Just like the interior of your home, your homes exterior also needs cleaning and maintenance to keep it looking attractive. One of the quickest ways to increase your curb appeal is by professionally removing the grime, dirt and other debris that has built up during the year. According to the knowledgeable experts at Big Moose Pressure Cleaning the majority of home and business owners don’t even realize that pressure cleaning the exterior of their homes and businesses means much more than keeping up with how their property looks on the outside, it’s also important to take into consideration all of the benefits that can be achieved with preventative maintenance such as preserving the exterior paint by removing any buildup of mildew and mold along with proper maintenance for their stairs, driveways, and walkways to help prevent accidental trips and falls.
How to Prevent Slips, Trips & Falls at Home or in the Workplace; Clean Walkways
If you own a home or a business, it is extremely important that you keep your stairs, walkways, and wheelchair ramps properly maintained and free of tip hazards. Accidental slips, trips, and falls are responsible for literally tens of thousands of accidents each year, sadly many of these falls result in accidental deaths. When you stop and think about it, the majority of homes are accessed via stairs or walkways, while commercial business have stairs, walkways and ramps which are designed to be wheelchair accessible. Commercial buildings in particular typically have more than one access point which exponentially increases the risk trip related accident.
Benefits of Power Washing, Prevent Trip Hazards on Wheelchair Ramps
Have you ever noticed how many car accidents occur on steep hills once the cooler weather arrives? A wheelchair ramp that has a buildup of organic matter such as mold can be extremely slippery, especially in wet weather. The majority of wheelchair ramps are fabricated from concrete or wood, and both of these materials can become slippery unless they are properly maintained. Pressure cleaning ramps on a regular basis will ensure that your guests or clients are kept safe by drastically reducing the risk of an accidental slip or fall.
Pressure Washing Stairs to Prevent Falls
Have you ever wondered how your stairs become so dirty and slippery? According to insurance experts it’s your shoes. Think about it, your shoes come in contact with a multitude of surfaces picking up dirt, organic matter, motor oil and all manner of other substances in the process. Add rain water into the mixture and your stairs become slippery which is a recipe for disaster when it comes to maintaining your balance and lowering the risk of an accidental fall. Pressure washing concrete, wooden or metal stairs can dissolve and emulsify the buildup of organic matter and other debris to restore traction and keep you on your feet regardless of the weather.
Pressure Cleaning & More in McDonough, Barnesville, Fayetteville, Covington, Locust Grove & Griffin Georgia
You can maintain your walkways by sweeping them to keep them free of leaves and other debris but the continuous flow of traffic can leave these areas dirty creating slip and trip hazards. Young children and seniors are particularly at risk due to accidental beverage and food spills and for commercial properties the buildup of chewing gum. Professional pressure washing is a cost effective way to maintain the appearance of your ramps, stairs, and walkways to prevent accident trips and falls and keep you family, friends, and customers safe and secure. To learn more about professional pressure cleaning services for your home or business contact the knowledgeable experts at Big Moose Pressure Cleaning today.