Many homeowners in the Chicagoland area use power washers to clean the exteriors of their homes, particularly when they want to maximize curb-appeal prior to selling. Power washers can be very effective but, as their name suggests, they are also quite powerful. It is important that you know what you are doing when you use a power-washer so that you do not damage your home or injure yourself or others.
This is the subject of an article by Cris Carl of Networx entitled, Tips for Power Washing. In this article, Carl recommends that if you are going to use this type of cool to clean your home’s exterior that you rent one rather than purchase it. Gas or kerosene powered washers offer better mobility, but they are very loud. Electric power washers are quieter, but you must have access to a power outlet no matter where you are standing.
Carl also provides advice about safety, what you can and cannot wash, and how to use a power washer:
You can learn more by reading the full article here.
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