- Soft Washing
Soft washing is the use of water-based, biodegradable chemicals to break down dirt and grime, get rid of bug nests and webs, kill mold, mildew, algae and bacteria – leaving the surface clean and sanitized.
Soft washing consumes only one-third of the water that pressure or power washing does, lasts 4 - 6 times longer, and does not wear down or damage the surface like pressure washing frequently can. Soft washing also does a lot more than power washing because it does more than just clean your roof. The products used in the SoftWash System don't simply clean; they penetrate, sanitize, and eradicate the root of the issue.
Treating your roof with soft washing is more like insect control – the combination of safe, biodegradable chemicals ensure that the microbes that cause buildup are not just partly swept away, but eradicated totally.
Roof Cleaning and Beyond
Soft washing can be performed on a plethora of surfaces where algae and bacteria grow. The same bacterium that causes black streaks on roofs can likewise grow on:
- Vinyl Siding
- And more…
If you're trying to find a way eliminate what's growing on the surface of your roof, deck or fence, break the cycle of annoying power washing and use an option that can eradicate the issue 100%.
Environmentally Friendly, Biodegradable Chemicals in SoftWash
Oftentimes, individuals are scared of the word "chemicals," however it's actually not such a dirty word. In fact, everything is a chemical, even water (hydrogen dioxide).
The chemicals utilized in soft washing help break down contaminants and infestations, so they can be easily washed away. They do all the work without all the pressure. Our chemicals are water based, ship non-hazardous, and are biodegradable, meaning they break down into carbon and water within twenty (20) days after their introduction into the environment; leaving no contaminants behind.
4 Reasons to Use Soft Washing
There are a lot of reasons to pick soft washing over pressure or power washing, but here are our biggest reasons:
- Substitute for pressure washing
Power washing creates erosion and strips away materials that might have been loosened up by decomposition or aging. It may be suitable for some tasks and not others.
- It actually treats the infestation
Your house isn't only dirty – it's infected. Typical pressure washing only gets rid of the outer layer of this growth and does not fix the root of the issue, leaving your surface susceptible again not long after pressure washing is finished.
- No damage from pressure
Inadequately trained or unskilled power washers can cause severe damage to a roof or other surfaces, especially if it's older to start with.
- More eco-friendly cleaning method
Power washers utilize from 3 to 8 gallons of water per minute (gpm). In one hour of washing a power washer can use from 180 gallons upwards to 480 gallons of water. Alternatively, soft washing just applies approximately 60 gallons of cleaning solution, which is comprised of about 40 gallons of water.
The cleaning solution is so effective that it lasts 4 – 6 times longer than power washing, making it more sustainable for the environment and your wallet.
Interested in soft washing your home or property?
Call us today at (812) 230-9252 to schedule an appointment with one of our SoftWash specialists.