Cleaning is hard work, so we need all the help we can get. But maybe it would be way easier to go motivate yourself if you thought that it's not a chore but the most satisfying experience in the universe? Bored Panda has collected some before-and-after examples of wiping the dirt away, and they will make you take out the mop ASAP.

From professional high pressure cleaning machines to refurbishing old paintings, the people featured in this list certainly know how to handle a swab. Scroll down to check out the images and upvote your faves.

#1 Decided To Have Some Fun While Powerwashing My Dirty Driveway

Decided To Have Some Fun While Powerwashing My Dirty Driveway

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Lios 9 months ago

That's pretty awesome! Nicely done!

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#2 New York Used To Be A Much Dirtier City Back When The Northeast Ran On Coal Plants

New York Used To Be A Much Dirtier City Back When The Northeast Ran On Coal Plants

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~Ravenclaw~ OwO 9 months ago

This is an album cover right here!

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#3 My Wife Cleaned The Knobs Off Of The Old Cabinets In Our Basement

My Wife Cleaned The Knobs Off Of The Old Cabinets In Our Basement

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Hope Floats 9 months ago

Oh wow.. These are beautiful. Who would have thought all that grime would be hiding so much detail!

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#4 2 Stages Of Hoarder House. You Would Have No Idea

2 Stages Of Hoarder House. You Would Have No Idea

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Pamela24 9 months ago

I really admire the people who cleaned this space.

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#5 Got Transferred To A New McDonald's Store. First Thing I Did Was Scrub Their Vats

Got Transferred To A New McDonald's Store. First Thing I Did Was Scrub Their Vats

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Mark Smallman 9 months ago

Mmmm, makes you wonder why they aren't that clean anyway?

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#6 I'm Ashamed To Admit That I Didn't Realize How Dirty This Swing Was Until My Wife Asked Me To Clean It. It's Not Painted Green, That's Just Years Of Gunk

I'm Ashamed To Admit That I Didn't Realize How Dirty This Swing Was Until My Wife Asked Me To Clean It. It's Not Painted Green, That's Just Years Of Gunk

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Pamela24 9 months ago

Am I the only one who likes the left side better?

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#7 Our Cabin At The Lake

Our Cabin At The Lake

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Janine B. 9 months ago

Wow, looks like a completely new house!

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#8 Algae - Algone

Algae - Algone

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Moo Jar 9 months ago

Such a great cleaning job

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#9 This Church In Detroit Hasn't Been Cleaned Since It Was Built 134 Years Ago. I Always Thought The Stone Was Black

This Church In Detroit Hasn't Been Cleaned Since It Was Built 134 Years Ago. I Always Thought The Stone Was Black

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Alex K 9 months ago

it was the air that was black

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#10 Cleaning Rust Off Metal With A Laser

Cleaning Rust Off Metal With A Laser

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Molly Tallmadge 9 months ago

SATISFY

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#11 Marischal College In Aberdeen, The 2nd Largest Granite Building In The World, Has Been Cleaned. Before And After

Marischal College In Aberdeen, The 2nd Largest Granite Building In The World, Has Been Cleaned. Before And After

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LGI 9 months ago

Wow, that was worth doing! It looks brand new.

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#12 So After My Previous Washer Broke I Went Out And Bought A New One, Managed To Complete The Whole Backyard

So After My Previous Washer Broke I Went Out And Bought A New One, Managed To Complete The Whole Backyard

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Steve Bowman 9 months ago

Wow, a dog appeared under the dirt.

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#13 Before And After Of A Playground Cleaned At Wirral School. The Difference Is Amazing

Before And After Of A Playground Cleaned At Wirral School. The Difference Is Amazing

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stellermatt 9 months ago

awesome!

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#14 Trinity Abbey In My Hometown, Mid-Cleaning

Trinity Abbey In My Hometown, Mid-Cleaning

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Randy Inbred 9 months ago

Gandalf the Grey went in the left door and emerged as Gandalf the White from the right door!

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#15 My Cousin Does Powerwashing For A Living. He Recently Posted This

My Cousin Does Powerwashing For A Living. He Recently Posted This

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stellermatt 9 months ago

is he the new sheriff, coz he sure is cleaning up this town!

