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Remove Dark Stains with Roof Cleaning

What Causes the Dark Stains on a Roof? Have you noticed dark stains on your roof? Do they seem to be getting worse? These dark stains are caused by actively growing algae. Unfortunately, Florida’s high humidity and warm climate provide the perfect conditions for algae and mold to thrive. Because of the angle of the sun, the north and west sides of your roof stay wet from the morning dew […]

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Ongoing Safety Training at Awnclean

In ongoing safety training sessions, Awnclean’s entire field and operations teams participate in two hours of monthly training to make sure everyone stays safe on the job. Even though almost everyone on Awnclean’s team has been doing their job for 10+ years, the ongoing sessions are meant to prevent complacency on the job and to continually get everyone to remind themselves of where they’re at and who’s around them, especially […]

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Commercial Window Clean and Restoration

Rainy season is almost here. It’s certainly a blessing because the rain lowers the pollen levels, but it also becomes a hassle trying to keep the exterior of your buildings looking clean.   Business owners and facility managers always want to make sure the interior and exterior of their buildings shine. They want their customers, tenants, and anyone who visits the building to be impressed by its spotless appearance. Clean […]

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Commercial Pressure Washing Jobs

Pressure washing seems like it would be easy, but it isn’t, especially if you want to do it quickly, correctly, and safely. That’s why our commercial customers call Awnclean to take care of this regular maintenance for them. Awnclean has the right equipment and training to significantly improve the image of driveways, patios, walkways, roofs (shingle and tile), and just about every exterior surface around your business. Because high-pressure washing can cause […]

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Choosing an Awning Cleaning Service Company

When choosing an awning and canopy cleaning company, the most important criteria should be if the vendor is professional, experienced, and knowledgeable in the different techniques and chemicals used on different types of awnings and canopies. Awnings and canopies are expensive and can be easily damaged if cleaned incorrectly. There are some backlit, “eradicable” vinyls that can be destroyed if exposed to the wrong chemicals. The cost to clean an […]

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Cleaning Chemicals for Awnings and Canopies

The Material Determines the Type of Cleaner and Sealer It is important to educate yourself about the different fabrics and vinyl that are used for constructing awnings, as well as the different weights of these materials. This is vital because different materials will require different types of cleaners and techniques. In general, the better the fabric, or heavier weight, the better it will hold up to environmental abuse. If possible, […]

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How Often Should Awnings and Canopies Be Cleaned?

Protecting Your Awnings and Canopies               We are often asked, “How often should I clean my awnings?”  This will depend upon the awning material and location, but as a general rule, awnings should be cleaned three to four times per year for maximum lifespan and beauty. Awnings located near highways, airports, busy restaurants (due to the grease expelled through the duct work), and under […]

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The Lifespan of Awnings

What Ages Awnings? If not maintained, the average awning starts looking dirty within several months and, depending on its material, can develop permanent staining within one or two years. By years four and five, most awnings will look filthy, may have sunburning along the upper surfaces, and the material will likely be weakened. The flat top surface of awnings and the stress points, such as the curve from the vertical […]

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Why It’s Important to Keep Awnings Cleaned and Sealed

Awning Maintenance Made Easy Although awnings have been around in some form or another for hundreds of years, awning cleaning services are a relatively new concept. As retailers, restaurant chains, and other businesses spend more and more money on eye-catching, showy awnings, they have begun to realize the importance of protecting these investments. Regular awning cleaning and sealing not only extends the life of awnings, it keeps awnings looking great. […]

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