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🌿 The Environmental Benefits of Soft Washing

By Mark Cave June 17, 2024

🌿 The Environmental Benefits of Soft Washing

The cleaner is using eco-friendly methods and products, protecting plants, and emphasizing proper waste disposal.

In today's fast-paced world, it's easy to forget the importance of maintaining a clean home or commercial space―a task often allocated to the more aggressive pressure washing. However, a powerful alternative approach has been gaining significant attention: Soft Washing 😃.

💦What is Soft Washing?

Soft Washing is gentle cleaning using carefully selected chemicals and low-pressure equipment―preserving those delicate surfaces while eliminating harmful substances. But more notably, Soft Washing holds a lesser-known edge that appeals to the environmentally conscious—its eco-friendly nature 🌍.

🌱 Soft Washing: Cleaner, Greener, and Smarter

Before delving into the environmental benefits of this method, you might wonder, "How is Soft Washing different from pressure washing?" This question, answered in remarkable detail on SoftWash UK's Podcast, is the driving force behind this shift towards a greener cleaning approach.

Water Conservation

One of the most obvious environmental benefits of Soft Washing is it conserves water 💦. Traditional pressure washing methods can use up to four times more water than Soft Washing, making it an excellent choice for areas with scarce water resources and those seeking to do their part in conserving this essential commodity.

Eco-Friendly Chemicals

Soft Washing allows for specialized, eco-friendly cleaning products like Safewash Super Concentrate Cleaner. The detergent’s micro-organisms consume dirt and bacteria, turning them into water and carbon dioxide—a natural and harmless leaving no harmful residue on the environment.

Higher Cleaning Efficiency

Soft Washing can effectively clean and disinfect surfaces, inhibiting the growth of moss and algae for a more extended period, 👏 reducing the frequency of cleanings, saving water and chemicals used over time.
Where to Get Started?
Offering an extensive selection, SoftWash UK Ltd is your go-to place whether you're looking for the best training or equipment for Soft Washing. For those chocolate box homes and buildings with sensitive surfaces like rendered walls, it's worth checking out this article with effective cleaning tips 📖. How about your convenience? Don't fret! We got you covered. With our Soft Washing App, you can make your Soft Wash mix in the comfort of your home.

⭐ The Bottom Line

A cleaner home or workspace shouldn't come at the expense of the environment, and that's where Soft Washing shines. It's a more effective method that conserves water, uses environmentally friendly chemicals and is less abrasive on surfaces, ❣️ making it the cleaner, greener, and smarter choice. Are you ready to make a difference and shift towards eco-conscious cleaning? 🌿 Don't hesitate, visit SoftWash UK today and start your journey towards a cleaner, greener future. Your environment and your conscience will thank you. Guaranteed! 😊

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Soft Wash Calculator App

Now you can say I've got an app for that!


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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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