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 ...
Our sincere wishes for a good life and a profitable business,
Ben, Leo & Fiona
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December 01, 2021 5 Comments
On the face of it, pressure/power washing bricks and clay roof tiles would seem to be the obvious way to clean them. But it's not that simple ...
Click the link on this page to discover the dangers inherent in pressure/power washing brickwork and clay roof tiles.
November 25, 2021
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