How to protect lead flashing & roofs when soft washing (video)

September 02, 2021 2 Comments

Soft wash brush application

When soft washing it's vitally important to protect surrounding building materials. e.g. lead flashing. And not to create "clean streaks" – from overspray and run-off – on surfaces that are not part of your contract.

Watch the video below to see how we protect lead flashing when soft washing a chimney.


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1) This video shows how to protect the surfaces surrounding a chimney. We have another video coming in development about how to soft wash chimneys themselves – so subscribe to our channel and you'll be notified when it comes out. Scroll down and click the link below to subscribe ...

2) The product shown in the video that Ben uses to clean lead is Benz Oxy Cleanze. Click here to find out how it could help your soft washing business

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Benz soft washing how-to videos cover every aspect of soft washing. We show you how to soft wash domestic and commercial roofs, paths and drives, tarmac, concrete, walls, wall render (including KRend, Monocouche, Weber), wet pour safety surfaces, tennis courts, car parks, wood decking, fences, sheds and more ... 

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We sincerely hope this video inspires you to succeed in your soft washing business, 

Ben, Leo, Fiona, Stevie & Anthony

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2 Responses


September 14, 2021

Hi Lawrence – yes, Benz Window Cleanze should prevent spotting and streaking, with skilful application technique of course:

Laurence Madden
Laurence Madden

September 14, 2021

hello Ben and family Ben I am cleaning windows with my waterfed pole and backpack I use pure water but I still get a few spots and the odd streak could I use window cleanze in the pure water and would that stop. the spots and streaks lar

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