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Clean your roof regularly

Cleaning the roof shingles regularly prevents things like lichen, mould, algae, moss and fungus from wearing and corroding them over time. Neglecting to clean a roof over a long enough time will eventually render the roof useless and dilapidated. Even just moss removal once every decade could save a character home or a historical building …

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The Destructive Nature of Lichen on Metal Roofs, Gutters and Concrete

What is Lichen Lichen is a slow growing plant that grows on roofs, rocks, concrete, walls and trees. Lichen grows with two other organisms, algae and fungus. They actually feed each other, or create food for each other, allowing them to grow. Lichen can be very destructive, eating away at concrete driveways, sidewalks etc and …

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The Dangers of Lichen

The Dangers of Lichen on Concrete, Gutters, Wood and Roofs Costly Fungus Lichen is a fungus that grows on concrete, gutters, wood and roofs. It creates a strong bond to surfaces and is difficult to remove. Not only does lichen ruin aesthetics, but the dangers of lichen when left untreated can amount to serious damages …

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