Window Cleaning And Pressure Washing Services

Mold

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A mold (US) or mould (UK / NZ / AU / ZA / IN / CA / IE) is a fungus that grows in the form of multicellularfilaments called hyphae.[1][2] In contrast, fungi that can adopt a single-celled growth habit are called yeasts.

Molds are a large and taxonomically diverse number of fungal species in which the growth of hyphae results in discoloration and a fuzzy appearance, especially on food and standing structures.[3]  appears like very fine, fluffy white threads over the surface. Cross-walls (septa) may delimit connected compartments along the hyphae, each containing one or multiple, genetically identical nuclei. The dusty texture of many molds is caused by profuse production of asexual spores (conidia) formed by differentiation at the ends of hyphae. The mode of formation and shape of these spores is traditionally used to classify molds.[4] Many of these spores are colored, making the fungus much more obvious to the human eye at this stage in its life-cycle.

Molds are considered to be microbes and do not form a specific taxonomic or phylogenetic grouping, but can be found in the divisions Zygomycota and Ascomycota. In the past, most molds were classified within the Deuteromycota.[5]

Molds cause biodegradation of natural materials, which can be unwanted when it becomes food spoilage or damage to property. Best action here is to pressure wash as pressure washing removes it all.

Algae

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Algae (/ˈældʒi, ˈælɡi/; singular alga /ˈælɡə/) is an informal term for a large, diverse group of photosynthetic eukaryotic organisms that are not necessarily closely related, and is thus polyphyletic. Included organisms range from unicellular microalgae, such as Chlorella and the diatoms, to multicellular forms, such as the giant kelp, a large brown alga which may grow up to 50 m in length. Most are aquatic and autotrophic and lack many of the distinct cell and tissue types, such as stomata, xylem, and phloem, which are found in land plants. The largest and most complex marine algae are called seaweeds, while the most complex freshwater forms are the Charophyta, a division of green algae which includes, for example, Spirogyra and stoneworts.

No definition of algae is generally accepted. One definition is that algae "have chlorophyll as their primary photosynthetic pigment and lack a sterile covering of cells around their reproductive cells".[2] You find green algae on low lying rocks and walkways in wet areas. The best action here is to pressure wash as pressure washing removes it all. Then sealing of the pavors or concrete is recommended, when sealed its hard for it to return.


Hard Water Stains

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 Hard water stains are known by many names - limescale, mineral deposits, mineral buildup, hard water deposits - but the meaning is the same. Hard water stains appear as chalky white residue that results from buildup of excess minerals present in hard water.  Hard water is water that has high mineral content (in contrast with "soft water"). Hard water is formed when water percolates through deposits of limestone, chalk or gypsum which are largely made up of calcium and magnesium carbonates, bicarbonates and sulfates.  

Sprinklers in your yard or brick on your buildings go hand in hand with hard water stains as these are the primary causes!  The best action to take here is a window restoration. This of course covers the window cleaning. Contact for details.  

Fungus

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 any of a diverse group of eukaryotic single-celled or multinucleate organisms that live bydecomposing and absorbing the organic material in which they grow, comprising themushrooms, molds, mildews, smuts, rusts, and yeasts, and classified in the kingdom Fungi or, in some classification systems, in the division Fungi (Thallophyta) of the kingdom Plantae. 

Found on old rock statues. The best action here is to pressure wash as pressure washing removes it all.

Condensation inside glass

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 Condensation in a thermal window typically indicates a failure of the seal between the glass panels and/or saturation of the desiccant. Because a breached seal allows fresh air and water vapor to enter the window space, acondensation problem simply becomes a function of nature. 

This can be drastically reduced by caulking around the window or glass frames in the door on both sides. First we caulk the window then do a full window cleaning service.  

Failed/worn Window tint

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This happens most with mirrored windows,  it looks almost like a blurry rainbow when the sun reflects just right. Unfortunately there is nothing you can do as most of these windows have the tint installed inside of the glass. The best option here is to replace. You can tell where the tint is by running your fingernail up the inside of the window, if ii slide smoothly the tint is inside the window. The best action here is to replace or do a full window cleaning service.