How to Use OxiClean to Wash a Deck

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Things You'll Need

  • Bucket

  • Nylon scrub brush

  • Garden hose

OxiClean is safe to use on decks.

OxiClean is a safe alternative to chemical-based bleach products, as the item is comprised of oxygen bleach that uses oxygen ions to fuel its cleaning power. When cleaning your outdoor deck, the oxygen bleach is a much better alternative than chlorine bleach as it cleans any deck surface without causing discoloration or damage to plants, shrubs, soil and similar surroundings.


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Step 1

Mix 1 cup OxiClean and 1 gallon water in a cleaning bucket.

Step 2

Rinse off your deck with the garden hose to loosen debris and buildup.

Step 3

Dip a nylon scrub brush into the water and OxiClean mixture and scrub it over the deck. Continue across the deck until the entire unit is cleaned to your satisfaction.

Step 4

Rinse off your deck once more to wash away all of the lifted buildup, and let the deck air dry.


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