December 20, 2016
We get asked this question a lot: "How do you calculate the coverage of Benz Biocides so you know exactly the quantity to buy for a given softwash contract?"
We put the following examples together to help our customers order the optimum amount of soft washing biocide best suited to the contracts they have and expect to gain.
1 Litre of undiluted Bio Cleanze makes 40 litres of mix for winter work (40:1) and 50 litres in the summer (50:1).
1 Litre of mix will cover approx 4 square metres. Therefore you can expect 40-50 litres of mix to cover 160 - 200 square metres.
5 litres of Bio Cleanze will clean, roughly:
• Five average driveways and paths around a house
• Or, three large gable ends
• Or, the walls of one large house
• Or, one average roof
30-40 litres will be used by a one-person contractor per day and will treat the elevations of a large detached house, including paths and drive. Small jobs may require as little as 5 litres while large contracts can use up to 100 litres per day.
As a rough guide, 5 litres of undiluted Lightning Cleanze will make 30 litres of mix at 5:1 dilution, which will treat 40-50 square metres of a porous surface and 80-100 square metres at 10:1 dilution of a non-porous surface.
The exact coverage of LIghtning Cleanze depends on:
• The porosity of the surface (think "honeycomb")
• The type and amount of organic material present
• The method of application, ie spray, brush, or watering can.
10 litres of undiluted Lightning Cleanze will make 60 litres of mix at 5:1, which will clean
10 litres of undiluted Lightning Cleanze will make 110 litres of mix at 10:1.
On smooth surfaces, such as steel cladding, or painted surfaces this will clean roughly 300 square metres.
We hope this information is helpful and inspires you to succeed in your softwashing business.
Ben, Leo & Fiona
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April 01, 2021
We recently tested – just out of curiosity – some old Tornado Cleanze that was nearly two months past it's best-by date. We wanted to find out how long it could be stored for and still produce effective results. And stored badly at that ...
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March 11, 2021
Cleaning caravans and mobile homes is an excellent soft washing market.
The process is simple and straight-forward. And cleaning several on the same day can be highly profitable.
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March 04, 2021
Huge thanks to all our customers for your loyalty in making Benz your softwash product supplier of choice. We appreciate the fact that so many of our trade customers come back to us week after week, month after month, year after year.
And by way of practical appreciation, we've decided to no longer pro-actively seek domestic customers for our products and will not knowingly sell products to the customers of our trade customers, i.e. those who want to play around with d.i.y.
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