Category Archives: Siding Restoration

Stucco cleaning in Teaneck, NJ 07666

Stucco can be one of the most difficult surfaces to clean.  The problem is, most stucco that has been installed over the past fifteen years is very fragile.  Contractors typically use a foam backing board, and then “stucco” on a thin layer of cement.  This thin layer of cement is very brittle and will break and crack very easily.  Once it breaks or cracks, it is very difficult to repair it in such a way that it is unnoticeable.  Traditional power washing will likely damage this stucco.  The high pressure water will easily compromise any existing cracks or soft areas of the stucco.  Terraclean Power Washing uses an organic detergent to loosen the soil, mold and algae.  We then take a long handled soft bristle scrub brush and gently massage the stucco.  This removes all the dirt.  We then lightly power wash it with hot water.  The results are amazing.  Stucco is typically restored to near new condition without causing any damage.  Please visit www.terracleanpowerwashing.com for more details.  stucco beforestucco after

Terraclean Power Washing of siding in Teaneck, NJ 07666

Terraclean Power Washing recently cleaned the exterior vinyl siding of this teaneck nj home.  At Terraclean, we first apply an organic detergent to the exterior surface of the home.  We then, scrub the surface with soft bristle brushes to remove all the soil.  We then gently rinse the home clean with hot water.  This is the safest, most effective cleaning process available.  The typical power washing process of applying bleach and blasting away is NEVER used at Terraclean.  No matter what the surface is, we clean it safely.

Many homeowners are aprehensive to hire your average power washing company because they are afraid they will do damage.  Your  average power washing company uses bleach and cold water high pressure as its process for “cleaning” your home.  This process is both damaging to the environment as well as your home.  The environment is damaged for two reasons.  One, the bleach can burn your shrubs and sterilize the soil.  Two, this process wastes a tremendous amount of water because the operator is power washing the entire time.  The high pressure blasting, can easily damage siding and or lift the siding which enables water to get behind the siding.  The high pressure also weakens and removes the soft caulking around windows, which also enables water to penetrate into the home.

At Terraclean, we use organic detergent (safe enough to wash your hands with), soft scrub brushes, and hot water rinsing (not blasting).  Like many surfaces, you have to apply a detergent and scrub it to properly clean it.  Think about your dishes, or your car, or your bathroom.  You don’t just spray water on these surfaces.  You apply a detergent, and then scrub it, and then rinse it or wipe it clean.  That’s how you clean, and that’s why we clean the same way.  We clean your exterior siding that way.  It is the safest most effective way to clean, guaranteed!!  Please visit www.terracleanpowerwashing.com to learn more.

vinyl before pic

vinyl before pic

 

scrubbing of siding

scrubbing of siding

vinyl after pic
vinyl after pic