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Reduce algae and dirt buildup on window ledges and brickwork

Most window ledges, and exterior brickwork, have nearly horizontal surfaces from which water won't quite drain.  As dirt and polled accumulates here, algae or midew begins to grow.  The longer the surface stays damp ant the dirtier it gets, the worse the problem becomes.  If not maintained, you are soon faced with unsightly greenish black staining.  It's especially bad on the shady side of the house.  The white frames of my windows are especially prone to this along the bottom edge. 

 

Sparying with bleach and water, then scrubbing and rinsing, elininates this ugly mess, but is a lot of work.  If only these surfaces could resist soaking up water, AND rinse themselves clean in the rain, or with the hose in drier times.....

 

Neverwet to the rescue!  I can't wait for my 4 kits to arrive so I can apply to the bottoms of all my window frames, and the tops of the brickwork, as shown here:

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Posted 2013-06-16T16:27:03+0000  by Pleunetuned Pleunetuned
 

My kits showed up and I got to work early today, before there was much breeze.  I'm happy with the results.  I applied Neverwet to the wood strip above the bricks, too.  You can see where it was applied if you are looking for it, but it's not too conspicuous.

 

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Video:  Neverwet on Brick Trim

 

 

 

Posted 2013-06-23T02:35:42+0000  by Pleunetuned
Update: It's still working like new after 3 weeks! Great application.
Posted 2013-07-13T17:46:06+0000  by Pleunetuned
Almost two months of outside exposure under hot, sunny, sometimes rainy, and always dusty conditions, and NeverWet is still going strong! It repels as well as the day I applied it. I am really impressed with NeverWet's durability on the bricks and wood; areas not subject to contact wear. Seems like a truly useful application.

The noticeable accumulation of dust and pollen is gone after each rain.
Posted 2013-08-09T03:02:44+0000  by Pleunetuned
 
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