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    Moss growing on roof

    Roofers

    How can I deal with moss growth on my roof? Should I hire a professional or is this something i can do diy? Tar

    Asked by Adam on 16th Mar 2021
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    J&A property maintenance

    "Hi,

    The one way to stop the moss on the roof is to remove it by hand or with a steam cleaner
    Once done you need to spray a moss killer over the roof to help with the regrowth"

    Answered on 19th Mar 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
    Gold Seal Roofing

    "Hire a professional and have copper stip put on your ridge then when it rains the chemicals from the copper will cover your roof and moss will struggle to grow.

    Hope this helps.

    Stewart"

    Answered on 18th Mar 2021 - Member since May 2019 - report
    Lw roofing & property maintenance

    "I would highly suggest hire someone if not you are likely to slip and injure your self or break a lot of roof tiles . Once the roof is clean you can install a 2-inch thick strip of copper across the ridge of your roof, as close to the pitch as possible. This will protect roof shingles and tiles from growing moss. If your roof is larger than average, you might need to fix more than one strip. In this case, add a copper strip at the midway point down the roof, too."

    Answered on 16th Mar 2021 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
    M. Thompson fasia, soffit and guttering

    "I would personally recommend a professional as the danger factor is very high. Usually the roof would be scraped off of all moss then jetwashed any loose mortar to be repointed on the Ridge tiles then a fungicidal wash to stop regrowth. Finished with your gutters and downpipes cleaned out of any moss washed and scraped from the roof. Hope this helps."

    Answered on 16th Mar 2021 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    Supreme No1 roofing

    "If you feel happy to do it and are ok will th heights then it’s something you can do yourself if not call a professional."

    Answered on 16th Mar 2021 - Member since Sep 2019 - report
    Reach N Shine Window Fascia Gutter Cleaning Handyman Professionals

    "Hi, you need to kill it off as will keep growing only way is to scrape off the moss and spray moss killer on the roof which will stop the moss in its tracks."

    Answered on 18th Mar 2021 - Member since Aug 2016 - report
    North west Roofing Co.

    "The roof is obviously in a damp place but also the tiles, slate must be holding water, damp for it too grow, solution is scrape off or new roof or just tiles, slate maybe."

    Answered on 16th Mar 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
    AYRES ROOFING

    "With moss it can be a pain in the back side people may say scrape the roof and it won’t come back but the truth is that it will so what I normally do is scrape the roof and spray moss killer on the roof but loss of it and again it may not stop it but it slows the growth
    Hope this helps Ayres roofing contractors"

    Answered on 19th Mar 2021 - Member since Oct 2019 - report
    CMW roofing and Building

    "Depends how confident you are and if you have the correct tools and knowledge of where to safely stand on roof. Probably if you have to ask this question leave it to the pros."

    Answered on 1st Apr 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
    Larson Home Services

    "Hello,
    It is not a impossible job, but this is a very high risk job.
    You must need to pay attention and take care when you are at a roof.
    You will need protect yourself, third parties and you need some particular tools.
    It is a very hard job.
    You must need a helper, it is a job that request a partner.
    In the end I recommend to hire a professional, the cheapest way sometimes go to a very expensive way.
    Good Luck!!!"

    Answered on 2nd Apr 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report

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