Do you want to give your driveway a new look? Is there a lot of grease and debris? You can clean your driveway with a pressure washer easily. And can give it a better look. The following are the steps to wash your Driveway.
- Clear the driveway
The first step is cleaning your driveway from dirt and debris if any. Or any other things are placed in your driveway. It is safer to clean your driveways from everything so that when you are using a pressure washer, nothing will make it stop working. And you can wash your driveway without any difficulty.
- Read safety manual
Before you go to use your pressure washer the first time, it is strongly recommended that you first read the safety manual. It will help you in using the washer in the right way, so that you couldn’t damage anything.
- Degrease the surface
Now, the next step is to decrease the surface. A degreaser will remove the stubborn stains and debris, which you cannot clear by the sweep or only water. Some pressure washers have an attachment tool for it. If your washer does not have any attachments like it, then you should need to scrub your driveway with a push broom or brush.
- Prepare the washer
When you have degreased your driveway, it turns to prepare your washer to use. Attach the right nozzle to the washer, supply the power, and attach it with a water source (your water source should be from your garden so that you can use plenty of water). The best pressure washer for cleaning the driveway should have 3000 psi or more. This will clean your driveway in the best way.
- Choosing the right nozzle
To use a pressure washer, you should know about the selection of the right nozzles at the right time. When you are going to use detergent, you have to use a detergent nozzle, a rotary nozzle is good for using a surface cleaner. It can remove the dirt and debris fast, and it will let the detergent to break the stubborn stain from the driveway. After working with it, you have to use a 25-degree nozzle to rinse off the driveway.
- Use of detergent
Attach a detergent nozzle, as described above. Before using it, read the machine manual carefully so that you will save it from the blast. Every machine has a different method of use. Spray the detergent in your whole driveway and let it stay there for a few minutes to work properly. The detergent will remove all your debris and stains at this time.
- Take a small area
Now take a small area in squares, and start scrubbing your driveway. Little by little, by taking small areas, clean your driveway. This is the best method for cleaning.
- Rinse off the Driveway.
Now the ending step of your cleaning is to rinse off. Rinse your driveway with water by attaching the 25-degree nozzle. And clean your driveway. Your driveway will give a new look.
- Seal concrete
Once your driveway is dried off, apply the sealer to your driveway to protect it from future stains. Apply the sealer with a paint roller and let it dry. After applying sealer, you can use your driveway after 24 hours.