FAQ

Why should I pressure wash my home?

Pressure washing not only improves the appearance of your home but also provides lasting protection against building material degradation. When mildew, mold, algae, and other airborne contaminants remain on exterior surfaces of a property, they can cause permanent staining and crack the paint. Also, mold and mildew are not good for your respiratory system. If your home is washed regularly, the mildew will not spread to your home’s interior.

Why should I hire a professional power washing company?

An unskilled operator of a pressure washing machine can cause much harm to your residential or commercial property. The surface, cleaning product, type of pressure washer, and what pressure you use all impact how clean your surface will get and for how long the surface will stay clean. With years of experience in the industry, Ohana Pressure Washing knows what it takes to clean even the most difficult of surfaces. Pressure washing requires specific skills and knowledge of the soaps and tools used in order to not cause damage to the property. The safest, most effective way to clean the exterior of your property is to call Ohana Pressure Washing and let our experts take care of everything for you.

Can high-pressure water damage my siding?

Yes, which is why Ohana uses a soft washing approach. We use environmentally friendly, yet effective detergents with low pressure to clean your home. This approach is the safest and most effective way to clean your property.

What is “soft washing?”

Soft washing is a form of pressure washing that utilizes lower pressure and the right detergents to clean a surface. Soft washing is safe and effective on all surfaces and eliminates any potential for damage that high-pressure washing can cause.

Will Ohana’s pressure washing harm my plants?

Soft washing is a form of pressure washing that utilizes lower pressure and the right detergents to clean a surface. Soft washing is safe and effective on all surfaces and eliminates any potential for damage that high-pressure washing can cause.

Is your pressure washing environmentally friendly?

Yes, Ohana uses eco-friendly products to clean your home.

Do I need to be home when you are pressure washing?

No, but please make sure all windows are shut, exterior lights are turned off, and fragile decorations are put away.

Is Ohana Pressure Washing fully licensed and insured?

Yes, we are fully licensed and insured for our services and will provide any documentation upon request.

Is there a difference between “pressure washing” and “power washing?”

There is no difference between pressure washing and power washing - it’s just different terminology.

What are the benefits of pressure washing an exterior?

There are many benefits of pressure washing, which include eliminating algae and mold, increased property value, and better curb appeal.

How often should I pressure wash my home?

Most vinyl siding manufacturers recommend a comprehensive cleaning every 1 to 2 years. By removing build-up of mold and algae, you are better able to preserve your siding and protect your home.

There are dark stains on my siding. What are they and can they be removed?

The dark stains you are seeing on your siding are mold. They can be removed with a combination of low pressure and the correct soaps.

What are the black streaks on my gutter and can they be removed?

The black streaks on your gutter are in the oxidation layer of the paint. With the right soaps and pressure, they can be removed.