pressure washing

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by JTS Landscaping lawn, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. JTS Landscaping lawn

    JTS Landscaping lawn LawnSite Senior Member
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    i was wondering how much to charge for pressure washing a 10x10 to a 10x20 deck. just kind of starting into doing this just need some ideas to get started with. thanks
     
  2. JTS Landscaping lawn

    JTS Landscaping lawn LawnSite Senior Member
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    also the thing is to i dont have a trailer set up for pressure washing just have a regular one that hooks to the house.
     
  3. FCPWLLC

    FCPWLLC LawnSite Senior Member
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    From what I hear, Michigan isn't a great place right now to start pressure washing. Lots of fly-by-night guys that don't know the proper way to clean wood and charging 1/4th of what it's worth. If you don't know what the terms "Strip, neutralize, and penetrating oil sealer" are, then you don't even need to know how to price it.

    P.S. I don't touch wood for less than $3.00/sqft
     
  4. CCPC

    CCPC LawnSite Member
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    I would suggest doing a little more research about the pressure washing industry before jumping into a deck job.
     
  5. Happy Frog

    Happy Frog LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Nicely said.
     
  6. yard_smart

    yard_smart LawnSite Senior Member
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    Wood is like the deep end of the pool . . . its kinda like a scale goes something like . . . concrete then low pressure house washing then low pressure roof cleaning . . . then decks .. . personally i hate em lol
     
  7. CCPC

    CCPC LawnSite Member
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    Me too.....
     

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