Vinyl Siding Cleaning

Vinyl Siding

Vinyl Siding Softwashing

There are thousands of people who pressure wash their own vinyl siding and maybe you are one of them. Of those thousands there are also many who make mistakes and permanently damage their home’s exterior so read this and may be you will save yourself some heartache down the road.

The most common mistakes I see on a regular basis is what I refer to as striping. Striping looks like Zoro armed with a pressure washer came to your house zig-zagging patterns all over your vinyl siding. It takes place for a number of reasons, perhaps you accidentally selected your stream tip thinking you had a fan tip in or may be you stood too closely. Another very common problem is when your home has oxidation. You disturb oxidation and your house dries looking a like a tie-dyed shirt. To check for oxidation you should run your finger across the surface in multiple inconspicuous spots to see if chalky oxidation is present, it will most likely rear its ugly head on the south side of your home which gets the most sun. You cannot pressure wash oxidized vinyl siding, because the agitation/erosion forces will remove some of the oxidation and not others, causing your house to be glossy (where the oxidation is not) and dull (where the oxidation still exists) thus the tie-dyed appearance once it dries.

For professional results you can have a professional pressure washing service clean your house. If you call Snappy Pro Wash we will not even use high pressure. We will use our SoftWash Systems proprietary low voltage DC pump to apply at 40-60 psi (less than water hose pressure) our special, biodegradable surfactant, bleach, and water to your home’s exterior. This will give you a gentle, maximum clean, lasting longer because it kills mildew and mold completely and leaves behind an inhibitor. For a professional, good as new clean, call or text Snappy Pro Wash (239) 220-4778.

To see vinyl siding cleaning at it worse watch the video below, feel free skip along or fast forward to the end to see how we renovated this vacant bank owned house to prep it for the real estate market.

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