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  1. Surface Preparation and Application
    As the exterior season emerges here in Minnesota, I have something that I'd love to have more clarity about. There are a lot of older houses near where I live (built from around 1910 to 1930). Hence, a lot of them come back as lead positive. I follow lead procedures to the best of my ability...
  2. General Painting Discussion
    I have a client that wants to power wash his stained wood gazebo to prep for paint on trims and stain on walls. The power washing is tomorrow and he wants the paint and stain done Monday. I am really concerned about the dry time for this; about 48 hours. (A detergent with bleach will be used for...
  3. General Painting Discussion
    im gonna be staining a deck that hasn't been treated in 20+years, yet its still in good condition. the HO wants a color used so i recommended BM ArborCoat Solid, which they thought was a good idea. i know normally when refinishing a deck, it needs to be stripped and powerwashed. then sanded and...
  4. Member Blogs
    Some helpful information to share for any homeowners confused about the use of bleach for cleaning their home. http://ultimatehousewash.com/use-bleach-pressure-washing/
  5. Pressure Washing
    :thumbup:You can pressure wash a home and get the dwelling immaculate. But what do you do with the Gutters. How do you get the gutters spotless when pressure washing. What we do is apply a washing solution with a broom. Actually Lowes and Northern Tools both have a number of good quality...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Just found this site. Looks like a lot of great people and great information. I own a professional power washing company in Indianapolis, Indiana and deal regularly with the local painting companies here...
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