Professional window cleaning comes with one very obvious benefit: It makes your business look better on the inside and outside. But many customers don’t know just how many perks come with clean panes. Commercial window cleaning will… Boosts Productivity Northwestern University conducted a study to explore how natural light affects workplace productivity. The outcome? Study…

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Your home is begging you for a residential window cleaning solution. And although you know that your panes need professional help, you don’t necessarily know where to get it. Before you make any decisions, here are 5 key questions that you should ask: Do you offer free estimates? You should always go into a service…

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Chilly weather in Raleigh usually kicks off a ritual: You pack away the summer clothes, replace iced tea with hot coffee, and get ready for colder months. While we’re planning for wintertime, our windows should, too. Here’s our biggest reasons to treat your home to seasonal window cleaning this time of year: Give holiday decor…

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Protect Your Homes Best Feature Windows are one of the best features of the home. It’s for this reason that J&L Professional Services feels so passionate about providing our customers with clear and streak-free panes. However, many customers express concern that their window’s carefully painted frames might be harmed in the process. It’s an understandable…

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At ARC, we take your windows seriously. Our four-step process ensures that your panes can do what they do best… Give your home that stunning first impression! Step One: Preparing Your Windows First, we walk around your building to inspect the workspace. This gives us a good portrait of any tailored attention that your home…

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Windex vs. Professional Window Cleaning You want your house to shine inside and out, and you want to achieve that by convenient and cost-effective means. So what can professional window cleaning achieve that a homeowner armed with paper towels and Windex cannot? The short answer: A lot. At ARC, we are proud to provide home…

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Great First Impression Think of your windows as the portal into – and out of! – your home. They aren’t just a functional element that enables airflow and lets light in; rather, they typically serve as the cornerstone of a property. But if your windows aren’t reflecting well on the rest of your house, then…

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Just How Dirty Are Your Windows?

New Outlook On Life What’s the view like when you look out the windows each morning? We’ve got news for you – It might be a lot murkier than you think. Luckily, it’s easy to get a fresh new outlook on life, and ARC is proud to provide that solution! Homeowners often don’t realize just…

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The Best Way to Boost Curb Appeal

Homes are at a disadvantage They can’t flash a bright smile, tell a funny joke, or give a firm handshake. When it comes to first impressions, they can only rely on one thing to make them stand out: Their looks. And whether your house is a picturebook Cape, a modern marvel, a picturesque Victorian, or…

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Gutter Cleaning: A Quick Appointment, and A Big Payoff

Maintain Your Gutters Regularly We often think of gutters as repositories. They’re where leaves and sticks and flyaway branches go; they’re nature’s waste bin, filling up with water and other natural elements. But while they might keep all of these debris away from your roofs, they can only be expected to do so much. Like…

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Why Professional Gutter Cleanup Matters

Keeping Your Home Protected Think of your gutters as your home’s invisible knight in shining armor. They prevent rainwater and snow from eroding your exterior and deflect leaks from barraging your interior. They direct water away from your carefully manicured landscaping, providing a controlled flow even during the strongest storms. They even prevent insect infestations…

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It’s only natural to take pride in your home. This is why it makes sense to turn to ARC Power washing to give your home the thorough cleaning it deserves. Even if you’re fairly dedicated when it comes to cleaning, there’s always dirt that’s not easy to get out with a simple cleaning. With Soft…

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Get Rid of Unsightly Stains on Your Roof

Black Streaks on Roof Over time, your home’s roof is susceptible to becoming stained by unsightly black streaks. Not only do these unattractive blemishes ruin the curb appeal of your home, but they can also decrease the overall value of the property. Although some people think that these black roof stains are caused by the…

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Get Rid of Dirt With Pressure Washing

Many houses accumulate a thin layer of grime and even mold over time. While this residue won’t inflict any damage, it is important to remove it before painting your house, as a clean surface will make the paint last longer. Pressure washing allows you to clean your house quickly and effectively. Pressure washing involves using…

