House washing and water blasting is in general specialized, hard work and difficult for most owners to accomplish without the help of a professional.
When house washing, we use biodegradable chemicals and detergents to give a gentle clean to your prized home. House washing won't necessarily add value to your home but it can certainly save a lot of money in future, costly maintenance and enhance the appeal of your home, in particular if you are looking at selling.
Many so called 'professionals' use high pressure water blasting to try and remove green mold, moss and algae. This is generally the worst thing you can do as the water blaster can do extensive damage in the wrong hands with the pressure too high. I have seen cedar garage and front doors that had to be replaced after being torn up so badly from high pressure water blasting.
We prefer the soft washing method which allows the products to activate on the surface before being scrubbed by hand with specially designed brushes and then rinsed off with fresh water. In some cases, stubborn black or brown mold can eat down through the surface of paint or plastic but most of the time, full cleaning is achieved for a period of up to 12 months. Like rust, it seems that the mold never sleeps!
A proper house wash will dramatically enhance the longevity of painted surfaces for up to 15 years.
Some local painting companies even guarantee repaints for this period but stipulate the house must be washed once a year. Imagine what your car would look like if it was only washed every 3-5 years?
As part of our impeccable house washing service, we also off our clients the option of a pure water window wash – just to give the home the finish it deserves!
Make no mistake, water blasting certainly has its place in the house washing business, but it's the products that do the work when house washing – not the high pressure water blasting.
Housewashinc was prompt and reliable and left our house sparkling. We thought the price was more than reasonable too!Audrey and Guido, Welcome Bay
Mac did a great job on my rental property in Windermere. I thought I was going to be up for a repaint but with a good wash and professional advise, it looks like I can leave it for at least another 2 years. I can't recommend Mac highly enough.Evan Cheetham, Papamoa
Alongside house washing we offer these other complimentary services:
Mould and algae treatment on tiled or iron roofs. Pre-paint water blasting if required.
Soft washing, black mould and algae treatment, water blasting and acid washing.
FENCES, DECKS & RETAINING WALLS
Soft washing, black mould and algae treatment, water blasting and colour restoration.