what is softwashing?
Softwashing is an exterior cleaning method that removes biofilms which may have built up over time. In contrast to a pressure washing system, a Softwash system uses a chemical solution to remove biofilms on exterior surfaces.
What is a Biofilm?
A biofilm consists of a group of microorganisms which often stick to exterior surfaces. They can form on living or non-living surfaces. Examples of Biofilm are; Algae, Lichen and various other types of Mould.
What is a Biocide?
A Biocide is a chemical substance or microorganism that kills or controls the growth of living organisms. Softwash solution is a highly concentrated biocide which is HSE approved.
Take a look at these before and after pictures of using a Softwash system.
Benefits of Softwash
No pressure washer required (although beneficial)
Minimal Labour Effort
Eliminates ladder requirements (If using water fed pole)
Can be used on most surfaces
Biodegradable solution keeps surfaces clean for a longer time