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Undeniable Benefits of Soft Washing Your Home

By Tyler Kirk | Softwashing

If you want your home to look its best, you have to start with its exterior.

Soft washing can be one effective way to make the outside of your home look shiny and new.

Keep reading to learn more about soft washing and how it can benefit your home.

What Is Soft Washing?

Soft washing is a cleaning method that involves low-pressure stream and special solutions. This process removes bacteria, mildew, algae, and other organic strains on your home's exterior and roof. It's different than power washing because the pressure is low and soft.

This process is an effective and efficient way to clean the exterior surface of your home. There are several benefits of soft washing as it keeps residents healthy, can save the roof and other fixtures from getting damaged, and can save you thousands of dollars in repairs.

Keep reading to learn more about the specific benefits of soft washing your home.

1. Keeps Your Home Looking Great

Several months of rough weather can make any home start to look shabby. Dirt will start to collect and soon plant matter will take over. Your house will start getting blotches, stains, and streaks on the sliding, roofs, sidewalks, and driveway.

You need to properly maintain the outside of your home to keep its features and fixtures looking their best. Regularly cleaning your home with soft washing keeps your house looking the best.

When you soft wash, dirt is cleaned off, and all bacteria and contaminants are killed. This will not only make your house look beautiful, but it also ups its value.

If you want your home to look beautiful, you will want to soft wash your siding, deck, and roof. This also stops bacteria from growing, as it kills these organisms. Soft washing makes sure your home doesn't have any ugly stains and it looked restored and good as new.

2. Keeps Your Family Healthy

Speaking of mold and mildew, if this bacteria is growing on your home's exterior, it can soon grow inside your home. This bacteria can cause a whole slew of respiratory issues and allergic reactions for you and your family.

The second you see mold growing on the outside of your home is the time you should start cleaning it off. When you soft wash your home, you're not only reducing mildew and mold, you are also killing these organisms at their roots.

This means you won't get any more mildew or mold exposure and you and your family will stay healthy.

3. Increases the Longevity of Your Home

Mildew doesn't only carry real risks to your family, it also can cause expensive and extensive damage to your home's exterior. Damage like lichen, fungi, and algae on your roof's singles which deteriorates the lifespan of your roof.

If you regularly maintain your roof by soft washing it, then you are avoiding damage and your roof will stay healthy and strong. If your roof is dirty, it will attract more sunlight because it's a darker color than a clean roof.

The sun will not only make your house warmer, but it will also prematurely age your house. This also applies to the sliding of your home. The algae, bacteria, and moss can lead to the deterioration of your home, decreasing your home's longevity.

When you soft wash your home, you're not only cleaning your house, you're also expanding your home's roof, siding, and deck's lifespan.

4. Keeps Away Pests

When you soft wash your house, you're not just getting rid of algae, mold, dirt, and lichen off the outside of your home. You are also getting rid of the homes of pests that are trying to occupy your home.

Roaches, birds, rodents, and other pests are much less likely to get into your home if the outside is nice and clean. Keep pests away by regularly soft washing your home.

5. Saves You Money

If your roof is dirty and damaged, you will need to replace it much sooner than a roof that is properly cared for. Repairing a roof can get really expensive.

If you soft wash your roof, you will expand your roof's lifespan and won't need to repair it as soon as you would a dirty roof.

You also save money on painting your home, since soft washing can make your house look clean a new. Soft washing saves you a ton of money on exterior home repairs.

6. Energy Savings

Your dirty, dark, stained roof isn't just an eyesore, it's also causing your electric bill to skyrocket during the summer. Dirty roofs are darker in color, which attract more sun as compared to a clean roof.

When your roof attracts a lot of sunlight, this will add a lot of heat to your attic, making your home warmer and your electricity bill higher from blasting the A/C.

A soft washed roof, on the other hand, reduces your cooling costs during those hot summer months and saves you energy.

7. Eco-Friendly

In addition to saving you money on electricity, soft washing is also eco-friendly. This is because soft washing uses a biodegradable solution that destroys organisms and their offsprings at their root. Other methods of cleaning the exterior of your home can use harsher chemicals that can destroy the grass and or plants around your house.

This way there is no need for any damaging scraping, chemicals, brushing, or any pressure washing to get all of these benefits we just listed. Soft washing is eco-friendly and applies with the pressure of a water hose, so your home and environment are kept safe.

Try Soft Washing Today

Now that you know the many benefits of soft washing, try it today.

Soft washing not only keeps your home looking beautiful, but it also increases your roof and house's lifespan, saves energy, and is eco-friendly. Most importantly, soft washing kills harmful bacteria, keeping you and your family happy and healthy.

Don't wait! Get your home soft-washed today and save on money from repairs in the future.

For more resources on how to keep your home in tip-top shape (for cheap!), check out this guide.

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