How to Prepare Your Home Before a Power Wash

Did you know a few steps have to be taken before a power wash service? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Follow our 6-step guide to make sure your home, driveway, and deck are prepped and ready to go!

Move All Electronic Items

For safety reasons please remember to move any electronic items you may keep outdoors. This includes extension cords, speakers, and electronic bug traps. This will prevent your items from getting damaged as well as keeping our team safe. Please also make sure to unplug and cover ALL outdoor electrical outlets.

Lock Doors and Windows

Water damage is the last thing that we want to happen. Make sure ALL doors and windows are locked tight. This includes garage doors, screen doors and storm doors. If you have any leaks be sure your power washing team is aware so they can be extra cautious in that area.

Cover Any Items That You Don’t Want to Get Wet

Make sure you move and cover any items that you do not want to get wet. This list includes your vehicle, garden tools, furniture, grills etc. Our tools are powerful and we want to ensure that none of your items get damaged. We also want to be sure our team can move safely around the property.

Move Your Car

If you are having your driveway cleaned please be sure to park your car in the garage or on the street. Make sure to clear your driveway so our team can easily move our equipment during your cleaning.

Look Out For Kids And Pets

Our tools are powerful and are dangerous to children and pets. Please keep your kiddos and pets indoors. We also recommend keeping them away from doors and windows during your cleaning. Our team may need to leave a backyard gate open and we certainly do not want your pets to get out. Please let our team know if your pet needs a bathroom break so we can move accordingly. All children’s toys and pets should be put in a secure area as well to prevent our team from tripping on them or causing any accidental damage.

Plan for Plants

Power washing tools can cause extensive damage to plants. Be sure to move all potted plants to a safe area during your appointment. Landscape plants can be covered in order to prevent any damage. We also recommend moving wind chimes, flags and bird feeders in a safe place during your appointment.

We hope this guide can help you prepare for power wash services! If you have any questions, you can also reach us at We are open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Reach out anytime to schedule your FREE estimate!

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