Softwashing: Before & After Photos

Benz Softwash supply softwash chemicals to the professional softwash cleaning trade

 These photos show the stunning power of softwashing with Benz Bio Cleanze and Benz Lightning Cleanze – to clean roofs, walls, driveways and paths, patios, timber structures and more ...

No Photoshop or other trick photography was used. These are natural photographs just as you would see if you were to visit the properties.
Watch the video below to see the dramatic effect of softwashing wall render with Benz Softwash biocides

Softwashing concrete slabs on a path and patio steps to remove "black spot" (black lichen and black algae)

The photos below are of a concrete patio and path heavily colonised by black spot ( black lichen dots) and black algae.
We cleaned the surfaces by softwashing with Benz Lightning Cleanze at 5:1 dilution.

Quick tip: It's important to rinse well between treatments to remove the dead black lichen dots, spots and algae. This allows subsequent applications of Benz Softwash biocide to soak more deeply into the surface.

Btw: On particularly tough black lichen dots and spots it can be beneficial to use a power washer after the first treatment with Lightning Cleanze. Set it to low pressure and hold the nozzle back from the surface (so as not to damage the concrete). Even at low pressure, the power washer will easlily lift any remaining dead lichen out of the surface.
After we'd cleaned the black lichen spots and black algae from the concrete paving slabs we applied Benz Bio Cleanze to ensure the newly cleaned surface remained clean.
This gave the concrete patio and paths the powerful "residual biocide" effect this product offers, helping prevent the re-growth of the black lichen dots, spots and algae.
Bio Cleanze continues to work for up to 12 months following application, which means this patio and path became even cleaner as time went on.
Another advantage of giving a final application of Bio Cleanze is that the surface will be protected against the growth of green algae, which our recent warm winters encourage.
Below: Black spot (black lichen and black algae) on concrete patio slabs before softwashing with Benz softwash biocides

Concrete slabs infested with black spots, black lichen dots, and black algae
Below: Black spot (black lichen and black algae) have been removed from the concrete patio slabs following softwashing with Benz softwash biocides
Concrete slabs with black spots, black lichen dots, and black algae removed
Below: Black spot (black lichen and black algae) on a concrete slabbed path before softwashing with Benz softwash biocides
Concrete path infested with black spots, black lichen dots, and black algae
Below: Black spots (black lichen and black algae) have been removed from the path following softwashing with Benz Softwash biocides
Concrete path with black spots, black lichen dots and black algae removed
 

BENZ Biocidal Wash & BENZ Blackwash treatment for algae, mould, fungi, lichen, and moss

 

 

BENZ Biocidal Wash & BENZ Blackwash treatment for algae, mould, fungi, lichen, and moss

 

 

BENZ Biocidal Wash & BENZ Blackwash treatment for algae, mould, fungi, lichen, and moss

 

 

BENZ Biocidal Wash & BENZ Blackwash treatment for algae, mould, fungi, lichen, and moss

 

 

BENZ Biocidal Wash & BENZ Blackwash treatment for algae, mould, fungi, lichen, and moss

 

 

BENZ Biocidal Wash & BENZ Blackwash treatment for algae, mould, fungi, lichen, and moss

 

Watch the time-lapse video below to see the stunning results through time of render cleaning using only Benz Bio Cleanze. You'll notice dramatic results within two weeks. And the softwash cleaning process continues for up to 12 months following treatment.

 

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The Benz Softwash range of softwash cleaning products

 

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Benz Softwash Bio Cleanze DDAC biocide & Benz Softwash Lightning Cleanze SH sodium hypochlorite biocide