To remove moss from a tarmac driveway, dislodge it or spray it with a chemical moss killer. Dislodging can get rid of large growths, but chemicals may be required to remove stubborn moss growths or algae.Continue Reading
Moss and algae do not harm driveways, but they can cause the tarmac to become slippery. There are several ways to dislodge moss from a tarmac driveway. These include:
Chemical control methods can be more thorough, but may damage surrounding plants. Products containing bleach, benzalkonium chloride or hydrochloric acid can kill grass or bedding plants near the driveway area. Cleaners containing seaweed extracts are safer for nearby plants. Cleaners do not keep moss at bay forever, though, and require repeated use.
Moss and algae thrive in damp and shady spaces. People can use a number of prevention methods to keep moss and algae from building up on driveways. These include: