August 16, 2016
Undiluted and unopened, the shelf life of Benz Bio Cleanze is at least 2 years.
If you know you are going to be left with some unused softwashing mix, the best water to use would be purified water (as used for window cleaning with water fed poles, aka de-ionised water).
This would not affect active ingredient in Bio Cleanze – DDAC (Didecyldimethylammonium Chloride).
Other than this, it's impossible to give a definite answer because the chemical make-up of water varies dramatically from area to area. Therefore we cannot know the mineral content of the water that any given contractor would use.
That said, we've stored 25 litres of Bio Cleanze diluted with tap water for a couple of weeks and it has worked fine.
On a hot day the speed of degradation may increase. And it's always best not to store chemicals in very hot vans or sheds.
Our best advice is simply to mix up the quantity of Benz Bio Cleanze you know you will use – which you will get better at judging with experience – and price in some wastage.
By pricing in a small amount of wastage you can ensure you will not be out of pocket even if there is some left over.
We hope this information is helpful and that it inspires you to succeed in softwashing.
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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