Stenciled Sidewalk Power Wash Hack

2 Materials
$20
1 Hour
Easy

You will never go back to a boring sidewalk after seeing what I do with a stencil and my power washer! You can see more of my crazy creations here

The first thing I did was screw my house into my faucet so it was ready to be used. 

For this project, I used a folk art stencil that says welcome. 

Next, I grabbed my power washer. 

Make sure to connect your hose to the power washer according to your machines directions. 

Now it was time to place my stencil onto the ground. 

I also turned on the water so that it was flowing to my power washer. 

To keep my stencil in place while I was washing it, I stepped on the corners. You could also use rocks or bricks to hold it in place. 

Holding it very still, I power washed all over the stencil. 

Once I had power washed it, I peeled it up. You can instantly see the welcome sign right there in the middle of the cement. 

I continued doing this all over my sidewalk. Here in Colorado, we don't grow a lot of moss or anything. We are very dry climate. I think this stencil would work excellently in an environment where you maybe have a little more dirt that gets around or potentially some more moss because it'll clean away the dirt and debris, which is what this power wash is doing. Mine isn't giving quite the emphasis that it might be in your neck of the woods per se, because we just have a drier climate.

Look how cool it turned out. Can imagine the possibilities with a project like this? You could make a faux rug on your front porch or patio or do something like this for special occasions like graduations, birthdays, Mother's Day, or Father's Day. I hope this inspires you to try stenciling your concrete at your home too. 


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  • Beverly Beverly on Jun 29, 2022

    Beautiful idea! But will it wash off or fade during rainy weather? How long will it last? Thx

  • Cj57 Cj57 on Jun 29, 2022

    does it still appear when dry?

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