business Patio and Deck Pressure Wash

We excel in the art of deck and patio pressure washing. Our process is meticulous and efficient: for decks, we begin with a safety-focused inspection, followed by high-pressure cleaning and a gentle, effective detergent application to remove dirt and stubborn stains.

Patios receive the same care, including sweeping, pressure washing, specialized stain and mildew treatment, and a thorough rinse. Why choose us? We’re dedicated to every detail, ensuring a pristine result, all at affordable rates. When you hire us, you’re investing in a transformed outdoor space that’s clean, inviting, and built to last.

Ready to experience the difference? Contact us today for a free estimate and let us revitalize your deck and patio.

 

Why Hire Us To Pressure Wash Your Deck

Preserving the Beauty of Wood

Wooden decks are renowned for their natural beauty. However, over time, they can accumulate dirt, grime, algae, and even mold, which not only detract from their appearance but can also compromise their structural integrity.

Professionals employ techniques that not only remove these unsightly elements but also preserve the wood’s natural beauty. Their careful approach ensures that your wooden surfaces look stunning for years to come

Expertise Matters

Pressure washing might seem like a straightforward task, but it requires a deep understanding of various factors, including the type of wood, the right pressure levels, and the appropriate cleaning solutions.

Professionals bring a wealth of knowledge to the table. They are well-versed in the nuances of different wood types and can adjust their methods accordingly. This expertise ensures that your deck or patio is cleaned effectively without causing any damage.

Long-Term Savings

Some homeowners may hesitate to hire professionals, fearing the cost of the service. However, in the long run, professional pressure washing can actually save you money. When left uncleaned, dirt and grime can gradually erode the wood, leading to costly repairs or replacements.

By regularly maintaining your wooden deck or patio through professional pressure washing, you extend its lifespan and reduce the need for extensive repairs down the road.

Safety

Trained technicians are well-versed in safety protocols, minimizing risks associated with pressure washing, such as slipping or falling, especially when working on elevated surfaces.

Insurance Coverage

Reputable pressure washing companies typically carry liability insurance. This means that if any damage occurs during the cleaning process, it’s covered by their insurance, giving you peace of mind.

Equipment and Technology

We invest in state-of-the-art equipment and technology specifically designed for concrete cleaning. Our high-powered pressure washers are capable of delivering precise water pressure to tackle tough stains, grime, and mildew effectively. This advanced equipment ensures a thorough and even cleaning process, resulting in a revitalized concrete patio and restored wooden deck.

What our Customers Say

 “The team made our concrete patio sparkle. We can’t wait to enjoy it all year round.” –  Mario Rossi

“Hats off to the crew who worked on our patio. It’s spotless now, and we’re extremely satisfied with the service.” – Malik Khan

“The Team at Augusta Pressure Washers GA breathed new life into our old wooden deck. We’re beyond pleased with the results.” – Lisa Thompson

“Our deck was slippery and covered in algae, making it dangerous for our kids to play on. It is now safe and pristine. Highly recommend.” – Daniel Lee

“A big thanks to the team for rejuvenating our wooden deck.” – Michelle Brown

“The crew did an outstanding job on our patio!” – Leila Garcia

“Our deck was in dire need of some TLC, and the team delivered. Great service from start to finish” – Sophia Ramirez

“They completely transformed our dirty patio. We are very happy with the service.” – Raj Kapoor.

“I can’t believe the difference. Our patio looks brand new after the pressure washing service.”  – Carlos Morales

“The team transformed our wooden deck into a thing of beauty. We are excited to host summer gatherings on it.” – Mei Chen

Frequently Asked Questions?

When is the best time to apply a waterproof sealant after pressure washing a wooden deck?

The best time to apply a waterproof sealant to a wooden deck after pressure washing is typically when the deck is completely dry. Here are some steps to follow:

Pressure Washing: Start by thoroughly pressure washing the deck to remove dirt, grime, old finishes, and any mildew or mold that may have accumulated on the surface. Use a suitable wood cleaner or deck cleaner in conjunction with the pressure washer if needed. Ensure that you rinse off all cleaning agents and allow the deck to dry completely.

