Advice for cleaning & Restaining wood?

I have one step at my back door that looks gross. It is hard wood but I do not know what kind of wood. I would love to clean it up and restain for a clean look. Please advise on the process. Thank you in advance!

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  • GrandmasHouseDIY GrandmasHouseDIY on Jul 16, 2018

    Sand it down thoroughly then you can restain. If you have access to a power washer you can cut your sanding time WAY down but you can just sand all the old dirt and grime away.

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    • GrandmasHouseDIY GrandmasHouseDIY on Jul 17, 2018

      Lol yeah... well a little paint stripper might go a long way too in helping get the gunk off, may save you a little sanding time ;)