If you don t want to get on your roof or you are trying to save time and liability as a roof cleaner you may be wondering if there is a pump that can do the.
How to spray a roof for moss.
If you used a homemade solution be sure to let it soak for at least 20 minutes before rinsing.
Effective roof moss products work on the same principle as lawn moss controls and prevent moss from retaining water.
Without moisture roof moss dries out turns dark and dies.
Use a large spray bottle or the backpack sprayer to spray the roof with the moss remover cleaner.
To remove moss you first have to kill it.
Spray down the roof.
Always work from the top of the roof downward to ensure water pours off the roof and so the water or tools won t lift and break shingles and tiles.
Point the hose towards the top of the roof and rinse off the moss killing solution along.
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When the moss is dead scrub it off then install zinc flashing to prevent more moss growth.
At the end of a session and before you take any long breaks spray down the roof to move the moss debris down to the gutters.
Carefully place a ladder near the area of moss growth and don slip resistant shoes old clothes rubber gloves and eye protection.
Pick up the hose again and slowly work your way up the ladder.
By the time you resume your next session the roof should be dry again.
Doing this allows you to better see the areas that you have not yet scraped away.
Scrub shingles before applying a moss remover cleaner use a scrub brush.
Spray all moss covered sections of the roof with water.
Moss growing on a roof lifts the shingles and allows water to seep underneath and rot the roof deck.
Yes bleach will kill moss on your roof.
The bleach will kill off any leftover moss over the next couple of days.
Remove the harness system from the roof.
Spray the bleach mixture on the roof.
Hose off and brush all moss loose from your roof shingles.
Spray any plants and grass underneath the roof with water again once the process is completed.