Drying Time: The deck must be completely dry before applying the waterproof sealant. Depending on the climate and weather conditions, this may take anywhere from 24 to 48 hours or even longer. It’s crucial to have a dry deck because moisture trapped under the sealant can lead to adhesion issues and hinder the effectiveness of the sealant.

Check the Weather Forecast: Before applying the sealant, check the weather forecast. You’ll want to choose a day when there is no rain or moisture expected for at least 24 to 48 hours after application. Applying sealant in dry, moderate temperatures is ideal for proper curing.

Application: Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for the specific waterproof sealant you’re using. Typically, you’ll apply the sealant using a paintbrush, roller, or sprayer, ensuring even coverage. Pay special attention to any cracks, crevices, or areas of the wood that may have absorbed the sealant more rapidly.

Drying and Curing: Allow the sealant to dry and cure according to the manufacturer’s recommendations. This can vary depending on the product but typically ranges from 24 to 48 hours. During this time, it’s crucial to keep foot traffic and moisture exposure to a minimum to ensure the sealant properly bonds with the wood.

Optional Second Coat: Depending on the product and the condition of your deck, you may choose to apply a second coat of sealant for added protection. Follow the recommended drying and curing times between coats.

How can I determine the appropriate PSI (pounds per square inch) for pressure washing my wooden deck?

Determining the proper PSI (pounds per square inch) when pressure washing your deck is crucial to avoid damaging the wood. The appropriate PSI for pressure washing a deck depends on several factors, including the type of wood, the condition of the deck, and the specific cleaning needs. Here’s how you can determine the proper PSI:

Check the Wood Type: Different wood species have varying hardness levels, and some can withstand higher pressure than others. Hardwood decks like oak or teak can tolerate higher PSI, while softwood decks like pine or cedar are more delicate. Find out the type of wood your deck is made from to guide your PSI choice.

Assess the Deck’s Condition: Consider the current condition of your deck. If it’s in good shape and you’re primarily removing surface dirt and grime, you may not need a high PSI. However, if your deck has deep stains, mildew, or old finishes that need to be removed, you may need higher pressure.

Consult Manufacturer Recommendations: Check the manufacturer’s guidelines for your pressure washer. Many manufacturers provide recommended PSI settings for various cleaning tasks. These recommendations can serve as a starting point.

 

Perform a Test Area: Before starting on the entire deck, perform a test spot in an inconspicuous area. Start with a lower PSI setting and gradually increase it until you achieve effective cleaning without damaging the wood. Observe how the wood responds and adjust accordingly.

Use the Right Nozzle: The nozzle you use on your pressure washer can also affect the PSI. A wider fan nozzle disperses pressure over a larger area and is less likely to damage the wood compared to a narrow, concentrated nozzle. Start with a wider nozzle and switch to a narrower one only if necessary for tough stains.

Maintain a Safe Distance: Keep the pressure washer nozzle at a safe distance from the deck surface. Start with a distance of about 12-18 inches and adjust as needed. Holding the nozzle too close can increase the pressure applied to the wood and cause damage.

Lower PSI for Softer Woods: For softer woods like cedar or pine, it’s generally recommended to use a lower PSI (around 1,000-1,200 PSI) to prevent damage. Harder woods can tolerate higher PSI, but it’s still essential to exercise caution.

How long After Pressure Washing can You Stain a Deck?

The time you should wait after pressure washing a deck before staining it depends on various factors, including the type of wood, weather conditions, and the specific product you plan to use. However, as a general guideline, you should typically wait at least 24 to 48 hours after pressure washing before staining a wooden deck. Here are some considerations:

Wood Type: Different types of wood may require different drying times. Hardwood decks may dry more quickly than softwood decks. It’s essential to ensure that the wood is completely dry before applying stain.

Weather Conditions: Weather plays a significant role in the drying time. If you pressure wash the deck on a hot, sunny day with low humidity, it may dry faster than on a cool, humid day. Ensure that you have a period of dry weather ahead to allow the deck to thoroughly dry.

Moisture Content: Check the moisture content of the wood. You can use a moisture meter to measure the moisture level in the wood. Ideally, the moisture content should be below 15% before staining. Some stains may have specific moisture content requirements, so check the product’s instructions.

Product Instructions: Always refer to the manufacturer’s instructions on the stain product you plan to use. Some stains may have specific recommendations regarding the waiting period after pressure washing.

