Is It Safe to Pressure Wash Vinyl Siding?

Vinyl siding is a great material to use for siding your home. It is lightweight, impact resistant, and it is quite affordable to boot. However, it doesn’t matter what you side your home with. If it is exposed to the outdoors, it will be exposed to dirt and moisture. Over time, the dirt will affect the appearance of your home and the moisture may even cause it to grow algae, mold, or mildew.

Is It Safe to Pressure Wash Vinyl Siding?

The solution to dirty siding for some is to grab a scrub brush and go to town. However, after scrubbing a few square feet, you will definitely be considering hiring someone to come out and pressure wash the rest of it because scrubbing is a lot like work. However, can vinyl siding stand up to the water pressure? The answer is a resounding yes.

While it is true that a high level of water pressure can cause some fading and ugly scarring on vinyl siding, but this only happens when those inexperienced with a pressure washer try to do it. When you choose a professional service to come pressure wash your vinyl siding, they know exactly what pressure to use and what technique works best to remove dirt from those tough ridges. Furthermore, a technician will use lower water pressure, but are aided by a landscaping-safe cleaning solution added to the water that dissolves dirt, algae, mold, mildew, and cobwebs. In effect, a professional pressure washer can clean your home in a couple of hours, saving you a lot of potentially back-breaking work.

If your vinyl siding is looking a little rugged and you don’t fancy a day of scrubbing added onto your to-do list, contact us today. Patriot Services can get siding made of any material and even your windows perfectly clean in a fraction of the time.