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Seek Out Professionals for Your Naples-Area Pressure Washing

Seek Out Professionals for Your Naples-Area Pressure Washing

You want your Naples-area home or business premises to look fresh and new, right? Absent a fresh coat of paint and/or building materials replacement, pressure washing offers the easiest and most cost-effective means for restoring the fresh, like-new look of your home or business exterior. Indeed, pressure washing can be used on almost all building surfaces to clean and eliminate the buildup of:

  • Dirt
  • Dust
  • Mold
  • Mildew
  • Loose Paint
  • Grease
  • Oil
  • Airborne Pollutants
  • Graffiti
  • And more.

With this in mind, then, many home and business owners consider a do-it-yourself approach to the project, whether in hopes of cutting costs or because it seems like the easiest solution. However, and despite what you may have read or seen in blogs and YouTube videos, DIY pressure washing is not as cheap and easy as it might seem. So, while contemplating your pressure washing needs, consider these three reasons why you should hire a professional pressure washing company for the job instead of resorting to the DIY approach:

Save on Costs

The DIY yourself approach might seem cost-effective on its surface, but you might want to re-consider when you tally up the costs. The machinery itself is going to cost you, whether you rent or own. Pressure washing machine prices run the gamut from $150 or so on up to $1,000 (and far higher for commercial models) depending upon the motor, pressure rating, and various other features. Electric models on the cheaper side tend to be notoriously unreliable and prone to breakdowns and short service lives, while more costly gas-powered machines tend to be much more reliable and stand the test of time. Renting a machine might be the better option, as prices vary widely, depending upon the model, location, and rental service. Other DIY costs include water usage, gas/power, and the considerable expenditure of your time.

When you add it all up, you might realize that it is more cost-effective to hire a professional. For a flat fee, a professional power washing company can swiftly and efficiently tackle a cleaning job that might take you far longer to complete.

It’s the Safer Option

Pressure washing might appear to be a safe enough DIY job, but the high pressures of the water stream make these tools dangerous. In fact, in one recent year more than 6,000 emergency room visits were caused by pressure washing-related accidents. As a result, Consumer Reports issued a pressure washing safety alert and called for a national ban on zero-degree pressure washer nozzle sales, based on its ability to easily rip through skin. The high pressure of the water streams isn’t the only danger, though, as falls from ladders and rooftops while pressure washing also lead to numerous injuries each year.

All in all, allowing trained and experienced professional power washing personnel to handle the job is the safer option.

Avoid Surface Damage

Much as the high pressure of pressure washing streams can rip through skin, they can easily damage the surfaces of your home or business. If not handled correctly a pressure washer can peel paint, shred wood, erode brick, damage numerous other surfaces, and destroy adjacent plants and vegetation. Poorly aimed streams can be forced into spaces behind exterior walls where the unseen water will cause ongoing damage and deterioration. Professional pressure washing personnel are trained on how to effectively and safely clean all surfaces. In fact, you might be surprised to see that professional companies tend to apply far less pressure on many surfaces than you might think would be needed. For example, Naples-based FCI Painting uses soft washing techniques to safely and effectively power wash rooftops.

Turn to FCI Painting for Your Pressure Washing Needs

If you would like to spruce up your home or business premises with pressure washing and avoid the potential pitfalls of doing it yourself, FCI Painting can tackle the job for you. With more than 20 years of experience helping southwest Florida homeowners and businesses with all of their painting and building maintenance needs, contact FCI Painting online, or give us a call at (239) 435-1001.

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6 Stars

The entire process from start to finish was professional. They did a great job and left everything clean. Ryan wouldn’t leave until everything was perfect. The entire team was so responsive. I would recommend FCI to anyone. I would give them 6 stars if I could.

Bruce G

Reasonably Priced & Very Detailed

We have a three unit, two story condo building that needed an exterior painting job we awarded to FCI Painting. Their proposal was reasonably priced and very detailed. Richard Foden’s came to estimate the job and took the time to explain the process, answer questions and provide recommendations (that help us in our process). We received four proposals and FCI’s stood out making our decision straight forward. FCI crew was professional and the foreman ‘Eduardo’ exceptional. On a daily basis’s he communicated what to expect, what they would be achieving and the crews next steps. Crew was courteous and cleaned up the grounds every evening. We highly recommend FCI Painting company. Thanks

Leo G

Incredible Service

I honestly cannot recommend this company enough. I was attempting to find painters in Naples while I was still in Canada. Richard and his team were so helpful in the process, going above and beyond what I could have ever imagined. They were thorough, professional, and one of the best prices I found in the area. Incredible service.

Jeremy S

Definitely Use Them Again

Richard and his team were great to work with. They were polite, cleaned up and did an awesome job! I have already recommended them to people and would definitely use them again.

Helen R

Ahead of schedule

Very professional, prompt… even ahead of schedule. I will always use them from now on.

Brittany K

Can’t Recommend FCI Painting enough

I can’t recommend FCI Painting enough! Owner Richard Foden runs one of the finest painting companies I’ve ever had the pleasure to work with. When my business moved into our new office, we started researching painters in Naples, FL and FCI came highly recommended. The commercial painters that Richard works with are prompt, thorough and professional. After working with them in a business setting, I’ll be certain to give Richard a call next time I’m in need of house painters as well.

Martin V

Professional & Friendly

Had my condo painted by FCI Painting and they did an outstanding job! They were professional and friendly.

Eileen F

Competitive & Fair

FCI Painting did an outstanding job for us and we are more than pleased with the results. We found the pricing to be competitive and fair. Our painter, Chris, was an expert craftsman, patched several areas of drywall that needed attention and helped us work through a problem we had with one of the colors we chose. We would definitely recommend FCI painting for anyone looking for a quality job at a fair price.

Donna C

Way Above Expectation

Big thanks to FCI, I had them paint my house inside and out and they did a fantastic job, way above my expectations, there employees were punctual and polite, and the work was completed 2 days before the scheduled completion date. Would not hesitate to recommend A++++++++++

Neil S

Highly Suggest Their Work

FCI Painting did a fantastic job on my driveway. They were swift, neat, and very sharp eye on quality. I would highly suggest there work and I would call them again.

Tom D

Pleasure to Deal With

FCI did a great job painting our home! Job was done on time & on budget, no surprises! Rich was a pleasure to deal with & was very prompt when responding to a question or request. Chris, our painter, was on-time each day, always prepared, cleaned up every afternoon, worked at a good pace & super friendly. Would definitely use them again & recommend them highly!

Christine C

Always an Outstanding Job

My family has used FCI in our homes and businesses. They have always done an outstanding job, neat and clean and Richard is wonderful accommodating owner to work with. I would highly recommend this company to anyone.

Valerie G

Great Company, Great Results

Great Company, Great Results! We use FCI whenever we can!


Easy to Deal With

Pleasant and easy to deal with. Did exactly what they said they would, when they said they would do it. Would highly recommend.

Christopher G

Beautiful Work

Beautiful work and very friendly respectful employees. Couldn’t be happier.

Tiffany K