How to remove green mossy mold from white lattice on deck?

by San21195195
I have white plastic lattice that is,starting to acquire a buildup of green mossy mold. What should I use on it? Bleach? Mold/mildew remover like you use in the bathroom? Power wash it?

  10 answers
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Feb 12, 2018

    Wet and Forget safe for all surfaces

  • Tinyshoes Tinyshoes on Feb 12, 2018

    I would pressure with bleach water

  • Sharon Sharon on Feb 12, 2018

    I've used hot water and bleach in an old Windex hose attachment spray bottle on my deck, and a brush. You could also buy Lily Miller Moss Out liquid in a hose attachment bottle that I've used on my concrete stairs.

  • Janet Panos Janet Panos on Feb 12, 2018

    Hello! Products that eliminate mold are typically expensive and harmful to the environment. You can eliminate the mold on your lattice with something as simple as white vinegar. Poor about a cup of white vinegar into a gallon of hot water and use that mixture to scrub off the mold. Going forward, clean your lattice every now and then because it is out there in the elements and gets dirty, which will again bring on the mold. Good luck!

  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Feb 12, 2018

    I agree with the vinegar, it has excellent antibacterial and anti fungal properties, bleach will help getting rid of the staining, but the vinegar will kill the spores that let it come back quicker.

  • Vimarhonor Vimarhonor on Feb 12, 2018

    We have a waterfront property that deck and white vinyl rails seem to be collecting moisture leading to lots of mold and greenish mildew which may be similar to what you are seeing. Power washing seems to take care of it.

  • San21195195 San21195195 on Feb 12, 2018

    Makes perfect sense! TY I will def try when the weather breaks!

  • Mogie Mogie on Feb 12, 2018

    Power wash it.

  • Lisa S. Lisa S. on Feb 13, 2018

    Try spraying it with 5% white vinegar in a spray bottle. (store brand is fine) Took moss off my brick wall, and the front of my shed. But it will kill the grass.

  • Kelly Kellogg Kelly Kellogg on Jan 06, 2021

    I have three decorative fences and I also have it around my deck. Spray bottle with some bleach that simple. You'd only need a pressure washer if you haven't done it in years and it's completely green. Once you get it clean do a light bleach spray every 6 months