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Would you try and clean this path?

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SurlyCue Thu 11-Jun-15 20:45:39

I dont really want tonnes of water all over the place so if i should clean it how should I? What should i use? Or leave it?

SurlyCue Thu 11-Jun-15 20:48:04

Sorry forgot pics!

Moreisnnogedag Thu 11-Jun-15 20:49:49

I think the only thing that will get that off without tons of elbow grease is a pressure washer.

SurlyCue Thu 11-Jun-15 20:50:39

I feared as much!

CloserToFiftyThanTwenty Thu 11-Jun-15 20:52:43

I've always been intrigued by that stuff advertised in Sunday supplements that claims that it just needs to be painted on. Will see if I can find a link

CloserToFiftyThanTwenty Thu 11-Jun-15 21:38:00

Something like this

ExcuseMyEyebrows Thu 11-Jun-15 21:59:49

Patio Magic does a good job with practically no effort - just mix it with water and pour on.

SurlyCue Thu 11-Jun-15 22:15:26

Thank you both! Im thinking hardware store rather than argos/asdA for the likes of patio magic etc?

rrawson3 Fri 12-Jun-15 15:20:22

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DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Fri 12-Jun-15 15:22:07

I can't see the pic as I'm on the app but soda crystals are great for cleaning paths.

SurlyCue Fri 12-Jun-15 17:33:00

Ok so i found an old MSE thread on google that suggested either bleach in water or a pressure washer. I tried the bleach and water last night and didnt see any improvement so got some patio cleaner down town today and tried this evening, slight improvement but not what i was hoping for. Looks like pressure washer is my next option. I am almost certain my dad has one at his house so will ask him and go from there. Thanks all.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Sun 14-Jun-15 18:20:30

I bought "Wet and Forget" (Costco is the cheapest ) but after mixing, applying and waiting........................................ nada.

I bought a pressure washer ( and I was pleasantly surprised that there isn't a great pond of water resulting) it cleaned it brilliantly.

I will use the rest of the W&F in the autumn to prepare the patio for winter

AnulTheMagnificent Sun 21-Jun-15 19:43:38

Vinegar, washing up liquid and water, spray/water it on, leave to dry on a dry, sunny day.

I also use a stiff broom to work it in.

It takes a little while to work and may need doing a couple of times at weekly or fortnightly intervals.

NorahDentressangle Mon 22-Jun-15 17:14:38

I have a long handled scrubbing brush. which would prob do it with some strong cleaner but I bought it at a farmer's market so can't tell you where to get one.

It looks like long term soot/dirt so scrub or powerwash.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Mon 22-Jun-15 17:26:22

If your path has pointing/ grouting keep the pressure washer away as it breaks it up.

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