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Have a Epoxy floor? Here are some top tips on how to clean your Epoxy Floor!

So you have made the decision to get Epoxy floors – but how do you clean them?  Epoxy floors are low maintenance, its nearly like they clean themselves!

Sweeping, vacuuming or even mopping takes care of most of the floors cleaning needs.  Depending on how often your floors are used will depend on how often you do this. Retail stores will benefit from doing this on a daily basis but home owners will only really need to clean their floors when something has spilled depending on your home.

What items do you need to clean epoxy floors?  All you need is

  • Foam or sponge mop
  • Push broom
  • Dust mop
  • pH-neutral cleaner
  • Bucket for diluting the cleaner
  • Paper towels or cloths to pick up spilled liquids

Its that simple!

To keep your floor looking great we do recommend regular sweeping or mopping as repeatedly walking on the dirt and grit that can collect could lead to either scratches in your floor or making the floor loose its shine.

For spot cleaning, most spills and fluids will clean right up with a paper towel. When you want to sanitize the epoxy floors just mix some mild cleaning solution with a litre or two of water and mop the floors. We find Neutral pH cleaners work best for epoxy coatings.

If your epoxy floors are heavily stained, wearing thin, or beginning to peel, ask EcoPro Pressure Cleaning about installing a more durable and easy-to-clean coating. Contact us today!

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Revive your Wooden Fences and Decks with Pressure Washing

If your wooden fence or deck has lost its shine you don’t have to spend thousands on replacing them, you can easily refurbish wooden fences and decks and get them looking as good as new with a few simple steps.

Wood collects grime and can lose its shine after a few years.  Once the protective coating deteriorates the underneath ages and can begin to appear gray and dirty. The best way to get all the dirt and grime out is through a eco friendly pressure washing company lie EcoPro.

If you’re in a “DIY” mood, definitely reconsider as if you hire the wrong pressure washer and do it yourself, you risk damaging your property and causing more expense.

Your best option is to trust an effective professional team to do the job and to ensure effective environmental controls and best practices regarding the care of your home.  Give EcoPro a call today!

Residential Pressure Cleaning

Top 6 Reasons to Get Your Home Pressure Cleaned

Your house is made up of the most important structures of your home, including the roof and the walls.  It needs to be be looked after and pressure cleaned every 6 months and here are six, important reasons why:

1. Avoid Roof Replacement If you have your roof pressure washed periodically by a professional cleaner it is actually more affordable than having to have it replaced every few years. Regular maintenance over replacement always will save you money in the long term.

2. Lower Your Energy Costs – A untreated home can let the heat into your house via the roof and the walls which can affect the overall temperature of your home.  Increasing your home’s temperature will result in higher use of the air conditioner and increasing your energy costs. When you remove the stains and leave a reflective surface behind after a professional pressure cleaning your roof temperatures will lower decreasing your energy bills.

3. Improve Your Homes Appeal – By having a Residential pressure cleaning, your home will look as new as the day it was built. Before you know it, everyone will be asking, “what’s your secret?”

4. Increase Your Home’s Longevity – The strength and shine of any home will fade over time – especially if untreated, but when you have your house professionally pressure cleaned you will not only breathe new life into the house but you will be extending its life if left untouched.

5. Prevent Future Damage to Your Roof – As previously mentioned if you leave your roof untreated then you will be accumulating of growths like algae and moss can contribute to more problems like cracking and leaking. Having your roof cleaned can help prevent this.

6. Protect Your Health – Professional pressure cleaning not only maintains the health of your home, but also the health of everyone living inside of it. If left untreated mold and other potentially harmful allergens could build up over time and trigger a multitude of health problems like throat irritation, skin irritation, and even respiratory problems.

Call EcoPro Pressure Cleaning today on 0417 699 480 for your quote today!

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Polished Concrete vs. Epoxy Coating – which one do you use?

When it comes to commercial flooring there are two popular types of flooring, Polished Concrete and Epoxy Coating, but which one is the best for your business?  Well let’s have compare them for you so you can make the best decision for your business.

1. Life Cycle: How long the floor can last without maintenance and the longevity of the floor

  • Polished Concrete:. A properly refined polished floor can last up to 10 years but be aware that there are several levels of industrial polished concrete floor which can lessen the lifetime of the floor. You want to make sure that you have a professional you trust like EcoPro install your flooring. The cost of refurbishing will only be a fraction of the initial install.
  • Epoxy Coating: The installation cost of epoxy coated floor is twice the cost of polished concrete floor and the lifetime of epoxy depends on the traffic and the volume it has to withstand. Typically, it can last between 3 to 5 years. During refurbishment, depending on the state of the floors the first coasting may need to be removed which can make it more expensive than the initial installation.

2. Aesthetics:

  • Polished Concrete: This can look presentable, clean and attractive to the eye if maintained properly.
  • Epoxy Coating: Epoxy coating does require regular maintenance and while it can look great when regularly maintained, it can become an eyesore once it begins to flake, peel, or chip.

