Why Soft Washing is the Best Choice

Many people assume pressure washing and soft washing are the same thing but in fact they are very different. Many companies take a soft wash approach to delicate surfaces that could otherwise be marred by high-pressure blasts of water. Soft washing is the process of applying a detergent with low pressure water to an area while letting it sit before rinsing it away with clean water.

This foamy pre-treatment mixture can dissolve debris, stains, and organic materials such as mildew and algae. The best part about soft washing is that it’s gentle on surfaces such as siding and roofing, where a high pressure wash could cause pitting and denting. Having a professional perform soft washing will ensure the job is done right, with no damage to your exteriors.

Many homeowners assume they can save money by renting a pressure washing machine from the store, but they don’t realize that in the wrong hands, extensive damage to surfaces can result when too much pressure and heat is used.

Benefits of Soft Washing Your Home

There are many advantages to soft washing your home on a regular basis. This process ensures:

  • A longer lifespan for your exteriors: As unsightly organic growth starts to develop and spread, your home’s appearance will take a hit, to be sure. But in addition to the negative appearance, your exteriors such as roofing and siding will begin to age prematurely due to the bacteria and algae present. Soft washing will improve your curb appeal while at the same ensuring a longer lifespan.
  • Increased Curb Appeal: Even if you don’t plan to sell your home anytime soon, taking pride in your property should be priority #1. Your neighbors will thank you, and if you own a business, your customers will have more confidence doing business with a company that shows pride of ownership.
  • Reduced Chance of Damage: The low pressure of a soft wash will drastically reduce the chance for damage and water penetration, such as underneath roofing shingles where leaks can develop.
  • Use of Less Water: Save on water costs and usage as compared with pressure washing.
  • Elimination of Pests: Not only are you removing algae, mildew, dirt and bacteria, you are destroying the habitats that many pests crave.
  • You Save Money: By using a process that’s gentler on your surfaces than pressure washing, you can rest assured your exteriors won’t be damaged, which would lead to premature replacement of anything from the roof to the windows.

As you can see, there are many benefits of using a soft washing process on vulnerable areas of your home.

Contact Southern Flow Cleaning Solutions

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