how to clean : white vinyl siding?

vieja_gwMay 2, 2013

Is there any good way to make white vinyl siding look nice & clean again? Had white vinyl put on several years ago & despite cleaning it with soap & water the white still looks dull, 'greyish'!

Can vinyl siding be painted? Wish it would get nice & white again!

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jannie

I wouldn't paint it. I'd hire a professional power washer company. Definitely don't mess around with bleach. I tried it years ago and badly damaged my lungs with the fumes.

    Bookmark   May 3, 2013 at 8:47AM
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emma

I googled power washing alum siding and came up with this. I think the printed version is below the video. It is very important to wash from above so water doesn't get in the seems.

Here is a link that might be useful: Power washing alum

    Bookmark   May 3, 2013 at 9:21AM
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albert_135

There was a story in the Washington post that realtors in Maryland were calling the greyness a "patina" and using it as a selling point.

Here is a link to power washing VINYL siding. How to Pressure Wash Vinyl Siding

This post was edited by albert_135 on Fri, May 3, 13 at 14:27

    Bookmark   May 3, 2013 at 2:22PM
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vieja_gw

Thanks everyone!! now a lot to observe & decide!

    Bookmark   May 3, 2013 at 7:19PM
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