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#16 200 Years Of Varnish Removed From A Painting

200 Years Of Varnish Removed From A Painting

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~Ravenclaw~ OwO 9 months ago

It's sad that someone managed to fuck up the Jesus painting. But they did great with this one!

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#17 Solina Damn In Poland

Solina Damn In Poland

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Wolfik 9 months ago

Beautiful

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#18 Told The Wife The Floor Was Gross And Needed Cleaning. She Said We Don't Need To. Clean Half She Said And Let's See The Difference. Mission Accomplished (We Don't Have Tiled Floors)

Told The Wife The Floor Was Gross And Needed Cleaning. She Said We Don't Need To. Clean Half She Said And Let's See The Difference. Mission Accomplished (We Don't Have Tiled Floors)

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diane a 9 months ago

Could have cleaned the whole thing in a quarter of the time - someone clearly had nothing more constructive to do with their day - lol

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#19 Today I Power Washed A Running Track

Today I Power Washed A Running Track

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Peak25500 9 months ago

This task will probably be a long race...

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#20 I Cleaned A Jetty Yesterday With A Power Washer. Hadn't Been Touched In Over 15 Years. Can't Believe The Difference It Made. Bonus Dog Pictures

I Cleaned A Jetty Yesterday With A Power Washer. Hadn't Been Touched In Over 15 Years. Can't Believe The Difference It Made. Bonus Dog Pictures

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Pamela24 9 months ago

Oh, what a lovely bonus!

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#21 Walked By At Just The Right Time

Walked By At Just The Right Time

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ItsYaBoi 9 months ago

This reminds me of 2 chess pieces

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#22 Cleaned For The First Time In 5 Years

Cleaned For The First Time In 5 Years

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Linda Brown 8 months ago

Wow, wow, wow, wow, wow.

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#23 Power Washing A Dirty Truck

Power Washing A Dirty Truck

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Hope Floats 9 months ago

When was the last time this was cleaned? 1922?

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#24 I Power Washed A Garden Bench The Wife Gave Me 16 Years Ago

I Power Washed A Garden Bench The Wife Gave Me 16 Years Ago

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A Little Light Arson 9 months ago

Nuuu... Not the Lichen!

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#25 Satisfaction

Satisfaction

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Daria B 9 months ago

I can get no (sorry, I had to)

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#26 Nottingham City Looking A Little Brighter

Nottingham City Looking A Little Brighter

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The Laugh Fan 9 months ago

Apart from the chewing gum blobs.

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#27 The Power Washers Realised They Got The Wrong House, But At Least We Got A Free Sample

The Power Washers Realised They Got The Wrong House, But At Least We Got A Free Sample

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Lios 9 months ago

Yes, they do that on purpose, hoping it will annoy the living hell out of you so you hire them to finish the job.

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#28 They're Power Washing The Fountain Stones At Work

They're Power Washing The Fountain Stones At Work

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stellermatt 9 months ago

what happens when you turn them over?

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#29 Cleaning A Dirty Griddle

Cleaning A Dirty Griddle

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~Ravenclaw~ OwO 9 months ago

Can I just sit here for a little while?

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#30 Before And After Bathroom Cleaning. The Power Washer Was My Arm

Before And After Bathroom Cleaning. The Power Washer Was My Arm

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nanashi 9 months ago

you got strong arms.

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#31 St. Patrick’s Unveils Its Immaculate Facelift

St. Patrick’s Unveils Its Immaculate Facelift

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Izzy S-B 9 months ago

Was this one further up just mid-cleaning?

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#32 I Never Knew That The Building Was Nearly White

I Never Knew That The Building Was Nearly White

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stellermatt 9 months ago

the world could be a brighter place if we just tidied it up

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#33 Boom

Boom

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Mikhail Malakhanov 9 months ago

even the water seems to be clearer..

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#34 Built By Her Grandfather. I Thought It Was Just A Bad Stain. Had No Idea

Built By Her Grandfather. I Thought It Was Just A Bad Stain. Had No Idea

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Ana 9 months ago

wow

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#35 My Favorite Building In Uppsala Is Going Through A Power Washing Makeover

My Favorite Building In Uppsala Is Going Through A Power Washing Makeover

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Anne 9 months ago

Nice

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#36 Scrubbed A Ceiling Rose Clean With A Toothbrush Whilst Renovating A House

Scrubbed A Ceiling Rose Clean With A Toothbrush Whilst Renovating A House

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A S Koziol 9 months ago

Thank you for saving this!!

