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Why “Free Estimates” offered by Pressure Washing Services is a Con-Game

Picture this… A power washing guy gives you an approximate cost (An Estimate) he will charge you for the pressure washing work you want done… But first… You will pay him $50 for the Estimate. In other words, he won’t tell you how much his pressure washing services are unless you pay him $50 first. LOL… I know… it sounds so ridiculous… Would you ever pay a power wash guy for an estimate? HAVE you ever paid a power wash guy for an estimate? Seriously… Ask your neighbors, friends, family and the guy on line at Harris Teeter, if they ever paid for a pressure washing estimate in and around Charlotte, NC. I’m so sure about this… I’ll buy you dinner at one of Charlotte’s finest restaurants if you know someone who literally paid for a pressure washing service estimate… no joke. I find this to be a fact… not an opinion… which is why I am begging for someone to tell me WHY? Why do power wash guys always offer residential homeowners- [...]

Welcome to Our Cleaning Blog

Welcome to Big Clean’s blog feed! We’re your Charlotte area cleaning company, and we offer a variety of services. Our cleaning technicians specialize in pressure washing and power cleaning home exterior surfaces, gutter cleaning services, window cleaning, and dryer vent cleaning. As you can tell, cleaning is our passion, and it’s what we’ll be talking about in our upcoming blogs! So stay posted as the days, weeks, and months fly by; and check back to learn the latest on the world of cleaning. We’ll be talking about tips and tricks, facts and figures, and news and information surrounding all things clean. Today, we’ll be talking about our most popular service, our power washing! We can pressure wash all of the following surfaces around your home: Vinyl Siding or Brick Regardless of the material that wraps around the facade of your home, we can clean it. Regain the look of your castle with a quick pressure wash from the pros here at Big Clean! Your Concrete Driveway & Patio Driveway looking dirty and [...]

Prepping Your Concrete for a Sealant

If you’re considering coating your concrete with an epoxy or resin coat, you’ll want to clean it first. Cleaning your concrete with a pressure washer is an excellent solution to ensure that your surface is entirely dirt and dust free. Moreover, pressure washing is fast, thorough, and the ideal way to prepare your drive for a sealant. The Speed of Pressure Washing Pressure washing can be performed in an hour or so for most driveways. Since pressure washing a driveway is quick, it’s easier to wash the drive and apply the sealant coat within the same day. When you book an appointment with Big Clean to have your driveway power washed, be sure to set up an early appointment so that the driveway has plenty of time to drive before sealant coating. Pressure washing and sealant coating are best performed on warm, sunny days due to speedy evaporation. Thorough Washing Leads to a Pristine Coat Sweeping your driveway free of debris simply isn’t sufficient to prepare it for a sealant. Using our [...]

Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal With Pressure Washing

  Are you considering placing your home on the market? Did you know that cleaning the surface of your home’s facade can instantly boost the value of your home? Since real estate agents and buyers are attracted to homes with great ‘curb appeal,’ the surface of your home may be a major factor in it’s price tag. Curb Appeal Curb appeal refers to the first impression an onlooker gets when looking at your home. It’s the appeal of the home from the curb of the road. If that onlooker is a potential buyer, it’ll be important to ensure that your home is looking pristine. A clean home with a clean building envelope will simply look more valuable than a dirty, grimy, dusty home. Plus, renewing the exterior of your home makes it look newer. With a good power wash from the pros here at Big Clean, you can expect a bigger price tag on your home. In fact, pressure cleaning your home is likely the most affordable way to boost the price [...]

The Pros of Pressure Washing Your Driveway

As we’ve mentioned in a previous blog, cleaning the siding of your home can greatly increase it’s curb appeal and the value of your home. The same is true of cleaning your driveway. When you opt to have us power wash your driveway, you’re boosting the value of your home; and the benefits don’t stop there. Cleanliness & Sanitation Driveways can get downright filthy. With dirt and debris blowing over the surface, 2 ton cars going back and forth, the clomping of dirt-clodded boots, and bird feces bombarding the surface, your grey driveway can turn into a tire-marked pig sty. Keep dirt at bay with a power wash from Big Clean. Ridding your driveway of this debris can rid it of mold and bacteria that are downright unsanitary. Mold can be especially unsafe, as it can cause a passerby to slip if the mold is wet from a downpour. Homeliness It just feels good to pull into a clean driveway. Driving over a dirty driveway can be a detriment to your mood [...]

Hire Our Power Washers, Don’t Rent Equipment

There are plenty of do-it-yourselfers out there in the world, and power to them! It’s great to take on your own project and see it through to the end. However, we’re here today to advocate that pressure cleaning should be left to the pros. Renting a pressure cleaner and getting to work may seem like a simple enough task, but there are a few considerations you should take into account before making the leap: Rental Cost vs. Service Cost Renting a pressure washer for the day is rather comparable to our pressure washing service fees. It’s in our best interest (and our clients’ best interests) to keep our prices competitive. If you don’t believe us, call us for a free quote on your upcoming pressure washing services. Insurance & Safety Here at Big Clean, we’re properly insured and protected in the event of an accident. That means peace of mind for our clients. Moreover, we know how to operate our equipment safely. We can even tackle high-up power washing projects if you [...]

Prepping Your Patio or Fence for a Stain

When it comes to wood fencing and patios, nothing looks better than a fresh coat of stain. If your patio or fencing structure is looking worn and weathered, it’s likely time to pull out the stain bucket. But before you let your brush hit the bucket, you’ll want to get your surfaces pressure washed. Pressure washing your wooden surface prepares the pores of the wood and cleans the surface of any debris that’s caked on over the years. Opening Up Wood Pores Wood is porous; it absorbs liquids. That’s why some staining jobs take a few coats to get the look you’re seeking. Since wood is porous, any liquid that’s coated on the surface will make it’s way deeper into the core of the wood, and there it’ll dry and stay. With a power washing job, your wood’s pores open up a bit, allowing for more stain once the wood has dried. With more stain, your stain job will penetrate further into the surface of the wood, leaving you with more thoroughly [...]

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