Cabot® Wood Cleaner Concentrate

Prep your deck and outdoor furniture for staining with Cabot® Wood Cleaner Concentrate. The concentrated formula makes up to 5 gallons of cleaner once diluted with water. Remove dirt, mildew stains and other foreign matter from unfinished or weathered wood surfaces. Set your stain job up for success.

  • Fast-acting formula removes dirt, mold and mildew stains
  • Prepares wood for staining
  • Ideal for decks, fences, exterior steps, outdoor furniture and patios
  • Also cleans composite decks and concrete

200 ft²/gal
For Use In Location
Dry Time
15 minute - 20 minute
Package Sizes


Application Directions

  • Before You Begin instructions
    • Surface should be clean, porous and free of any previous finishes
    • For concrete: sprinkle a few drops of water on the surface; if they are quickly absorbed then the surface is ready to prep
    • Let wood dry in the open air for 3-5 days
    • Always apply to a small test area and allow to dry
    • Cover nearby bushes and flowers
    • Apply when air and surface temperatures are between 50 ˚F and 90 ˚F
    • SHAKE WELL, ADD TO 4 GALLONS OF WATER in clean, plastic pail or bucket
    • Apply liberally to problem surfaces using a brush or pump sprayer
    • Do not apply to hot surfaces
    • To avoid non-uniform appearances on vertical surfaces, start at the bottom, doing a small section at a time and continue to the top, being sure to rinse thoroughly
    • Let set 15-20 minutes
    • Stubborn areas may require scrubbing with a stiff bristle brush
    • If surface begins to dry quickly, lightly mist with water
    • Rinse off using a garden hose with nozzle at maximum pressure or use a high-pressure power washer
    • Repeat procedure if necessary
    DANGER! Contains Sodium Hypochlorite and Sodium Hydroxide. KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN. Harmful if inhaled. Causes eye, skin and respiratory tract burns. Use only with adequate ventilation. Do not breathe spray mist. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Wear protective equipment during application, including acid resistant rubber gloves, goggles, boots, dust mask and other appropriate clothing. Wash thoroughly after handling. DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY. Do not mix with other products or chemicals such as peroxides or alkalines, as this will release hazardous gases. First Aid: Eye Contact: Flush thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, get medical attention. * Skin Contact: Flush skin thoroughly with soap and water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, get medical attention. * Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean contaminated shoes. If Inhaled: If affected by spray mist, move to fresh air. If breathing difficulty continues, get medical attention. * If Swallowed: Give large amounts of water immediately. Do not induce vomiting. Get medical attention immediately. * *Call poison control center, hospital emergency room or physician immediately. WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer.

Cabot® Wood Cleaner Concentrate

Product Number Base/Color Container Size SDS PDS
080351180026 - 1 Gallon SDS PDS