How to Clean Weatherbest Decking

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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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