Rinse the roof with buckets of.
How to clean copper roof flashing.
Removing dirt and debris 1.
Use a soft bristled push broom to get dirt plant matter and other.
Open valleys have metal flashing to protect this critical area of the roof.
As you may imagine if your entire roof is copper then you will need more than one batch.
Brush all the leaves and debris off the roof.
Use a firm natural bristle scrubbing brush to scour the copper surface.
Rinse your clean copper roof with water from your hose.
This technique removes tarnish with the acid while gently abrading it with the salt to remove unsightly bubbles of corrosion.
Go through the entire cleaning and neutralizing process.
Put one cup of flour in a large bowl or small plastic bucket.
This means if you use six cups of lemon juice you will need two cups of coarse salt.
Don t brush in an.
Add about six ounces of white vinegar to the flour mix to form a thick paste stirring as you add the vinegar.
Mix your cleaning solution.
Mix up a batch of paste cleaner for copper.
To clean copper flashing with an acidic solution mix vinegar or lemon juice with salt and apply with a damp cloth.
Use a sufficient amount of water to remove all of the cleaning solution.
Use a scrub brush on a pole and push the brush down the roof surface to force the moss from the roof.
Wear gloves when touching the copper.
Scrape up any bird droppings on the roof.
Removing moss from your roof is necessary before applying copper flashing.
Do not touch any part of your clean roof with your bare hands as the.
Dip an absorbent cloth such as an old towel into the cleaner and wipe it over the copper surface from the roof peak downward.
Wet down the copper first then use a 10.
The edge of the roof has thin metal flashing that helps water drip off the roof without damaging the home or causing a leak.
This only adds more.
Use three parts lemon juice to one part coarse salt.
Because bird droppings contain acid they can cause corrosion on your.
Rinse off the cleaned area with a garden hose while you are scouring.
Apply a thin coat of the paste to the copper flashing using a.