Cleaning porch ceiling

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  1. Apr 30, 2014 #1

    jmc0319

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    Hi,

    I have a wrap around covered porch on the front of my house. The decking was refinished last year. This year I need to clean the painted ceiling over the porch. I would like to spray it with a bleach solution but do not want to damage or discolor the finished deck. Any suggestions as to how much bleach to water I should mix in the sprayer? Any other suggestions would be appreciated too.

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  2. Apr 30, 2014 #2

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    I would use tsp not bleach.
     
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    Thanks Neal but what is tsp?


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    What about just hitting it with a pressure washer and plain old water?
     
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    Thanks old dog and Neal. Yes I will try just water and a PW first but I don't think that will work. That's ways my first shot just assuming in this case it won't work.


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    Try spraying with a cleaner the stubborn spots. Something like simple green, or purple power.
     
  8. May 1, 2014 #8

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    I love simple green but never even thought of it for this. Great idea I will do that.


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