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Old 05-13-2014, 09:33 AM   #1
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I'm looking for a recommendation on a really good siding vinyl siding cleaner to be used in conjunction with my pressure washer. In the past, I've used ZEP Premium Pressure Wash and the results are okay, but not great.

Recently, I've been reading about Jomax, Mold Armor and others. So what do you recommend?

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Old 05-13-2014, 04:49 PM   #2
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Sodium Hypochlorite 5% with a good SH compatible surfactant such as Zep or even just plain old Gain dishwashing detergent. Plain old surfactant isn't going to do that much for killing the algae and you don't want to use a lot of pressure. Use an X-Jet to inject an SH/Gain mix, then soft wash it and let the chem do the work. Water the plants below a lot both before and after. The SH degrades into salt so water water water. Tarp and put some Gypsum down afterwords for added security if you have a lot of money in foliage.

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30 second cleaner seems to work well
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30 Second is really expensive Bleach and TSP. Cheaper to buy Bleach and Soap and inject it into your PW. Invest in an X-Jet and you will be able to safely wash your home for years.
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Many people don't want to mess with mixing up their own stuff.
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http://sprayandforget.com/
It's worked for me long term on roofs and siding.
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http://sprayandforget.com/
It's worked for me long term on roofs and siding.
That looks almost too good to be true.
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It's not really magic. That's basically what pressure washing companies are going to do if they clean your roof.
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