As you might expect, anything that will kill algae is likely to be harmful to aquatic and plant life so sensible precautions are needed.
Before being treated, the canopy must be removed from the boat and placed on a paved or concrete surface – not the lawn. Children and pets should not be allowed onto the area until the liquid has dried; once it’s dry it is totally safe.
Algae Zapper can be applied using a pump spray, like the ones used for household cleaners, or from a watering can. You need to pick a dry day when rain is not expected for eight hours.
Having applied the liquid, you can then sit back and let the Algae Zapper go to work. After a few days you will be left with a light brown ‘algae dust’ on your cover.This can either be washed off or just let nature work for you, each time it rains, the zapper is reactivated to help flush the moss, mould and residue.
Algae Zapper can also be used on virtually any surface where algae collects including paving, fencing, decking and gates.
Kinver Canopies are selling 5 and 2.5 litre containers; it can be applied neat for very badly affected canopies but is normally diluted with water in a ratio of 1:5 to 1:10.