Concrete Sealing and Staining Part 3: Final Thoughts
How Often Should You Clean Your Concrete?
Part three of a series on concrete cleaning explores some final points.
How often should you clean your concrete? Well, that depends on a few factors. First off, what sort of conditions is your concrete exposed to? Intense sunlight and inclement weather can determine when you want to get concrete cleaning done. In addition to exposure to the elements, if you have a lot of traffic on your concrete, you’re going to need more work done than say an elderly woman who lets her cat out once a night.
Whatever level of concrete cleaning you need, as we covered in our last article, you also want to make sure you get concrete sealing done when you get cleaning done. This will allow you to go for a lot longer time between visits from your concrete cleaning service. As a rule, a good benchmark is to clean your concrete at least once every year.
Why You Should Keep Your Concrete Clean
Keeping your concrete clean is a good idea as it keeps your home looking its best, and it also keeps up the investment in your home. You can clean your concrete yourself between visits from your concrete cleaning service. Sweep your concrete clean with a dust mop once a month or rinse it with a garden hose. Make sure that you avoid using anything acidic to clean your concrete, however, because if it is not sealed, the acid will interact with your concrete surface in a bad way.
So remember, a bit of knowledge is power. Know what you can do with your concrete and what you can’t do with your concrete. And remember to call in a professional concrete cleaning service at least once a year.
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