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#37 This Was Last Summer. My Pops Was So Impressed, He Went In Socks On And All

This Was Last Summer. My Pops Was So Impressed, He Went In Socks On And All

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C 9 months ago

The socks make me uncomfortable!

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#38 Cleaning A Platinum Ring That Hasn't Been Cleaned For 20+ Years

Cleaning A Platinum Ring That Hasn't Been Cleaned For 20+ Years

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Randy Inbred 9 months ago

If you put any metal jewellery in a wrapped up piece of tin foil with a big spoon of salt and then immerse in hot water it comes out really shiny!

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#39 My Brother Recently Bought His First House. This Was The Very First Thing I Did When I Saw His Back Yard

My Brother Recently Bought His First House. This Was The Very First Thing I Did When I Saw His Back Yard

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Samantha Bing 9 months ago

You're an awesome brother

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#40 Just A Roof Being Cleaned

Just A Roof Being Cleaned

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~Ravenclaw~ OwO 9 months ago

I watched this for wayyyyyy longer than I was supposed to.

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#41 My Shoes Before And After A Cleaning

My Shoes Before And After A Cleaning

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Lios 9 months ago

And new, brightly colored laces. That makes a whole lot of difference :)

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#42 Power Washed My Driveway After 5 Years Of Buildup

Power Washed My Driveway After 5 Years Of Buildup

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Ana 9 months ago

how is it possible that the buildup is so black?

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#43 Chicago's National Building In The Middle Of A Facelift

Chicago's National Building In The Middle Of A Facelift

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elle woods 9 months ago

*kisses fingers like an italian chef*

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#44 Tadaaa!

Tadaaa!

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Hewwo 9 months ago

better, than ever

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#45 I Thought Our Roof Was Supposed To Be Black. Apparently Not

I Thought Our Roof Was Supposed To Be Black. Apparently Not

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Linda Brown 8 months ago

Lol, I guess not

#46 My All Time Favorite Power Wash. Grimy Swimming Pool

My All Time Favorite Power Wash. Grimy Swimming Pool

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Nini 9 months ago

Wow. You annihilated a whole ecosystem here.

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#47 I Believe This Came Out Rather Nicely

I Believe This Came Out Rather Nicely

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mbergen 9 months ago

I've never seen a driveway with a step before.

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#48 I’m Falling In Love With My Power Washer

I’m Falling In Love With My Power Washer

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Lios 9 months ago

I would have cleaned the street, but not the stones. They look much nicer with the moss.

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#49 Probably My Favorite Thing To Use A Power Washer For

Probably My Favorite Thing To Use A Power Washer For

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ptm45 9 months ago

look at that beast! whoa!

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#50 My First Go At Power Washing. I Think I’m Hooked

My First Go At Power Washing. I Think I’m Hooked

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Lee roberts 9 months ago

I thought there was a dip in the grass under the mat at first.

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#51 Today's Job - Good As New

Today's Job - Good As New

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Ilona Z 9 months ago

I have to say it - pover washing is just amazing. guys, I need this device. straight away.

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#52 What I Did At Work Today

What I Did At Work Today

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Mark Smallman 9 months ago

The irony of having to clean something that itself cleans something else :)

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#53 I Always Thought I Had A "Dark Stone" Walkway

I Always Thought I Had A "Dark Stone" Walkway

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Lisa Catacosinos 9 months ago

So much more stunning!

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#54 Received A Tip As The Customer Was Very Happy With My Work. My First Job Too

Received A Tip As The Customer Was Very Happy With My Work. My First Job Too

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Rory August 9 months ago

You did a great job!

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#55 Triangles From Carpet Cleaning. Hypnotic Before/After Picture

Triangles From Carpet Cleaning. Hypnotic Before/After Picture

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Moo Jar 9 months ago

Illumi-clean

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#56 Detroit's Book Tower Being Cleaned And Restored

Detroit's Book Tower Being Cleaned And Restored

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Carmen McLellan 9 months ago

Damn, those statues got abs. I need to up my workout.

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#57 3 Hour Timelapse Patio Clean

3 Hour Timelapse Patio Clean

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Sunny San Diego 9 months ago

Who knew the paving was multi color?

