June 24, 2020 2 Comments
In this video (click below) Ben demonstrates how to treat pebble dash (aka "dry dash") render with Benz Bio Cleanze. This is our usual method and product for treating dry dash/pebble dash render.
Bear in mind that the stains, especially red algae may take a few days to fully fade. This effect will happen more so at cooler times of the year and when the days are shorter.
The render will become progressively cleaner over the coming year because the natural cleaning effect of a Bio Cleanze treatment continues to deep clean over time. And it adds residual protection against re-colonisation.
To give your customer the fastest results (if they are about to move home, for example) spray the whole elevation with Lightning Cleanze at 5:1.
Allow it to activate for 30-60 mins before lightly rinsing with garden hose pressure and/or a very wide angle fan nozzle on a pressure washer with the pressure turned down.
After rinsing, give the render some time to dry out. It does not need to be fully dry but should not be saturated. Then gently brush in a second application at 4:1, allowing time for activation before rinsing. You should see some very good results using this method.
Important: Bear in mind that pebble/dry dash render can be quite delicate and a gentle approach to treatment is essential. Aggressive brushing and/or high-pressure power washing is strongly contra-indicated.
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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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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