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Introduction, Difficulty Level and Needed Tools
Wood Deck Cleaning and Brightening

Deck cleaner makes short work of getting your deck looking new again

Wood decks require maintenance just like any other part of your home. This tutorial will walk you through the steps necessary for wood deck cleaning prior to refinishing. Not all deck refinishing projects require you go through this step. Your deck may just need to be power washed, but if your deck has been painted or you've used an opaque stain, you may have to go through this step.

Difficulty Level:Easy (just labor intensive)

    Needed Tools and Materials
  • Eye Protection (goggles)
  • Rubber Gloves
  • Paint Scraper
  • Stiff Bristled Brush (plastic bristles)
  • Plastic Drop cloths (to protect plants)
  • Push Broom
  • Deck Cleaner

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