STEP 2: Prepare the deck–cleaning solution. Pour 2 gallons of very warm water into a plastic bucket large enough to accommodate the head of a deck brush. Into the bucket, add 2 cups of powdered oxygen bleach (e.g., OxiClean, found in the laundry detergent aisle), which is milder than liquid chlorine bleach.
Bleach based cleaners have recently been found to damage the wood's lignin that will help bind the cellular structure of the wood. Pros: Premixed in liquid form.
Q My clients have asked me to refinish their older pressure-treated decking, but first I have to clean it. Is a bleach solution safe to use, or are there safer and more
When choosing household cleaning products for cleaning your deck, you want to make sure you're protecting your family, your pets and the deck's wood.
Formulating a homemade deck cleaner is not only simple, but it's often more. powdered oxygen bleach because liquid chlorine bleach can damage the wood.