Black Stains On The Walls

What Are These Black Stains On The Walls? Understanding Ghosting On Walls vs. Mold

Oftentimes, inspectors and contractors will receive phone calls from homeowners who describe a mold problem that has recently developed on the walls and ceilings of their homes. Sometimes, they describe the mold patterns as black stains on the walls and ceilings that seem to be following the framing of the house. The good news for…
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Importance Of A Clean Building Exterior For Commercial & Industrial Facilities

Importance Of A Clean Building Exterior For Commercial & Industrial Facilities

The importance of keeping the inside of a business clean is well-known. Employees need to be able to work in a clean, usable space, and visiting clients and customers need to be impressed by a clean workplace. Recognizing this, most businesses will hire internal cleaning services to ensure that their interior space looks as good…
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Safe Wash Exterior Cleaning and Restoration

Why Is ‘Safe Wash’ The Superior Approach To Exterior Cleaning

Buildings get dirty over time. This is especially true in coastal Northern California, where climate conditions are perfect for mildew, algae and mold growth on exterior surfaces. These detractors, coupled with general weathering, can noticeably change the exterior aesthetics of residential and commercial structures, causing them to lose their appeal dramatically. The Safe Wash technique…
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Clean decorative concrete

Modern Hard Surface and Decorative Concrete Cleaning

It may not seem like it, but concrete has changed in recent decades. Unfortunately, our approach to modern hard surface and concrete cleaning has not kept pace. Use of pigmenting, different aggregates and various finishes have allowed concrete to become a decorative material, rather than solely a durable one. Today’s concrete patios, features, and buildings are…
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Oracle Arena roof after cleaning by Pacific Exterior

Pacific Exterior Restores the Roof of Oracle Arena for Beautiful Blimp Coverage

If you watched the 2018 NBA playoffs, you’ve probably seen some amazing overhead shots of Oracle Arena during the broadcast. Home of the reigning NBA Champion Golden State Warriors, the arena features a predominantly white roof that, until recently, was heavily discolored and in need of restoration. Pacific Exterior was selected to clean the roof…
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Why Smart Homeowners Prefer Non Pressure Soft Wash Roof Cleaning over Pressure Washing 300 - Santa Cruz, CA

Why Smart Homeowners Prefer Non-Pressure Soft-Wash Roof Cleaning Over Pressure Washing?

Spending $7,600 on a new roof increases the value of your home by $7,980. Although a profit of merely $380 on a home remodeling project may not seem like much, it’s more than what homeowners recoup from most other projects. In their first Remodeling Impact Report, published in 2015, the Realtor Magazine studied “the resale…
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How to Clean Rust Stain off Concrete - Santa Cruz, CA

How to Clean Rust Stains off Concrete

Cleaning rust stains off concrete isn’t that hard. Most of the time those reddish-brown spots on your driveways, porches, patios, and other concrete surfaces can be removed with cleaners you can find at home, such as vinegar and lemon juice. This said, occasionally you will run into stains that are so stubborn that you will…
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5 Reasons to “Safe Wash” Your House

When you own a home, it’s important to protect your investment for so many reasons. Keeping yourself and your family safe and comfortable in an attractive home has high priority. Curb appeal, keeping your homes value and the not so simple task of constant maintenance can also be time-consuming and frustrating. Here at Pacific Exterior,…
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Roof Cleaning Pacific Exterior - Santa Cruz, CA

Roof Cleaning “Makes Sense” According to Doctors

  Dr. Morgenroth is a semi-retired, adjunct professor of neurology at UM. He was a principal administrator in the Environment Health and Safety Division of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for 20 years; prior to that I was a Group Leader in the Toxicology Division at the Center for Food Safety and…
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Bleach Damage Pacific Exterior - Santa Cruz, CA

Does Chlorine or Bleach Damage the Environment?

  ALTHOUGH WE DO NOT RELEASE SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE INTO THE ENVIRONMENT, THESE ARE SOME INTERESTING FINDINGS: A Risk Assessment Report (RAR) conducted by the European Union on sodium hypochlorite conducted under Regulation EEC 793/93 concluded that this substance is safe for the environment in all its current, normal uses.[4] This is owed to its high…
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Stud Striping Pacific Exterior Santa Cruz, CA

Bacterial Stud Striping – Structure Striping

“STUD STRIPING” OR “STRUCTURE STRIPING” is a visible pattern that can be seen on building exteriors, typically on the north side and other shaded areas. This phenomenon is a common site on building exteriors, particularly in areas where there is consistent moisture due to humidity, coastal marine layers, low lying valley fog, etc. The dark…
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eclean Pacific Exterior Santa Cruz Ca

ECLEAN: The Roof Cleaning Issue

Pacific Roof Cleaning is proud to be featured as the cover photo of The Roof Cleaning Issue of eClean Magazine. That’s right, a whole magazine issue dedicated to roof cleaning, because it’s that important! The many benefits of getting your roof cleaned are especially highlighted in the article Power Washing: Let’s Talk Roof Cleaning, by…
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Roof Cleaning – Soft Wash Vs. Pressure Washing

An interview with Pacific Exterior owner Eric Schnaible Bay Area Homes for Sale PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOUR COMPANY AND THE SERVICES YOU OFFER. We specialize in chemical soft wash cleaning of roofs and exterior surfaces. WHAT ARE SOME OF THE BIGGEST BENEFITS OF HAVING YOUR ROOF CLEANED? Aesthetically it makes a…
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