Asbestos siding reached its height in popularity between the 1920s and 1970s. Many households used this type of coating because it was easy to clean and more durable than the other substances. The cleaning of this coating takes some care as asbestos could be released in the air health problems and the cause of those present. To clean asbestos siding, starting with remove biological growth, such as moss and fungi from the surface of the coating.
Mix one part chlorine and three parts water and spray the growth. The bleach will kill the organic matter. Within a week, you can go back and simply sweep the moss or fungus off the surface. Second, mix a mild detergent, such as Tide, with water to make a cleaning solution. Put the detergent in the bucket and pour hot water on it. Mixing together until you get a soapy, but dilutes the cleaning solution. Third, divide the house into sections the size of the extension of the arms. Starting at the bottom and working your asbestos siding way.
Scrub each asbestos siding section with the cleaning solution and a hard brush and rinse immediately with a hose. Fourth, use a ladder for sections that cannot be reached. As you progress higher, rinse each section separately. Keep the bottom moist, so water and debris will run more easily. Otherwise, streaks can form that are difficult to remove. Last, when you have finished scrubbing one side of the house, rinse from the top of the lining of the bottom, with the hose downwards. Then, you can move to the next side, repeating the previous steps.