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Ask the Cleaning Experts – Composite Deck Needs Help

The Cleaning Experts at  A Clean Streak answer your toughest cleaning questions.

Cleaning a dirty deckKris L. from Anacortes asks: Help! This past March we moved into a beautiful house that has a wrap-around outside deck made of some sort of composite material (not wood). Now that spring has rolled around, we want to take full advantage of this outdoor space, but when we moved the old oak whiskey half-barrels the previous owners used as planters, we found the decking to be stained. We also found some grease stains on the boards in one corner of the deck where they must have kept their barbecue grill. My husband Ray wants to rent a pressure washer (which he’s never used before) and blast all these stains away, but I’m worried we’ll damage the decking. Do you have any suggestions to clean up this mess?

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