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Frequently Asked Pressure Washing Questions - Answered By Peak Log Home Restoration

At Peak Log Home Restoration, we firmly believe that to be able to hold the title of premier resource for log home restoration in Ellijay, it also requires being a source of useful industry information. Glance over some FAQs and then contact us with any questions you may have or to schedule your estimate or service.

Your cabin is exposed to the elements in ways traditional housing doesn't seem to be subjected to, and that can make it appear run down. There are options like exterior cleaning and cabin staining that will breathe new life into your rustic old cottage. The best plan of action is to contact us and discuss the options available.

A common misconception about black streaks on roofing is that it's just dirt. This under simplification can be detrimental to your roof because it means missing the warning signs of serious trouble. The black streaks are actually gloeocapsa magma or blue-green algae. They begin as small and unnoticeable spots, then grow more prominent as they feed on the granules on your asphalt shingles. Streaks occur when rain washes them down the shingle, and the only effective way to eradicate them is with professional roof cleaning.

Pressure washing isn't a project that should be handled by untrained or inexperienced, albeit well-meaning homeowners. Contrary to popular belief, power washing is better suited for professionals with state-of-the-art equipment and current training - as well as licensing and insurance. In the wrong hands, pressure washing can cause property damage or great bodily injuries.

The real question here is how clean do you want your windows to look? At the bare minimum, two cleanings a year should suffice. However, if you're a more diligent homeowner or your property has more shade or damp conditions, up to four times a year for professional window washing is appropriate.