Softwashing

The Importance of Regular Roof Cleaning With SoftWashing

Roof washing is a technical process that if done by a professional can save your roof and make it look new again. SoftWashing can safely and effectively improve the exterior appearance of your roof and solve the often recurring issues of Gloeocapsa Magma GM or “Black Algae”, mold, moss and other bacteria and infestations. Not only do black stains and streaks on your roof’s asphalt shingles make your roof look dirty and reduce your home’s curb appeal, they can destroy your...

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What is Gloeocapsa Magma And Why Is SoftWashing To Keep Your Roof Rid Of It Is So Important?

Gloeocapsa Magma GM or “Black Algae” is a bacteria that not only causes the black stains you may see on your roof but also causes the shingles on your roof to break down by feeding off the limestone granules that are embedded in the shingles. The black stains are actually buildups of the algae that can prevent the sun from burning off the bacteria, which ends up causing your roof’s ability to reflect ultra-violet rays of light to decrease, shortening the lifespan of your roof. ...

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Keeping Your Dumpsters Free Of Dirt And Grease With SoftWashing

Business owners know the importance of cleanliness in the areas where their customers or clients visit. Clean and organized businesses look professional and make customers feel like they are in a place that reflects the level of service and quality they desire. While it is important for your business front and customer facing areas to be clean, it is equally as important that hygienic practices should carry into staff-only and out of sight areas too. This includes often neglected spots like dump...

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Why It’s Important To Use SoftWashing To Clean Your Pool Deck, Patio and Entertainment Areas After Winter

After the winter elements take their toll on your home’s exterior, spring is the perfect time to focus on cleaning your pool deck, patio and outdoor entertainment areas. Here are top reasons why it’s important to use SoftWash to clean these outdoor areas after winter: Reason #1: Winter’s Dirt and Grime Is Hard To Remove Your home's pool deck and patio needs consistent cleaning to remove dirt and grime as well as pool chemicals, mildew, and other debris -- especially after t...

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Commercial Property Cleaning For Spring With SoftWash

Whether you have a storefront or an office building, chances are the winter elements like snow, ice, sludge, oil spills and other pollutants have taken a toll, leaving unsightly debris, algae and residue on your property exterior. If you are like most business owners your business’ appearance and cleanliness are very important -- especially in restaurants and stores where food is sold and served. As the commercial property exteriors are tidied up and readied for spring, dingy exteriors and...

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3 Spring SoftWashing Tips

Spring cleaning makes us think of deep cleaning every room in our home where we focus on clearing out every closet and nook and cranny on the inside of the house from corner to corner to get that clean, fresh feeling. However, while most people focus on their home interior this time of year, it is important to remember your home’s exterior. SoftWashing can enhance your spring cleaning chores in many ways. From moss and mildew caused by the harsh winter weather to dirty sidewalks at your en...

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The Importance of a Clean Business Exterior With SoftWashing

We’ve all been there… We get excited to try a new restaurant or shop at a certain shopping center and we are greeted with a dirty commercial building exterior. Even a dirty parking lot with a clean storefront can make customers understandably wary about quality and what goes on inside. Nothing can cost a business more deeply than being known for being “dirty.” As the saying goes, “you only get one chance to make a first impression” and cleaning the exterior o...

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What is SoftWashing and What Value Does it Offer You?

SoftWashing is the safe, environmentally alternative to power washing. There are many reasons that SoftWashing has emerged in recent years as a more suitable alternative to power washing. For starters, power washing uses harsh chemical solutions and damaging pressure to clean surfaces. SoftWashing does not use pressure nor harsh chemicals. Here are the top 3 reasons why SoftWashing is the best value for cleaning your home or business exterior. Reason #1: SoftWashing Goes Beyond The Surface &ndas...

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Choose SoftWashing, The Environmentally Friendly Alternative To Power Washing

Restoring your home or business to its original elegance is no small task. Not to mention, you want to make sure that when your exterior is being cleaned you, are not harming your home or the environment. SoftWashing is the environmentally friendly alternative to power washing and provides many benefits to keeping your exterior safely looking like new. Here are the top three benefits to choosing SoftWashing: Benefit #1: Environmentally Friendly Products - SoftWashing uses 100% eco-friendly chemi...

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Three Reasons Why You Should Put Your Exterior Cleaning On A Regular Schedule

With the new year upon us, now is the time many people tend to take stock of the important recurring maintenance items in their lives like their car, pool and landscaping. Oftentimes we wait until the new year to evaluate and/or implement new service contracts. It is important to consider and put your exterior cleaning on a regular schedule like you do for other home and lifestyle needs. Here are 3 reasons why you should put your exterior cleaning on a regular schedule in the new year: Reason #1...

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Four Reasons To Choose Patriot SoftWash

Are you ready to get your house in tip-top shape for the holiday season? There are many different options available for your roof and exterior cleaning needs. Learn the top four reasons to get your home looking its best this holiday season and all year round. Reason #1 - Our Technique: SoftWashing is the safe and environmentally friendly alternative to power washing. While power washing uses high pressure to clean your home, this method of high-pressure washing has the potential to cause major d...

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Clean for the Holidays – Common Overlooked Areas That Will Welcome Holiday Guests With SoftWashing

The holidays are in full swing and December is the month known for the most holiday visits. As guests park their cars in the front of your home and walk your front door, your home’s exterior is the first thing they will notice and is your chance to make a great first impression. From stains on your walkways and spots on your front porch to caked on dirt and mildew on your outside entertainment areas, the holidays are the perfect time to clean your home exterior for your holiday guests with...

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Why SoftWashing Is The Environmentally Friendly Choice

Property owners have relied on power washing methods and their harsh chemical solutions as the default cleaning method for exterior cleaning for many years. Unlike power washing, SoftWashing is the use of water-based, biodegradable chemicals to break down dirt and grime, kill mold, mildew, algae and bacteria, which leaves the surface clean and sterilized without impacting the environment. Here are 5 reasons why SoftWashing Is The Environmentally Friendly Choice. Reason #1 – SoftWashing Use...

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Why Putting Up Your Exterior Holiday Lights With A Dirty Roof Is A Bad Idea

November marks the start of the holiday season. In just a few short weeks, your guests will be arriving to your home to celebrate Thanksgiving and Hanukkah. As you think about putting your holiday lights up, it is important to consider the surface that you are putting them on – your ROOF that has emerged from the summer and early Fall with dirt, mildew, black streaks and algae growth. What’s worse is that you are actually illuminating the problem making a dirty roof visible with the ...

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Roof Cleaning: Why SoftWashing Is The Clear Choice

Did you know that most of those dreaded black stains and streaks on your roof’s asphalt shingles are actually caused by algae, mold and other growth? Not only do these stains reduce your home’s curb appeal, they can actually destroy your shingles and shorten your roof’s lifespan. Here are 7 reasons why cleaning your roof with SoftWashing is the clear choice: SoftWashing Kills Micro-organisms At The Root. It not only cleans surface areas, it eliminates the microorganisms that ...

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Preparing Your Home For The Holidays With Roof And Exterior SoftWashing

The holiday season is fast approaching and many of us will be hosting holiday gatherings at home this year. Chances are the harsh summer heat, scorching hot sun and rains have left their mark on your home. From dark black stains on your sidewalk and mildew on your exterior to algae growth on your roof, now is the time to take a look at your home’s exterior and prepare for your holiday guests with SoftWashing. From the time guests pull into your driveway, the condition of your roof and home...

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