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Removal of Rust Stains

Rust stains are common on concrete and other hard surfaces. Furthermore, these stains can be very difficult to get rid of with store-bought products and basic equipment. Therefore, if you are dealing with rust stains on your residential or commercial property, you may instead wish to consider hiring a professional power washing company to take…

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Protect Your Investment with Regular Maintenance

If you are like most Americans, your home will be the most important investment of your life. Maintaining the home’s exterior is essential, not only for curb appeal while reselling, but for preventing minor damage from becoming a costly repair in the future. Buildings that are dirty and ill-maintained are much more than just an…

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Looking for a cost-effective way to reduce your energy bill? If so, then you may want to consider having your home professionally power washed. Many people are under the impression that power washing is only performed for aesthetic purposes. While power washing does indeed enhance the appearance of a home, the process also can reduce…

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Mold and Mildew Prevention

It is very important for you to keep your home free of mold and mildew. Allergies are just a few of the many health problems that have been linked to mold and mildew exposure. When a person inhales mold cells, the immune system will try to destroy those cells. In some cases, the immune system…

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Reliable loading docks make it easier for businesses to load large shipments into trucks as well as unload incoming orders. It is important to keep loading docks clean for appearance reasons and also to ensure the safety of workers. Loading docks that are not clean can often lead to hazardous work conditions. Debris, trash and…

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Dumpster pads are an ubiquitous sight near many places of business. They are crucial for the disposal of trash and other waste. Of course, this type of use can lead to dumpster pads that are extremely unsightly and dirty. Not only should dumpster pads be cleaned frequently for aesthetic reasons, they also must be thoroughly…

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It is an unfortunate fact that many home owners do not seem to realize just how important it is to have professional roof cleaning done on a fairly regular basis. After all, it does not take long for dirt, debris, and other objects to build up on one’s roof and cause damage to it over…

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Black Streaks from Algae on Your Roof

In the Raleigh area, black streaks on roofs are a common sighting.  It’s not only ugly, but also insurance companies are starting to require that you have it removed or they may cancel your homeowner’s policy. The good news? Your shingles aren’t destroyed, and you don’t need a new roof.  What you have is prehistoric…

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commercial powerwashing

Summer is a prime season for shopping. When the weather is warm and the sun is shining brightly, people enjoy getting out of the house. Where do many people tend to go? One place they go is to shopping centers and malls. It’s great for business that your shopping center is attracting large crowds of…

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The area around Raleigh, North Carolina has had a very wet spring in 2013 with several severe rainstorms. If you notice water spilling over the front of your gutters during a heavy rainfall and there is not much water flowing out of your downspout, it may be that your gutters are clogged. There are many…

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Deck Restoration, Cleaning & Sealing

You probably don’t think about the wood on your deck very often, but it is actually very important that you consider its condition. The weather in North Carolina is the main factor in the deterioration of your porch or deck. Luckily, there are ways that you can protect it. There is a constant cycling of…

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Driveway Cleaning After

Keeping a clean and well maintained driveway is one of the best ways to enhance the curb appeal and resale value of your home. It is important to hire an experienced and well qualified power washing company to clean and maintain your home and driveway. A concrete driveway should be washed at least twice a year…

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Pressure Washing After

The roof shingles and siding of any home can become streaked with dirt, debris and even algae over the course of time, making its appearance shabby and tired looking. Pressure washing is a viable option for restoring the cleanliness of roof and siding material to like new condition, but most homeowners don’t realize that high…

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Pollen count has been high this year, and it can remain on your home’s exterior if steps are not taken to remove it properly. A low-pressure washing will clean mold, mildew and pollen effectively from the siding, driveways, decks and other outside areas of your home. In addition, it can restore the curb appeal to…

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People Traffic-Commercial Claening

People traffic, also known as pedestrian traffic, is when pedestrians walk through public and private spaces throughout the day. Although people need to get from one place to another, if you are a commercial property owner, pedestrian traffic may damage your property value. For example, heavy people traffic may cause erosion and wear-and-tear on the…

