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Make It Shine By Hiring An Exterior Cleaner In Wellington

Through all the seasons in Wellington that we get, there’s one thing that’s for sure: our houses do tend to take a battering. Even though the snowfall in Wellington generally sits at zero, we get our fair share of wind and rain, which can lead to our property exteriors getting dirty and weathered ahead of their time.

If you have a dirty house in The Glen, need your courtyard cleaned before you put on your own Wellington craft beer tasting evening, or even need cleaning contractors to clean Westpac Stadium before a game, then you need to hire an exterior cleaner for your residential or commercial property.

Services provided

The main cleaning services that professional cleaners will provide include

  • Driveway cleaning
  • Deck cleaning
  • Paving cleaning
  • Window cleaning
  • Fence cleaning
  • Concrete cleaning
  • Outdoor furniture washing
  • Pre-paint washing
  • General house washing

They use water blasting techniques generally, along with scrubbing. Professional cleaning contractors can work with almost all surfaces including brick, sandstone, weatherboard, hardwood, metal and tile.

High pressure cleaning can take away years of dirt in the flick of a switch. A build-up of dust, dirt and lichen and moss growth needs to be removed regularly to avoid deterioration of the surface underneath.

For delicate paintwork, they can also soft wash the exterior of your house, instead using sponges and rags to gently wash away the grime.

An outside cleaner may provide gutter cleaning and roof cleaning services, which should be high on your list of things to do before winter falls, especially if you have trees that overhang your house and drop leaves.

You may simply want to tidy up the yard before holding an outdoor party, in which case they can clean your decking or patio, or courtyard, pathways and tiled areas, sweep up leaves and ensure the surfaces are restored to a good condition.

An exterior cleaner may operate in multiple roles; they may also be gardeners, interior cleaners or handymen. The main tool that an external cleaner might require for your job is a high pressure hose, such as a Karcher. They may also use low pressure cleaning and possibly chemicals to clean with, so make sure you inform them of any allergies.

Time and Cost

Most exterior house cleaning will take no longer than a day, unless you have a particularly large house or outdoor area. Hourly rates will differ between cleaners. With no equipment and little experience, they may charge as little as $15/hour. Generally outdoor cleaning should cost no more than $60/hr. Exterior cleaners may instead charge per metre squared that they clean. Expect to pay more for any job that requires the cleaner to work at height (and make sure they are insured for high cleaning and possess the correct safety gear).

How to find a cleaner in Wellington

Don’t waste time searching around for cleaners online, let them chase your job. Use Builderscrack to post up your job and let tradespeople contact you. Include in your description of the job the approximate area to clean, time elapsed since last clean, what material the area is made out of and a picture if you think it will add to the description.

Latest exterior cleaning articles

Our blog is full with helpful news and knowledge covering exterior cleaning related repairs and renovations around your home. Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

Cleaners – What do They do?

Posted 05/11/10

Hiring a cleaner on a regular basis can be a game changer, so what is it that you can expect from one?… Domestic cleaners do a wide variety of household chores from vacuuming, mopping, wiping surfaces, through to changing linen, laundry, washing windows, cleaning fridges and ovens. They m

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Clean up After an Earthquake - What's Safe to Do?

Posted 13/04/17

During a large earthquake, considerable damage can be done to both your home and your belongings. While the first thought is to clean up the mess yourself, should you be calling the professionals to come and do it or your insurance company first? Ensuring your home is safe after an earthq

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Don't Skip These 5 Home Maintenance Tasks Before Summer

Posted 03/12/14

Summer is here and if you’ve got some home maintenance jobs you've been putting off, then summer is the perfect time to get them done...  Get ready for summer with 5 home maintenance tasks  Tune up your air conditioning: Prevent emergencies and be safe by hiring a tradie to tune up your ai

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Preparing Your Home for Spring

Posted 27/08/13

Spring is traditionally is the best time of the year to undertake maintenance jobs around the house. We offer up some key projects to tackle so you can get your home in shape for the summer season... At this time, there’s some warmth seeping back into the air, and it’s a good time to open

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Roof gutter clean

Posted 1 month ago

Needing roof gutters cleared and cleaned. House is one level to roof from back yard side and 2 levels on the front access. Wanting to get this done quite quickly as it's bad at the moment. Also a quote for exterior house clean separate to see if this can be done same time.

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General housework maybe two visits this week of two hours

Posted 2 months ago

putting out washing ,vacuuming , cleaning the bathroom

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Waterblast concrete in short time frame

Posted 1 month ago

We need our concrete surfaces waterblasted before the 13th of Jan

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Traffiguard deck resurfacing

Posted 1 month ago

Cracked tiles on the deck need urgent repair to ensure they don't can rip the butynol under the tiles causing leaks.

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House soft wash

Posted 3 months ago

Soft wash of 3 sides of 2 story house, base area 100m2

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Cleaning and clearing spouting

Posted 3 months ago

Clean and clear spouting and wash down house

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House washing (Exterior)

Posted 3 months ago

Hi, Thanks for trying to connect. I have found someone who'll be helping me with this job.Cheers. Need the following to be cleaned: - exterior walls - window panes - Gutter

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Two Storey House - Exterior House + Windows Washed

Posted 4 months ago

Two story house Windows to be washed / cleaned (external) House to be washed (external)

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House Wash

Posted 4 months ago

Looking for a house wash. Home has recently been painted. Home is 2 storey but majority can be accessed on-grade.

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House Wash - External

Posted 4 weeks ago

Hi, We are looking to get a quote for an external housewash - one quote for just the house and one quote for the house and roof. Thank you and will wait to hear back.

