driveway cleaning

The best time for Driveway Cleaning


driveway cleaning


M O Sullivan Garden and Tree Services offer cleaning for tarmac surfaces as well as aftercare for graveled surfaces. We are active in most parts of Dublin and most recently for this service, we have just completed driveway cleaning in Crumlin, Walkinstown, Kimmage, and Rathfarnham.

The best time to power wash your driveway or any outdoor surface typically depends on weather conditions and your specific circumstances. Here are some considerations:


Choose a day when the weather forecast predicts no rain or very minimal chances of precipitation. Power washing a drive when it’s dry outside ensures that the surface can dry properly afterward.


Avoid extremely hot or cold temperatures. Power washing in very hot weather can cause the water to evaporate too quickly, leaving behind streaks or residue. Similarly, power washing in freezing temperatures can lead to water freezing on the surface, creating slippery conditions.


In many regions, spring or early summer might be an optimal time for power washing, as it allows you to remove winter grime and prepare surfaces for outdoor activities. However, any time during the warmer months when conditions are suitable can be appropriate.

Time of Day:

Opt for early morning or late afternoon when the sun is not directly overhead. This can prevent the water from drying too quickly, allowing for more effective cleaning.

In summary, the best time to get your driveway or outdoor surfaces power washed is typically during dry, mild weather conditions, preferably in the spring or early summer.

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