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window clean Raleigh

A dirty window can raise a homeowner’s energy bills. Why is this? It’s because grime blocks the sunlight and heat that a clean window allows to come into the home in the winter. Because of this, the homeowner needs to crank up the thermostat unnecessarily. It’s best for windows to be cleaned right before spring…

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Concrete is a common material used in areas throughout the exterior of the home. For example, concrete may be used on your driveway, patio or sidewalks. This is a highly durable material that can provide you with years of use, but it also unfortunately is prone to becoming dirty and even stained over time. Stains…

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Everyone knows that first impressions make a difference. People often judge a business based on its outward appearance. That is why it is important to have commercial pressure washing services. Pressure washing blasts away dirt and grime that can accumulate on buildings. It revitalizes the exterior appearance of everything from brick and stucco to vinyl…

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Pressure Washing Power Washing Raleigh NC

You hear the term curb appeal often. Neighbors, real estate agents and even blogs use the term to as a way to describe the visual attractiveness of a home. If a home is clean, well-maintained and otherwise inviting then it is said to have curb appeal. There are many things that one can do to…

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Raleigh NC Awning Cleaning

The awnings you hang outside of your front door are as much a part of your business structure as the building itself.  Awnings have a way of welcoming and guiding a customer to your business. Because of their prominence, awnings are readily seen by all and their condition is a reflection on your business. Dirty…

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There are many different systems at work in a modern home and while they all have their importance, there may be none more important than your gutters. The function of your gutters seems straightforward, the move of falling rainwater away from your roof in an orderly fashion. But the significance of what they do is…

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If you have ever laid new concrete then you know what clean concrete is supposed to look like. Clean, fresh and vibrant are all words that can describe it. However concrete areas around your home, such as driveways, walkways, sidewalks and patios, can accumulate dirt extremely fast. Cars, animals and even you deposit dirt and…

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When you drive down a street and see a home that really sparkles, really has that curb appeal, it spiffs up the entire neighborhood. Truth is, maintaining a sparkling clean home is good for several things: property values, neighbor relations and even homeowner pride and satisfaction. But in with today’s demands on our time it…

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Whether you have been looking for a pressure washing contractor for your home or simply reading the side of a pressure washer’s truck while out driving, you have likely seen references to either high pressure or low pressure types of pressure washing. If you have ever wondered what the difference is then this article is…

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Concrete and brick areas around a home are some of the most abused areas on a residential property. Take your driveway for example, most driveways are made of concrete or brick pavers and these routinely take a beating. They can face unrelenting exposure to sun, rain, snow, ice, and parked cars that leak oil and…

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Shotgun & Artillery Fungus Have you noticed some “tiny black specks” on your siding that looks like insect feces and seems impossible to remove? Those tiny black specks are actually the mature spore masses expelled from the fruiting bodies of fungus known as Sphaerobolus Stellatus. Shotgun fungus gets its name by firing spore masses in the air…

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So you have heard all about the benefits of pressure washing. How nothing can clean as efficiently, or how pressure washing can restore you concrete or wood deck surfaces. You have heard how pressure washing can remove mold and mildew. You even know that pressure washing can even save you money in the long run…

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Most business owners understand how a pressure washer can help their property look it’s best. After all, pressure washing has the unique ability to remove even the toughest grime in a very short time frame. It is especially effective on surfaces that hand scrubbing cannot clean as well such as parking lots, sidewalks, awnings, and…

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If you have been following the events down in Florida this past week then likely you have seen images of tropical storm Debby. This tropical storm, moving very slowly across the peninsula, has dropped upwards of 20 inches of rain in less than three days causing major flooding in some parts of Florida. After the…

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Awnings, be it on a commercial building or a home, can make a huge difference on the property it is attached to. When done right, awnings can take a regular window space and transform it a cozy inviting setting. Besides the fact that they add a touch of style to a home or professionalism to…

