What is most effective deck cleaner?

Old 07-05-19, 03:49 AM
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What is most effective deck cleaner?

I am getting ready to clean the decks on the back of my house and then restain them. I plan on using a pressure washer but not alone. I will use a cleaning agent as well and wanted to get your opinion from actual experience what you all think is the best and most effective deck cleaner to use.

I have used JoMax before and I have most recently use Valspar deck cleaner. I wasn't real impressed with the Valspar cleaner so I thought I would see what you all find works best.

I have also seen something called Wet and Forget but I have never used it.

What do you all think?

Old 07-05-19, 04:28 AM
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I've heard of wet and forget but I've never used it.
I always use bleach because it's cheap and effective, sometimes I'll add TSP to the mix. Here in the southeast mildew is the main culprit. A lot depends on what you need to clean off of the deck.
Old 07-05-19, 05:38 AM
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There are several other products you can try. KrudKutter is one and I've heard good things about 30 Second Outdoor Cleaner.

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