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Mesto Sprayer Chemical Compatibility

These charts will allow you to check that your sprayer can be used with different chemicals or cleaning products.

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Removing, treating and preventing moss on a thatched roof

Moss on a thatched roof can be a common issue and can be treated easily without harming the thatch. It can be killed and prevented.

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How to treat moss and algae on a tennis court

Moss and algae on a tennis court can be dangerous and unsightly but is easy to treat and prevent.

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Cleaning and maintaining brick, stone and block walls

With all types of construction, the removal of moss, algae, lichen or just 'greening' is most important, not just for the appearance of the wall but to maintain its structural strength and lifespan.

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Removing moss from a mono block driveway

Whilst mono block surfaces look great and are functional, they can be a breeding ground for moss, lichen & weeds especially between the blocks themselves. However, there are many ways to successfully clean mono block.

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How does moss spread and reproduce?

Moss has evolved to grow and spread in harsh circumstances, so it is interesting to understand how the plant develops and why specialist solutions are required to kill and prevent its spread.

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Cleaning moss from artificial sports surfaces

Artificial surfaces may be used for sports pitches but also as a low maintenance alternative to lawns. However, moss and algae can still grow and spread on these surfaces making them slippery.

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How to choose your roof moss killer - surface and treatment

Moss, algae and lichen are all types of growth which can cause damage to a roof as well as being unsightly. We manufacture and supply a range of moss, algae and lichen treatment solutions for many different surfaces.

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Treating moss on a pitched roof

A pitched roof can accumulate moss, algae and lichen, particularly in damp or north facing areas. Tiles can often become dislodged as moss spreads. Removing moss from a pitched roof is relatively simple and cost effective, so here is our guide.

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Treatment and prevention of moss on a flat roof

A flat roof may be more susceptible to greening and moss due to the pooling of water thus creating a damp environment ideal for growth.

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Removing moss from tarmac/asphalt driveways

It is simple and economical to clean tarmac and bitumen paths and driveways with the correct equipment and cleaning solution.

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Cleaning textured walls such as render and pebble dash

Textured walls such as painted, rendered or pebble dashed surfaces can suffer from algae or lichen growth which needs treating to prevent spread.

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Killing moss and cleaning buildings, walls and structures

Killing and preventing moss, algae, lichen and black mould on concrete walls and facades is very easy and can be done in a few simple steps.

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Cleaning and preventing moss and algae on paths and patios

Paths and patios can become slippery if moss and algae is left untreated as well as developing unsightly stains. A simple and cost effective solution could lengthen its life and function.

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Removing moss and greening from fencing

With age wooden fences and garden furniture exposed to the elements can become a breeding ground for algae and may eventually lead to decay. Our solution will treat the growth and return the wood back to its original colour.

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Cleaning timber decking to prevent slippery hazards

Exterior decking can become slippery particularly in damp weather when moss and algae growth can spread. Fortunately, a simple treatment will restore the surface without damaging the wood.

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Cleaning a polytunnel, upvc and plastic polymer surfaces

Plastic and uPVC surfaces are non porous and require a different treatment to systemic solutions. Here you will find cleaning advice and recommendations for such surfaces.

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Headstone and Grave Cleaning and Protection

Headstones and graves, especially if ageing, can develop growth and change colour. We have put together a pack of small quantities of solutions to treat small areas along with basic safety wear.

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Why should I remove moss on a roof and how?

Here you will find the answer to many questions about moss on a roof including; Is moss on my roof a problem? Will Baticlean CR remove black spot, staining and lichen?

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How to Fit a Spray Hood to our Telescopic Lance

Fitting a spray hood is easy but can be a little confusing the first time. These easy to follow steps will make the process a whole lot easier.

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Connect Your Telescopic Lance to Mesto Sprayer

A easy to follow guide showing you how to connect your new Mesto sprayer to our long telescopic lances.

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