The Art of Mastering

Cleaning Vinyl Siding

When cleaning your house most people forget about cleaning the vinyl siding. More the focus is channeled to cleaning every corner and fissure in the house from scrubbing the bathtubs, removing the gunk the sink to cleaning the toilets and only notice the vinyl are dirty after dirt has settled over time. However, the fact is that knowing how to operate some equipment is the secret behind doing some proper vinyl cleaning job. While you could do it with a ladder and a rag the old long way, using a pressure or power washer is the best option as it is most effective and quickest and more convenient way you can clean your siding. Here is how you can clean your vinyl siding while using a power washer and at the same time protect the landscaping of your house.
Even if you are aware that that the siding looks dirty and a bit stained, take a closer look. Before you any cleaning, make sure that you have inspected the state of your siding. Ensure that you have a closer observation and look for any gapping away from the house. Find out if the vinyl have cracks that may be letting water in. Double check that you have locked all the windows in the house and that the sealing around each one is ok. Your window having cracks could let in water into the house while you power wash.
Most homeowners have some foliage and greenery around their house. If you have some foliage near the wall the walls, you will not want them damaged by the siding cleaner you are going to spray. A simple way to do this is spray them all down with water. Water the plants until the ground is finally saturated and damp. By doing this, the solution of water and soap that comes of your walls, the ground won’t have room to absorb it. Most of the water will not be absorbed by the plant, the last thing you want is killing all of your plants.
As earlier suggested you can get quality work done by using a pressure washer, figuring out how to use one can be daunting. Although, you may afford one, chances are that you are going to use once or twice in a year, so, it is best that you rent one. There is still an exemption if you will need to have your own to do regular deep cleaning on some parts of your home and some of these tips are found on website so that you can learn more.
To prevent wasting soap, practice using the washer before putting in soap. A great way to do this cleaning your driveway so that you can be more conversant with the machine. Once you are now convinced you can use the washer, load the cleanser into the machine. Once you have loaded the cleanser in; you can begin cleaning the vinyl siding.