Tarmac is a popular material used for surfacing roads, foot paths, car parks and driveways. It consists of broken stone mixed with tar and can be notoriously difficult to clean.
Due to its black appearance tarmac really shows up dust, dirt and chewing gum and any other light coloured stains.
Can You Pressure wash Tarmac?
Yes you can pressure wash tarmac when using the correct equipment and cleaning methods.
As tarmac is made up of tar which is soft in comparison to stone it can be damaged if cleaned using the incorrect methods. This can be as simple as using the wrong type of jet when pressure washing. A common problem seen when pressure washing tarmac is ‘tram lines’ however tarmac CAN BE pressure washed using the correct equipment and cleaning methods.
Tarmac Cleaning Services
Offering you a professional tarmac cleaning service. Our vehicle mounted pressure washing systems and high quality surface cleaning equipment combined with experience and expertise means we can safely clean tarmac efficiently without damaging the surface.
What causes moss on Tarmac?
The very nature of the composition of tarmac makes it an attractive place for moss to grow. The small pits between the stones in the tarmac harbour moisture and in the humid conditions in the UK the moss has an ideal habitat for growth.
What is the best way to remove moss from Tarmac?
There are several ways of removing moss from tarmac including;
- Manually using a stiff brush
- Using a powered moss brush such as the Wetermann moss brush
- Pressure washing
- Treating with a moss killer
Tarmac car park cleaning
We can make your tarmac car park look great again. If the surface is dusty or dirty, has a paint spillage or covered in chewing gum we have the equipment and experience to restore your tarmac surface