Soft Washing

Soft washing is a method of cleaning exteriors that utilizes specialized cleaning solutions and equipment to effectively clean various surfaces such as roofs, houses, decks, concrete, pavers, awnings, buildings, and brick surfaces. The cleaning solution is applied to the surface and allowed to dwell for a short period before being thoroughly rinsed with low-pressure. To ensure no cleaning solution or residue is left behind on any surface or vegetation, a neutralizing agent is applied as a final step. 

This cleaning technique is highly recommended by siding and shingle manufacturers due to its safety and effectiveness. Unlike high-pressure cleaning, soft washing avoids any damage to surfaces by employing a gentle approach and environmentally friendly cleaning solutions. Additionally, it can be used on almost all surfaces, as it eliminates organic growth at its root, preventing any further regrowth. Compared to high-pressure cleaning, soft washing maintains surfaces cleaner for a significantly longer period, up to six times longer. 

By utilizing the soft washing technique, delicate surfaces are protected from accidental damage that may occur during high-pressure washing. Soft washing not only ensures safety but also proves to be more effective on various surfaces, including roofs (asphalt, slate, cedar shake, metal, or rubber-membrane), siding (vinyl, cedar shake, wood siding, metal, stucco, clapboard, concrete), decks and fences (wood, plastic, fiberglass, aluminum), pavers, concrete, and more. 

Why not high pressure?

High Pressure cleaning can cause extreme damages that lead to expensive repairs.  High pressure can cause water to get behind your siding and over time will grow mold, mildew and extensive water damage that you will not see until its too late.  

For home owners who have brick, high pressure can cause the mortar to get knocked out of place.

When cleaning wood high pressure can gouged wood to the point of no return.  Many people think high pressure is the proper way to remove the mold, dirt and grime that has built up over time on wood but high pressure is not the answer.  

High Pressure causes paint chips to be blasted both small and large all around the ground which will get mixed into the soil where kills or pets can potential ingest it.  In cases where the paint is lead based high pressure will cause both small and large chips to be blasted all around the yard and get mixed into the soil where the kids can potential ingest it.