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How To Clean A Garden Patio

Do you want to know how to clean a garden patio? this article provides some of the best methods to achieve this.  People underestimate the effort required to keep a garden patio looking clean.  Below are  3 different patio cleaning methods:

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How to Clean a Garden Patio Using Vinegar

Vinegar is known as a food product, but it can also be a versatile, environmentally friendly cleaning product.  This is because  vinegar (especially white vinegar) is acidic which can help dissolve dirty deposits.  Below is a step by step guide to cleaning patios with vinegar:

What is Needed?

  • Weeding tools
  • Watering can
  • Hose or Bucket
  • Heavy duty broom

Clean your Patio using Vinegar Guide

  1. First of all, remove all types of items from the affected area.  Such items are usually garden furniture and plant pots.
  2. Thoroughly sweep the area, and remove any long weeds growing from your patio.
  3. Prepare the vinegar cleaning solution, which should be 50% vinegar, and 50% water.
  4. Once the vinegar cleaning solution has been prepared, apply to areas of the patio that need cleaning.  Now wait about 20 minutes for the acid in the vinegar to loosen the dirt within the patio.
  5. Now scrub the areas where the vinegar solution has been applied with a hard bristled brush.
  6. Rinse your patio with a hose or bucket.  Then scrub again.
  7. If the patio is still dirty, try mixing up a stronger solution.  Then repeat steps 4 to 6.
  8. Once you have achieved a clean patio, you can then move your garden items back into place.

How to Clean a Garden Patio using a Pressure Washer

What is Needed?

  • Weeding tools
  • Pressure washer
  • Hose
  • Heavy duty broom

Clean your Patio using a Pressure Washer

  1. First of all, remove all types of items from the affected area.  Such items are usually garden furniture and plant pots.
  2. Thoroughly sweep the area, and remove any long weeds growing from your patio.
  3. Connect the pressure washer to a water supply via a hose.  It will also need power, usually via an extension lead.
  4. Attach a patio scrubber attached to the end of the pressure washer lance.
  5. Turn on the water and the power.  High pressure water should fire from the patio scrubbing attachment, when you press the handle lever.
  6. When using the pressure washer scrubber, you should push it backward and forward like a vacuum cleaning.  Work up and down the patio methodically, cleaning it line by line.
  7. Your patio should look much cleaner.  If it do not look cleaning, then simply repeat the scrubbing process again.

Karcher Pressure Washer

Karcher pressure washers are highly popular and reliable.


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Posted on 2nd December 2018 at 12:03 pm

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