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Power Washing With the Pros

Locally Owned Exact Prowash Cleans Outdoor Spaces So Homeowners Can Focus On Fun And Entertaining

Article by Jacquie Mazziotta

Photography by Provided

Originally published in Canton Lifestyle

Mold and algae can often be found around leaking pipes and ceilings, but the green slime is also commonly found in outdoor living spaces.

“Over time, algae, mildew, molds and fungus can grow and migrate underneath your siding and roofing. It can cause serious health risks as well as expensive repairs. Washing your home not only eliminates those concerns but also restores your home to the beauty it should be,” says Brent McKimm, president of Exact Prowash Inc., a locally owned and operated residential and commercial power washing company founded in 2007.

Specialized power washing services provided by Exact Prowash include house washing, concrete clean and seal, cleaning services for roofs, gutters, decks, windows and kitchen exhausts. 

Power washing is also commonly performed in commercial settings, for example, removing graffiti from concrete bridges and brick buildings. 

Additionally, the soft washing method is also used on surfaces when warranted. This process is a gentle cleaning technique that removes grime, dirt, stains and algae without affecting the integrity of the home. Due to the use of low water pressure, soft washing is often used to clean more fragile surfaces to avoid damage. Depending on the area being cleaned, professional washers will determine the best method.

Unfortunately for do-it-yourself enthusiasts, a regular garden hose doesn’t have the same power offered by power washing, which removes stubborn bubble gum and stains from driveways, patios and walkways. 

“Right now a lot of people out there who have grabbed a power washer off the shelf at a hardware store think they can do what we do. (But) there’s more to it, and professionalism and experience is something you pay for,” says Brent.

The recommended power washing schedule for homes and outdoor living spaces is annual. However, wooded lots and areas with a lot of tree growth and heavy landscaping can typically be done twice a year. Other areas like roofs, patios and driveways vary based on wear, discoloration and exposure to various elements. Regardless of the surface that needs cleaned, Exact Prowash can help determine best practices.

“We are rooted in family values. We love helping out our communities and bringing smiles to our neighbors' faces. Having been born and grown up in Stark County, I couldn’t think of a better place for our business,” says Brent.

Thinking globally and acting locally, Exact Prowash’s methods are eco-friendly. The company has also partnered with Habitat for Humanity and is donating a portion of its proceeds to the local organization, according to Brent.

His passion for cleanliness and community can be seen in his work.

“There’s something so extremely satisfying about stripping away algae, mold, mildew, fungus and gunk,” he says.

The company offers a 100% guarantee on work for residential and commercial customers in Northeast Ohio, as well as Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Call 330.639.5249 for a free consultation or learn more by visiting

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Three Reasons to Hire an Expert

1.)  It's faster, saving you time and money.

2.)   It's safer, preventing personal injury and house damage.

3.)   Professional contractors use an eco-friendly solution that complies with EPA requirements.