3. Durability: Can it hold-up under heavy machinery movement?

  • Polished Concrete: This flooring system can endure a lot of heavy machinery movement.
  • Epoxy Coating: This system is less durable than polished concrete flooring.

4. Easy to maintain: How easy it is to maintain/clean the floor.

  • Polished Concrete: You can clean this floor using water  but to maintain its shine for a long time add some additives like polished-floor cleaner or mild detergent. Only use neutral-pH cleaners for mopping, no bleaching or it will ruin the polish.
  • Epoxy Coating: Can also be maintained with water, but, additional additives such as detergents are must to remove dust and debris build-up. Maintenance can become very difficult once epoxy starts to flake or peel.

5. Acid or Chemical Resistance:

  • Polished Concrete: Polished concrete is not resistant to chemicals and heavy chemicals and acids will corrode the surface. They may also make the floor look dull and then difficult to maintain. .
  • Epoxy Coating: Does not react to chemicals, making it a preferred choice if you are working with chemicals and acids daily.

Depending on the requirements of your business, the above comparison makes it clear that both the options have various features and benefits to offer. Just make sure that when you are looking at a new or updated floor and you want your job done right the first time with guaranteed results that will blow you away then why not get a quick obligation-free quote right now?

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Top 5 Reasons to Get Your Roof Pressure Cleaned

It’s that time of year again, we are starting to get back into a routine with school and work starting again for 2019 and the new year routines are in full swing.

Most people use the beginning of the year to clean the insides of their home, decluttering, cleaning out the closet of clothes that never was worn, toys never played with. While the inside looks great by the end of January, the outside just needs some TLC after all the holiday celebrations.  The patios and pools are first to be cleaned, but people tend to forget the one most important structure that will keep them safe during winter – their roofs! Here are six, important reasons why you need to clean your roof this Summer.

1. Avoid Roof Replacement

Having your roof pressure washed periodically by a professional is considerably more affordable than having it replaced every few years. A small investment in keeping your roof clean will pay off dividends in the long run. Preventive maintenance not only can give your roof those extra years it deserves, but you can prevent future damage to it as well

2. Prevent Future Damage to Your Roof

Leaving your roof untreated for long periods of time risks the development of problems that go beyond just a single crack. The accumulation of growths like algae, moss, and lichen contribute heavily to roof wear and tear. Having your roof cleaned will wash pesky plants away and keep any cracks from growing.

3. Lower Your Energy Costs

If your roof is left untreated, the heat absorbed by the tiles can affect the overall temperature of your home, resulting in additional use of your cooling system. By removing stains and leaving a shiny reflective surface behind after a pressure cleaning, roof temperatures will decrease along with your energy bill.

4. Protect Your Health

Pressure washing not only maintains the health of your roof, but also the health of everyone living beneath it. Mold and other potentially harmful allergens can build up over time if the roof is left untreated, and can trigger a multitude of health problems like throat irritation, skin irritation, and even respiratory problems.

5. Improve Your Roof’s Appeal

Everyone secretly wants their home to be the envy of all their neighbors, but when your roof is the one on the street that has wear and tear, mold growing out of the tiles and dirt streaks running down the side, that dream can be far off.  By having your roof pressure cleaned, your home will look as new as the day it was built. Before you know it, everyone will be asking, “what’s your secret?”

Our Queensland roofs withstand a range of weather conditions throughout the year, from extreme sun exposure to storms. Roofs protect us from these conditions, and yet we ignore their maintenance until the time comes for repairs. So, why not treat your roof with the same care as the inside of your home? If you’re interested in Pressure cleaning your roof, or if you have any questions, call EcoPro Pressure Cleaning today on 0417 699 480 or click here for a free quote today!

Clean & Seal Concrete Areas

4 Reasons to have a Professional Pressure Clean your Tiles

After the Christmas holidays there is nothing better to start the new year with a clean house so why not pressure clean your tile and grout floors so they are back to looking new again? Don’t do them yourself as there are a few steps that need to be considered so your tiles are not damaged.

Tile identification –  Tiles generally range from ceramic, porcelain, terracotta to natural stone and it is very important to identify the tile correctly so that they are not damaged during the cleaning process.  At Eco Pro we know the correct cleaning procedure to follow for that particular type of tile.

Using the best commercial grade equipment – EcoPro offers the best in tile and grout cleaning using cutting edge technologies that eliminate dirt and discolouration, as well as ensuring compliance with food safety plans.

Attention to detail – Our attention to detail is first class.  This includes cleaning right up close to skirting boards, spot cleaning problem areas and ensuring no dirt and grime is left behind during the clean.  

Safeguarding surrounding property and furnishing –  We have heard many horror stories about chemical solutions being over-sprayed on and staining walls, etching stainless steel fridges and dishwashers, discolouring carpets and causing swelling to skirting boards.  At EcoPro we pay particular attention to protecting your property and valuable furnishings.

Commercial & Industrial Pressure Cleaning

Commercial Buildings – Repaint or Pressure Clean?

