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deemery
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Posted - 11/11/2015 :  7:40:36 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
But the anti-algae seems to also be associated with drainage or leaching from the nails, too.

dave


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thayer
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Posted - 11/11/2015 :  11:33:31 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Empire of the Air

Pine is an "allelopathic" plant, meaning that it produces biochemicals that can inhibit growth in other organisms.



Thanks Wallace!

Something fascinating and new to bury in the brain.

FWIW, I am just guessing that the siding is pine.

Thayer



Edited by - thayer on 11/11/2015 11:36:17 PM

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Empire of the Air
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Posted - 11/12/2015 :  1:13:58 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by deemery

But the anti-algae seems to also be associated with drainage or leaching from the nails, too.

dave



Dave,

You are absolutely right. If galvanized nails were used, the zinc in the galvanizing compound could retard algae growth as well.

Regards,
Wallace



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