Soft washing is a gentle yet effective method for cleaning surfaces without causing damage. In this article, we explore how soft washing works, its advantages over pressure washing, and why it’s the preferred choice for cleaning delicate surfaces such as siding, roofs, and some outdoor furniture.

Soft Washing should be used on surfaces that are notoriously hard to get clean with pressure or would be damaged if one were to use high pressure on them such as windows, roof shingles, screens, wood paneling, etc. Soft washing was originally designed for the purpose of cleaning algae off of roof shingles.

ProGreen Clean Soft Washing:

  1. Gentle Cleaning: Soft washing is gentler on surfaces than other power washing methods. It’s great for providing less evasive pressure while still generating strong cleaning results. The low-pressure water and our formulated cleaning solutions allows for the removal of tough stains and contaminants.
  2. Prevents Damage: Higher-pressure washing can sometimes cause peeling or effects on surfaces, especially if they are older or more delicate. Soft washing reduces this risk by using a gentler approach, making it safe for use on a variety of surfaces including vinyl siding, wood, and painted surfaces.
  3. Lasting Results: Soft washing not only removes surface dirt and grime but also reaches issues such as mold and mildew. Soft washing does prolong the cleanliness of your property, resulting in longer-lasting results compared to other manual cleaning methods. By effectively eliminating contaminants, their removal refreshes surfaces to new like condition in most cases.
  4. Property Value: Regular soft washing can help maintain an excellent appearance and integrity of your property, ultimately protecting its value. Residential home owners benefit and business owners aiming to attract customers with a clean exterior hire ProGreen Clean to fill this need.
  5. Environmentally Friendly: Soft washing uses eco-friendly solutions that are biodegradable and safe for the environment. Unlike harsh chemicals used in some cleaning methods, soft washing solutions are gentle, effective, and ensures a thorough clean without harming surrounding vegetation or wildlife.

Surfaces Soft Washing Is Used On:

Soft washing is very versatile and a method suitable for a wide range of surfaces. The characteristics and cleaning requirements are what our expert team knows so soft washing can effectively clean:

  1. Vinyl Siding: Vinyl siding is a popular choice for residential properties due to its durability and low maintenance requirements. Soft washing is ideal for cleaning vinyl siding as it effectively removes dirt, mold, and mildew without damaging the material or causing warping.
  2. Stucco: Stucco is a textured finish commonly used on exterior walls, adding visual interest and character to buildings. Soft washing is gentle enough to clean stucco without dislodging the textured surface, ensuring a thorough clean without causing damage.
  3. Brick: Brick surfaces add timeless charm to homes and buildings but can accumulate dirt, algae, and other contaminants over time. Soft washing can safely remove these stains from brick surfaces, restoring their appearance without causing damage to the mortar or brick itself.
  4. Wood: Whether it’s wooden decks, fences, or siding, wood surfaces require careful cleaning to avoid damage from high-pressure washing. Soft washing provides a gentle yet effective solution for cleaning wood, removing dirt, grime, and mold while preserving the integrity of the wood. We also stain and replace wood fences.
  5. Painted Surfaces: Soft washing is safe for use on painted surfaces, including exterior walls, doors, and trim. The low-pressure water and specialized cleaning solutions effectively remove dirt and stains from painted surfaces without causing chipping, peeling, or discoloration.
  6. Roofing (including asphalt shingles and metal roofs): Soft washing is an excellent choice for cleaning roofs without causing damage to the roofing material. Whether your roof is made of asphalt shingles or metal, soft washing can safely remove algae, moss, and other debris, extending the life of your roof and enhancing curb appeal.
  7. Concrete: Concrete surfaces, such as driveways, sidewalks, and patios, can become stained and discolored over time due to exposure to the elements. Soft washing effectively removes oil stains, mold, mildew, and other contaminants from concrete surfaces, restoring their appearance and improving safety.
  8. Stone: Stone surfaces, including natural stone and manufactured stone veneers, require specialized care to avoid damage during cleaning. Soft washing gently removes dirt, algae, and other stains from stone surfaces, preserving their natural beauty without causing erosion or discoloration.