how to wash a deck

Before power washing perform the steps above to inspect and clean your deck. 2. Lower pressure is better. A power washer can make a weathered deck look like new as it blasts away grime and discoloration. Too intense of pressure can damage your deck though so keep the setting under 1500 pounds per square inch. 3. Keep the nozzle moving. 【Get Price】

To use this solution for mold cleaning hose the deck down with water to soak the wood then apply the mildew and algae cleaner in one area at a time.Scrub each portion with a long-handled brush or broom and give it 10 to 15 minutes to soak in to ensure that it reaches into the wood where mold and mildew often lurk. 【Get Price】

5. Rinse the deck clean with a garden hose. 6. In a bucket pour one part borate (in this case Tom used Bora-Care) and five parts of water and mix well using a cordless drill fitted with a paint-mixing paddle. 7. Pour the borate solution into the pump sprayer and apply it to the deck and railings to kill algae. 8. Let the deck dry for two or ... 【Get Price】

Clear off the deck and spray it down with a garden hose. Prepare the deck-cleaning solution. Generously apply the cleaning solution then scrub to a light lather. Rinse the deck off with a garden ... 【Get Price】

Seep up the piles and place them into the trash bag. Remove any debris that is trapped in between the deck boards using the slender tool and place that in the garbage bag as well. SHose or Pressure Wash. Use a garden hose with a spray attachment to wash the surface of the deck and rinse it clean. 【Get Price】

Once your deck is clean apply a redwood stain or a waterproofing deck sealer which will repel water and make the deck last longer. To apply the sealer purchase a pad with a little reservoir and brush it on. Or use a foam roller. Go over the entire deck surface with the sealer 【Get Price】

Washing your deck consists of scrubbing it with a deck cleaning solution and a stiff bristle brush. You will need a bucket cleaner garden hose with a water nozzle or power washer and a brush with an extension pole – unless you want to be scrubbing on your hands and knees. 【Get Price】