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#58 I Forgot What It Used To Look Like

I Forgot What It Used To Look Like

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~Ravenclaw~ OwO 9 months ago

OMG! I love this one a lot. Just clear away all the gooey blackness and UGH! SO DARN SATISFYING!

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#59 Power Washing At The Mall

Power Washing At The Mall

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Bway_Gonnabe11 9 months ago

THERE ARE TIRE MARKS I MIGHT MURDER THE PERSON WHO DID THAT

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#60 I Recently Decided To Surprise My Parents By Cleaning Around The House While They Were Out Of Town. These Are The Results

I Recently Decided To Surprise My Parents By Cleaning Around The House While They Were Out Of Town. These Are The Results

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frederic eeckman 9 months ago

They will be happy !

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#61 Power Washing Timelapse

Power Washing Timelapse

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ItsYaBoi 9 months ago

#Satisfying

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#62 Took This Photo Of The Hofburg Imperial Palace While In Austria. They're In The Process Of Cleaning Off Years Of Buildup

Took This Photo Of The Hofburg Imperial Palace While In Austria. They're In The Process Of Cleaning Off Years Of Buildup

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Sunzilla 9 months ago

There's a tree at my bus stop that looks like this...

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#63 Got A Little Carried Away Washing Our Sailboat

Got A Little Carried Away Washing Our Sailboat

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Cookie 9 months ago

The top! The top!

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#64 Just Completed Cleaning The Dulverton War Memorial. Here's A Before And After. Hand Cleaned Only

Just Completed Cleaning The Dulverton War Memorial. Here's A Before And After. Hand Cleaned Only

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Susan Callihan 9 months ago

Power washing does take off a bit of surface every time, so on more delicate items, one powerwash then annual maintenance by hand.

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#65 This Was Anywhere Between 35-60 Years Worth Of Gnar

This Was Anywhere Between 35-60 Years Worth Of Gnar

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Connie Martin 9 months ago

What's gnar?

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#66 Some Concrete Cleaning

Some Concrete Cleaning

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Nini 9 months ago

Uh... Now time for gardening. The plants looked better when it was dirty lol

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#67 Cleaning Rock Climbing Holds

Cleaning Rock Climbing Holds

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Dan H 9 months ago

thought he was cleaning a banana

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#68 Deep Cleaning A Car Seat

Deep Cleaning A Car Seat

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Nadine Ducca 9 months ago

Yeeeaaaaahhhh! I have a vacuum cleaner that more or less does that and it's SO satisfying to vacuum the couch or the rug. We have four cats, so things get furry.

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#69 This Deck Hadn't Been Washed Since It Was Built In 1987. It Was So Satisfying To Clean

This Deck Hadn't Been Washed Since It Was Built In 1987. It Was So Satisfying To Clean

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frederic eeckman 9 months ago

I guess it's less slippery now :D

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#70 No Matter How Old I Get, Power Washing Never Ceases To Amaze Me

No Matter How Old I Get, Power Washing Never Ceases To Amaze Me

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PyroarRanger 9 months ago

:0

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#71 Long Overdue

Long Overdue

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Thegreatcountryofverden 9 months ago

Y u no clean wood?

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#72 My Neighbor Walter White Power Washing His Home

My Neighbor Walter White Power Washing His Home

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birdhouse 9 months ago

Walter...LOL.

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#73 Grave Stone

Grave Stone

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Cookie 9 months ago

Beautiful marble!

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#74 Like New Lion Fountain

Like New Lion Fountain

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Lisa Florina 9 months ago

I like the old one more ...

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#75 These People Were Stoked

These People Were Stoked

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Brenda Pereira 8 months ago

A new fence!!

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#76 Is It Good Enough?

Is It Good Enough?

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Kevin Camp 9 months ago

As good as it look, I kind of like the little patches of mother nature growing through the stone gaps.

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#77 Before And After Of A Lion An Alumni Donated To My Fraternity. Pretty Happy With How It Turned Out

Before And After Of A Lion An Alumni Donated To My Fraternity. Pretty Happy With How It Turned Out

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Izzy S-B 9 months ago

I cleaned a statue similar to this but accidently chipped some off....

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#78 Brick Pressure Cleaning

Brick Pressure Cleaning

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