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Q: Is there a way to clean brick without the use of high pressure? 

Q: Can pressure washing my brick cause damage?

Q: What are the advantages and disadvantages of pressure washing brick?


Answers to these questions and more by Cajun Soft Wash
Roof Cleaning and House Washing using No Pressure!

 

"Soft Washing" is actually nothing new it's just gaining in popularity. The traditional method of cleaning, pressure washing, has caused so much damage over the years that people have been searching for an alternative.

I like to use the term "In the hands of a skillful operator" when talking about pressure washing because most surfaces can be safely cleaned with a pressure washer if cleaned by someone who is skilled in the art. In fact there are times when I feel pressure washing is a better alternative and I'm always open and honest with my clients when discussing the options.

Brick, especially older brick, can easily be damaged by pressure washing. 
The alternative to pressure washing brick is soft washing and both offer advantages and disadvantages. 

As with any process the main factor is in the hands of the operator.

Some of the advantage of soft washing are:

  • Soft washing penetrates the porous surfaces to kill the mildew, algae and other offenders deep inside. Pressure washing only removes them from the surface.
  • Soft washing tends to last longer than pressure washing because the mildew, algae and other offenders, and their roots, are killed.
  • Soft washing will not deface or leave permanent damage on the brick.
  • Soft washing will not remove the delicate mortar, between the brick joints, yet will still kill the mildew, algae and other offenders. Pressure washing will quickly remove weakened mortar!


Some of the advantages of pressure washing are:

  • There is less of a chance of harming surrounding vegetation. Soft washing uses chemicals to kill the algae and mildew. Care is needed by the operator to ensure the safety of all vegetation.
  • Pressure washing will remove all visible signs. Although pressure washing wont kill the offender it can remove the visible signs.

For more information visit our blog where we can help you find a Soft Wash professional near you!



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Baton Rouge Roof Cleaner wrote:

Q: Is there a way to clean brick without the use of high pressure? 

Q: Can pressure washing my brick cause damage?

Q: What are the advantages and disadvantages of pressure washing brick?


Answers to these questions and more by Cajun Soft Wash
Roof Cleaning and House Washing using No Pressure!

 

"Soft Washing" is actually nothing new it's just gaining in popularity. The traditional method of cleaning, pressure washing, has caused so much damage over the years that people have been searching for an alternative.

I like to use the term "In the hands of a skillful operator" when talking about pressure washing because most surfaces can be safely cleaned with a pressure washer if cleaned by someone who is skilled in the art. In fact there are times when I feel pressure washing is a better alternative and I'm always open and honest with my clients when discussing the options.

Brick, especially older brick, can easily be damaged by pressure washing. 
The alternative to pressure washing brick is soft washing and both offer advantages and disadvantages. 

As with any process the main factor is in the hands of the operator.

Some of the advantage of soft washing are:

  • Soft washing penetrates the porous surfaces to kill the mildew, algae and other offenders deep inside. Pressure washing only removes them from the surface.
  • Soft washing tends to last longer than pressure washing because the mildew, algae and other offenders, and their roots, are killed.
  • Soft washing will not deface or leave permanent damage on the brick.
  • Soft washing will not remove the delicate mortar, between the brick joints, yet will still kill the mildew, algae and other offenders. Pressure washing will quickly remove weakened mortar!


Some of the advantages of pressure washing are:

  • There is less of a chance of harming surrounding vegetation. Soft washing uses chemicals to kill the algae and mildew. Care is needed by the operator to ensure the safety of all vegetation.
  • Pressure washing will remove all visible signs. Although pressure washing wont kill the offender it can remove the visible signs.

For more information visit our blog where we can help you find a Soft Wash professional near you!


 Very good information,  ty sir



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