Here is an odd one. We washed the house no problems took our. Took our close out photos and everything was fine.
The home owners said the next day these stains showed up, its only on 3 windows, but unfortunately on the front. I’m not facing an issue weere I’m greatly concerned about our process. But I’m trying to figure this out to clean it for them. I can only figure that water from us hung around the windows and then came out later, aor the storm that night got in behind the siding and something that stained the vinyl.
We have use elbows grease, soap, stronger house wash, even a much stronger cleaner, and hot water and high pressure, to no avail.
Any suggestions on something else to try?
Homeowner said they didn’t do anything after we left. While I could deny accountablity, I want to fix it for pride and reputation even if it cost my to replace the vinyl.
Thanks for the suggestions guys, I hate when the forums are used as a basic lteach” me from scratch how to do the job in your territory. I’ve been in WC and PW for quite some time but love being able to get collective feedback on various situations.
Muriatic is overkill for this. I hate when people throw out using extremely dangerous acids on these forums when you have a lot of new people and w/o rec PPE. I’ve cleaned a lot of different things over the years and the ONLY thing I’ve ever used Muriatic for was new construction concrete parking lots covered with mud and that’s 50-50 DS.
I bought some of that junk at Dollar Tree when I was buying up all the moisture eliminators. Tried it out on stains on clothing. Tried it on some grime under the microwave. Rust and grease on the driveway. Tried it on my own gutters.
It wouldn’t clean loose dirt off glass if it was twice as strong. I couldn’t find anything it would clean any better than water.
Looks very similar to something I recently encountered. I even posted some pictures on a prior thread. Not sure what causes it. I had great luck with F9 (BARC). One house just the spray worked, another house required mild brushing. Hope that helps.
Asphalt is a tough one, but I bought some of this for a stucco house. Never got a chance to use it, but it came recommended by a janitorial supply locally that apparently sells tons of it to repeat customers.
Again, no real world experience, but it’s probably worth a try. Asphalt is like the aluminum siding of flat work. It’s never going to turn out how anyone wants it and it might screw up your surface cleaner.
I’ve cleaned asphalt before, asphalt is made from petroleum crude oil. On new construction clean up, I down streamed degreaser, and rinsed with a wand. Very slow but it worked. I’ve used my surface cleaner before on old asphalt and had very little cream wash off.