Why Professionals Should Handle Your Roof Cleaning

Why Professionals Should Handle Your Roof Cleaning

A new asphalt shingle roof for a 2000 square foot home can cost up to $11,000.

Clearly, it’s in the financial interest of all homeowners to keep their roof in good condition. If they fail, then they risk paying huge sums of cash on untimely repairs and replacements.

A host of steps are required to ensure the upkeep of a roof. However, roof cleaning is one of the most important. For one thing, it boosts the curb appeal of your home.

You’re left with a beautiful-looking, debris-free roof that’ll be the envy of your neighbors.

More importantly, though, regular cleaning helps prevent the build-up of moss, mildew, and mold. Leave these in place too long and the water they hold can deteriorate the shingles underneath. Getting rid of it is essential.

Alas, it’s also a job that’s best left to the professionals, here’s why.

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The Importance of Sanitizing and Disinfecting Exterior Areas

The Importance of Sanitizing and Disinfecting Exterior Areas

How often do you deep clean the insides of your home? Most people aim to do it at least every three months to keep on top of dirt and dust.

On the other hand, how many times after you’ve spruced up the kitchen and the bathroom do you go out the back door and clean the exterior of your house?

We’re talking the back doors, the fences, the children’s swing, the exterior shutters, your house walls and everything else. Chances are you’ve exhausted yourself by cleaning indoors and completely forgot about your exterior.

Unfortunately, this isn’t good enough. If you forget to clean the exterior of your house, germs that have grown there are going to find their way inside.

We’ve written this post to highlight how vitally important it is that you disinfect the outside of your home to protect those who live inside. In the wake of the continued COVID-19 outbreak, this is more important information than ever before.

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Keeping a Driveway Clean

Keeping a Clean Driveway and Making it Look Immaculate

So, what are the tell-tale signs it’s time to clean them out?  Next time you’re giving them a once-over, look out for these seven warning signs.

We’ve all heard that “curb appeal” is important, but did you know that it can add 3 to 5% to your home’s value? Even if you’re not thinking about selling your home right now, you want it to look appealing to your friends, neighbors, and passers-by.

One of the most noticeable things about the front of your home is your driveway. Unfortunately, this is also a part of the home that often doesn’t get a lot of attention. Despite this, having a clean driveway that looks great isn’t hard, once you know what to do.

Follow these simple steps to make your driveway the envy of all your neighbors.

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Why is it important to seal pavers

Why it’s Important to Seal Your Pavers

You don’t leave dust caked on your tabletops or mantelpieces, so why would you let your gutter get in a bad state? 

Did you know that the ancient Romans built roads using segmental pavers more than 2,000 years ago? Some of these roads are still usable today. It shows how good the Romans were when it comes to construction projects and architecture.

Your driveway and walkways are probably made from pavers too. They don’t only serve practical purposes, but aesthetic ones as well.

However, did you know that sealing pavers can extend their lifespan and improve the curb appeal of your property? Find out more about sealing concrete pavers and the benefits associated with it.

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Seven Warning Signs It's Time to Clean Your Gutters

Seven Warning Signs It’s Time to Clean Your Gutters

You don’t leave dust caked on your tabletops or mantelpieces, so why would you let your gutter get in a bad state? 

Gutter cleaning doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom when you realize how important gutters are to your home. 

So, what are the tell-tale signs it’s time to clean them out?  Next time you’re giving them a once-over, look out for these seven warning signs.

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Five Important Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Epoxy Floor

Five Important Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Epoxy Floor

Just because you have a garage does not mean it needs to look like a garage. 

Gone are the days of dad’s garage with greasy tools and dirt floors. You can basically have an extra living space with a garage if you know how to treat the floors and walls correctly. 

As far as the floor goes, nothing makes a garage look better than a smooth, finished, epoxy floor. Epoxy basically provides a shell to protect your concrete floor.

If you do spend the money and invest in an epoxy floor, you need to also understand how to maintain and clean it. Let’s learn more about how to make the most of your epoxy floor investment. 

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Should I Buy Gutter Guards for My Home? This is What to Know

Should I Buy Gutter Guards for My Home? This is What to Know

Gutter guards cost between $4 and $12 per foot to install. This could cost you around $1,500 for a mid-sized house.

Folks may choose to install gutter guards for a number of reasons. They reduce the amount of maintenance required on your gutters. They may also protect against corrosion and help you avoid infestation. 

They are, however, a significant investment. Some believe they are not worth the cost.

Do gutter guards work for most homeowners? A lot depends on your unique situation. 

Let’s take a look.

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Seven Super Important Reasons to Have a Clean Roof

Seven Super Important Reasons to Have a Clean Roof

Your roof is your home’s first defense against the elements. When it’s in good condition, it can last between 20 and 50 years.

Working with your roofing contractor to take care of minor repairs and ongoing maintenance is a great place to start, but it’s not the only thing you need to do to keep your roof in top shape.

A clean roof is a good roof and getting it professionally cleaned should be part of your annual maintenance routine. Here’s why.

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Concrete Maintenance

Preventive Maintenance for Concrete and Paver Driveway, Patios, and Walkways

With so many maintenance jobs already on their shoulders, such as making sure the HVAC system still works and exterminating household pests, homeowners often overlook their concrete. 

They shouldn’t. 

The condition of your concrete is the difference between a beautiful house and a house that has “seen better days.” That’s why patio, walkway, and driveway maintenance is so important. 

We’ve put together this guide to help walk you through the maintenance process. 

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A Homeowner's Guide to Keeping Your Exterior Windows Clean

No Pane, No Gain: A Homeowner’s Guide to Keeping Your Exterior Windows Clean

Washing windows isn’t a chore you think about unless it’s necessary. That usually means when you spot fingerprints, dirt, water spots, or even pet smudges on the glass, then it’s time to bring out the window cleaner.

Cleaning inside windows is a straightforward chore, but what about the exterior windows? How do we show those windows some TLC, and is it any different than cleaning the inside?

In this article, you’ll learn how to become an expert exterior window cleaner so you can enjoy your windows all year round. 

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