Drying Test: Conduct a drying test by placing a few drops of water on the deck’s surface. If the water is absorbed quickly and the wood appears dry, it may be ready for staining. If the water beads up or is absorbed slowly, the wood may still be too wet.

Temperature: Ensure that the temperature is within the recommended range for the stain product. Some stains may require a minimum or maximum temperature for proper application and drying.

Cautious Approach: If you’re uncertain about the drying time, it’s better to wait longer rather than risk applying stain to damp wood. Applying stain to wet or damp wood can lead to adhesion issues and an uneven finish.

Will Pressure washing damage the grout between tiles on my outdoor patio?

    Pressure washing can potentially damage the grout between tiles on your outdoor patio if not used with caution. Grout is a porous material that can be susceptible to damage from high-pressure water. Here are some considerations to prevent damage to the grout when pressure washing:

    Use a Suitable PSI: Adjust the pressure washer to a lower PSI setting. High-pressure settings should be avoided as they can dislodge or erode the grout.

    Choose the Right Nozzle: Use a wide fan nozzle or a low-pressure nozzle on your pressure washer. These nozzles disperse the water over a larger area and reduce the intensity of the stream, minimizing the risk of grout damage.

    Maintain a Safe Distance: Keep a safe distance between the pressure washer nozzle and the patio surface. Start at a distance of around 12-18 inches and adjust as needed. Holding the nozzle too close can increase the pressure applied to the grout.

    Angle the Spray: Angle the pressure washer wand at a slight angle, rather than directly perpendicular to the grout lines. This can help prevent the water from penetrating the grout and causing damage.

    Use a Grout-Safe Cleaner: Consider using a grout-friendly cleaner or detergent in conjunction with the pressure washer to help loosen dirt and grime. Allow the cleaner to dwell on the surface for a few minutes before gently pressure washing.

    Inspect and Repair: Before pressure washing, inspect the grout lines for any loose or damaged grout. If you find any areas in poor condition, it’s a good idea to repair or replace the grout before proceeding with pressure washing.

    Avoid High Pressure in Joints: Be especially careful when pressure washing near the edges and corners of the tiles, as these areas often have less support and may be more susceptible to damage.

    Keep the Pressure Washer Moving: Avoid concentrating the pressure washer stream on a single spot for too long. Keep the wand in constant motion to prevent excessive pressure on any one area.

    Test in a Small Area: Before pressure washing the entire patio, test a small, inconspicuous area to assess how the grout reacts to the pressure. This will allow you to make any necessary adjustments.

    By taking these precautions and using a gentle approach, you can minimize the risk of damaging the grout between tiles while effectively cleaning your outdoor patio. If you’re unsure about pressure washing your patio, you may also consider consulting a professional who has experience with this type of work.

    What detergent do I put on my patio before pressure washing it

    When choosing a detergent or concrete cleaner to use on your patio before pressure washing it, you can select from several options available at home improvement stores or online retailers. Here are some common types of detergents and cleaners you can consider:

    Commercial Concrete Cleaner: These are specifically formulated for cleaning concrete surfaces. Look for products labeled as “concrete cleaner” or “concrete degreaser.” They are designed to break down various stains, dirt, and grime commonly found on concrete patios.

    All-Purpose Outdoor Cleaners: Some general-purpose outdoor cleaners can work well on concrete surfaces. These products often state that they can be used on a variety of outdoor surfaces, including concrete, decks, and siding.

    Mold and Mildew Removers: If your patio has significant mold or mildew growth, consider a cleaner specifically designed to remove these types of stains. These products may contain ingredients like bleach or oxygen bleach to address mold and mildew effectively.

    Oil and Grease Stain Removers: If you have oil or grease stains on your patio, there are specialized oil stain removers available. These can be particularly useful for driveways or areas where vehicles are parked.

    Homemade Solutions: You can create a DIY cleaning solution using common household items. A mixture of water, liquid dish soap, and white vinegar can be an effective and eco-friendly option. Be sure to test a small area before applying any homemade solution to the entire patio.

    When selecting a cleaner, consider the type and severity of stains or contaminants on your patio. Read the product labels to ensure that the cleaner is safe for use on concrete and compatible with pressure washers. Additionally, check if the product requires dilution and follow the manufacturer’s instructions for mixing and application.

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