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March 29, 10:06 PM [GMT -5]

There is also a new product on line called the Siding-Swab. You order the cleaning pad to fit your exact siding profile. The pad comes with a plastic pad holder that screws onto a paint pole or extension pole. This thing works great! It gets rid of those spider nests under the laps of siding that brushes bridge over. They also make a pad that attaches to the same pad holder that is the same shape as your gutters called the Gutter-Swab.

Good Luck - These worked for me.

March 24, 2:48 AM [GMT -5]

"Start at the bottom to avoid streaking," ????
Everything else I've ever read on cleaning anything says "Start at the top to avoid streaking". If you start at the bottom, all the runoff from your work will run down over your previously-cleaned siding, and you'll need to keep rinsing like crazy to prevent its' drying there.

March 19, 9:31 PM [GMT -5]

Best method is to use oxygen bleach (Oxyclean). Most packages include outdoor cleaning instructions which are basically 1/4 scoop per gallon of water. Apply to dry surface with garden sprayer, brush lightgly, do not let dry and simply hose off after 15-20 minutes. It is also healthy for plants and grass (no wetting or covering required). I have used 30-Second Cleaner but oxygen bleach is even better without plant concerrns or stains.

March 04, 5:32 PM [GMT -5]

How about the grass and shrubs around the perimeter of the house being cleaned with detergents flowing over them? Probably act like Round Up.

December 28, 1:19 AM [GMT -5]

Hey great article, was a lot of help. Thank you.

June 20, 6:32 PM [GMT -5]

I've found a better product called 30-Second cleaner that is a lot less labor intensive. Spray it on with garden sprayer & rinse off with water with perhaps a minimum of scrubbing. It's basicly TSP & bleach but works great! Wet your plants down first though & don't wear anything you don't want bleach stained. Works with any type of siding, soffets & gutters.

June 20, 6:31 PM [GMT -5]

I've found a better product called 30-Second cleaner that is a lot less labor intensive. Spray it on with garden sprayer & rinse off with water with perhaps a minimum of scrubbing. It's basicly TSP & bleach but works great! Wet your plants down first though & don't wear anything you don't want bleach stained. Works with any type of siding, soffets & gutters.

April 30, 12:48 PM [GMT -5]

While sealing my redwood deck, I got some Tomkins Sealer on the vinyl siding. What is the best thing to get it off. Other wise, can I paint the siding??

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