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I am looking for ideas on how to clean moss and mold off an outdoor paved area. They are clay and every winter they get mossy. It is a back-breaking job to scrub them clean.
Kat from Australia
Try renting a powerwasher. It uses just plain water from your hose so it's safe and gets the job done with minimal effort.
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I read somewhere in the past that you can kill the moss w/a solution of bleach water. That is not much information. But you might try that. (03/06/2006)
We use a power water sprayer or a steamer to clean the bricks. If you only have a garage broom, use bleach and elbow grease.
Check with your paint store for the appropriate cover for this brick. (03/06/2006)
I had the same problem on my front steps. I was also afraid that I would fall because the green moss makes the bricks very slick especially after a rain. I read on the net about pouring bleach water on the moss and BOOM! It worked great. The moss was gone and after a year hasn't returned. I am not sure what the measurements were but you can research it out and see. It does work, I promise! (03/06/2006)
By Connie A.
I've read that too, a bleach solution should do the trick. (03/06/2006)
I would try boiling water. Also a good dose of salt. Good luck. (03/06/2006)