Can You Pressure Wash Mold?

Mold and mildew is a fungi that will grow on practically any substance. It reproduces from spores that are carried through the air. Mold growth requires dampness. With the exception of cold weather, mold spores are usually present outdoors.

How to Wash Mold, Moss, Mildew, Algae and Other Contaminants from Outdoor Surfaces

Cleaning mold from outdoor patio decks, roofs, concrete surface areas can be a taxing job and if not otherwise done correctly can harm the surface area and destroy plant life around the location being cleaned. This can be very frustrating to a homeowner.

We know a thing or two regarding removing mold from concrete and moss, mold, algae and other pollutants from roofs, driveways and other areas around your home or commercial property. An experienced team can move quickly to clear your residence of mildew and mold, moss, algae and other pollutants.

Mold and mildew grows by feeding on organic materials and wetness from standing water on and around your house. Apart from being unsightly, mold and mildew removal also costs money. If this weren’t bad enough, ugly mold and mildew, moss and various other pollutant stains reduce the perceived worth of a home in the eyes of prospective buyers, making it harder to receive your asking price when you put your home on the market.

Thankfully, we can eliminate mold, algae and various other contaminants from decks, outdoor patios, exterior siding and other areas of the home safely, swiftly and efficiently. Our company’s techniques are very tough on mold and mildew, algae and other pollutants but they’re completely safe for people, animals, and home gardens and commercial landscaping.

To safeguard driveways and several other concrete surface areas, we count on a three-step procedure. This starts with the application of a pre-treatment washing solution, followed by hot water power cleaning using a surface cleaner. As soon as the concrete surface is washed, the business uses a post-treatment of cleansing solutions to the concrete to help ward against the pollutants return.

How to Clean Mold, Mildew, Algae and Other Contaminants From Your Home or Building

We use a method called “soft washing”. Typically, less than 1000 PSI is utilized to wash a residence. Little pressure is used, with the surface being washed by the detergents used, and then rinsed by the power washer. By utilizing lower pressure, there is less opportunity of harm to the pressure washer or the surface area being washed. We utilize this procedure on home siding, roofings, soffits, fascia and other locations that would get damaged from high water pressure.

We initially pre-wet any kind of plants and surfaces not being cleaned up, after that apply a cleaning agent formula on the home siding from the bottom up. The cleanser consists of biodegradable detergent mix and soap to permit it to cling to the surface area better. The solution is allowed to sit on the surface area till all the algae, mold and mildew is eliminated. Any kind of areas still left are hit with a second application of the solution.

When all the mold and mildew is gone, our staff washes from the top down and washes all traces of mold and debris from the house. Then the home is completely washed to get rid of all soap from the surface area, and all plants and other surfaces are completely water rinsed with reduced pressure. Elevated parts of your home are reached using a unique tip that can stream a low-pressure high quantity stream as much as 40 feet. On extremely high sections, wand extenders are occasionally attached. Typically all the washing can be done from the ground without using ladders.

Some parts of houses can be cleaned faster and much more reliably than using traditional pressure washing methods. Pros using the “soft washing” method have professional quality tools that enable high volume level water pressure to safely wash your home.

In sum, to protect your home from high water pressure which can harm your outdoor surfaces, it is best to employ an expert pressure washing firm that can also use soft cleaning methods when needed.

Call us to eliminate mold, moss and all other contaminants from your deck, patio, roof, siding, driveways and other areas of your house. Hiring us makes much more sense than trying to tackle the issue yourself. Not only is it a lot more efficient, it’s also a whole lot safer.