Are you thinking about getting rid of moss and lichen from any hardscape? Then pressure washing is the right choice for you.
Using a pressure washer to remove the moss and lichen can help you to skip the hard work of using a scrubbing brush. The exterior hardscape gets slimy green, slippery, and discolored if you leave those pollutants for a long time. So, you need to do the cleaning often to stop these build-ups from hardscape.
Necessary things you will need:
- Pressure washer
- Hose adaptors
- Safety goggles
- RCD Adaptors
Here you will learn to pressure wash moss and lichen from any hardscape,
- Clear the hardscape entirely and remove all the furniture, plants, and tools.
- Use a broom to brush away the dirt from the surface.
- Connect the hose to make sure the water is running before you start. Let the water flow through the machine to pull out any airlocks. The hose should be at least 7.5m in length and ½ inch thick. If you are handling a hose reel, it should be free of kink to ensure full water flow. To connect the hose, you will need two universal connectors, a tap adaptor for the garden tap.
- Attach the pressure washer to the central electricity unit to turn it on and pressurize the system.
- Before you clean the surface, spread detergent to dissolve the dirt and make the pressure washer easier to clean. Specific detergents can be needed for varieties needs for specially designed tasks.
- Dirt like moss and lichen are hard to remove with standard cleaners. The most pressure washer comes with a rotary pencil jet nozzle that is 80% more powerful. These powerful pressure washers can only effective on hard surfaces such as stone or brickwork. Avoid using them on sensitive surfaces like wood or vehicle paintwork, as they can damage the paintwork.