Help for Florida Hurricane Irma Victims


Hurricane Irma has caused extensive damage throughout Florida. This has disrupted lives and caused severe damage leaving many people in a position of having to completely replace or repair their homes. However, what many may not know is that there is FREE HELP available via a program called Crisis Cleanup. Crisis Cleanup consists of volunteers who are willing to work one-on-one with hurricane and other disaster victims at no charge.

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Keep Hardscapes Looking Good

Hardscape Pressure Washing

Brick paths, stone walls, fountains and patios have made our homes more beautiful and comfortable for centuries. When professionally installed and well-maintained, these hardscapes add value to our property, and contribute to a low-maintenance and pleasant environment for us to enjoy.

Hardscapes that are poorly built or neglected, however, can quickly become eyesores that reduce our home’s value. Worse, they can be unsafe right from the start. For these reasons, keeping our outdoor spaces looking their best is necessary, and fortunately, doing so is simple and affordable.

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Cleaning Outdoor furniture

pressure washing outdoor furniture

Just as the furniture inside your home can become filthy over time, the same holds true for your outdoor furnishings. In fact, because these pieces are outdoors and exposed to the elements, your pets and more, they may even get dirtier than the pieces inside your home. The last thing you want when you are preparing to relax on your patio and enjoy fresh air and the sunshine is to realize that your chairs and other furnishings are filthy. These steps can help you to keep your pieces clean and well-maintained.

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Understanding the Basics of Power Washing

Pressure cleaning can prove to be a versatile tool when tackling the multitudes of home maintenance. Having a clean exterior will make your home stand-out among the rest. Best of all, purchasing a pressure washer won’t break the bank. Before you begin pressure washing any of your home’s surfaces, you should understand pressure cleaning basics and know the proper procedures based on the composition of the surfaces being cleaned.
The first step toward understanding the basics is learning how a power washer works. Water is pumped with extreme power through a hose, spraying through a pressure controlled nozzle. The pressure is measured in PSI (pounds of pressure per square inch). The higher the PSI, the stronger the water pressure. The spray will remove debris, dirt and much more. Whether your project is large or small, this tool can come in handy.

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