How Much Water Is Needed

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by Lawnman J, Jul 9, 2012.

  1. Lawnman J

    Lawnman J LawnSite Member
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    Hello everyone,Question about water consumption..How many gallons on avg to wash a roof on a 1300 sq ft ranch home just an estimate would be great,,Im attempting to clean my aunts roof and she has a well so she asked for me to bring an outside water source but don't know how much to bring?? any help would be great...thanks in advance
     
  2. Toy2

    Toy2 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Like roof cleaning????? Is it a shingle roof?
     
  3. Lawnman J

    Lawnman J LawnSite Member
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    Yes like roof cleaning but not like a pro..just gonna wet it down with soap ,let the stuff I bought sit for 20 mins and rinse off(according to the directions) Thanks
     
  4. Doug Rucker

    Doug Rucker LawnSite Member
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    the way we clean roofs we would use about 40-45 gallons at most for that type...
     
  5. Lawnman J

    Lawnman J LawnSite Member
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    Thanks for your help..But just so Im clear spray on chemical with mixture of water and the rinse should only be about that much..thanks again..I was thinking hundreds..Thanks a bunch
     
  6. Doug Rucker

    Doug Rucker LawnSite Member
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  7. FCPWLLC

    FCPWLLC LawnSite Senior Member
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    Most pros don't use a pressure washer at all to clean a roof. Take back whatever solution you bought and give this guy a call..... Roof Cleaning
    DJ does the non-pressure roof cleaning.
     

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