Home is where the heart is.  The outside of a home is just as important as the inside when it comes to maintenance and style.  Making sure things like the siding, fencing, and other areas are properly care for will go a long way towards the home value and comfort.

Finding local pros that can work on the exterior of a home is important. Quality house painters, siding experts, local pressure washers, and solar panel pros can all help make the exterior of the home even better.  Angie's List does recommend getting at least 3 estimates before starting any exterior work on the home. 

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Pressure Washing
Dear Angie: What kind of companies can I hire to pressure wash a home and a wood deck? Are there any risks with power washing? -- Alan M., River Vale, New Jersey
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Deck MaintenancePressure Washing
Need to pressure wash or stain your deck? Highly rated deck pros say fall weather provides optimal conditions for deck repair and maintenance.
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After a few years, cedar fences tend to fade to gray. Learn how you can clean your fence with a pressure washer, then stain it to restore its beauty.
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Think of it as a list of annual chores for home sweet home.
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Use chlorine bleach as a mold disinfectant for bathroom and kitchen countertops, tubs and shower glass, but not on wood decks.
 
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