Have you even been looking at your businesses building and thought “Gee that building looks old and dirty. We should really freshen it up for the new year”

Over time, buildings get tired and worn looking covered in mold, dirt and other pollutants. People tend to re-paint them to freshen them up. This is great if your thinking of a new colour, otherwise a professional power wash would give you the same results at a fraction of the cost. Pressure cleaning your building is one of the most cost effective ways to revive the exterior appearance of your building.

As I mentioned before, unless a color scheme is being changed like when your re-branding a company, repainting is not always the answer. There has been many times EcoPro Pressure Cleaning can restore the look of a building by removing mold, mildew, dirt, pollutants, and insect nests reviving the original building colors.

Even certain staining can even be removed with specialty cleaning products and pressure washing including rust, hard water, efflorescence, mud, and leave stains.

Next time you find yourself considering repainting a building, think to call in the professionals, EcoPro Pressure Cleaning first to see if they can provide the results you are looking for. Chances are they can perform a building washing and save you a ton of money!

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Why NOT to DYI Pressure Washing

When it comes to performing a pressure wash, this is best left to our professionals at EcoPro Pressure Cleaning.  You need to having just the right knowledge and skills to not only use the equipment properly, but also to ensure that your home is not damaged I the process. It’s not an easy task if you don’t have the experience but what is easy is to make a crucial mistake when a pressure washing yourself, resulting in permanent damage to your house.

While stores sell residential pressure washers, they are usually not effective enough to successfully do the job and if not used correctly it can leave scarring or high-water pressure marks on a house or building, broken window seals, dislodged siding, paint damage, shrubs and plant damage, a damaged roof and much more.  It can even lead to mould and mildew appearing on the building sooner that it should if pressure washing is done improperly.

If an inexperienced person tried to pressure wash their house, it can also lead to personal injury that could have been avoided.  When using chemicals that you’re not familiar with can be very dangerous and is never recommended. 

In the end, if your trying to save money by doing your own pressure washing you are more than likely going end up spending more money than if you had hired one of our professional team to do it for you in the beginning!

We are eco-friendly, have a 100% satisfaction guarantee and we can clean almost anything! Contact us now for a free quote!

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5 Things To Do To Prepare Your Home For Summer

If you are like us, summer is one of the most enjoyable times of the year. With all the holidays and festivities your home becomes an entertaining centre place to host outdoor BBQ’s and events but after the winter months it may need a good clean. Here are 5 Home Cleaning Tips to help make sure your home is in good shape before summer sets in.

START OUTSIDE: You probably have spent time clearing your yard, mowing the lawns and getting the garden looking good but don’t forget the exterior of your house! Over time your home can accumulate dirt, mould, grime and other unwanted substances. Having the exterior of your house professionally pressure washed will make your family and friends will be jealous when they arrive for your BBQ and see your house looking brand new!

ENTERTAINMENT AREAS: Over time the pool area, tennis courts and barbecue areas if not maintained properly can become a liability.  Having these areas professionally cleaned before the Summer can help keep these surfaces clean and free from slippery films allowing you to enjoy the outdoors without a worry. At EcoPro Pressure Cleaning, we can even help restore your deck to its original appearance often dramatic results that will wow your family and friends.  

DON’T FORGET YOUR ROOF: The roof of your house is constantly open to some of the harshest treatments from the sun, wind, rain, dust and dirt.  Having it professionally cleaned gets rid of all the years dirt and grime dramatically improving the look of your roof.

TILE CLEAN UP: Schedule a professional tile cleaner like EcoPro who uses cutting edge technology that eliminates dirt and discolouration that may have built up over time giving yourself a fresh interior.  Don’t forget your carpets too! Give the carpets a fresh cleaning which can also improve the indoor air quality in your home.

AIR CONDITIONER SERVICE: As we know the Queensland summer can be hot and humid, so we all need a bit of reprieve from the hot weather.  Depending on what type of system you use for your home, call in a professional to service or even replace an old air conditioner.   A serviced air-conditioned can help lower electricity consumption as well as improve the quality of air your family is breathing in.

Contact us at EcoPro Pressure Cleaning today to get your home ready for summer. 

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THE BENEFITS OF PRESSURE CLEANING AND SEALING CONCRETE SURFACES

Installing new concrete surfaces or paving is a big investment and you want to make sure that the new surface is going to look great for years to come.  You have probably been told several times to “make sure you get your concrete sealed” but why is it important?

Pressure cleaning and sealing your concrete or paving will help protect these surfaces and keep them looking great for years to come.

Stain protection is one of the biggest reasons why you want to get your concrete coated and sealed  A quality sealer will provide good resistance protection against oil based spills like motor oil, BBQ Fats and other food and beverage spills.  It will also help protect your surface against some of the staining that can occur from leaves, flowers and fruits. A unsealed surface will stain a lot faster and can make it more difficult to remove the stain compared to a sealed surface.

Another great reason to seal your surfaces is to repel moisture.  This will reduce water damage and wear and tear to your concrete. It can even assist in reducing or eliminating problems such as efflorescence where salts rise to the surface leaving ugly stains on the surface.

Take a look at what we at EcoPro Pressure Cleaning can offer you in the way of concrete coating Gold Coast!  Make sure you contact us now for a obligation free quote!