Add to GuideAsk a Question

Cleaning Wood Siding

If cared for properly your wood siding will look great for years to come. An important part of caring for your wood siding is cleaning it when necessary. This is a guide about cleaning wood siding.
Ad

Solutions

Share on ThriftyFunThis guide contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!

November 2, 20051 found this helpful

I use Windex outdoor window cleaner to wash my windows on the outside. You know the kind that attaches to the hose and automatically mixes the cleaning liquid in the bottle with the water from the hose. When it is empty I save the dispenser and use it to clean my cedar siding. I fill the empty dispenser with straight Clorox Plus. The mixture that comes out is just strong enough to kill mildew and clean my siding. It actually reaches the second story so no ladder needed. I wait for about 1/2 hour then use the rinse setting which dispenses pure water. It works great.

By Ray from West Palm Beach, FL

Comment Was this helpful? 1

Questions

Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question.

December 7, 20110 found this helpful

My "silk flowers" used in outdoor planter baskets are leaking red dye down my wall. How do I remove the dye from the silk flowers off of the baskets and wooden walls on the outdoor surface of my house?

Answers

December 8, 20110 found this helpful

I certainly haven't had any experience with this, so if I were you, I would start off with just some Dawn in water, and see if that takes it off. It may not be that difficult since it just dissolved in water. If that doesn't work, I would try bleach, which is great for taking colors out of clothes! Good luck!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Answer this Question...

By 0 found this helpful
August 7, 2011

Can anyone suggest the best way to clean the outside of my house which is made of cladding? At the moment it is very, very dirty and we have been told that a pressure washer isn't ideal. It's quite high up especially for someone who is afraid of heights, so if anyone has any ideas please tell me.

Ad

By Tina L.

Answer this Question...
Related Content
In This Guide
Categories
Home and Garden Home Improvement Maintenance and RepairAugust 11, 2011
Guides
More
👔
Father's Day Ideas!
👒
Mother's Day Ideas!
🌻
Gardening
🐛
Pest Control
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2018 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by ThriftyFun.

Generated 2018/05/11 01:39:29 in 1 secs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!