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House exterior wall and window wash

Posted 3 months ago

We're looking for a complete exterior wall and window wash. Our's is a 4 bedroom house, which is 2 stories high on one side. On the 2 story side we can provide access from inside to the wash the windows, but you will need the ability to reach from ground level to wash the second floor walls. The dirt is relatively superficial and does not have lots of old mold etc. The clean should be gentle to avoid taking paint off. Looking for a quality result at cost effective price.

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Exterior cleaning

Posted 3 months ago

Need cleaning of - Exterior walls - Window panes - Gutter

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Washing a back yard with mixed surfaces

Posted 2 months ago

Hi all, I've got a small back yard and steps with decking (almost new, so doesn't require much attention, just a quick clean) + dirty bricks + wooden retaining wall to be water blasted. I'd say it's no more than 50m2 altogether. Please let me know the approximate cost when contacting me. I would like this to be cleaned before the end of this year, if possible. Thank you!

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Moss removal

Posted 3 months ago

Requires moss and lichen removal off a south facing color steel roof. Roof is 16 years old..down pipe to water tank will need to be disconnected at same time.

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Thorndon outside

Posted 2 months ago

I have a retail store that needs parts of the exterior cleaned monthly. There is windows, painted walls, signage and a small amount of carparking. Target Furniture on Thorndon Quay

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House washing

Posted 1 month ago

House exterior washing without using strong chemicals. Includes garage area as well. The roof spouting needs to be checked

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Deck clean

Posted 2 months ago

A pine deck that is not stained needs cleaning after winter, leaf mould has made areas black

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Paint

Posted 4 months ago

remove the mould and wash and paint the whole roof

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Concrete garage floor waterblasting

Posted 2 months ago

I spilt some emerald green artists ink onto the garage floor and it has stained the floor and wondering if a waterblaster will help remove the ink stain. See picture below. Also wondering more or less how much such a service would cost. Thank you to the two people who have already responded - don't know how to contact you back....(first time on this site)

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Exterior House Wash - Single Level. Easy Access

Posted 3 months ago

Exterior House Wash - Single Level. Easy Access

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Recent exterior cleaning reviews

With over 156,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Cleaning and clearing spouting

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Patio Brick Cleaning

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th May 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Roof gutter clean

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

House Wash


30th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Washing a back yard with mixed surfaces

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Exterior house wash and windows

Work carried out by an employee of the company

8th May 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Home pre-sale exterior wash and windows in Wellington


19th February 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Exterior house wash

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th June 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Roof Treatment - moss


28th March 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Clean lichen off driveway

Work carried out by an employee of the company

22nd August 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Water blast decking

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st July 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Clean the archgola

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Need House and Gutter clean

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

House Wash - External


31st January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Moss removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Water Blasting House

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st August 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Water blasting in Central Wellington

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th August 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

House wash

Work carried out by an employee of the company

21st May 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

House soft wash


10th November 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

House Wash & Gutter Cleaning

Work carried out by an employee of the company

8th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

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Joined June 2019

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Joined February 2019

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Joined June 2019

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montado painting & Decorating 2014 Ltd

Joined March 2011

Hi I'm Fernando . I have 25 years experience painting and have a lot of excellent references . I am a responsible worker who takes pride in my work. I am experienced in interior and exterior painting and plastering. Also I do house washing and building. I would love to have the opportunity to give you a competitive quote. I will wash the house for free before the paint.

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NBC Ltd

Joined August 2017

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House & Co painters

Joined February 2018

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RR painting services

Joined August 2018

R.R Painters services ltd are your expert wellington painters. Specialising in commercial painting, residential painting, roof painting and house painting (both interior and exterior).

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Half Price property Service

Joined March 2016

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Tony's Painting & Building Services

Joined November 2016

We provide a high quality cost effective service for all your home and commercial needs. Exterior and interior painting undertaken by painters with 20 years plus experience. Interior and exterior maintenance carries out by an experienced builder. Happy to quote for large and smaller jobs, Satisfaction is a high priority for us and we won't let you down. Cheers Tony

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Dukes Digger & Earthworks Ltd

Joined October 2017

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Handyman Plus

Joined August 2018

Hi there , I'm available to do any general handyman work, Gib board repairs / painting Interior and Exterior / fencing / decking / plastering / general non compliance building work / water blasting / fitting doors and hardware etc . l have been doing this on and off for some 40 odd years . l have also completed a number of personal projects over the years incorporating all of the above, s...

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Newton Roofing

Joined March 2014

Hi. At Newton Roofing we’ve got you covered – from leaky roof repairs to severe storm damage roof restoration to a complete re roof. We have a long history as trusted roofing contractors in the residential roofing and building maintenance sectors. you can rely on Newton Roofing to deliver quality workmanship and excellent customer service. We provide a wide range of quality services for cust...

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Amk Tiling and Decorating

Joined October 2010

Hi there, we've been in business for the last 13yrs bathrooms/kitchens and waterproofing interior and exterior water blasting ,airless spraying are our specialty, all jobs considered big or small not a problem,competitive free quotes. Cheers Kane & crew

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The Gutter Guard Ltd

Joined July 2014

We have over 10 years experience in the Gutter protection and roof maintenance industry. We supply and install a UV stabilized gutter guard. With a 20 year life it is the perfect solution for eliminating dangerous gutter cleaning, birds nesting and water tanks/water collection. We also clean and repair gutters. Roof repairs/fix leaks, moss and lichen treatment/removal.

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Whisk Renovators

Joined February 2009

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Complete Homes Painting Limited

Joined March 2019

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Dynamic Mahi

Joined December 2017

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LawnXpress Property Maintenance Ltd

Joined March 2011

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Tcontracting

Joined December 2018

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stevefixit

Joined July 2010

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