How do you clean soffits and fascia?
- Mix 4 ounces, or 1/2 cup, of dish washing or laundry detergent to 2 gallons of warm water in a bucket.
- Set your ladder in a stable position where you can reach one end of your soffit easily.
- Soak a large sponge in the warm water solution and scrub it over the fascia and soffit working back toward the house.
Moreover, is it OK to pressure wash soffits and fascia?
Although it's safe to pressure wash soffits, there are few important things to remember: One key point to keep in mind is the water pressure. A high-pressure water blasting can be dangerous for your attic. Be aware of the falling debris when you pressure wash.
- Gather safety supplies before beginning work.
- Hook up a pressure washer to the faucet.
- Work in a continuous direction around the house.
- Remove the black mold from underneath the eaves.
- Mix a solution of three parts liquid chlorine bleach to one part water per 1 gallon in a bucket.
Keeping this in view, how do you clean vented soffits?
Clean the vents The best way to clean them is with blasts of compressed air to blow away dust, dirt and any loose insulation that may have fallen into the soffit area. Attic ventilation is critical to the health of your house.
It's important to stay safe when you're working with a pressure washer and/or in high areas. If you can reach the fascia or soffit from the ground with your pressure washer, then you'll be in the best possible situation. However, you'll want to be extremely careful if you need to use a ladder to reach high areas.