What can I use to clean my weather strip on garage door?

Janice Hnat
by Janice Hnat
What can I use to clean th e flexible weather strips around my south facing garage doors? This started soon after new garage doors and weather strips were installed. It will partly clean off but quickly returns. I have tried bleach water, automotive bleach white and dawn detergent. Uncertain about painting because must be flexible to fit around moving garage doors. Any solution greatly appreciated. Thank you.
  9 answers
  • Fiddledd224 Fiddledd224 on Oct 27, 2017

    If it is mold, try a Heavy Duty Mr. Clean Sponge. If that doesn't work, try wiping it down with straight bleach. Use a toothbrush for stubborn areas.

  • Brenda Brenda on Oct 27, 2017

    Mr Clean Eraser pad. Use as directed on package

  • Amanda Amanda on Oct 27, 2017

    Try some simple green a sponge and or a scrub brush!

  • Itsmemic Itsmemic on Oct 27, 2017

    spray nine...great stuff...then armour all to keep it clean longer.

  • Ellis Ellis on Oct 27, 2017

    Zep Clear Shell Mold & Mildew Inhibitor, safe for vinyl, etc. Use after you have removed the mold. Available at all the chain stores like Home Depot, Lowe's, Ace, True Value, Walmart, Menards...

  • GoToHell GoToHell on Oct 30, 2017

    Go to Home Depot get Krud Kutter , comes in a gallon also a spray bottle, and is a miracle product .

  • Redcatcec Redcatcec on Aug 13, 2023

    For mold, use vinegar, 50/50 with water should kill it. But first find out why the same area keeps having this recurring problem. Are the eves and downspouts directing water away from the area? From you photo, it looks like there is a bit of water damage to the horizontal piece of frame, maybe an internal leak from somewhere in the structure itself.

  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Dec 10, 2023

    Use Cleaner for UPVC.

  • Dee Dee on Dec 10, 2023

    Use Clorex Outdoors. It is an industrial bleach. After getting it clean I would lightly spray paint it to seal.