Durable concrete lawn ornaments may provide a purely decorative advantage to the landscape or they might also be helpful. Statuary, birdbaths and ornamental concrete planters can all become dirty and dingy-looking with age. Regular cleaning keeps the dirt from collecting so that the concrete looks its best. Wash concrete in the autumn when you’re preparing your lawn for winter and at the spring so that the dirt doesn’t build up.

Spray down the concrete ornaments with clear water from a hose to eliminate the surface dust. Empty the accumulated water out of ornaments which have a basin, such as birdbaths.

Dissolve 2 oz washing soda or 1/2 ounces of a trisodium phosphate-based cleaner in a bucket containing 1 gallon of hot water. Mix until thoroughly combined.

Put on rubber gloves and then dip a cotton scrub brush into the cleaning process. Scrub the concrete lawn ornament thoroughly with the cleaning option, with the brush to wash out carved details.

Rinse the ornament with clear water until all cleaning deposits is gone. Clean out the ornament a second time if the concrete still looks dirty or depressed.

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