DIY Concrete Patio Cleaner Based On Science!

4 Materials
10 Minutes

Our post today is a great DIY concrete patio cleaner based on science! We also have some important tips to cleaning your concrete in addition to this DIY cement cleaner.

Now that it is cooler here in Texas, we have been working on cleaning up the yard to prepare for the cold months.

No bleach needed for this one! So, it is safe for kids and pets.


  Please click here for details on what type of ingredients we recommend plus possible substitutions!!!

1/2 cup baking soda

1/8 cup dishwashing liquid

1 cup hydrogen peroxide

1 gallon of water


  1.  To one gallon of water, add in the baking soda, dish washing liquid, and peroxide.
  2.  Make sure patio is swept clean and free from debris. If there seems to be things stuck on, be sure to spray the patio down too.
  3.  With a large scrub broom or scrub brush, apply the solution to the concrete and scrub back and forth, side to side.
  4.  Make sure all concrete is saturated, allow it to sit for 15-20 minutes.
  5.  Rinse off

  There is a specific purpose behind each ingredient, so don't forget to head to our blog post for all the science going on in each ingredient.

To Read the FAQS Below, Please visit the blog post link here!

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Suggested materials:
  • Baking soda   (store)
  • Dish soap   (store)
  • Hydrogen peroxide   (store)
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Alexis @ Chemistry Cachet
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