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Oxygen-bleach-for-cleaning-cedar-siding, just after i published the column about cleaning wood siding, i learned that the most powerful oxygen bleach available is one that is blended with a precise amount of soda ash. the soda ash boosts the alkalinity of the solution but surprisingly does not raise the ph. this means it is safe to work with and yields the best cleaning results.. Oxygen bleach is non-damaging both chlorine and oxygen bleach have great anti-microbial qualities that allows them to clean and disinfect the surfaces they are applied to. unfortunately, even in small amounts chlorine bleach eats away at the material it is applied to and in the case of your cedar siding, it can weaken your wood's fibers., do not attempt to power wash your cedar siding. power washing can damage the wood, and bleach can damage a power washer. though it may be more time consuming, always clean your cedar siding by....

Oxygen bleach in the marketplace. not all oxygen bleaches are created equal, the concentration of sp varies dramatically from one to another with ultra-concentrated products containing up to 100% sodium percarbonate and laundry products like oxiclean® containing 50-60%., spray the oxygen bleach mixture onto the shingles. apply one coating of oxygen bleach to the darkest stained areas first, then coat the entire shingled surface with the spray. follow this by spraying another coat of the oxy bleach onto the darker stains..

Oxiclean contains hydrogen peroxide, surfactants and other ingredients that give it powerful cleaning action. when dissolved in water, the oxygen bleach fights stains and dirt as effectively as chlorine bleach, but without the harsh chemicals, bleaching of colors and toxic effects on the environment., oxygen bleach removes algae, mold and mildew from cedar, restoring much of the wood's natural beauty. it's also safe for plants that may inadvertently get dripped upon during the cleaning process.....

Excellent. thank you for the quick responses. i've checked out a couple of products for cleaning. does this "oxygen bleach" (specifically stain solver- askthebuilder.com stain solver) work, or is it just a marketing gimmick? i also found this product on amazon while searching for a garden sprayer- amazon.com: wet and forget 10587 1 gallon moss, mold and mildew stain remover: home improvement, outdoor cedar care & maintenance. as written by the western red cedar lumber association. the surfaces of finished western red cedar decks, siding and trim boards exposed outdoors inevitably become dirty and may also be discolored by mildew, algae and moss. these natural elements slowly erode any previous applied finishes and as a result, all exterior cedar requires regular cleaning and ....

Removing the the wood mold with oxygen bleach “the safe and effective way to clean the wood is oxygen bleach. the oxygen bleach comes as a granular powder that mixes with water. it is non toxic to trees and vegetation and will not remove natural color from the siding.