When you are trying to sell your house, curb appeal is essential. As we all learned as children, it is vital to make a good first impression. How your house looks from the curb is your home’s first impression, it is the very first thing people will see about your home and will form the basis of their judgement on it. A good-looking home is easier to sell and can even go for more money than one that looks bad. In order to make sure your home is clean looking and has the curb appeal buyers want, you should get your home professionally pressure washed.
Pressure washing is one of the most effective, as well as one of the quickest and easiest, ways to clean the outside of your home. This is quicker and easier than manually scrubbing the side of the house and tends to miss less dirt as well.
You may be tempted to simply borrow or rent a power washer and do the job yourself in order to save money by not having to hire professionals. While this is perfectly acceptable for a home you are living in, but when you are trying to sell your home, it is best to shell out the money for the professionals. The reason for this is simple, professionals do a better job than you can. They won’t miss spots, they won’t say “good enough” after struggling with particularly hard to get dirt for twenty minutes, and they will make sure everything is done properly and to high standards. While an “almost perfectly clean house” is perfectly fine for homeowners, it is not something you want to present to potential buyers who are actively judging the home and trying to select what is perhaps the most expensive thing they will ever buy. By paying for professionals, you won’t have to worry about the home not being perfectly clean.
Also, it may be hard to believe, but the pressure washing will likely pay for itself. After having your home professionally pressure washed, it will likely sell quicker, maybe even for more money. This will save you the headache of multiple open houses and the stress of having your home on the market for months without attracting buyers. Ask yourself, isn’t hiring a professional pressure washer worth it to potentially make more money and avoid hassle?
Bottom line, when selling your home, it is vital for it to be clean and have curb appeal. In order to make sure your home is ready to be sold, hire a professional pressure washing company!