Posts in «Outdoor Cleaning» category

Name That Stain!

Unless you live in the middle of the desert, chances are you’ve had to deal with moss, algae, lichen, mold and mildew stains. Any outdoor surface where there is moisture and sunlight is vulnerable to these pesky growths, from walkways to decks, from the driveway to the pool. But you don’t need a degree in biology to identify which type of growth you’re up against, and you don’t need caustic chemicals, a power washer or […]

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When you’re not “Lichen” it: Zap That Lichen with Wet & Forget!

If you see a mysterious, scaly-looking growth on your deck, roof, paving stones or other outdoor surfaces, you’ve probably got lichen. Lichen can grow on almost any outdoor surface, causing ugly discoloration. And, all puns aside, lichen can do costly damage: Lichens on your roof can damage the shingles and cause a water leak, and lichen can damage paint and wooden surfaces. Lichen has damaged priceless monuments by “etching” stained glass and even stone. Don’t […]

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Keep Your Pool Fun and Mildew-Free with Wet & Forget!

You’ve got your favorite swim gear, the right tunes and some fresh-squeezed lemonade, and you’re ready to kick back poolside. But if your pool or deck is stained with mold, mildew, moss, algae or lichen, you’ve also got an ugly, slippery problem. Zap the stains with Wet & Forget, and get back to celebrating summer! For stains at the water line: Wet & Forget will remove mold, mildew or algae stains without harming your pool’s vinyl […]

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Wet & Forget: A Key Part of the Outdoorsman’s Arsenal

Summer’s here, and you’re ready to hit the trails and do some serious camping. You’ve got your mosquito spray, your sleeping bag and your best backpack, but you might be bringing some unwelcome guests along on your trip: algae, mold and mildew. If your gear suffers from these ugly, smelly menaces, don’t spend a fortune to replace it–let Wet & Forget clean your gear for you and save your money for fishing lures and ingredients […]

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All about Algae

Ever wonder what causes those ugly green stains on your deck? How about those black streaks on your roof? If you see green stains, black or brownish/reddish stains on outdoor surfaces around your home, chances are good that uninvited algae have taken up residence. Algae staining isn’t always just a cosmetic issue. Algae growth on a surface such as a deck or walkway will make the surface very slippery and cause a fall hazard for […]

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Keep Your Deck Beautiful with Wet & Forget

Now that you’ve chosen just the right deck for you and your family, you’re ready to enjoy many years of backyard barbecues and family get-togethers. But that enjoyment can be cut short if your deck suffers from algae, lichen, moss, mold or mildew. All of these stains are ugly, and some can cause even more problems: Algae creates a slippery surface that can lead to falls, and moss can damage the surface of your deck. […]

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Which Deck is Right for You? Choose Well for Years of Outdoor Bliss

Thinking of building a deck this year? You’re in good company: the Freedonia Group, experts in business trends, report that the demand for home decks is on the rise and should increase by 2.7 percent each year through 2014. There are so many types of wood to choose from, though, as well as alternate materials such as composite decking or aluminum. Choose the right material for your family’s needs, and you can expect many years of […]

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Wet & Forget: Your Perfect Helper for Seal Coating Your Driveway

Whether your driveway is concrete or asphalt, regular seal coating will help it last longer and provide an eye-pleasing complement to your home’s landscaping. A little elbow grease now and then pays off, because seal coating limits a lot of the wear-and-tear your driveway suffers with the of the changing seasons. Landscaping expert David Beaulieu recommends seal coating asphalt yearly in colder climates, and concrete every three to five years. But watch out: If your driveway […]

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Discover 3 Ways Wet And Forget Outdoor Makes Pool Cleanup a Breeze

A cool dip in the pool is the perfect way to relax and get some relief from the summer heat, but it’s hard to enjoy your pool if you dive in and find ugly algae stains at the water line, sooty black algae or destructive moss on your concrete surround, or ugly lichen, moss, mold or mildew on your poolside deck. Read on to discover 3 ways Wet & Forget Outdoor makes cleaning your pool […]

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