Professional Exterior Cleaning in Sussex

Revamp your outdoor space and bring it back to life!

Does your home or business premises require professional external cleaning?

CROSS Specialist Cleaning are a trained professional Pressure washing and Soft washing company based in Brighton.

We clean, restore and maintain all types of exterior surface to include Driveways, Block Paving, Patios, Imprinted Concrete, Tarmac, Pathways, Render and Rooftops.

Cleaning and sealing your exterior surfaces will protect the investment you have made and help to prevent future problems arising.

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Exterior cleaning using a two-way combination approach:

Exterior surfaces are prone to hosting atmospheric organisms called biofilm which cause surfaces to stain, discolour and look unsightly. Biofilms can include algae, lichen, mould and moss, to name a few. Apart from looking ugly, they can have a detrimental and damaging effect on the surface if left untreated.

Traditionally, the most common option has been to use pressure (jet) washing to wash away the contaminants, but this only offers short-term superficial results! Why? Jet washing alone will not kill the living organism down to its root. By blasting the ‘live’ spores into the air, it can rapidly spread the problem as they land and recolonise on surrounding surfaces.

Using Pressure (jet) washing and Soft Washing

Using soft washing techniques, we offer you a two-step approach. First, we soft wash the surface to kill the biofilm, then when the root system is dead, we pressure wash the surface to achieve better, longer lasting results. Sealing the surface afterwards will help inhibit new biofilm growth thereafter.

You can explore each method here:

Our comprehensive pressure and soft washing services restores:

  • Driveways
  • Block Paving
  • Patios
  • Imprinted Concrete
  • Tarmac
  • Pathways
  • Render
  • Rooftops

CROSS Specialist Cleaning work hard to restore and transform your residential and commercial spaces, offering attractive street appeal.

Revitalise you outdoor spaces!

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Quality Exterior Cleaning Services

We can advise on the best care and maintenance for your outdoor surfaces.

Pressure Cleaning / Jet Washing

Powerful equipment and state-of-the-art cleaning solutions

We are specialists in the use of high-pressure jet washing equipment, delivering a high-quality service to both domestic and commercial customers at a competitive price.

To achieve optimum results, we have invested in powerful top of the range equipment and use state-of-the-art cleaning solutions to offer our customers the best cleaning results possible.

A professional, reliable and conscientious company, we work hard to provide you with a clean and tidy service, causing the least amount of disruption possible to you and your neighbours.

Benefits of our exterior cleaning services:

  • Powerful top of the range equipment
  • State of the art cleaning solutions used
  • Fast and effective results
  • Industry trained, uniformed operative
  • Aftercare advice
  • Fully insured including damage cover
  • Quality cleaning throughout
  • Satisfaction Guarantee

Our comprehensive pressure and soft washing services restore:

  • Patios
  • Block Paving & Driveways
  • Imprinted Concrete
  • Tarmac
  • Swimming Pool Areas
  • Canopies
  • External Tiles
  • Moss Removal

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Soft Washing

A revolutionary low-pressure cleaning solution for cleaning all exterior surfaces to include buildings, roof tops, driveways, patios and pavements.

Soft washing is a high-performance, long-lasting cleaning solution that enables us to clean and sanitise a range of external materials and substrates using safe non-aggressive chemicals which have been fully approved by the UK Health & Safety Executive.

We are specialists in the safe removal of organic and man-made stains from external surfaces to include unsightly fungi, moss, red, green, yellow and black algae, bacteria, lichen and mould to name a few. Applying our experience and knowledge of the industry, we safely kill the biofilm spores without risk of damage to the property or harming animals or the environment.

Surfaces stay cleaner for longer

Soft washing ensures the surface stays cleaner for longer than pressure washing alone. Our customers enjoy an exterior living space that stays clean for three times longer than traditional cleaning methods!

Soft Washing is perfect on surfaces such as:

  • Brickwork and render
  • Tiled and slate roofs
  • Tarmac
  • Driveways & block paving
  • Natural stone
  • Imprinted concrete & concrete paving
  • Patios & paths
  • Tennis courts
  • Fully-trained, uniformed technician.
  • uPVC cladding
  • Wet-pour safety surfaces
  • Wooden fences, sheds and decking

Key benefits of Soft washing:

  • Longer lasting results
  • Uses less water
  • Little or no noise
  • More cost-effective
  • Safe for all known building materials
  • No damage to the surface being cleaned
  • Kills the spores missed by power washing
  • Maximizes the life of a roof
  • We test clean an area so you can see the results

Safe Code of Practice

As a company that maintains strict Health & Safety practices, our operatives follow a safe code of practice and are COSHH compliant to ensure children, pets and the environment are safe. We use only government approved biodegradable products.

Revitalise you outdoor spaces!

Driveway Cleaning

Protect your drive from the elements

A driveway is the first thing people see when arriving at your home or business. Apart from the aesthetics, it is essential to maintain your driveway to avoid deterioration from exposure to the elements and general wear and tear.

Attempting to clean your driveway yourself using a domestic machine is a laborious, messy task which rarely achieves great results. Furthermore, pressure washing surfaces indefinitely will also degrade the surface over time. Let us use our industry knowledge and professional equipment, to deliver you professional results that will look cleaner and last longer. Using our premium quality sealants will protect your drive from the elements and protect your investment for years to come.

