Removing eggs from cars safely
The first thing you should when removing eggs from cars is to immediately rinse the egg spots from your car with your garden hose.Â If the egg is new, this might be the only thing you have to do if your lucky.Â By hosing it down quickly, the eggs won’t have time to adhere to the finish.Â The enzymes, protein and sulfur in the egg all react with paint on vehicles and siding, and if allowed to dry, can actually remove the paint or at least cause staining!
If that doesn’t work, or if the eggs have already dried, remove as many pieces of eggshell as you can with your hands before you try to remove the egg itself with detergents.Â That way you can avoid having tiny pieces of eggshell stuck to your sponge which might scratch the paint on your car.
Next, fill a bucket with warm water and some laundry detergent.Â Use 1/4 cup of laundry detergent for every 1 gallon of water.Â Wet down the area, then splash the laundry detergent on the area and let it sit on the surface.Â Soak some old rags or soft cloths in the water and detergent mixture and place them over the egged areas of your car.Â Let them sit for 10 to 15 minutes to soften up dried matter.
Then try using your garden hose with a nozzle on it to wash the eggs from the car.Â Most laundry detergents have enzymes that help remove greasy or food and protein-based stains, like eggs, and in most cases it will work on your car.
If necessary, remove the cloths from the car and try again using the same process, I did warn that removing eggs from cars wasn’t easy! Â But relax, if just letting the cleaner dwell on the surface doesn’t work, then dip a clean, soft sponge in the soapy water. Gently rub the egg stain on your car with the sponge, but don’t rub too hard or it might damage the paint.Â If you decide that removing eggs from cars was enough, and you want to hire a professional power washing company in Montgomery County Maryland to for removing eggs from cars or your home,Â just give us a call at 301-216-9675.
After removing eggs from cars, check your house!
Once you get the eggs off your car, then rinse the affected areas of your car with the hose and check other cars in the area, and your home.Â Since Egg’s come in a container of a Dozen, chances are that you will probably find a dozen areas that need to be cleaned, so take a careful look around while your waiting for the car to dry.
Then once it’s dried you should be able to tell how effective you were at removing eggs from cars.