Copper strip on roof ridge to minimize growth of algae


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Old 06-05-18, 11:39 AM
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Copper strip on roof ridge to minimize growth of algae

I have been told that if i attach a strip of copper to my roof ridges it will all but prepent the growth of algae. Firts of all, i would like to know if that is true, and if so, where can it be purchased and how is it attached?
 
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As a test you can throw some pennies on the roof. You can use copper strip or copper wire. Whichever you can get.
 
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Old 06-05-18, 03:41 PM
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Zinc strips work as well and are probably much cheaper. 50' x 3" roll is around $30.
 
 

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