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Ask the Cleaning Experts – Composite Deck Needs Help

The Cleaning Experts at  A Clean Streak answer your toughest cleaning questions.

Cleaning a dirty deckKris L. from Anacortes asks: Help! This past March we moved into a beautiful house that has a wrap-around outside deck made of some sort of composite material (not wood). Now that spring has rolled around, we want to take full advantage of this outdoor space, but when we moved the old oak whiskey half-barrels the previous owners used as planters, we found the decking to be stained. We also found some grease stains on the boards in one corner of the deck where they must have kept their barbecue grill. My husband Ray wants to rent a pressure washer (which he’s never used before) and blast all these stains away, but I’m worried we’ll damage the decking. Do you have any suggestions to clean up this mess?

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Ask the Expert – Roof Woes

The Cleaning Experts at  A Clean Streak answer your toughest cleaning questions.

Bird on RoofJason B. from Skagit County asks: When I was raking all that snow off my roof a few weeks ago, I noticed a lot of white spots on my asphalt shingles. Upon closer inspection, I realized that those spots were bird droppings. I’m guessing that I should do something to clean the shingles, but I’m not sure what method would work best. What do you think? Should I pull out the pressure washer as soon as it’s warm enough? Or just let my roof stay as it is?

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Ask the Experts – Icy Gutter Solutions

The Cleaning Experts at  A Clean Streak answer your toughest cleaning questions.

Icy DownspoutRay G. from Anacortes asks: After that long stretch of mild weather we had this winter, I didn’t think I’d encounter this problem. But the recent onslaught of snow, rain, and wind has created a logjam of ice and debris (mostly pine twigs and needles) in my gutters and downspouts, and I really need to free them up to handle what’s to come when we get our first thaw. My wife’s not supportive of any of my ideas (I’m thinking of climbing up on to the roof with an ice pick and some salt)…do you have any expert tips you could share for cleaning gutters in winter? Continue reading

Ask the Experts – Cleaning Window Screens

The Cleaning Experts at  A Clean Streak answer your toughest cleaning questions.

Cleaning Window ScreensSamantha M. from Anacortes asks: Now that winter is almost over (I hope), I really want to let the sunshine in…but my window screens are just filthy. I know that the best way to clean them is to take them out, but some of them just won’t budge. Do you have any tips you can share to help me clean my screens while they’re still in place?

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SICBA Home & Garden Best of Show

2016 SICBA Home & Garden Show – Best of Show

We’re proud to announce that A Clean Streak has been awarded the Best of Show ribbon for our booth at the 2016 SICBA Home & Garden Show.

We bring the same level of dedication and effort that resulted in us earning this award to every job we’re hired to perform. Our current clients are well aware of our quality window cleaning, gutter cleaning, roof cleaning, and pressure washing services.
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