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How to help prevent your patio from going green

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Winter is on it's way and, like every year, your garden patio becomes slippery and green. Here is a way to help prevent your patio becoming dangerous and unsightly.
What you'll need: 
Paint brush
Patio sealer
Knee pads
Time
1: 
Make sure the patio is clean from all surface dirt and the weather isn't raining or too sunny
2: 
Liberally paint the sealer evenly onto the patio, making sure you haven't left any puddles of sealer.
3: 
Leave to dry using the recommended time on the instructions
4: 
Apply a second coat and again leave to dry.
5: 
That's it!
Conclusion: 
For something that is reasonably priced and easy to apply, it makes sense to seal the patio. This will not totally stop the green but the algae wont penetrate, so a quick hose down will wash it away.
Tips: 
Check the weather
Have a few hours spare
Check sealer on a small area before you start

Comments

Already Green patio!!

My patio is already green and slippery! Whats the best way to clean it? After it's clean can I apply a sealer to help prevent it in the future?
Thanks

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