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Three Common Power Washing Problems To Watch For

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Shotgun & Artillery Fungus You may have noticed tiny black specks on your siding, that are nearly impossible to remove. Frequently mistaken for insect excrement, these black spots are the mature spore bodies of Shotgun fungus.  Shotgun fungus (Sphaerobolus Stellatus) gets its name by firing spore masses in the air. The spores fired into the air can reach heights of …

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Spring Exterior and Gutter Cleaning

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Spring Gutter Cleaning & Exterior Home Maintenance Springtime in Vancouver is beautiful – blooming flowers, warm weather, and gentle breezes. However, there are also weeks when there’s heavy rainfall and cold temperatures. This can cause havoc to your home’s exterior. This is why it’s important to spend some time diving into spring cleaning and home maintenance to prevent any damage …

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Moss & Algae: How to Protect Your Home

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Vancouver has an average of 166 rainy days per year, allowing moss and algae to thrive in our beautiful (but wet) city. While rain is great for our lush environment, it’s not so great for our homes because it causes moss and algae to build up. The main factors of moss and algae growth are moisture, shade, and close proximity to …

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Pressure Washing – Do It Yourself vs. Professional Service

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Pressure washing your home is an important part of keeping your home well maintained and now that summer is here and patio time is in full swing, you may be thinking of doing some pressure washing around the house. A question you may ask yourself is whether you should do the pressure washing yourself, or hire a professional. The equipment …

Metro Vancouver Returns to Stage 1 Water Restrictions (Pressure Washing is Back)

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Metro Vancouver just announced in a Press Release that water restrictions will return to Stage One, effective immediately and ending October 15. The recent rain has helped to restore the water levels in the reservoirs back to 50% of their storage capacity and the cooler temperatures have led to reduced water consumption. Stage 3 water restrictions were implemented from July 20 …

Metro Vancouver’s Pressure Washing Ban

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If you’re wanting pressure washing for your house, walkway, driveway, or paths, you’re out of luck. As you may have heard, Metro Vancouver implemented Stage 2 Restrictions for their Water Shortage Response Plan on July 3. Due to ongoing hot and dry weather, the water supply is decreasing. Stage 2 Restrictions mean that pressure washing for the purpose of aesthetic …

3 Things to Look For When Hiring A Pressure Washing Company

3 Things to Look For When Hiring A Pressure Washing Company

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When going about the process of hiring a pressure washing company to clean your home or business, there are 3 very important aspects to consider. Integrity Integrity in any business is very important. It counts especially in the service industry. When trying to choose between different companies in your area, look for the one with the most integrity. Do your …

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Use Your Squeegie Like A Pro

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Most of us would confess that washing our windows is one of those big chores that seem to take a ton of time and even more motivation to get started. But whether we like the job or not, we have to admit that nothing brightens a living space as well as crystal clear, streak free windows. Part of what makes …