How to Clean WPC Decking?
WPC decking is mainly used for outdoor. Through the sun, rain, wind, and snow, the moss will appear on the surface of decking inevitably, seriously affected the looking. If the stains stay longer, it will become more difficult to clean. How to clean the WPC decking? In fact, very simple, a pot of water, a little cleaning agent, a steel ball, just three, your WPC decking will become clean and beautiful.
Rinse-Off WPC Decking
TECHWOODN WPC decking is formulated to inhibit mildew growth and minimize staining. Rinse off your WPC decking periodically with a hose. Even if it appears clean, it is important to prevent the build-up of pollen/debris. Mildew stains may occur where moisture, pollens, and/or dirt are present. Mildew needs a food source to grow, which can be grass, pollens, dirt, debris, wood and wood resins. Maintaining a clean, dry surface is the best method for combating mildew. Ensure that water drains effectively from your deck. Keep weeping holes clear and unclogged on planks. Be sure that gaps exist between planks to allow for drainage.
Different types of stains, you can use different cleaning methods:
- Spot Stains
Many stains can be cleaned with soap and water. Areas cleaned may lighten, this will require 8-10 weeks exposure to the sun to match the remaining WPC decking.
- Scratches, Nicks, Cuts, and Grooves
Scratches, nicks, cuts, and grooves can be eliminated by using a wire brush. Brush in the direction of the grain of the product. The brushed area will weather back in approximately 8-10 weeks.
Like any wood-based product, TECHWOODN WPC decking may experience a naturally occurring process called Extractive Bleeding. This process may cause a temporary discoloration that will weather away. In most cases, the weathering process takes 8-10 weeks but could vary depending on location and specific product application such as a covered porch.