Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are all pressure washing companies the same?
Anyone can purchase a pressure washer. Simply owning a pressure washer and advertising you offer a service doesn’t mean you can operate it effectively. A pressure washer in the hands of an unskilled operator can cause a great deal of damage. Just to name a few. Wood carved into at to high of pressure, plants and lawn killed, siding blown off, paint peeled from house and even concrete cut and etched.

Do you offer any type of warranty on your wood services?
Yes we most certainly do. We guarantee our workmanship for a period of 18 months against peeling, flaking, or chipping in the finish. We can offer this because we use contractor grade materials that we know hold up.

Does MR BLAST have insurance?
Mr Blast carries a 10 million dollar insurance policy. We can provide this upon request.

I received a coupon from another pressure washing company offering very low prices, are your prices higher?
We are very competitive on our pricing. The companies that offer extremely low prices are cutting costs on equipment, using cold water, chemicals and not carrying insurance.

Is an outdoor water source needed?
Yes a water source is  required, If we provide the water we do charge an additional fee.

Is there a difference between pressure washing and power washing?
There is no difference between pressure washing and power washing it’s just a different terminology.

My contractor said my siding and deck are zero maintenance is this true?
Low maintenance yes, zero maintenance no. Anything left outside in the sun and humidity will get dirty. Your car gets dirty sitting in your driveway, so does your house and deck.

What are the benefits of pressure washing?
Just to name a few benefits of pressure washing is eliminating mold and mildew, better curb appeal, safety, and increased property value.

What are these dark stains on my siding and can they be removed?
The dark stains you are seeing is mold. All mold needs to grow is moisture (humidity) and a food source and it will grow anywhere. Mold can be removed with low pressure and the right chemicals.

What are these black streaks on my gutters and can they be removed?
The black streaks on your gutters are in the oxidation layer of the paint. The black streaks can be removed with low pressure and the right chemicals.

What is this white powdery stuff on my masonry and can it be removed?
The white powdery stuff is called Efflorescence. It is caused when water seeps through and dissolves salts inside then evaporates leaving the salt on the surface. It can be removed with the right pressure and chemicals.

Why does wood turn gray and can you bring back out the color?
Wood turns gray because it is being exposed to water and the sun. In order to prevent your wood from turning graying, stain and seal your deck or fence every 2 years.

Why is insurance important?
Many contractors state they have insurance, but few actually have more than an automobile policy. If damage occurred to your home by a contractor, or an injury on your property you could easily be held responsible. Always ask for proof of insurance. That little question cold save you thousands of dollars.

Will your pressure washing cause any damage to my property?
ABSOLUTELY-NOT! We are very professional when dealing with our client’s property. We make sure to use the correct chemicals and the right amount of pressure to insure we do not encounter any damage to your property.

Will pressurized water be forced under my siding ( Weatherboard, Cladding ) ?
ABSOLUTELY-NOT! We use our soft low pressure method when spraying your house. You will find out company to be more effective cleaning at low pressure to ones that use more pressure because we use a well thought out technique that will cause no damage to your house.

Will the chemicals you use cause any damage to my plants?
Mr Blast has spent a considerable amount of time researching and exploring the chemicals we use. We only use safe, biodegradable and effective cleaners that will not harm your landscape.

Will there be streaks on my windows after you clean my house?
No because that’s included at no additional charge in all of our house washes. We will squeegee all of your windows on the first story at no additional charge. We also use a self neutralizing soap that leaves no streaks or film on your windows.

Will you send us a reminder notice when your service needs to be done again?
Yes, many of our regular customers are on our reminder list. We recommend keeping your property and deck clean and up to date.