To remove moss from the roof, scrub the affected area with a utility brush, then wash the roof with a solution of oxygen bleach, dish detergent and water. The process of cleaning the roof can typically be completed in a single afternoon.Continue Reading
Brush the moss away using a bristled brush. Begin at the peak of the roof and use downward strokes, taking care to avoid brushing off the granules that coat the shingles.
Cover any plants under the roof with plastic sheeting before washing the roof with the bleach solution. If plastic sheeting isn't available, spray the plants with a garden hose before treating the roof with oxygen bleach.
Mix 2 cups of oxygen cleaner and 1/2 cup liquid dish detergent in a gallon of water. Stir vigorously to completely dissolve the oxygen bleach, and use a garden sprayer to apply the solution to the shingles. Allow the mixture to remain on the roof for 20 minutes.
Use a garden hose to rinse the oxygen bleach solution off the shingles and any nearby plants.
To wash barn wood, spray it down with a mild bleach solution to discourage mold, then scrub the surface of the wood with a stiff brush and a solution of detergent and warm water. Power washing and sandblasting can also provide an effective method, but it might also damage the wood.Full Answer >
To clean a watch, remove the watchbands, and soak them in a solution of water and mild dish detergent. Wash the bands with a soft brush, and dry them with a lint-free cloth. Reattach the bands onto the watch, wipe the watch with a damp cloth and blot the watch dry.Full Answer >
To clean a dried coffee stain on a carpet, a person could either use a vinegar and water solution or a dish detergent and water solution. If there was milk in the coffee, it is best to use a laundry detergent that contains enzymes along with another method.Full Answer >
Remove mold from untreated wood by mixing a solution of chlorine bleach, liquid dish detergent and water. Scrub the wood with this solution, and rinse it thoroughly. Repeat until the mold stains are removed.Full Answer >