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Old 06-13-2012, 09:23 AM   #1
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Cleaning a cedar deck?

My deck is a little over 2 years old, the winter, bird poop and random leaves/crap have made it a little less good-looking than it was when it was new.

I sweep it regularly and try to scrub/hose the worst stuff off when I see it but I'd like to give it a good cleaning.

I found an article that says first use a water/trisodium phosphate mix and then a water/bleach mix.

Is that the way to go, or should I try something else?

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Cleaning a cedar deck?

Oxalic acid is a wood cleaner. Used to clean and rehab old wood.


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Cleaning a cedar deck?

Sodium percarb or oxalic is best method to restore then seal with a semi trans oil based sealer.
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