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Discover the Refreshing Power of Soft Wash Driveway Cleaning

By Mark Cave December 23, 2023

Discover the Refreshing Power of Soft Wash Driveway Cleaning

Driveways are often ignored in home maintenance, but they do require regular cleanings to maintain their good appearance and prevent damage. One innovative method that’s been gaining traction is soft wash driveway cleaning. Let’s take a deep dive into this effective driveway cleaning method.

Understanding Soft Washing

Before we delve into driveway cleaning, let's first understand what soft washing is and how it works. Soft washing introduces a new way to clean exterior surfaces effectively. Differing from traditional pressure washing, soft washing uses lower water pressure and introduces specialised cleaning solutions or soft wash chemicals into the mix. These solutions help remove grime, moss, algae, and other organic materials that latch onto surfaces over time.

Soft Wash Driveway Cleaning Today

In the context of driveways, soft washing is a game-changer. Consumers and professionals alike prefer soft washing over other methods, partly due to its nature-friendly approach. Soft washing is indeed the present and future of driveway cleaning, and SoftWash UK is at the forefront of this exciting cleaning revolution.

The Magic of Soft Wash Chemicals

In soft washing, the magic lies in the chemicals. Soft washing uses specific soft wash chemicals that effectively remove unwanted materials from surfaces while causing minimal harm to the environment. Moreover, soft washing chemicals are especially efficient in dealing with stubborn grime and dirt that traditional washing methods fail to address.

Cleaning More than Just Driveways

While driveways are today's focus, it's important to note that soft washing can clean other exterior surfaces too. From vinyl sidings to decks, fences, and even rendered walls, soft washing can handle them all. Professionals advise using this method to clean rendered walls effectively, extending its benefits beyond just driveway cleaning.

The Role of Efficient Soft Washing Equipment

Quality soft wash services rely heavily on the equipment used. High-quality soft washing equipment allows for increased efficiency and effectiveness in cleaning. Using durable and reliable equipment provides thorough cleaning without causing damage to surfaces.

Learn More with the SoftWash UK Podcast

Interested in learning more about soft washing? Get the first-hand experience and insights from professionals in the SoftWash UK Podcast with Mark Cave. Here, you can deepen your knowledge about soft washing techniques, equipment, and even mixing solutions like the ideal sodium hypochlorite mixing ratio guide for soft washing.

The Future of Soft Wash Driveway Cleaning

Soft wash driveway cleaning has shown significant potential in revamping the exterior cleaning industry, offering a diverse range of benefits. From understanding how soft washing works to the efficient use of high-quality soft wash chemicals and equipment, embracing this innovative way of cleaning can ensure you get a driveway that not just looks impeccably clean, but also stays damage-free for a longer period.


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Soft Wash Calculator App

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Softwashing calculator is an indispensable tool for juggling complicated chemical mixes. It helps reduce wastage and keeps operating costs down by giving accurate proportions

If you are having difficulty getting your head around the maths, trying to work out what percentage of softwash you need, how much chemical, surfactant and water to add, then this is the App for you.

 

 


The Soft Wash Calculator App allows you to work out your soft wash recipe by telling you exactly how much chemical, how much water and how much surfactant to add to get the desired soft wash recipe.
It doesn't stop there!.
- It can also remix your leftover softwash to a new stronger or weaker recipe.
- all controls in one place for see at a glance operation
- ease of input via pre-loaded dials. no more calculator style typing
- instantly responds to changes of complex combinations
- works in both Litres and US Gallons
- tested for Protan and Deutan colourblind users
- links to SoftwashingUK website

Take this scenario
You started with a 1% soft wash recipe of 50 gal (or litres)  for a deck clean and you’re left with 13 gallons.

You get a call from a prospective customer to clean their roof. Past experience tells you a 4% soft wash recipe is needed, but what about your leftover mix at 1%?.

Do you waste time and effort driving back to base to transfer into a standby tank?
You could consider the 13 gal as just water, top up the tank and start again.  
But that’s throwing away the value of the mix and raising your overhead.

Soft Wash Calculator App to the rescue.

You get to the new job and it requires 100 gal / litres.
Switch into remix mode , confirming the 13 gal already in the tank
Move the dials to your new recipe and the app immediately updates the different amounts to add in front of your eyes including the correct amount of extra surfactant.

You now have a 100 gal / litres tank of 4% soft wash recipe ready for your roof clean job!

Not forgetting you’ve saved money too, all without stress and uncertainty . Don’t underestimate what confident calmness has on your customer putting out referrals.

The same applies if you have a 4% recipe left in your tank and you need to dilute it down to 2%. Again the app will tell you how.

Softwashing calculator will also work for any chemical recipe. For instance you can use it for Sodium Hypochlorite, Bleach, Biocide , TFR traffic film remover and degreaser. Even the mathematically-challenged rocket scientist can top up their booster tanks to new fuel mixes after launch delays caused by changing weather conditions.

Using this app you will know exactly what chemical strength to put on any surface giving you the confidence and the knowledge of a professional soft washer and you’ll save money as well.

So if you have little knowledge of how to mix a soft wash recipe then this app is for you.
If you have little knowledge of how to remix a soft wash recipe then this app is for you.
If you want to save money when mixing a soft wash recipe then this app is for you.

This app is also backward compatible to devices running iOS7. We've done this so you can re-purpose an old iPhone 4 or iPod Touch 5  for what could be hazardous work environments. Just toss one in your cleaning van's toolkit.

Once you learn the methods and procedures of how to apply the soft wash to the different surfaces that need cleaning you’ll be unstoppable!

The app also has  a guide to what percentage for what surface. And if you are the lucky owner of a Clever Injector it will remind you the correct setting for the job.
However you should always consider and risk assess what soft wash recipe you need to clean the surface.

** A major iOS code-base change may require a re-purchase. The appiverse at the time will confirm our promise that we won't do so unless the necessity is apparent.



 

 

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