How do I clean pavers stained by a hose, trellis &dirt laying on them?

q how do i clean pavers stained by a hose trellis dirt laying on them
HELP! These pavers were hosed down last night but the stain is still there, I had purchased trellis's and they were laying there for about 2 weeks until I could get to them. I'm not sure if just power washing would do it. Is there a solution that can be used that would not be harmful? The hose was laying there as well.
q how do i clean pavers stained by a hose trellis dirt laying on them
  15 answers
  • Becky Sikora Becky Sikora on May 10, 2017
    Power washing should remove it. You could also use deck wash. Read the label before use and follow instructions.
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on May 10, 2017
    There are concrete stain removers available at Home Improvement stores for you situation.
  • Annie Douglas Annie Douglas on May 11, 2017
    Carefully power wash then there is a product called Wet & Forget that might help with mildew. Put polomeric sand in the seams it helps to keep the weeds from growing.
  • Joan Joan on May 11, 2017
    Power wash should take care of it. I do it to my weathered concrete patio and it looks like brand new.
  • Nancy Wilson Nancy Wilson on May 11, 2017
    Try this on a small area.......a mixture of vinegar, baking soda and Dawn (1cup, 2 tbsp, a few drops) applied with a scrub brush. This will not hurt the concrete or stone and should remove the stain. And you don't have to rent a power washer. Just hose off the patio and you're good to go!
  • Diane Blank Diane Blank on May 11, 2017
    I usually just clean it with a solution of professional strength bleach and water. Spray it on dampened bricks, let it sit for 5 minutes, scrub the surface with a stiff broom or brush than rinse with water. I have also used granulated OxiClean mixed with warm water and used the scrub brush. Both are quite inexpensive and have worked well for me (I live in Florida and also have mold on the bricks after a warm, wet summer).
  • Archie Archie on May 11, 2017
    Turn them over, unless they are grouted in. Most are just lying on the ground with dirt in between.
  • Bj Blyth Bj Blyth on May 11, 2017
    You could mix 1 part Tide detergent with 5 parts water and use with a power washer. It worked on my siding. 😁
  • Diane Diane on May 11, 2017
    Power wash...yours is not that bad, you won't need any solutions/chemicals...I live in Florida and have to do my pavers several times a year...make sure you weat sunglasses, as things can shoot up!
  • 512181 512181 on May 11, 2017
    I have used the Olympic deck cleaner with good results. However, a solution of bleach and water should work too.
  • Nancy Cantrell Pack Nancy Cantrell Pack on May 11, 2017
    We use bleach and a power washer.
  • Joanie Joanie on May 11, 2017
    A lady named Janet, above, mentioned the concrete paver cleaner they sell at Home Depot......I've read it on here......I would ask around or look on the reviews on line and see the results. I always use bleach and water.......
  • Ralph Brunjes Ralph Brunjes on May 11, 2017
    Power washing , BUT you may have to put fresh silver sand down in between the papers.
  • Swi33574647 Swi33574647 on Jun 13, 2018
    Did you powerwash?
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