New Cleaning Issue

While we were painting the exterior of the Cottage we noticed moss growing on the roof of the north side.

The Cottage is covered by trees. The front door faces east.

The Cottage is under the trees which is possibly the reason moss is thriving.

The south exposure of the roof is fairly clean.

The Cottage tenant has recently swept off debris on the roof from a recent storm.

The north slant of the roof is inundated with moss.

After a little research I think we’ll use the Bob Vila plan to actually remove the moss.

Any experience in this area?

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Author: Jo

Welcome to The Glade, where the second generation of renovations has just begun and the mania about our home, music and other passions fill our days and nights. We’re Charlie and Jo in the music world; Mary Jo and Charles to family; and JoJo and Charlie to each other. We are renovating a midcentury house in a Victorian historic district where we want to live there the rest of our lives. It's a 1946 house located in Maryland. We were married in this house. Thus far (pre-blog) we refinished cabinets, added a window seat (still working on the cushion), rearranged a wall in the guest house due to sink/vanity replacement, planted a vegetable garden, and other quick and not-so-quick fixes. So this latest zeal for construction is the result of my having lived here since 1997 and feeling a need to ready the house for the next chapter and beyond.

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