Moss removal

Discussion in 'Tutorials & DIY' started by rshandyman, Aug 7, 2014.

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  1. rshandyman

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    Hi. Do you know if I can use wfp to clean moss off the roofs? If no what is the best way of doing this as part of my service?
     
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  2. cheapncheerful

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    i wouldnt personally.....i used an extending pole with a bit of plastic on it and scraped away....there has been a recent post on here about that job..its better if its after a long dry spell...and it can be quite tough to scrape it off....but great fun to send it tumbling down the roof...
     
  3. windowsurfer

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    Could tape a good quality car scraper on a pole? Not tried scraping moss of, but I have a pole with car scraper taped on, for scraping off seagull mess that covers a shop sign that I clean.
     
  4. cheapncheerful

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    great idea ....if i get another i will get the duct tape out....it does sound as though it will work ..i have only done a few mind you...but ...dont push the tiles up whilst scrubbing as some dont want to come back down....:eek:
     
  5. daveyboy

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    Climb on the roof with a stiff broom and a rope to tie to the chimney:whistle:

    Not me onest guv
     
  6. cheapncheerful

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    hey around here they dont use ropes...scary...i wish i could do that...but then again...one firm got fined an awful lot when caught...
     
  7. daveyboy

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    One man bands don't answer to hse like that
    I would say it was safe if correct gear
    I have proper harness and climbing gear so why couldn't I use it
     
  8. cheapncheerful

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    yeh me need my man pants on to go on the roof....i gotta take an aerial down before winter...one fine nice non windy day i will sit astride the ridge and shuffle along...with hacksaw in hand....and a small bucket of cement to patch things up...shortly....:D
     
  9. daveyboy

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    Probably better than my way of just getting up there and walking about
    grew up working on and off with mums roofer boyfriend..dodgy lot they are
     
  10. macca

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    Are you Rod Hull in disguise!
     
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