30 September 2016
How do I remove moss or lichen from my roof
Regular maintenance is crucial to prolong the lifespan of a roof and preserve its integrity. This should include inspection for broken and loose tiles, checking gutters and downpipes, and the removal of any organic material that may have built up, such as leaves, moss and lichen.
Moss and lichen tends to flourish on roofs in rural areas, where trees are nearby and where there are shady, damp conditions. It also benefits from a slightly acidic environment (pH 5.0 to 5.5). Steeper pitched roofs ar...