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Re: Roof moss
Reply #3 - Dec 5th, 2017, 9:55am
 
Copper will do the job but Zinc will do it better for less loot.

More money but you can buy a zink faced flashband type product that simply sticks on the ridge
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Re: Roof moss
Reply #2 - Dec 4th, 2017, 5:28pm
 
I've got a few long-ish lengths of 15mm copper pipe.  Might try slitting it along it's length and opening it out flat.

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Re: Roof moss
Reply #1 - Dec 3rd, 2017, 4:45pm
 
There are various chemicals available but they don't give a lasting protection. To eradicate the moss for years you would need to fix a copper or zinc flashing to, or just below, the ridge. Westfalia sell a self adhesive copper strip which would do the trick if you can get up to the ridge safely. Trouble is it doesn't look very sightly having a broad copper band stuck to the roof. You may be able to get some thin sheet copper and fabricate something yourself, perhaps try a small area first and see how well it works.
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Roof moss
Dec 3rd, 2017, 4:03pm
 
Every winter we have problems with the gutters and more importantly the "valley" roof  (it's not s proper valley) getting blocked with moss that has come off the roof.

Short of climbing on the roof every 6 months to clean it all off, is there anything I can treat the roof with to kill it off and stop it coming back?
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