Bleach does kill moss. However, bleach kills other plants, such as grass and flowers, and can discolor pavement. Bleach diluted in water is less likely to kill surrounding plants or discolor pavement. More »

Potassium salt from fatty acids is known to kill different types of moss, according to Garden Guides. Zinc is another moss killer, and it comes in different forms such as zinc-copper sulfate and zinc chloride. One partic... More » Science Chemistry Organic Chemistry

To remove small amounts of moss from a roof, use a brush or broom to gently scrub the moss off the shingles. Cut branches that reach over the roof to help prevent the moss from reappearing. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance
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