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How to wash a Trex deck

Waterworks NW get many requests “How to wash a Trex deck“. Both requests for cleaning and just general information on how to safely clean them. In the Northwest, with all of the mold and mildew deck cleaning is usually a yearly process. And since refinishing a cedar deck is so expensive lots of people are […]

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How to wash a vinyl fence

Here is a short video series on how to wash a vinyl fence. We wash them quite a bit. In the Northwest with so much rain, mold and mildew are a real problem. A simple and effective way to wash vinyl fencing is to use a solution to kill mold and algae and simply rinse […]

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How To Wash A House

This video series “how to wash a house” was created to show the process in which Portland Pressure Washing uses to safely clean our customers homes. It is important to note that there is very little actual pressure being used to clean the siding. Power washing using high pressure can damage the siding, blow window […]

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Moss Removal Portland

We were asked to investigate potential moss removal Portland on a composition roof in Hillsboro, Oregon. The homeowner couldn’t understand why he was seeing moss growth on the roofing material. After all, he had zinc strips across his whole roof. Zinc strips are supposed to help prevent moss from growing on the material by slowly […]

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Driveway cleaning

Check out the difference one pressure washing pass with a landa water jet can make on this very dirty and moldy concrete.

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Common Roof Leak Video

One of the most common causes for roof leaks on a composition roof is worn pipe jacks. 

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Roof leak damage Hardiplank

Had a customer call Waterworks NW to inspect a roof leak by their front door. This is what we found. The siding material is hardi-plank which is 90% concrete. I was pretty amazed at the damage.

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Proper care

Proper Care and Maintenance of Your Composition Roof   In the Northwest, homeowners who are concerned with moss growth on their composition roof have a few options available. Roof moss can start to grow on a brand new roof in as little as a year if the conditions are right. Moss not only looks bad, […]

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