DIY Deck Cleaner


  1. Clear off the deck and spray it down with a garden hose

  2. Prepare the deck-cleaning solution

  3. Generously apply the cleaning solution, then scrub to a light lather

  4. Rinse the deck off with a garden hose

Deck Cleaning Solution

  • 2 gallons of very warm water

  • 2 cups of powdered oxygen bleach (OxiClean)

  • 1/4 cup of liquid dishwashing soap

  • 1 Cup Borax (Optional for treating mildew)


  • Deck Brush

  • 5 Gallon Bucket

  • Garden Hose

  • Kitchen Faucet to Garden Hose Adapter (Optional)


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