Questions you should ask a patio & driveway cleaning company.

Having a clean and well-maintained patio and driveway enhances your home’s aesthetic appeal and lengthens its lifespan. However, with time, these outdoor spaces can accumulate dirt, grime, and other debris that can be difficult to clean without professional help. This is where patio and driveway cleaning companies come in. But how do you choose the right cleaning company for your needs?

In this article, I will cover “Questions you should ask before hiring a patio and driveway cleaning company”. I will also add a short video showing our process and some extra blogs to help you find a company near you!

Questions you should ask before hiring a patio and driveway cleaning company:

1. What services do you offer?

The first question you should ask a patio and driveway cleaning company is what services they offer. Do they just clean patios and driveways, or do they also offer other outdoor cleaning services? Knowing the extent of their services will help you determine if they are the right fit for your needs.

2. How do you clean patios and driveways?

Different companies use different techniques and equipment to clean patios and driveways. Some use pressure washing, while others use chemical cleaners or a combination. Ask the company about their methods and equipment and whether they can remove stains or marks on your outdoor surfaces.

3. Do you have insurance and licenses?

Ensuring the patio and driveway cleaning company you hire has proper insurance and licenses is essential. This will protect you in case of any damages or injuries that occur during the cleaning process. Ask to see their insurance and licenses before hiring them.

4. Can you provide references?

A reputable patio and driveway cleaning company should be able to provide references from previous clients. These references will give you an idea of their professionalism, reliability, and quality of work.

5. What is your pricing structure?

Pricing is an essential part of choosing a patio and driveway cleaning company. Ask for a breakdown of their pricing structure, including any additional fees during the cleaning process. Be cautious of companies that offer extremely low prices, as they may not provide quality services. Checking their reviews could help you to determine this.

6. What is your availability?

Make sure to ask about the company’s availability and schedule. Can they clean your patio and driveway at a convenient time for you? How long will the cleaning process take? Knowing the answers to these questions will definitely help you plan accordingly and ensure that the cleaning process does not disrupt your daily routine.

7. What are your experience and training?

Experience and training are critical factors in patio and driveway cleaning. Ask the company about their experience in the industry and any relevant training or certifications they have. A company with experienced and trained technicians is more likely to provide quality services and handle any challenges that may arise during the cleaning process.

8. What products do you use?

Ask the company about the products they use to clean patios and driveways. Are they environmentally friendly? Will they harm your outdoor surfaces or any surrounding plants or vegetation? 

9. Do you offer any guarantees?

A reputable patio and driveway cleaning company should offer some form of guarantee for their services. Ask about their guarantee policy and what happens if you are unsatisfied with their work. This guarantee will give you peace of mind and ensure you get the best value for your money.

10. Can you provide a written estimate?

Finally, ask the company if they can provide a written estimate for their services. This will help you avoid any pricing surprises and ensure you get a fair deal. Ensure the estimate includes all services and fees, so you know exactly what to expect.

So, as you can see… hiring a patio and driveway cleaning company requires careful consideration and research. These questions will help you find a company that meets your needs and provides quality.

This is a short video showing our patio & driveway cleaning process:

To help you find a company near you, click on this link:

Patio and Driveway Cleaning Services in Cambridgeshire?

If you want to see our reviews and a few others, click on this link:

Reviews about patio and driveway cleaning.


 Written by Tracey Gilbey, Marketing and Admin Coordinator at Art of Clean.

For further advice or information on our Carpet and Soft Furnishing care, please do not hesitate to contact the Art of Clean team on 01223 901551 in Cambridge. Our services include Carpet Cleaning, Upholstery Cleaning, oriental and area Rug Cleaning, Curtain Cleaning, Patio, and Driveway Pressure washing, Leather Cleaning, Stone and Tile Floor Cleaning, and Wood Floor Sanding and Restoration. We also supply new flooring and carpets through our sister company Art of Flooring. Our Dry-Cleaning service is provided by Farthings Cambridge