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Oakton, Virginia

Power Washing in Oakton, Virginia


When you live in Oakton, VA, you can generally expect rainy springs, humid summers and a few snowstorms to wrap up the year. After enduring these conditions year after year, our homes naturally start showing some signs of wear and tear. Hidden beneath the dirt and algae coating our homes is their original, squeaky-clean aesthetic. When it’s time to restore your home to its original beauty with a power washing or house washing, Oakton, VA residents should call Shine Select! 

Why Should Oakton Homeowners Choose Shine Select for House Washing and Roof Cleaning?


Our extensive experience house washing and roof cleaning has brought us all over the Northern Virginia area. Even when we encounter tough staining, we will find the right solution to make it disappear in just one visit. We realize that using high pressures to blast stains away isn’t always the best idea, and we can adjust our approach depending on the situation. When cleaning delicate areas of the home, we implement a Soft Wash method that dials the pressure back and relies instead on a careful selection of bio friendly cleaners to lift staining. During a house wash, the Soft Wash prevents damage to siding and windows. Soft Washing can also keep you from voiding your roofs warranty by accidentally exceeding the recommended washing pressure. 

Which Surfaces Does Shine Select Clean?


Between our standard house washing and Soft Wash methods, we can ensure the following areas are squeaky clean with no damage whatsoever:

House Washing
  • Vinyl
  • Aluminum Siding 
  • Stucco
  • Wood 
  • Brick 
Roof Cleaning
  • Asphalt Shingle
  • Metal
  • Wood Shake
  • Slate/Tile

When is it Time for a House Washing?


If you start to notice greenish/ brownish or black growth on the exterior of your home, it’s safe to say you should consider a house washing. These substances are most likely, algae, bacteria, mildew, mold or even a little bit of each. Not only does this reduce curb appeal, but the substances can also attract pests and begin to wear away at the surfaces they rest on. 

When is it Time for a Roof Cleaning?


Ultimately, there is a good chance that growth is beginning to spread to your roof if it has already appeared on the exterior of the rest of your home. When determining how often you should clean your roof, we recommend keeping these key factors in mind:
  • Amount of rainfall
  • Amount of shade surrounding your home
  • Accumulation of debris
  • Accumulation of snow

Why Should You Avoid Delaying Your Roof Cleaning and House Washing?


Don’t put off power washing your Oakton, VA home! Here are five reasons to schedule your roof cleaning and house washing with Shine Select Today:

Extend the life of your home’s exterior. The unsightly growth we notice on the exterior of our homes can actually slowly eat away at their surface over time. Routine roof cleaning and hose washing can extend their lifespan greatly depending on the conditions and moisture of your location. 

Keep yourself safe. Mold, fungus, mildew, and algae are all allergens that can worsen your outdoor experience. If left to grow, they can even trigger symptoms indoors assuming growth spreads from your roof to your attic. 

Boost curb appeal. After a morning or afternoon of roof cleaning and house washing, your home will look the best it has since the day you moved in!

Improve energy efficiency. If a home’s exterior blackens over time due to algae growth, it will absorb more solar energy from the sun and heat up your home as a result. 

Homeowner’s insurance compliance. Homeowner’s insurance usually covers damage incurred to roofs. Damage may not be covered if your insurer suspects that it only occurred in the first place by ignoring infestations or avoiding general maintenance.