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Pressure Washing Concrete
Concrete cleaning is challenging, and there are two methods. One thing to bear in mind when pressure washing concrete is that it cannot always be restored to appear brand new after it has been soiled. Stains can be lightened or bleached, but completely removing them is difficult. You might strike it rich, but if you're looking for perfection, you'll be let down. As a result, inform customers up front and explain this; otherwise, they will request a job that can only be done if the entire concrete slab is removed and re-poured.
Let's have a look at the tools that will be needed for this job. When utilizing a pressure washer, remember that safety comes first. Some stains may require the use of chemicals to remove. As a result, eye protection should be used at all times. In addition, you must wear pants when working with chemicals to protect your legs. Chemicals used in concrete are incredibly potent and should not be interfered with. Do you prefer to work on dry or wet feet? Rubber waders or equivalent rubber boots are recommended. They'll keep your feet dry and safe from the scorching heat of the 250°F water.
Orange cones are also required for this job. These can help make people aware that you're there if you're in a high-traffic location or if there are a lot of contract workers, such as at a newly constructed house that needs the concrete cleaned. This assures the safety of others around you, as well as helping to prevent mishaps. This will, of course, necessitate the use of a Hydro-Twister. You could technically do the job with a wand, but it would take a lot longer and use a lot more water, not to mention the possibility of streaking if you don't apply even strokes throughout the slab. A hydro twister type device is an option on most new hot water pressure washers, but if you don't have one and/or need a backup, we recommend acquiring one. Choose the larger of the two alternatives when purchasing a hydro twister. Despite the fact that the difference in surface covering is only 5 inches, it is definitely worth it when trying to save time without cutting corners. There's a lot of concrete to clean, especially if you're cleaning concrete at a construction site or a big box store, and the faster you clean it, the more money you'll make. Take a time to think about that.