  • We successfully remove Dirt, Weeds, Moss, Stains, Tyre marks, Oil, Paint and Grease.
  • We use premium quality sealants to protect your driveway from the elements.
  • We offer aftercare treatments that will protect against mould, lichen, algae, moss and fungi to keep your driveway looking its best all year round.

We restore and seal many types of driveway to include:

  • Block Paving
  • Tarmac & Asphalt
  • Natural Stone
  • Paving Slabs
  • All Concrete surfaces to include Pattern Imprinted Concrete

Block Paving Cleaning & Sealing

Is your block paving looking unsightly with dirt, weeds and moss growth?

We can clean, re-sand between the joints with kiln dried sand, and seal your block paving to give it a new lease of life.

5 Stage Process

    1. First we treat any visible oil stains, moss or biofilm that may have colonised on the surface.
    1. After the treatments have taken effect, we use a powerful Honda pressure washer to clean the block paving.
    1. The block paving is left to dry out over 3-5 days (depending on weather conditions).
    1. Once sufficiently dry, we use ‘kiln dried’ sand to re-sand the joints.
    1. The block paving is sealed with two coats of impregnating sealer.

Afterwards, we offer you ‘best practice’ advice to help you safely maintain your paving or alternatively, we can discuss a tailored maintenance package where we will periodically return to clean the surface and top up the seal to keep it looking as fresh as the day it was laid.

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Patio Cleaning & Sealing

Remove lichen, algae and moss growth

Patios and Driveways are an expensive investment and it does not take long for them to start looking soiled and losing their ‘newly laid’ appearance. To keep them looking their best requires periodic professional maintenance.

Usually they are made from porous materials so if they are located in a damp area which gets low sun exposure, very quickly they can go green with algae and moss growth.

When biofilm such as algae builds up on the surface, it can become slippery and very dangerous!

Keeping your patio clean is important to help prevent long-term expensive repairs.

  • Specialist in spot & stain removal.
  • Remove moss and algae growth.
  • Sealed to stay clean for longer.
  • Satisfaction Guarantee.
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Imprinted Concrete Cleaning, Sealing & Colour Restoration

Reseal, Repair and Recolour

Although imprinted concrete is a very hard wearing, durable surface, it does require ongoing professional maintenance to keep it looking its best and may require re-sealing and possibly re-colouring over time.

If your imprinted concrete has cracks that need repair, we can fill the cracks with a cement and mortar (with colour) repair compound. Filling large cracks will make them look less visible.

We offer a premium sealer for imprinted concrete that comes in three finishes; gloss, silk and matt.

Need an anti-slip surface? No problem, we can mix an anti-slip additive into the concrete sealer to make the surface less slippery once sealed.

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Tarmac Cleaning, Repair and Colour Restoration

Give it a new lease of life!

With constant exposure to weather conditions such as sunlight and frost, all tarmac surfaces will dry out over time and due to expansion and contraction of the surface, cracks and potholes can appear.

If your tarmac is looking tired and has endured damage, we can wash, repair, colour restore and seal the surface to give it a new lease of life!

Our tarmac restoration services include the following:

  • Pressure washing tarmac
  • Repairs to tarmac
  • Oil spill & stain removal
  • Moss & algae removal
  • Colour coating of tarmac (black, red or green)
  • Bespoke Colours can be made to order
  • Tarmac sealing

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Local Authority & Commercial Cleaning & Sealing

Transform your outdoor spaces

If you own or manage a business or commercial premise, and need a quote to transform the exterior appearance, we can help.

Call us to arrange a FREE site visit to discuss your requirements, provide you with a detailed proposal and quote to deliver fast, effective cleaning treatments that will transform your outdoor spaces.

We bring your common areas, pavements and patios back to life. If these areas have become slippery and dangerous due to moss or algae, or are just plain unsightly, let us transform them back to a safe and attractive environment.

We offer a wide range of commercial pressure washing services to include the following:

  • Driveways and forecourt cleaning for shops and garages
  • Patios
  • Car Parks
  • Tarmac repairs – cleaning, repair, colour restoration and sealing
  • Playgrounds and wet pour play surfaces
  • Oil & grease removal
  • Hard court sports surfaces to include tennis, football, netball, etc
  • Garden furniture, decking and fencing for public houses, hotels & restaurants
  • Smoking areas
  • Maintenance around swimming pools, leisure complexes & spas
  • Cleaning all uPVC surfaces

Reasons to clean wet pour areas

  • Wet pour areas can be unhygienic if not properly maintained
  • Algae and moss on wet pour can be slippery and dangerous
  • Wet pour is prone to deterioration if not cleaned regularly

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We are so confident in our cleaning services that we offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee or we will re-clean for FREE!

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Areas where we operate our Exterior Cleaning Services

Professional Exterior Cleaning covering a wide area including:

East Sussex: Brighton, Ovingdean, Rottingdean, Woodingdean,  Saltdean, Peacehaven, Newhaven, Seaford, Lewes,  Eastbourne, Burgess Hill, Uckfield, Haywards Heath, Crowborough.

West Sussex: Arundel, Worthing, Shoreham, Portslade, Hove, Pulborough, Billingshurst, Horsham, Crawley.

Gatwick: The surrounding towns and villages.

Opening Hours:
Monday – Saturday | 8am – 8pm
Out of Hours cleaning available

Clear, Defined Pricing

The price we quote is the price you pay, NO hidden extras!

Every cleaning job is unique, with different requirements. Our prices are based according to square meter measurements and a survey.