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Newspaper headlines today seem to be pointing towards a recovery of the economy. However, in speaking to most people (especially business owners) they seem to feel the opposite is happening. No matter what side of the fence you fall on one – recovery or recession – one thing is for certain, this has been one…

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If you are like me you may have seen websites or read articles that refer to either pressure washing, pressure cleaning or power washing. Since they all seem to be referring to the same service what is the correct term to use? It is a good question! At J&L Professional Services we have been cleaning…

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Keeping you home clean is important for many reasons. For one, clean building materials simply last longer, meaning your home could last longer without expensive repairs. Also a clean, well maintained home is a point of pride for the owners and the neighborhood; nobody wants to live next door to a dirty home. But keeping…

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It’s hard to miss a professional pressure washer when you are driving down the street. Usually they have truck or flatbed pulling a tank, a bunch of houses and some cleaner. Most people think they know what pressure washing is, water coming out of a hose real fast. Something you could recreate at home with…

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If you have ever considered have your Wake Forest NC home professionally cleaned, or pressure washed, you no doubt hear about services such as gutter cleaning, and deck cleaning on top of the actual house cleaning itself. These services can make a dramatic difference in the appearance and pride one has in their home. However…

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ARC Power Washing has been proudly providing both residential and commercial pressure washing services to the Durham Triangle area for over 15 years! As a family owned and operated company, ARC Power Washing understands the immense pride that results from a well maintained home and a job well done. ARC Power Washing operates on the…

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With the arrival of March we start that inevitable trend of higher temperatures. Before you know it spring will be in full bloom! As spring arrives many people start to think about spring cleaning. Have you considered pressure washing your home this spring? Many Raleigh area homeowners find that this is the optimal time to…

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Hard to believe, but it is almost spring. As the old saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. But before those April showers arrive, it is extremely important that you have your gutters checked and cleaned out. Gutter cleaning is often an overlooked piece of home maintenance, but it is nonetheless extremely important! While it…

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With continued problems in the economy there have been a lot of new “fly by night” pressure washing companies that have surfaced in the Raleigh area recently. How can you choose the best pressure washing company so that your hard earned dollar doesn’t go to waste? As with any contractor, when shopping for a pressure…

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Many commercial buildings, including retail storefronts, restaurant patios, and real estate showcases have the wonderful addition of a vinyl or fabric awning.  Awnings are a wonderful addition to commercial buildings. The Problem Awnings weather easily.  Within 6-8 months, a new awning can accumulate blackish streaks from dirt, debris and acid rain.  For southern areas like…

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We get a lot of requests for our window cleaning service.  For the most part, window cleaning is one of those ‘Spring Cleaning’ items that everyone detests, and therefore, it gets put off until someone decides to either A) ditch the task altogether; or B) hire someone else to do it.  What you don’t realize is,…

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You can’t say you haven’t noticed.  Everywhere you look in Raleigh, there is a new power washing company.  Pressure washing rigs, both new and old, are swarming the streets of Raleigh trying to get a piece of the action.  That’s all well and good, but who should you choose?  What makes the difference between a…

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I often see sales at Lowes Home Improvement of Home Depot for power washers.  Do-It-Yourselfers love to save a buck by buying the equipment and taking on the task themselves.  After making their purchase, they head home and wait for that perfect Saturday morning to fire up their new power washer and pressure wash their…

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Some of the most common mistakes to avoid made by homeowners: Trying to remove the powdery coating called oxidation on aluminum siding. Removing this coating can cause discoloration and in some cases cause the siding to look like a completely different color. Using too much pressure can also force water up behind the siding where…

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J&L Professional Services is the #1 Choice For All of Your house cleaning needs! We are dedicated to making YOU AS THE CUSTOMER 100% HAPPY with your home and its appearance after we provide service for you. We hope that you choose ARC Power Washing for your house cleaning needs and look forward to providing…

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