Expert Tips for Pressure Washing Brick
Pressure washing can successfully fight off any dirt and grime; it can be eco-friendly, and cost-effective; and it can be used year-round. However, one of the most important benefits of this hot water cleaning equipment is that it can be deployed on all different surfaces, including one of the toughest: brick.
If you’re looking to pressure wash brick at your residential or commercial property, here’s what to keep in mind:
use the right pressure
Before you get started, make sure your pressure washer is all set to go. For brick surfaces, a pressure washer with about 3 GPM and 3000 PSI is your best bet. One with a wide angle will allow you to wash smoothly, without degrading the surface.
use the right materials
Of the surfaces, bricks are predisposed to algae, and mold.
So, you’ll need materials that will help get at that muck. That’s when a soap attachment comes in handy—if you’re seeing any of these molds, be sure to come ready with detergents or materials that will be respectful of the surface but will be able to get the job done.
use just water
If you’re using a pressure washer on brick, there’s no need to use chemicals. The water, with the right pressure and materials, should be enough to clean that surface. That’s why the pressure washer is a great option here: it’s easy, smooth, and efficient.
Equipped with these tips, you’ll be able to tackle any brick surface.
At Hotsy, we’re happy to help with any of your pressure washing needs with our wide range of experience across the North Texas area. Contact us today to learn more about our hot water cleaning equipment!
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