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Good way to kill algae / moss on structures?

Posted by agoldenbee none (My Page) on
Thu, Mar 7, 13 at 20:05

The picture below shows my problem. Obviously there is some overspray (I'm guessing?) but this was mostly this way when we moved in 2 years ago...and maybe has gotten worse over time...so I want to put an end to it.

What product can I use to spray that will kill/remove/clean this green plague off my structure? :)


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RE: Good way to kill algae / moss on structures?

There is a product made for the purpose called 'Wet & Forget'. I bought it on special somewhere but have not used it yet. Al


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RE: Good way to kill algae / moss on structures?

Fix the sprinklers to prevent it and cut back the ivy. My guess is most of the water is being reflected back out onto cement.
Bleach will kill it also...temporairly.


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RE: Good way to kill algae / moss on structures?

Gee, and I try to propagate the stuff on purpose. I even painted some of my broken concrete to make it look mossy.


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RE: Good way to kill algae / moss on structures?

  • Posted by nil13 z21 Mt. Washington L (My Page) on
    Sat, Mar 9, 13 at 17:32

You can spray a ferrous sulfate solution to kill moss and algae.


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RE: Good way to kill algae / moss on structures?

We get that every winter during the rainy season,then when it gets nice,warm and sunny it bleaches it out,so I don't worry about it anymore,just let nature take it's course.
Easy peasy.
Kathi


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