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    Default Wax on vinyl siding

    Hello
    I read on some forums about applying wax on vinyl siding to help prevent mold and mildew buildup. I jsut got my business started up and I was wondering how would I apply such an additive? would I make a dilution of a liquid wax chemical in water then inject it (I use similar product as the X-JET; so bypassing my pump)... If yes, then what wax chemical do I buy?..... or is this just a bogus thread on a forum that I found.

    Please advise
    thanks!
    Mark

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    Adding a wax is normal practice for us. I have been offering this for the past couple of years. we ad it to our house wash mix. 2oz. wax, 1-2 gallons of chlorine, half a gallon of soap, the rest water to a 5 gallon bucket then xjet. This sets us apart from the competition since no one does this in my area.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cat Powerwash View Post
    Adding a wax is normal practice for us. I have been offering this for the past couple of years. we ad it to our house wash mix. 2oz. wax, 1-2 gallons of chlorine, half a gallon of soap, the rest water to a 5 gallon bucket then xjet. This sets us apart from the competition since no one does this in my area.
    Thank you for the quick response - What brand of Wax do you use ? Is it the same as liquid car wax ?

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    yes, but you can buy it in bulk and save yourself some money if you get it from companies like sun brite supply.

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    Default soap dilution.....

    OK so another noob question. Do you guys make your soap mix in a large container say for instance you make up a house cleaning chemical solution at 1:10 dilution. I suppose you got X-JET it with out using any proportion connectors. But if you wanted to use the RED proportion tube lets say for a 4 GPM unit... that will mix it for you at 1:10, but your solution is already 1:10 you'd be ending up spraying on the house a 1:100 diluted solution.

    Im open to suggestions.... on how to best do this.

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    Throw the propotionals away. I mix my batches 5 gallons at a time. 5 gpm machine 1-2 gallons of chlorine 1/2 gal. soap, 2oz. wax the rest water. spray on let dwell 10-15 minutes, rinse. I use heat when its cold out 100 degrees.

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    CAT - the wax you add is stable in your soap / bleach solution??

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    http://www.powerwashnetwork.com/spon...soap-more.html

    WASH & WAX is a highly concentrated, acrylic polymer and cleaner concentrate.
    Dilute at 1 ounce to 4 gallons (1:512). It will leave paint finishes with a high
    gloss and it will not spot chrome.
    ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ....31110-05......... 31110-55


    WET WAX is a lemon scented, highly concentrated organic filming agent.
    It is a great "CHEATER WAX" for car washes. Metering instructions are:
    1 ounce per five (5) gallons of water (1:640) through the washer.
    ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ....38210-05......... 38210-55

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    Thank you mark for your response. Just for clarity - WASH & WAX is the Turtle brand correct?

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    No our Wash & Wax product is not made by Turtle Wax.

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