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 Tried out the green wash today for the first time. with only ounces added to each 5 gallon and 2/3 gallon SH. I was impressed! Just one roof though. The smell was good and covered it up fairly well too.



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That's nice, Mike! How was it compared to Amm Lo or Myristamine Oxide ?

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Mike, try the bleach wash too! I've been using it on windows and it really safes on clean up time.

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Surficant does 2 things. Thickens the mix AND opens up the surface for penatration. The later being most important?

I didnt observe the roof wash and going by helper he says it works faster. He said it ran too much, and I snuck some dish soap in the last batch, and both downspouts were pouring the same so he sprayed too much.

What I know is I used less SH. way less.

 

 EDIT: This is starting to happen a lil more often now and Way Cool! Driving past jobs I did and customers waving going down highway, . Anyway. Leaving this job, a customer, roof wash last year, flagged me down!!! Had a great conversation!!! She loves her roof!



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Hey Mike!  I have noticed the same thing with the GreenWash & less SH.  Chuck disagrees though.



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I'll be starting them soon AC!

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Same experience with the Green Wash less sh on steeper roofs I am adding Talon to the mix

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Ive heard that before? what is Talon? Also " less SH on steeper roofs"?

Also The green wash works. I believe spraying it is different than the way we are used to. 2 more roofs tomorow. Just one roof so far with the green wash, 2 tomorow same chit. Need me another mossy roof that needs a lawnmower to REALLY test this chit!!!

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"Need me another mossy roof that needs a lawnmower to REALLY test this chit!!!"

I'm contemplating hiring Moroccain tree climbing goats as help for moss, they eat their salaries so its dirt cheap labor and they won't fall off a steep roof like some questionable help...

 



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gutterdog wrote:

Ive heard that before? what is Talon? Also " less SH on steeper roofs"?

Also The green wash works. I believe spraying it is different than the way we are used to. 2 more roofs tomorow. Just one roof so far with the green wash, 2 tomorow same chit. Need me another mossy roof that needs a lawnmower to REALLY test this chit!!!


 Way to go Mike!  Did you take any pics?



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Maverick Contracting wrote:

"Need me another mossy roof that needs a lawnmower to REALLY test this chit!!!"

I'm contemplating hiring Moroccain tree climbing goats as help for moss, they eat their salaries so its dirt cheap labor and they won't fall off a steep roof like some questionable help...

 





Sweet..I want a couple of those!!! Wonder if they eat lichen too???

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Maverick...If you can't find the goats, I'll be happy to lease you my Florida Fountain Monkeys...

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gutterdog wrote:

Ive heard that before? what is Talon? Also " less SH on steeper roofs"?

Also The green wash works. I believe spraying it is different than the way we are used to. 2 more roofs tomorow. Just one roof so far with the green wash, 2 tomorow same chit. Need me another mossy roof that needs a lawnmower to REALLY test this chit!!!


 That should have been I'm using less sh. On steeper roofs I am adding Talon. I get the Talon from Southside Equipment.

Talon is an Amine Oxide designed to give roof cleaning mix cling so it doesn't run off before the job is done. Add 2 quarts to 100 gallons of roof cleaning mix for the desired effect. Chlorine stable, so the mix stays strong for days.



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I dont know? To whiten the moss sprayed apple cider. Used the 3% soulution. Took forever and didnt get to the next job. Customer is holding payment. Going back Tuesday.



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I am glad they do not have that green moss down here.  Looks like a tough one to get off.  I hope you get paid Mike!no



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sweetwaterfish wrote:

Mike, try the bleach wash too! I've been using it on windows and it really safes on clean up time.


 

Ray - could I trouble you to give me a brief description of the two? (Green and Beaclh Wash).  I haven't kept up with them, yet your vote of confidence carries a lot of weight in my book.



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I am glad they do not have that green moss down here.  Looks like a tough one to get off.  I hope you get paid Mike!no


 I had been asking myself what whas the different thing? Not talking about the moss. .

 The Difference is the roof was old. Thats all I can figure out.

 Great results less sh on GCM! Moss no.

 Bring out the big guns!

 And I did that.



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We did a couple of roofs with moss last week. We used a 3% solution on one and it took a good extra 20 gals to get the moss white. On the next one we went to a 4% solution and no problems. So the greenwash with a lower sh solution works good on algae and moss needs a stronger solution.

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I used less SH adding Green Wash to my mix. It works well and it mask the SH smell as well.

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Mike, try the bleach wash too! I've been using it on windows and it really safes on clean up time.


Ray - could I trouble you to give me a brief description of the two? (Green and Beaclh Wash).  I haven't kept up with them, yet your vote of confidence carries a lot of weight in my book.


 Greenwash augments the cleaning effectiveness of SH.

1. Breaks the surface tension on the cleaning surface.

2. Allows deeper penetration of SH solution into stains.

3. Allows SH reaction to happen at a lower overall SH concentration.

4 Allows SH reaction to happen at lower (winter) temperatures.

5. Allows SH to dwell longer on horizontal surfaces.

6. Includes rinsing agents that fight hard water spotting.

7. Includes a masking / cover scent.

 

I think he meant PM for Bleach instead of Bleach Wash. 

PM for Bleach is a buffering soap that can be used to reduce the damaging effects of caustic cleaners.  It also can be used as a final rinse on siding, windows, wood fences, and decks.  It helps redce hard water spotting on windows and even adds shine to weathered vinyl siding.

 

 



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