If your building is suffering from red algae on render chances are your house is probably finished with a coloured render like K -Rend. It is porous and susceptible to the red and green algae colonisation you are experiencing. You can also see it on unpainted plastered walls and unpainted roof apexes. These through coloured renders are an excellent finish to modern buildings. Generally they are fairly low maintenance eliminating the need for painting etc.
There are several reasons for Red algae on render .The Algae blooms usually occur on walls that remain damp, this can be North facing, leaking gutters or just naturally shaded areas . Those over hung by trees or in the shadow of a neighbours property are a common example.
We specialise in the treatment of Red algae on render. We can also treat the green and black marks on the render that usually accompany it. Depending on the severity of the growth we have several options for cleaning it. First we identify the type of Algae . The Green and Red algae on render is easily cleaned with a simple application by low pressure of a bio-degradable biocide. Within hours the growths die and the wind and rain is left to gentle wash away the debris.One most domestic properties we can carry out the work from the ground , eliminating the cost of expensive scaffolding etc thus keeping the service affordable to home owners. Once we have done the intal deep clean we offer a maintenance service where the building is resprayed at yearly intervals to keep it looking good.
For commercial clients we offer the same great value service. Due to confined/restricted areas we also specialise in rope access , cherry picker hire and work evenings and weekends as not to disrupt the day to day running of your business.
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