Ireland Goes Green Again

Keep Moss Under Control!

Moss, lichen and algae grow actively in wet weather and can be found on roof tiles or concrete paths.  As these organisms need water to grow and multiply, surfaces that are shaded and are continuously damp are more prone to moss and algae growth. This is why the growth is more pronounced on the north facing roofs as they tend to stay damp longer.

If left unattended the moss will embed itself into the roof surface damaging it and leading to water ingress.

Is moss growing on your roof tiles, concrete patio or walkways? Here are a few ideas on how to combat unwanted moss growth!

The following are simple solutions to cure the problem:

Roofs

Step 1:

If possible remove branches of trees etc. that overhang your roof to allow direct sunlight and good aeration to reach your roof.

Step 2:

Use a stiff bristle-brush to remove any heavy deposits of moss from the roof, remove decaying leaves, needles, and other debris from your roof and gutters.

Step 3:

Spray the complete roof area with SURFASCLEAN Fungicidal Wash or DeSalin AM, allowing the product to work for 30 minutes and then thoroughly washing the complete area with clean potable water and allow to dry.

Step 4:

Using SurfaPore R coat the complete roof area to provide a hydrophobic surface.

Paths & Patios

Step 1:

Use a stiff bristle-brush to remove any heavy deposits of moss from the area.

Step 2:

Spray the complete area with SURFASCLEAN Fungicidal Wash or DeSalin AM, allowing the product to work for 30 minutes and then thoroughly washing the complete area with clean potable  water and allow to dry.

Step 3:

Using SurfaPore C or Maxclear D, coat the complete roof area to provide a hydrophobic surface.

Get rid of moss this spring!

 

At SURFASOLOGY, we pride ourselves on our technical expertise. It means that you will always receive a full technical support when purchasing our products.

Please do not hesitate to contact us on 01-8321005 or info@surfasology.com, if you have a damp-proofing problem.

We review each of our enquiries with care and offer the best possible solution.

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