Monday, May 04 2015 22:41

Kick-Off Spring with Scotts Plus OxiClean Outdoor Cleaner and a $50 AMEX Giveaway!

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Five years ago, right after my wife and I bought this house and moved in, I took to the outside with a spray bottle of outdoor cleaner to attack the siding and deck. Not only did it not work very well, but shortly afterward I discovered that I'd completely ruined a brand new t-shirt and shorts. The reason? Overspray from chlorine bleach, which I'd neglected to notice was the primary ingredient. Not cool. With evolving landscape and gardening projects, we're always looking for new and safe ways to do things, and that's why Scotts® Plus OxiClean™ Outdoor Cleaner was immediately intriguing - the ability to get the house, deck and all of the girls' Step2 play equipment nice and clean without harming our plants. Plus, it's from Scotts - a trusted brand whose products I use regularly here at Rock Father HQ.

We've been using the hose-end version for the major messes, and the trigger sprayer for quick clean-up. The fast-foaming action is a visual representation of how it works immediately on-contact - lifting dirt and ready to wipe out all of the mildew, mold, moss and even algae that could be built-up around the property - and on all surfaces. Since it's free of chlorine bleach, I can use it on every surface, and not have to worry about damage to our plants and grass, or about staining the outdoor cushions and such.


And for the really heavy grime? I just let it soak-in to do it's thing for a bit, and then use my scrub brush to get it all done up right.


Ready to Rock your Spring? Scotts and THE ROCK FATHER are giving you a chance to win a $50 AMEX Gift Card so that you can stock-up on Scotts® Plus OxiClean™ Outdoor Cleaner and get your own HQ looking great for the rest of the season...

Enter to Win:

Use the Rafflecopter Widget below (it will guide you), starting with the first (mandatory) entry method - Leave a comment (scroll down for comment box) on this post that shares your answer to the following: 

QUESTION: What would YOU clean with Scotts Plus OxiClean Outdoor Cleaner?

After that, you can complete social actions for additional, completely optional entries. Please Note: By entering giveaways on The Rock Father, you agree to comply with my fairness policy.

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The Fine Print: 

Promotion open to residents of the U.S. only, ages 18+, void where prohibited. Winners will be chosen on, about, or after May 18, 2015, and will be notified via email to obtain their shipping address. If no response within 24 hours, an alternate winner will be chosen. Prizing provided and shipped by Scotts.

1980s-style Disclaimer: Many will enter, few will win! Please allow 8-12 weeks for delivery of prizing (seriously, probably not that long), The Rock Father is not responsible for any lost or misdirected packages. In the rare occasion that a prize does not arrive (which, sadly, has happened), you have no remedy other than moving on.

Scotts® Plus OxiClean™ Outdoor Cleaner is available in a 1 Gallon concentrate, a 32oz Ready to Spray hose end bottle, and a 32oz. Ready to Use trigger sprayer. It is available to purchase at the Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Walmart.

  • OxiCleanTM is a trademark of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. and is used under license by the Scotts Company, LLC.
  • Use as directed. Scrub for best results.
  • Overspray of chlorine bleach products can harm plants and grass.

This is a sponsored conversation written by THE ROCK FATHER on behalf of Scotts®Plus OxiClean™ Outdoor Cleaner. The opinions and text are all that of James Zahn aka "The Rock Father."



James Zahn

James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur. He is the Owner, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of THE ROCK FATHER™ Magazine. In January, 2019, after nearly a decade of publishing The Rock Father™ Magazine, he joined Adventure Media and Events as Senior Editor of The Toy Book—the leading trade publication for the toy industry since 1984, as well as The Pop Insider — a destination for all things pop culture, and The Toy Insider — the leading consumer guide for toys and games. He is also editor of The Toy Report, a weekly newsletter published by The Toy Book each Thursday. Zahn has over 27 years of experience in the entertainment, retail and publishing industries.

He regularly serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers. 

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for PRODUCT OF HATE, whose debut album was released by Napalm Records in 2016, distributed by ADA/Warner Music in the U.S. with Universal Music handling global. A new album has been completed and is set for release this year.

Zahn and/or his work have been featured in/on CNN, NBC, ABC, WGN, CBS, GCTN, G4, The Chicago Tribune, Forbes, MarketWatch, Reuters, BusinessWire, Fangoria, Starlog and more. He's appeared as a music expert on CNN's AC360 alongside Anderson Cooper, and has been interviewed by Larry King. In the past he served as a writer for the Netflix Stream Team,  Fandango Family and PBS KIDS, penned articles for Sprout and PopSugar, and was a contributor to Chicago Parent.

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