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Need help on ivy removal !!

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by SidelinePropMgr, Jul 20, 2006.

  1. SidelinePropMgr

    SidelinePropMgr LawnSite Member
    Messages: 106

    I have a customer that has purcahsed a rental house. It is a 3 story unit and one side is completely covered with ivy. What is the best way to remove this.

    Should it be sprayed with roundup of sometihing and let it die back? Should it be stripped from the brick walls while alive? Will the walls need to be power washed after removal? what should I do? :confused:

    HELP !!!!!!
  2. Prolawnservice

    Prolawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 612

    Its easier to pull of if its still alive, just start at the top and pull it off to the level you want, and cut it. It will leave little dots of ivy glue on the brick, I'm pretty sure you can't get them off. But if someone else knows how, I'm listening too. Good Luck:waving:
  3. ArizPestWeed

    ArizPestWeed LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,457

    Run , do not walk away.

    24d if it's labled fer it .
    Guess you have neved tried to dig it up , huh?
    You wont if it's growing under the structure , impossible .
    Just treat it as it tries to return .

    Good luck

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