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Jiml

10:56AM | 02/21/04
Member Since: 02/17/04
5 lifetime posts
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My garage roof is continuosly growing mold where it is shadowed by a large tree. More than half the roof.

Is there anyway to stop it other than cutting down the tree?

Piffin

12:06PM | 02/21/04
Member Since: 11/06/02
1281 lifetime posts
There are sprays containing zinc and copper that prevent this.You could also install a zinbc strip along the ridge. The rain washing down past it creates an environment unfavorable to growth of fungii.

devildog

08:50AM | 02/27/04
Member Since: 09/16/02
250 lifetime posts
I would like to hear from the roofers on this. My wife wanted to buy a house that was surrounded by trees. Above and around. I saw mold on that house also. I said no way. I always thought the sunlight helped dry the shingles out. If you're shingles never dry and mold is growing on them isn't this decreasing your shingle and roof life?

Just a question,

Devildog


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