How to Clean Weatherbest Decking


Weatherbest decking is one of the most popular brands of composite deck material on the market. To clean your Weatherbest decking, follow the methods suggested by Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, who manufacturers the product.

Things You'll Need

  • Plastic scraper
  • Composite deck cleaning solution
  • Bucket
  • Mop
  • Degreaser
  • Rinse your deck every week with a garden hose so dust, pollen and other airborne pollutants don't accumulate.

  • Scrape any accumulated debris from between the deck planks. Use a plastic scraper and take care not to gouge the planks.

  • Wash your Weatherbest decking with a commercial deck wash that is rated for composite decking. Mix the suggested amount of solution (according to the manufacturer) with water and apply it to the deck with a mop. Allow the solution to soak for a half-hour, then rinse it off with a garden hose.

  • Remove grease stains by applying a household degreaser, such as a citrus-based orange cleaner. Allow the solution to stand for 15 minutes, then rinse.

  • Clean ground-in dirt with a pressure washer. Use a cleaning solution that is approved for both composite decking and pressure cleaners.

Tips & Warnings

  • Place a mat beneath your grill to protect your Weatherbest decking from cooking-grease stains. Put a protective covering on the feet of metal patio furniture to avoid rust stains on your Weatherbest deck.

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