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Of Sidewalks And Driveways: The Importance Of Keeping Your Concrete Clean

Of Sidewalks And Driveways: The Importance Of Keeping Your Concrete Clean

Two of the most important paved surfaces in front of, around, and that lead into your Baton Rouge property are your sidewalks and driveway. Keeping these surfaces healthy and safe, therefore, should be a top home maintenance priority.

Concrete used for sidewalks and driveways is going to be subject to the constant pounding of weather, foot traffic, bikes, strollers, and perhaps even lawnmowers and other machinery. This reliable paving agent has been around for decades, and while inevitably it's going to crack, there's no reason to expect it to withstand years upon years of use and not break down in some way.

The same thing goes for the driveway, which also is more than likely comprised of concrete or asphalt. (NOTE: Cobblestone, brick, and paver surfaces require a slightly different approach). Vehicle traffic is most common, and inevitably, fluids like antifreeze, oil, fuel, and air conditioning condensate leave marks here, there, and seemingly everywhere.

And we haven't even gotten to the four-wheelers, the motorcycles, the bicycles, and all the other "wheeled" vehicles, lawn maintenance gadgets, and everything else that seems to deposit a memorable -- or forgettable -- mark of some kind.

Call A Pro To Wash Away The Paint

While most of these blemishes cannot be completely avoided, they can be minimized by reminding family members to be a little bit more mindful of concrete and asphalt and just how valuable they are. But when, for instance, you're spray-painting that piece of furniture on the driveway and the drop cloth gets caught in the breeze, the resulting hue that adheres to your driveway doesn't have to stay there forever. Not by a long shot.

Contact a professional pressure washing company like Delta Soft Wash as soon as possible. The quicker you act, the easier it will be to remove this kind of stain. Rather than go to the hardware store, buy a bunch of detergents, and tear your hair out trying to remove the paint or any other stain like it, trust this job to a professional who uses contractor-grade decontaminants and is trained to handle jobs like these.

Pressure Washing Won't Break The Bank

And if you're thinking, "I can't afford to hire this out," well, have you called and asked for an estimate? You just might be surprised!

By the time you make at least one trip to the hardware store, work up a sweat trying to remove paint or oil or fuel, and more than likely use colorful language whilst doing so, a professional likely will have finished the job and your driveway or sidewalk looks as good as it possibly can.

Driveway cleaning, while perhaps not the place you truly want to spend your money, is a smart investment. Looking down the road, once a driveway is paved, if it's properly cared for, it should never have to be replaced (barring some freak natural disaster!). The same goes for your sidewalks.

Still have questions? Pick up your phone and punch in 225-999-4030 for expert advice.

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