Fence and Deck Power Washing

Fence and Deck Power Washing

At Forest City Design & Service, we understand the relevance of keeping your wood fence and deck looking its ideal. We wish to make sure that your home is without crud, dirt, debris, and mud. We proudly use phenomenal Wooden Fencing and Deck Power Washing in London, ON, and close-by areas!

Our London handyman group will certainly push wash your wood fence and deck, eliminating dirt, gunk, and other particles. We use truck-mounted stress cleaning devices to use the best possible outcomes to our clients.

Power washing your fence and deck involves similar steps to pressure washing but typically uses hot water, which can be more effective for cleaning tough grime and stains. Here’s a detailed guide to help you power wash your fence and deck:

Equipment and Materials

•Power washer (with appropriate nozzle)
•Deck or fence cleaner
•Protective gear (gloves, goggles)
•Stiff brush or broom
•Garden hose
•Plastic sheeting or drop cloth (for protecting plants or nearby surfaces)
•Sealant or stain (optional, for post-washing treatment)

Steps to Power Wash a Fence and Deck

•Clear the area: Remove furniture, plants, and any other items from the deck and around the fence.
•Protect nearby areas: Use plastic sheeting to cover plants, electrical outlets, and any other areas that might be damaged by water or cleaning solutions.

•Check for damage: Look for loose nails, screws, or boards that need to be repaired before washing. Tighten or replace as necessary.

3.Choosing the Right Cleaner:
•Select an appropriate cleaner: Use a cleaner designed for wood or composite materials. Avoid bleach as it can damage wood fibers.
•Apply the cleaner: Follow the manufacturer’s instructions, usually applying with a garden sprayer or directly from the power washer.

4.Power Washing:
•Select the correct nozzle: Use a 25-degree or 40-degree nozzle for a wider spray that is gentler on the wood.
•Set the pressure: For wood surfaces, keep the pressure between 500 to 1200 PSI to avoid damaging the wood.
•Wash the fence: Hold the nozzle about 2 feet away from the surface and move in a sweeping motion, maintaining a consistent distance.
•Wash the deck: Start from the house and move outward. Be careful with the edges and corners where wood can be more vulnerable.

5.Rinse and Inspect:
•Rinse thoroughly: After cleaning, rinse the entire surface with water to remove any residual cleaner.
•Inspect for missed spots: Once dry, check for any areas that may need another pass or further cleaning.

•Allow to dry: Let the fence and deck dry completely, which can take 24-48 hours depending on weather conditions.

7.Post-Washing Treatment (Optional):
•Apply sealant or stain: Once the wood is dry, consider applying a sealant or stain to protect it from future weather damage and enhance its appearance.
•Follow the manufacturer’s instructions: Ensure even application and proper drying time.

Safety Tips

•Wear protective gear: Always wear gloves, goggles, and appropriate clothing to protect yourself from high-pressure water and cleaning chemicals.
•Be mindful of pressure: Too much pressure can damage wood surfaces, so always start at a lower pressure and increase if necessary.
•Keep a consistent distance: Maintain a consistent distance between the nozzle and the surface to prevent gouging or uneven cleaning.


Regularly inspect and clean your fence and deck to prevent buildup of dirt and mildew. Annual cleaning and reapplication of sealant or stain will keep your outdoor spaces looking great and lasting longer.

By following these steps, you can effectively power wash your fence and deck, improving their appearance and extending their lifespan.

In addition to enhancing the appearance of your wood fence and deck, our power washing solution has a number of advantages, like avoiding rot and degeneration or removing rotten fruits and bird feces that can build up with time. Cleansing it frequently expands the life of your wood surfaces, and enhances the worth of your residential property.

Our team of handymen in London, Ontario has years of experience in supplying premier power cleaning solutions to household, commercial, and commercial clients. Contact us today to get more information regarding our pressure-washing service!

Our service area extends throughout London, Strathroy, St. Thomas, Woodstock, Stratford, Dorchester, and bordering locations. Regardless of where you are, we are dedicated to giving premier cleaning services that fulfill your one-of-a-kind requirements.

You can call us today at 519 494 3673 to make inquiries.

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