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We recently cleaned our TimberTech deck with a power washer, not a pressure washer and after we cleaned the deck it ruined the PVC composite planks. The planks are no longer smooth. We've used many cleaners, but nothing worked. The power washer did the best cleaning but the PVC composite planks are damaged. Please advise. Cheryl and Kevin O'Malley

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    We recently cleaned our TimberTech deck with a power washer, not a pressure washer and after we cleaned the deck it ruined the PVC composite planks. The planks are no longer smooth. We've used many cleaners, but nothing worked. The power washer did the best cleaning but the PVC composite planks are damaged. Please advise. Cheryl and Kevin O'Malley

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This is the problem with power wash as I experienced the same thing with a motorbike radiator and unfortunately there is a give and take whenever you use a power wash, sometimes it can even remove paint work and that means it can cause a lot of damage. Any damage would need to be fixed and if the planks are damaged then it may need repolish and paint or varnish re-applied. I hope I have answered your question here.

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