however when you have mildew growing on your wood deck one of the 1 quart of oxygen bleach and 1/4 cup of ammonia-free liquid dishwasher detergent. the bleach of vinegar will assist in both killing the mold spores as well as lifting
maintenance of cedar siding: removal of algae mold and iron stains
sep 15 2014 bleaching agents quickly kill mold and algae but they also can degrade wood. the photo below shows a person cleaning a deck with oxygen bleach and a gentle brush. ammonia reacts with bleach to form toxic fumes.
wood deck cleaning and staining tips today's homeowner
a wood deck needs to be cleaned regularly and refinished with a deck stain or sealer detergent that doesn't contain ammonia) in a garden sprayer to the deck. is thoroughly clean and dry you can apply a clear sealer or a deck stain.
care and maintenance - how to clean composite decking
periodic care and maintenance will help keep your composite decking looking new. please note that olympic deck cleaner is a bleach based cleaner and may temporarily never mix any other cleaners (ammonia phosphoric acid etc.)
how to remove and prevent mold and mildew on wooden decks
since most wooden decks are made from treated woods and the deck is device and you'll soon find your deck cleaner than it's been in years. bleach do not mix ammonia or any kind of other detergent that contains ammonia with bleach.
next time it's time to clean your deck try a homespun concoction that will be sure to always use powdered oxygen bleach because liquid chlorine bleach can alcohol and 2 tablespoons of murphy's (or another ammonia-free detergent).
my four best homemade deck cleaners with all the information you need to know to let the bleach solution sit on the stain for 15 minutes then scrub and rinse. but other brands will also work just make sure the soap is free of ammonia.
to remove your existing film former deck product you will need to use a strippers that contain caustic chemicals like sodium or ammonium hydroxide or sodium metasilicate. oxygen bleach (see link below) is deep cleaning this wood deck.