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Removing Mulch Stains from Pavement?

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by BCFLawnLandscape, Jul 9, 2012.

  1. BCFLawnLandscape

    BCFLawnLandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 333

    Has anyone had any luck removing the dyed black mulch stain from the pavement? Had a customer have their mulch delivered wet, and left a black stain on the concrete. Now they want that stain removed. Any luck??? Any Help??
  2. Dr.NewEarth

    Dr.NewEarth LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,441

    3200 PSI Power Washer and maybe some soap.|
  3. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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  4. DMPServices

    DMPServices LawnSite Member
    from Kansas
    Posts: 9

    I used bleach and a power washer. I sprayed the bleach on the stain let it soak then sprayed it again, then used my pressure washer to wash away the bleach and spray away the dye. I have also used this method to get rid of oil stains too, but I had to do a little scrubbing with a wire brush.
  5. Glenn Lawn Care

    Glenn Lawn Care LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,647

    Bleach and a pressure washer will do the trick. In the future I would use a tarp to protect your customers driveay.
  6. sealcutter

    sealcutter LawnSite Senior Member
    from PA.
    Posts: 256

    If you have it try Spray Nine, we use on sealcoating mistakes on concrete and what not.

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