Cleaning siding is not an extremely hard job, as much as it is just a lot of work. It is noticeable that it is time to clean vinyl siding when the siding seems to show a white look to it. You can go to a nearby hardware store and purchase special cleaning supplies for cleaning the vinyl  siding, however cleaning vinyl siding could cause the color to fade and may require painting the vinyl siding anyway. Having a professional in either case may be a good idea if you really need to be cleaning the vinyl siding.  Pressure washing is one of the most affordable and simplest ways to increase your homes value and a good way to prevent the cost, time, and trouble of future repairs.  Power washing aluminum, steel, vinyl or wood siding removes grit that grinds away the surface like sandpaper when it's agitated by wind or rain. Power washing is also a good way to prepare a house's surface for repainting. If you're lucky, once the siding is clean you may find that you don't need to paint after all. Keeping your siding clean produces unmistakable results. The algae, dirt and pollution that build up on the exterior of your home produces a rather dingy, undesirable appearance. Pressure washing can clean your siding right up and restore it's previous appeal. Having siding in your house cleaned can increase the value of your home and help protect your largest investment.