Improve Your Energy Efficiency with Soft Washing!

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Keeping your home’s exterior clean is important for a lot of reasons—curb appeal, building material longevity, etc. But did you know it can improve your energy efficiency? It might not seem like exterior cleaning and energy efficiency have a correlation on the surface, but at Ocean Waves SoftWash, we can illustrate it for you.

Improve Your Energy Efficiency with Soft Washing!

What Is Soft Washing?

Before we get into its effect on energy efficiency, allow us to explain what soft washing is. Soft washing refers to an exterior cleaning technique that is gentle on surfaces and tough on dirt and grime. It does not rely on high pressure like pressure washing does. Instead, it uses biodegradable cleaning solutions to eliminate dirt and grime and kill contaminants like mold, mildew, algae, and bacteria.

How Soft Washing Improves Your Energy Efficiency

Soft washing eliminates the dark stains from algae and other contaminants on your roof. If those stains are severe enough, they can cause significant heat gain, forcing your air conditioner to work harder to keep the interior comfortable and driving up your energy costs. By soft washing your roof, you can restore its reflectivity, so sunlight will bounce off it instead of heating up your roof.

Soft washing is also great for solar panels. Dust, debris, and organic growth impede your solar panels’ ability to capture sunlight, but soft washing removes them gently without damaging the panels.

Contact us today to boost your home’s energy efficiency with soft washing. We serve Selbyville, Delaware and Gambrills, Maryland.