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Efflorescence Removal – The Ultimate Guide

Efflorescence Removal and Prevention Tips for Brick Buildings Brick buildings are a popular choice for commercial and residential structures due to their durability and aesthetic appeal. However, one issue that can affect the appearance of brick buildings is efflorescence. Efflorescence is a white, powdery deposit that can form on the surface of brick and other masonry materials. It is caused by water dissolving salts present in the brick or mortar, and then depositing them on the surface as the water evaporates. Efflorescence can be unsightly…

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What is the role of surfactants in soft washing?

  What is a Surfactant? A surfactant is a “surface acting agent” that weakens the surface tension of water, allowing it to spread out more easily and cover larger surfaces. This is why they are often used to make water “wetter.” Surfactants are made up of two parts, a hydrophilic (water-loving) head and a hydrophobic (water-hating) tail. When added to water, the hydrophilic head is drawn to the water while the hydrophobic tail tries to get away from it by getting closer to the surface,…

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Coty Yarbrough on the “How To Start A Pressure Washing Business” Podcast w/ Aaron Parker

Exposing the Dirty Truth: An Insider’s Look at the Softwash Industry with Coty Yarbrough of Southeast Softwash Coty shares his unique perspective and insider knowledge on the industry, discussing everything from the latest technologies and techniques, to the challenges and misconceptions surrounding soft-washing. Listeners will gain a deeper understanding of the industry and learn how to make informed decisions when it comes to cleaning and maintaining their property. Tune in for an engaging and informative look at the world of softwashing with Coty Yarbrough. Discussed:…

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How To Remove Red Clay Stains From Concrete

There are several methods you can try to remove red clay stains from concrete. Here are some options: Use a pressure washer: A pressure washer can be an effective tool for removing red clay stains from concrete. Start by sweeping or blowing off any loose dirt or debris from the surface. Then, set the pressure washer to a medium to high pressure setting and hold the nozzle about 6 inches from the stains. Work in a back and forth motion, starting at the top of…

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How To Clean A Driveway (Video Tutorial)

Cleaning a driveway can be a daunting task, but with the right tools and knowledge it can be done quickly and effectively. In this article, we will discuss the process of cleaning a driveway, from start to finish, as well as the importance of following the Clean Water Act and safety precautions. Pre-Treatment Before beginning the cleaning process, it is important to be aware of your local runoff laws. According to the Clean Water Act, chemicals should not be allowed to leave the property. To…

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How To Build A Blend Manifold – Step By Step

Building a blend manifold is a great way to ensure accurate ratios when applying chemicals. In this video, we’ll show you how to build a blend manifold and why it’s important to use the right components. What You’ll Need To build a blend manifold, you’ll need the following components: Batch Buster Metering valve Check valves Mixing block Nipples Barbs True Blue sealant Adjustable wrench Step-by-Step Instructions Begin by attaching the barbs to the mixing block or fittings. Use True Blue sealant on the first few…

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How To Fix A Dead 12v Pump

Cody from Southeast Softwash recently showed us a video on how to troubleshoot and fix a dead 12v pump. The pressure switch on the pump was bad, and the pump wasn’t running. Cody showed us how to confirm that the pressure switch was the problem, and how to bypass it. Symptoms of a Dead 12v Pump If you plug in a 12v pump and it doesn’t run, it could be a few different things. Cody showed us how to confirm that the pressure switch was…

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Unlocking the Potential of Pressure Washing Businesses in Japan with Soft Wash Equipment from Southeast Softwash LLC

  ‍ Image Source: southeast softwash   Pressure washing is an important part of many businesses in Japan, from car washes to outdoor furniture cleaning. Pressure washing is a quick and effective way to clean and restore surfaces, and many businesses have seen the potential in it. However, the use of regular pressure washers can be detrimental to certain surfaces. This is where soft washing equipment comes in. Soft wash equipment uses low-pressure water and special detergents to get the job done without damaging the…

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How To Clean Roof Shingles Without Damage?

How To Clean Roof Shingles Without Damage?  Have you ever noticed that when you look up at your roof shingle, it’s covered with black stuff such as mold, mildew, moss, or soil which makes the appearance of your house dirty? Do you want to get your roof shingles cleaned by a professional, or can you also do it yourself by using roof-cleaning products? Don’t worry as Southeast Softwash shingles cleaning has got you covered. Shingle roof cleaning is very necessary as the roof is one…

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