What is Soft Washing

Soft Washing

How gentle is Soft Washing?

Soft Washing – This is not power washing, this is using low pressure to apply a cleaning solution to remove mold, mildew, algae, moss & airborne contaminants such as road grime and sea breeze (salt & sand). This is the most thorough cleaning method available today

Siding Materials – Safe on Stucco, Dryvit, Vinyl, Aluminum, EIFS, Brick, Stone and othersDecks – Trex and other synthetic or composite decking materials

Roof Washing – This method is recommended by the Asphalt Roofing Manufactures Association (ARMA) to remove moss, lichen, black streaks or stains on a roof and will not  void warranties

Maximize Curb Appeal – We all enjoy looking at beautiful homes. One of the easiest and inexpensive ways to maximize that charm, is to clean everything from the roof to the road utilizing Soft Washing Techniques

Maximize Property Value – Cleaner properties are more inviting, sell faster for more money & increase the value of the entire community

Soft Wash LOW Pressure Cleaning Methods combined with the highest quality cleaning solutions, enable us to provide your property with a maximum level of cleanliness & curb appeal

Click on Gallery or Roof Washing Gallery to see pictures or click here to watch videos of our state-of-the-art soft washing & roof washing techniques

Call 609-412-3033 or Email. A professional will give you a FREE property evaluation.

** Bonuses of using the soft wash process are –

1) Wash up to four stories high WITHOUT the use of ladders or scaffolding

2) Requires much less water than high pressure power washing – saving both time and money

3) A more thorough cleaning than high pressure power washing


Power Washing
Soft Washing

Problem – Power washing or pressure washing is the use of high pressure water to remove mold, algae, lichen, moss, and other contaminants from a surface. It will produce enough pressure to cause significant damage to any surface including concrete, stone and brick. High pressure power washing machines, even small electric power washers, can cause serious, irreversible damage when not used properly (see pictures below).

Solution – Specialized Accessories & Techniques have been developed to create what is called Soft Washing or Soft Wash. This involves the use of a variety of cleaning solutions to lift and remove the contaminants from siding, roofing and paving materials. The process consists of applying a cleaning solution & then rinsing away the unwanted material while using only LOW PRESSURE. The low pressure is similar to that of a garden hose.

Soft washing is safe for use on dryvit, EIFS, stucco, vinyl, aluminum, wood and just about every other siding material. Trex and other synthetic or semi-synthetic decking materials clean up incredibly well with our process. Black streaks or black roof stains don’t stand a chance against a good soft wash.

Visit the house washing gallery and roof washing gallery to view many before & after pictures demonstrating  how thorough soft washing is. Also available are roof washing video, a house washing video and two soft washing videos.

Below are examples of properties that have been damaged by high pressure power washing equipment

– Pictures come from professional soft washers around the Country who have run into this type of damage. We share them to help educate home owners and property managers

example of damage caused by high pressure wash on wood surface
A power washer will damage wood and this can happen on vinyl, stucco, concrete & most other surfaces. This will not happen with soft washing
example of high pressure and no cleaning solution on sidewalk
Below is a sidewalk that has been blasted with a high pressure washer, the wrong nozzle and without a cleaning solution. See the lines?
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What looks like a reflection on this window is actually a screen that has been damaged from high pressure
example of damage caused by high pressure used to wash shingles
The roof above was “cleaned” using high pressure equipment & without a cleaning solution.
– The Algae has NOT been removed, the stains remain but many of the granules do not. The life of this roof has been greatly reduced because of high pressure equipment in inexperienced hands.
– A proper Roof Wash from JC Power Wash, Soft Wash & Roof Cleaning LLC is a fraction of the cost of replacing a roof.
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This siding was damaged from too high pressure and the wrong tips
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This A/C unit has been destroyed by someone with a high pressure power washer

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