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Unknown growth on window

I found this growth on several of my back windows. I'm not sure if it is mold or moss or something else entirely. Hoping someone could help me identify it and how to safely remove it. Thanks.
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Roof moss removal?

My roof has developed clumps of moss in some areas (photos at : https://imgur.com/a/aHK8EvV). The roof itself is 12 years old. I just bought the house a year ago, so am wondering whether this moss ...
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Moss on siding, do I need to replace this siding before painting?

This part of my house has a bit of moss, it looks like it has damaged the siding. I'd like to paint the front of the house, but I want to deal with the moss first. Will I need to replace the siding or ...
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what is the environmentally safe way to remove & prevent moss from growing on the roof?

I live in the pacific northwest and all rain water goes directly to the lake near our house. So I don't want to use some harsh chemicals to remove moss from the roof. Are there any environmentally ...
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Can I use copper wire to prevent moss growth on a roof?

I want to prevent moss from growing on my sheds roof, and I've read that copper (zinc, or lead) flashing can be used to prevent the moss. I'm cheap, and don't want to buy copper flashing. However, ...
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Is this mold? Black? White?

Guys I need to find out what this is- it's also on my wooden bed racks
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Protecting red brick patio from green moss

My other half has just finished laying a brick patio. We're looking for some way to reduce or minimise the growth of green moss which makes these bricks really slippery, more-so in winter with ...
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Is this algae or moss? How to remove it without damaging the shingles?

I live in the Seattle area. Below is a picture my roof. What are the green traces on the roof. Is this algae or moss? What is the easiest way to remove it without damaging the shingles and the paint?...
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How effective to use zinc strip to prevent roof moss

I live in Seattle. My 6 years old composite shingles start to grow moss this year. I read one post on YouTube that you can use a long zinc strip placed on top of your roof to prevent moss. I am ...
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How to address mold/moss on newer roof?

I have an old house with a new(er) installed roof shingle that's about 5 years old. In removing leaves from the gutter today, I noticed green moss? mold? around some of the areas close to the house. A ...
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How to remove moss from my roof?

My roof seems to be growing moss and I'd like to remove it. I did some research and it looks like the solution is to mix water and bleach, spray the mix on the moss and then scrub the moss off about ...
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Does concrete sealant slow the growth of moss?

Does sealant like Thompson's WaterSeal slow the growth of moss on concrete? I live in the rainy Pacific Northwest and moss and mold are regular problems.
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How do I remove moss from an outdoor brick walkway?

I've got a brick walkway that has parts that are in shade most of the day. Our winters are wet and cloudy and during these times it's not uncommon for the shady parts of the walkway to grow a fair ...
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Small amounts of moss on asphalt shingles?

What's the best way to remove moss from asphalt shingles?