What to Use to Clean Vinyl Siding and Techniques for Cleaning Vinyl Siding that Won’t Cause Damage
| The beauty of vinyl siding is maintained with little effort. Although vinyl siding will get dirty, like anything exposed to the atmosphere, a heavy rain will do wonders in cleaning it. Or, it’s possible to wash it down with an ordinary garden hose. If neither rain nor hosing does a satisfactory job, follow these simple instructions:
3. If mildew is a problem, use the solution previously mentioned, but add 1 quart liquid laundry bleach.
4. When washing down the entire house, start at the bottom and work up to the top in order to prevent streaking.
5. To know what to use to clean vinyl siding for stubborn stains, use the following chart:
*Cleaners are listed in alphabetical order. VSI and Innovative Home Concepts, Inc. does not endorse proprietary products or processes and makes no warranties for the products referenced herein. Reference to proprietary names is for illustrative purposes only and is not intended to imply that there are not equally effective alternatives.
All How to clean vinyl siding, techniques to clean vinyl siding, and what to use to clean vinyl siding information on this webpage is taken from the Vinyl Siding Institute’s Vinyl Siding Installation Manual, updated Decemeber 2010.