Is the concrete around your home filthy after a long winter? You’re not alone. Millions of Americans are heading outside now and assessing the damage colder weather has done to their concrete surfaces. However, the good news is that you don’t have to put up with dirty concrete. You can have it professionally cleaned and make it look like new again within a matter of just a few hours in most cases. Check out a few reasons to wash your concrete this spring.
It will remove dirt, grime, and more from your concrete.
An unprotected concrete surface can fade and look aged in a matter of just years once you’ve had it installed if you don’t wash it. Concrete can act like a sponge and soak up dirt, grime, and all kinds of other contaminants when it isn’t washed regularly. It’s best to remove those things from the surface of it when you can so that they don’t work their way down into it and affect the look of your concrete.
It will prevent it from cracking.
In addition to making your concrete surfaces look unsightly, dirt, grime, and other contaminants can also cause it to crack when they get deep down inside of it. When it gets cold out, they can freeze and expand, which will leave your concrete vulnerable. Once concrete starts to crack, it gets weaker and will eventually need to be replaced. You can avoid this by cleaning your concrete at least once every year.
It will improve your curb appeal and the value of your home.
One of the best ways to improve the look of the outside of your home is to wash your concrete surfaces. You might not realize it, but if they look dingy, it will drag down the appearance of your home. Cleaning concrete can also improve a home’s value, so a minor financial investment could make your home more appealing to future buyers.
Would you like a hand cleaning your concrete this spring? Ethan’s Roof and Exterior Washing can wash your concrete, and we can do it without pressure washing it, which will extend the life of it. Contact us at 985-789-6436 today to see what we can do for you.