What is the Best Way to Remove Dirt from My Deck?

Dee's patio - Gable decking shedA deck is a great addition to the outdoors of your home. There are many options when it comes to decking and many places Bunbury homes are adding decking around their home. Decking can make an inviting welcome when used at the entrance of a home, is great addition to an outdoors entertaining area and is a popular choice for many around a pool area.

Once installed, homeowners want to keep their deck clean to maintain the appearance and quality. Looking for some tips to keep your deck clean? Read on to learn more including:

  • Use a broom to sweep away dirt, sand and debris
  • Invest in a high pressure close for a deep clean
  • Prioritise removing stains from your deck

Use a broom to sweep away dirt, sand and debris on your deck

Leaves, dirt and sand are often left scattered over a deck. A simple brush with a soft broom is a great way to remove this debris. If a more thorough clean is required, a stronger bristled broom and water may be needed.

Invest in a high pressure close for a deep clean of your deck

A high-pressure hose is a great way to remove any remaining dirt or if you can’t access a high pressure hose, a normal garden hose will suffice. Whether using a high pressure or garden hose, be sure to clean the whole area. Put your safety first and remember to wear safety glasses, ear muffs, closed in shoes and give your deck sufficient time to dry.

Prioritise removing stains from your deck

Patio and Decking By CPR Outdoor CentreA thorough scrub of all areas of your deck will remove stains and any excess debris. Specially designed deck scrubbing brooms are available or a strong bristled broom can be used. A thorough scrub of all areas of your deck will remove stains and any excess debris. If choosing to use a product to scrub your deck, ensure you follow the specific product instructions regarding dilution, application and safety correctly.  When finished scrubbing, rewash the deck thoroughly with a high pressure or garden hose and give your deck sufficient time to dry.

Want to add a deck to your home? Contact CPR Outdoor Centre for a FREE quote

To speak to the professionals about adding a deck to your dwelling contact the CPR Outdoor Centre team today. The team at CPR Outdoor Centre pride themselves on providing excellent customer service in a friendly and professional manner.

Drop in and visit our show room or give us a call. We are located at 67 Halifax Drive, Bunbury or phone us in Bunbury on 9726 2311 or Busselton on 9754 2657.