Getting Rid of
Roof Moss, Roof Mold,
Mildew, and Algae
Cleaning roof mold, algae, and
mildew, from a roof takes a little planning. Getting rid of moss and
mold on shingled roofs is the easiest job. Cedar roofs will need more
roof mold on shingles requires that you commit to safety
first. Proper ladders or scaffolding are required. Depending on how
steep the pitch, you may need extra rigging to avoid falling off.
are several fungicides available for a price at all hardware
stores. There are also methods for home remedies that are far less
costly. One source for an inexpensive do-it-yourself project
to Get Rid of Black Mold.
Where you can find the specific
solving this common problem and getting the dark streaked roof mold off
first step is to remove the gross clumps of moss. With roof mold,
roof mildew, and roof algae you won't have to do that. Then it is time
to actually kill the rest of the plant. Follow the instructions
provided with any product you purchase to do the job.
the fungicide has been on the roof for the appropriate "kill
time", then it's ready to scrub off. We've used a regular hose with a
nozzle, we've used brushes, but the easiest method we have found is
within the Mold book mentioned earlier.
other thing is that you still haven't prevented the moss, roof mold,
algae, or fungus from coming back. That very important step will
relieve you of ever getting back on the roof for that purpose again.
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