Unsightly and dangerous in winter, moss wreaks havoc on your driveway and patio. Here is an easy solution to destroy it in 15 minutes.
If there’s one thing that ruins the aesthetics of your outdoor spaces, it’s moss. It is very frustrating to see green patches of moss starting to take root in the cracks of the driveway or between the patio tiles. Although settling moss may seem relatively harmless, it can be very slippery in wet winter conditions. Not only is it desirable, it makes you slide easily and cars running over it can reduce your grip.
Also, manual removal of moss using tools is a tedious and time-consuming task. So what’s the best way to get rid of moss from your driveway? Daniel Scholfield, CEO of The Expert Gate Company and landscaping expert has shared a simple solution that “works like magic” and you probably already own the product. To do this, you’ll need your choice of bleach, baking soda or white vinegar, water, a large bowl, a spray bottle, and a stiff-bristled broom. Instead of bicarbonate or white vinegar, we recommend natural products.
To kill moss in your driveway, dilute baking soda or white vinegar in a bowl of warm water. Transfer the solution to the sprayer to distribute between the preparation slabs or on the driveway. Spray areas affected by moss. Be sure to spread the “antifoam solution” evenly over all affected areas. Allow about 15 minutes for the foam to die. However, try not to leave the solution for too long as it can stain or discolor your driveway.
Using warm water and a brush, remove the anti-moss solution from treated areas and driveways. Do not hesitate to iron several times to remove the product from all areas. Wait a few hours for the solution to continue working in depth. Then use a stiff, stiff brush to remove all the dead moss. It will take some elbow grease, but the results will be worth it. The expert said: “Once all the grime is removed, you’ll be left with a perfectly cleaned driveway that will be as good as new.”