Soft washing is a method of cleaning that uses low water pressure system combined with disinfectants that are biodegradable and also effective in getting rid of bacteria, algae, fungus, mold and mildew. It is applied on surface that are delicate and do not require pressure washing or surfaces that could be damaged by the application of pressure or power washing. Examples of these surfaces are; roof shingles, wood paneling, screens and windows. When soft washing, it is important to use the right tools, materials and chemicals in order not to cause further damages to your properties.

Soft Washing Chemicals

Soft washing chemicals are usually applied as a mixture of various constituents like bleach, cleaning surfactant, and water. Bleach is the chemical that totally gets rid of the algae, mold and mildew and other types of plant or fungi that might be on your roof. While the cleaning surfactant is the chemical that breaks the bond between your roof and the plant or fungi growing on it, separates them and removes them with a process known as roll up. It is the cleaning surfactant that makes the cleaning process easier. The water is technically used in diluting the chemicals in order not to harm the material you are cleaning.

Benefits of Soft Washing

Soft washing is highly beneficial when it comes to washing delicate materials that can be destroyed by pressure washing. It is a perfect substitute for pressure washing due to the effects of pressure washing on old materials. Instead of merely removing the outer layer of your home’s surface, soft washing gets rid of the dirt, debris, grime, mold and mildew and other infestations. Not only does it get rid of the, it also treats these infestations.  The most important benefit of soft washing is that it causes no damage to your properties and protects it from getting damaged.

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Soft Washing Tips

Cleaning your outdoor surfaces can be extremely difficult and uneventful. But with the right tips and guidelines, you will find the process quite bearable. The first thing to do when cleaning your environment is to make adequate preparation of all your tools, materials and cleaning agents. It is going to be very arduous to start searching for your tools in the middle of washing. Another thing to consider is the energy exerted in washing. When washing, ensure that you do it with ease. Using pressure might damage the surface of the material you are washing. The last tip is that you should ensure to use the right washing technique.

Soft Washing Technique

The first thing is preparing the area you are about to clean and ensuring that the plants around that area is safe. Prepare the solution you want to use for the cleaning, and put the solution in an agricultural sprayer. Once this is done, direct the hose to the area that needs to be cleaned and get the job done. If the process seem arduous for you, you can always contact us.