02:49PM | 07/20/00
Member Since: 07/19/00
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I have a large pressure treated deck that is surrounded by shrubs. Is about 14 years old and in pretty good shape. There is some mildew and mold I want get rid of but I am not certain about the proper method. Do I use a power washer, a commercial cleaner by itself or the cleaner with the washer? Please advise. I power washed the deck alone about 5 years ago and it came out pretty good, but the mold and mildew are back. I don't want to damage the shrubs so I'm hesitant about using cleaners.


08:44AM | 07/21/00
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
If your last cleaning lasted 5 years, that's fantastic. I have had my deck cleaned with a pressure washer and bleach, and another time with "cleaning" chemicals. It never lasts that long.
There are anti-mildew agents that you can mix into paints and stains if you are planning to paint or stain it anytime soon.
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