Foamstream vs Alternatives

Foamstream vs Alternatives

The environmental and business case for using herbicide-free methods of weed control has never been stronger.

 

With many alternative methods available, deciding which is the most appropriate for your business can be a challenge.
The information below helps to outline the alternatives and how Foamstream compares with them.

Foamstream vs. hot water – how both solutions work when applied to the plant.

Foamstream typically maintains kill zone temperatures for 6x longer than other alternatives.

Foamstream’s annual treatment cycles compared with other alternative solutions.

Foamstream Compared With Other Methods

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METHODS
Lowest number of treatment cycles

Foamstream requires fewer treatment cycles than any other alternative solution on the market and is comparable to that of glyphosate.

YesNo
Lowest cost of ownership

With the fewest treatment cycles, all weather use and machine multi-functionality, Foamstream offers customers the lowest cost of ownership over any alternative solution.

YesNo
Suitable for use in all weathers

Due to Foamstream’s foam blanket, it can be used effectively in all weather – reducing costly labour downtime.

YesNo
Sterlises seeds and spores

The Foamstream blanket covers any surrounding seeds and spores, sterilising them and reducing future regrowth.

YesNo
Suitable for use on all surfaces

Foamstream can be used on a multitude of hard, soft, porous and artificial surfaces.

YesYes
Can be used in wet areas

Unlike electricity there is no danger of risk to operator of death or potential hazard when using Foamstream around wet areas.

YesNo
Can be used in dry areas

Unlike electricity there is no danger of fire risk when using Foamstream on dry weeds or unwanted vegetation.

YesNo
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METHODS
No need for protective clothing or on-going certification

Due to Foamstream’s safe credentials, operators don’t need costly protective clothing or on-going certification to use our systems.

YesYes
Controls moss and algae

With one treatment per year, Foamstream controls unwanted moss and algae and is more effective at treating it than glyphosate.

YesNo
Easily see where you have treated

With the visible foam blanket, operators can clearly see where they have treated ensuring they don’t waste time and money treating the same place twice.

YesNo
Instant results

Foamstream’s results are instantly visible, so that operators know when the plant has been sufficiently treated.

YesYes
Safe and sustainable

Environmentally friendly and safe for use around people, animals and delicate ecosystems including waterways.

YesYes
Herbicide-free

An alternative solution to use instead of traditional herbicides.

YesYes
Low pressure system

As a low-pressure system, Foamstream can be used to effectively treat delicate and porous surfaces such as historical monuments.

YesYes
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Many of our clients choose Foamstream after trialling it over other alternatives. Get in touch today to find out more, or to arrange a demo.