Algae are unsightly. But more importantly, it damages the concrete it colonizes and is a safety hazard due to its slippery nature. Algae decreases the traction and friction of the material it’s growing on, causing higher risks of slips. This is particularly risky in high footfall areas, especially on public footpaths.Our humid weather and regular rainy seasons makes them a recurring problem that is, however, not impossible to treat.
Algae can be seen in the pool, pond, walls and even floors. Algae is a plant-like organism that grows in any environment that contains moisture. Algae prefers to grow in damp conditions and is a tall tale sign that an even more serious problem is manifesting. The usual algae you see is normally green, but it can also be red, brown and blue too. There are a few types of algae that grow in the pond- beard algae, blue-green algae, brown algae, fibrous algae and floating algae.
A lot of people think that algae can be harmless as it’s just a plant that grows on surfaces, however, if not taken care of- getting algae removal services- it can cause more damage than you think. Think about your beautiful landscape and natural stone, if algae is left unattended for a while, it will cost you more to fix your stones than to get rid of the initial problem itself. Algae can grow larger and get even more dense as the levels of sunlight and minerals increase.
While it may seem harmless on the surface, if left, it can actually go on to cause a lot of damage, especially to natural stone. The density of algae can suddenly increase with changes to the levels of sunlight or mineral availability.
Now that this has struck a concern to you and you notice there are signs of algae growing around your home, it’s time to take action before these so-called harmless plant-like organisms take a toll on your beautiful landscapes.
Get the professional help you need to get rid of the algae before it becomes an even heavier issue. Crusade provides the professional services that will ensure all your algae problems are addressed. Algae removal is one of the best services we can provide to your home cleaning solution.
The Health and Environmental Cleaning Systems (HECS) Advantage
Our Algae Removal treatment, within our larger Health and Environmental Cleaning Systems (HECS), attacks algae at their roots, effectively removing them – algae, moss and green slime – from any hard surface. What’s more, our eco-friendly treatment continues to work in resisting new growths for at least six more months.
Works Indoors and Outdoors
It doesn’t matter where the algae has taken hold. We have effectively removed them from concrete driveways, walkways, synthetic grass, hard courts, tennis courts, outdoor tiles, concrete or stone walls, roofing and brick, bathroom tiles, concrete walls and even ceiling panels.