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What is the ideal PSI for cleaning a wood deck?

500-1000 PSI
21%
1000-1500 PSI
21%
1500-2000 PSI
10%
2000-2500 PSI
21%
2500-3000 PSI
5%
3000-3500 PSI
13%
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Question: What is the ideal PSI for cleaning a wood deck?
Top Answer (21% of 37 votes): 1000-1500 PSI.

Answer: 500-1000 PSI
Explanation: It really depends on the decking, for softer woods I would not go above 600, for a harder wood such as oak I would say 1000psi is safely within range.
R&N Environmental
Answer: 1500-2000 PSI
Explanation: I Use 3000 psi , I have Different Tips For Different Jobs
DDJ Mobile Pressure Washing and Car Washing, Detailing inc.
Answer: 2000-2500 PSI
Explanation: Decks normally require a softer wash.
Southside Mobile Pressure Washing & Auto Detailing
ProMatcher
Answer: 1500-2000 PSI
Explanation: Tok much pressure will splinter the wood
Cutt-N-Crew
Answer: 2000-2500 PSI
Explanation: Depending on the type of wood it's always better to more gentle with the care as to keep the life of the wood longer.
Jani-Serv, Inc.
Answer: 2000-2500 PSI
Explanation: dont want to splinter
2 POWERWASH GUYS
ProMatcher
Answer: 500-1000 PSI
Explanation: Low pressure works great on decking with solutions
Nutley Power Wash
Answer: 1000-1500 PSI
Explanation: You still must be careful because to much pressure can damage soft wood and leave marks
Stay Ready Commercial Clean
Answer: 1000-1500 PSI
Explanation: 1000-1500 psi is great for cleaning decks but you have got to pay attention to how far you need to keep the nozzle a way from the surface.......even these pressures can and will cause damage. It is best to soft wash your deck !!!
Building Wash NC
ProMatcher
Answer: 1000-1500 PSI
Explanation: To much pressure on wood it will peal and you get what looks like worms.
Saul Reyes Contracting.
Answer: 1500-2000 PSI
Explanation: Variance of pressure depending on what the customer wants. Do they want to prep for staining or cleaning the deck.
Hood Technologies
Answer: 1000-1500 PSI
Explanation: All you need is 1500 psi and some simple green to remove dirt mold melded and other
Garys deck
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