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POLLUTION: A more responsible way to control ugly roof moss or algae

Letter by David B. Wheeler, Gig Harbor on Nov. 10, 2010 at 11:38 am | 25 Comments »
November 10, 2010 12:00 pm

Re: “You have options to get rid of that ugly algae on your roof” (TNT, 11-10).

A better way to control algae or moss on our roofs is to use baking soda. It is cheap – about $6 for a 10-pound bag that will cover most roofs – and it works!

Using zinc, copper or lye will only contribute to the pollution of Puget Sound.

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