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I'll give him a shout. I think Ray did a few miles of sidewalk by straddling the sidewalk with his truck and Soft Wash skid while a guy sat on the tailgate spraying as someone else was slowly driving.



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AC, I have read a few posts from guys that use one of your products for concrete cleaning (sidewalks/driveways) without pressure washing. What product is it and will it clean without having to use a surface cleaner? I know it won't remove gum and oil but I'm just talking about the normal black algae. I have tried to used a roof mix on a driveway before but had to go over it with a surface cleaner because it didn't come out that great and it seems as though the guys that use your product are having great results.



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I know AC is in LA so I will step in for him. Terra Wash is the product for cleaning concrete (and all other surfaces, but not necessarily roofs) and is used in conjunction with SH. It will also work with OIL. Not gum though obviously. I have not had the chance to try it on Oil yet myself but a few of us have.

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Thanks Zach. I would really like to give this a try, especially if it works on oils stains.



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I would shoot Ray a message.

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Yes I did, 12 volted the heck out of those sidewalks, and three miles of curb! The secret to doing concrete is a hot mix and greenwash. By hot, I mean around 40%. If its real thick, though like we have on a lot of driveways in Tallahassee, you'll have to either rinse with a Booster pump, or go ahead and surface clean. If you "hot-wash" before the surface cleaning, it will clean up in about half the time as usual.

Part of the secret too is selling the price/results to your customers. Frankly it will be cleaner if I chemical/SC combo the driveway. But It will be a lot cheaper ( and look just as good after a heavy rain) if I only chemical it!

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I Like where he is going. clean concrete,no pressure. I personally do not see how it could be possible. on something really nasty you would need to blast it out then get it off the surface
It sounds good.
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Man I have tried it, and for the time it takes I just soon surface clean it and be done. We had a driveway that was medium dirty and used a roof mix on it. After 3 coats and 30 minutes later we finally just surface cleaned it.

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That's not what he is saying though. Ray hits it with a hot mix and then leaves it alone (sometimes). Its not going to look brand new right away, the rain will wash the crud away. Just like it does on a roof.
I can't say I have tried this because we just don't have that much concrete up here.

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Hot Mix! Heck they would be calling about grass. It would go like this. You have killed my sod. I hope you are preparded to fix this. Will your insurance pay for this?
I would have to respond,no. I have Joe Walters and they had me listed as a janitorial,carpet cleaning service.Hahaha.

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lol

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You've got to thoroughly prep your grass correctly. Water the heck out of the edges of the concrete before you start. Then apply a light mist of your hot mix. Let it soak in, then reapply. The goal is to have no run off. As a final step soap grass around the edges a final time with water, then apply plant wash.

Seems to work about half the time, where we don't have to surface cleaning driveways. Works very well on recurring customers, who's driveways I have previously pressure washed. Usually doesn't get all that dirty in a 12 month period, where a hot wash won't take care of any problems.

I have killed some sod, I have replaced sod.... cost of doing business. However probably not more than $300 worth in four years of business.



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Also St. Augustine (and other wide bladed grasses ) is much heartier Than centipede!

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Thanks for jumping in everyone. I am SOOOOOO busy flying all over the USA leading the SoftWash Revolution. Ill be home only three days the entire month of November.

Ray W.

We also now have Terra Wash a new softwashing chemical that cleans non-organic stains like oil and grease as well as basic soil, silt and dust. Ray B has even been using it for fast food drive troughs and bank drive troughs.

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