Three Major Benefits of Driveway Washing
When spring thaws out the winter cold and brings nice weather to town, it's time to start working on your yearly spring cleaning checklist! If you've been putting off pressure washing your driveway for some time, now is the perfect time to get it taken care of. Driveway washing is one of the most common pressure washing projects out of there- as evidenced by the tons of amateur pressure washing artists drawing pictures with their pressure washers on the dirty concrete. Driveway washing, however, goes beyond just looks.
Today, we want to highlight three major benefits that driveway washing can bestow on your driveway and convince you to move your concrete cleaning concerns to the top of your to-do list. If you want Stars And Stripes Power Washing LLC to perform skillful driveway washing for your Orchard Park home, get in touch with us today.
Curb Appeal Improvement
When you think of your home's curb appeal and the things that affect it, a few key areas may come to mind: the landscaping, the sidings, the porch, etc. Your driveway, however, has just as much influence on people's perceptions of your home's looks as any other exterior area. Your driveway is pretty plain on its own, and unfortunately, its blank surface can amplify any stains on it and make your home look dirtier than it is. By contrast, a bright, gleaming-white driveway will convey an air of polish and prestige to your home!
Promotes A Healthy, Safe Home Environment
Your driveway may be harboring a few unexpected hazards, more than you'd think. Firstly, algae and mold growth is a real problem for driveways with moist, shaded areas. Not only can mold spores trigger allergic reactions, but algae and mold growth are slippery, and a lot of it can make your driveway treacherous to walk over.
In addition, bacteria and other nasty microbes can grow and collect on your concrete, waiting to be tracked into your home on your shoes. A little purifying pressure washing helps eliminate both slipping hazards from algae and mold growth and microscopic marauders that threaten your home's hygiene.
Extends Your Driveway's Lifespan
Like any exterior surface, your driveway is vulnerable to the effects of weathering and pollution. Some of the things your driveway is exposed to are actively bad for it and can contribute to its deterioration. Motor oil, road salt, brake fluid, and tar, to name a few, are all common contaminants that can erode your driveway and promote cracks and other breakages. But by having your driveway cleaned even just a couple of times a year, these contaminants can be eliminated, helping your driveway stay strong for years to come!