You are about to hold a party, or you want to rent a house to somebody, even you want to paint your home, you need to clean the outside and inside of your house.
But you do not know how to clean. It is difficult for you to clean up the outside of your house, especially cleaning up high-position objects like the roof, siding house, high wall, etc.
There are various fast ways to clean up exterior house items. So, how to clean? I will introduce to you in the article below.
Using soap and water to clean house is one of the easiest-to-follow and basic methods. It is likely to be the most comfortable, cheapest choice.
You can apply to clean when your house has small stains or is not extremely soiled.
To clean your house by using soap and water, you ought to prepare the following materials:
To conduct this process, you follow these steps:
Step 1: Cover surrounding area
Close your windows and doors. If necessary, you should cover them with the tape.
You should use the tape and the plastic sheeting to cover the outside of light fixtures, vents, trees, shrubbery, etc.
Step 2: Cleaning the outside of your house
Find out some small standard stains. Clean them from top to bottom.
Use a scrub brush and a mix of water and regular dishwashing soap to scrub small stains since it starts to be removed.
Note: You should clean the outside house on a sunny day.
Have you ever used a garden hose? Garden hose includes a nozzle tool and a compartment containing the cleanser.
You should wash house with a cleaning kit like a garden hose.
Even you can attach an automobile brush to your garden hose. This automobile tool can help you clean fast and efficient.
It is bought from the local house tool stores. You can apply this method to some hard-to-clean grimy and mildewed areas.
For house cleaning services, prepare some necessary and useful tools:
Follow step-by-step guide:
Step 1: Make the compartment full with cleanser because this substance can clean your home’s exterior thoroughly.
Spray one area at a time and from the bottom to the top. Note that you should do at a downward angle.
Step 2: After you use the cleanser, you have to rinse in the opposite direction. It means you spray from top to bottom.
Then, the houses’ exterior is automatically dry without doing anything.
Have you ever utilized a pressure washer? Do you know this tool?
A pressure washer is a useful tool to clean the outside of your house including your house siding or the mold and mildew on the walls, ladder or your roof.
And it does not stop here; there are some warnings that you have to notice.
First, if roses or ivy is grown in your garden, you should limit to use a pressure washer.
Next, in case you plant trees or bushes near the house, the best way to protect them is to use plastic sheeting for covering them before spraying by pressure washing directly.
Let’s jump right in; when these plants are present in the exterior of your house, you should use plastic sheeting to cover these plants before doing the process and protect them from affecting directly.
In case the materials of your house include brick, stucco, wood, etc. you are not allowed to use the pressure washer to clean. These materials are appropriate to the ordinary garden hose.
To clean the house adequately, you should prepare some tools:
After preparation, follow these steps to wash the exterior of your house:
You can measure nozzles in degree. This is the reason why the stronger the spray, the lower the degree. When you are not accustomed to a pressure washer, you ought to set a low option.
I highly recommend you start to spray in a 40-degree angle. In case, the 40-degree angle is not sufficient, you can let pressure washer work in the 25-degree position.
Be sure that all doors, windows are closed and children as well as pets like dogs, cats are separated from the area you use the pressure washer.
When the material of your house is weak, the pressure washer is easy to damage your home. This is the reason why you should test by spraying the pressure washer in a small area.
In case, there is any damage to the material after testing; you have to use a garden hose or call a “doctor” to fix this damage.
Be ready to spray in a downward direction because the water from the spray will be stuck in the cracks or seams. It will make your house be damaged later.
When you use the pressure washer, you have to move it steadily and sweepingly. Remember that the pressure washer still holds downwardly.
If you stop in a specific area and do not move around, this area will be damaged. So, always do!
Let’s jump right in, continue to move until your house’s exterior is clean.
Usually, you only need to use water for exterior house cleaning. But wait, there’s more, detergent and soap are also necessary to wash in some cases like sturdy stains.
When you use soap or cleanser, remember to spray from the top the bottom. You need to rinse with water after completing pressure washing with soap or deodorant.
Here are some tips you should consider:
Mold is one of the “uninvited guests” in every family, especially in wet areas. Fortunately, you only need to use a pressure washer to remove damp moisture and prevent mold from coming back.
The moldy areas on the wall or other surfaces such as floors and carpets are not hygienic and harmful to health. This is the reason why it should be treated from the roots to avoid mold growing back.
Follow step-by-step guide:
Here are some main notes:
But wait, there’s more, you need to remember that it should never be mixed with other hygiene products because they may cause severe chemical reactions.
House siding is the exterior protective material of a house or a building. It has various uses including decoration, weatherproofing, etc.
It needs to be cleaned every two years at least. If you always clean regularly, your house is appealed, and you will live in a fresh-air area.
House siding is made of materials containing vinyl, aluminum, fiber cement, wood, concrete, brick, and stone.
Each kind of siding has different specific ways to treat correctly. You should follow these tips before washing your house siding by using pressure washer:
You should spray with water in a downward direction to limit the fact that cleanser seeps into the brick.
Step 1: Like other treatments, you should fix some damages first and turn off the power to avoid affecting the electrical systems.
Close windows and doors to limit dirt, the light fixture by a plastic sheet or tape and do not forget bushes and shrubs.
Step 2: Use the appropriate nozzle to clean in a sunny or warm day.
Step 3: Before applying the soap or cleanser, you have to rinse the dirt down with water. Let the detergent sit for 5 minutes.
Then, use detergent to wash the siding house from the bottom to the top for avoiding the dirt and limiting this cleanser running to the dry areas.
For horizontal siding, you should not spray to the bottom. You should hold the pressure washer in a perpendicular direction to the siding.
Step 4: Dry the siding in a few hours, avoid direct sunlight to the siding after cleaning. It’s time to enjoy your clean house.
Here are some warnings for cleaning house siding:
So, you have to turn off the power because water combine with electricity can damage your house’s electricity.
Gutters let water freely flow from the roof to the pipes and go out through the water drains. To clean the trenches, you have to prepare the particular tools attachment as the picture below.
To clean properly, you have to follow these steps:
Close The Subject
It seems that cleaning the outside of your house is quite easy, however, cleaning up and not leaving any traces is a problematic and necessary thing.
Because of its difficulty, you have to take many measures such as using soap, garden hose, using the pressure washer to clean your house thoroughly.
Although various solutions have different guides, they are effective ways because they have a particular feature in common, which is to clean without terrible influence on the material.