How To Mix Bleach For Pressure Washing


Hello everyone! I'm Justin from Forever Self-Employed. In today's video, we're diving into the essential topic of how to mix bleach for pressure washing. Technically, when you're mixing bleach, you're softwashing, but for SEO and keyword purposes, we'll refer to it as pressure washing.

If you're not familiar with SEO (Search Engine Optimization) or keywords, it's time to get acquainted. These are crucial for ranking your Google My Business and website, driving more leads to your business. Now, let’s get into the quickest and easiest way to mix bleach, using a free tool that guarantees the correct water and bleach ratios every time, preventing property damage and chemical waste.

Why Proper Bleach Mixing Matters

Properly mixing bleach is vital for ensuring you don't damage property or waste chemicals. Whether you're a beginner or looking to refine your technique, understanding the correct ratios for different surfaces is key. This video will introduce you to a free tool that simplifies this process, ensuring accuracy and efficiency.

Free Tool for Mixing Bleach

Introducing Quote IQ—a powerful tool that not only helps you send estimates, invoices, collect payments, and manage customers but also includes a batchmix chemical calculator. This calculator allows you to determine the right mix ratios for various cleaning tasks, ensuring you achieve the desired strength without causing any damage.

Here's how to use it:

  1. Target Percentage: Determine how strong you want the mix. For a house wash, you might aim for 1.5%.
  2. Chemical Strength and Tank Size: Enter the strength of your bleach (e.g., 12% SH) and your tank size (e.g., 5 gallons).
  3. Calculate Ratios: The calculator will tell you exactly how much water and bleach you need to achieve your target percentage.

For example:

  • House Wash: 1.5% mix with 12% SH in a 5-gallon tank requires 4.4 gallons of water and 0.6 gallons of bleach.
  • Roof Wash: 5% mix with 12% SH in a 5-gallon tank requires 2.9 gallons of water and 2.1 gallons of bleach.

This tool works for any tank size and mixture ratio, making it incredibly versatile and user-friendly.

SESW Softwash 101 Class: Elevate Your Skills

If you’re new to the industry or looking to enhance your skills, consider enrolling in the SESW Softwash 101 Class. This comprehensive training covers everything from property protection and equipment selection to specialty chemicals and job walkthroughs. Here’s why you should consider it:

  • Expert Knowledge: Learn from industry veterans with years of experience.
  • Comprehensive Training: Get in-depth training on all aspects of softwashing.
  • Increase Efficiency: Improve your techniques and workflows, ensuring you get jobs done right the first time.
  • Special Offer: Get $100 off for the next few days with the coupon code mentioned in the video.

Proper training ensures you’re not just mixing bleach correctly but also protecting properties, avoiding liabilities, and maximizing your business potential.


Mixing bleach for pressure washing doesn't have to be complicated. With the right tools and training, you can ensure safe and effective cleaning every time. Don’t forget to download Quote IQ for your free batchmix chemical calculator and check out the SESW Softwash 101 Class to elevate your skills and knowledge.

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