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By Lois Kersti Brouillette 03/25/2006
Jim, may have already solved the problem regarding the algae from the side of his house, anyway I thought that I would tell him the name of a product, called 30second outdoor cleaner.I don't know what is in it, and he may prefer a natural product.I have seen it at Fred Meyer, and I think it is available at Lowes, or you might want to check with any yard and garden store.You get a large container for around $9.00.Please let us know how you are doing with the problem.I agree with the person that suggested the power washer.We now live in an apartment and I was concerned about some moss, or algae on the sidewalk, because my husband uses crutches, it all disappeared after they power washed the sidewalk.
I believe that bleach is bio degradable also.
how bout using vinegar instead of bleach. I would think that bleach would not only kill the algae but any living plants like grass on that side of the house. At least with vinegar it is a natural product and will acidity to the ground and not kill the plants.
By Kathy (Guest Post)02/23/2006
Rent a power washer or hire someone with a power washer and use the bleach water. It should come out looking great!
By Carol (Guest Post)02/23/2006
I'm thinking it may be moss growing on your house.. But I'm for the bleach and water combo too...
By Nancy Wall 02/23/2006
If you are able to use a water hose, get one of those sprayers for your hose and put equal amounts of bleach and water and spray it on. If someone could use a long-handled brush, that would speed things up. You might have to do it more than once but it will work. Generic bleach works as well as name brand.
By Betty-Ellen (Guest Post)02/23/2006
Bleach water will do the trick. Spray it on and let it work and then hose it all off. It will not hurt your plants or paint.
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