Fungus and moss are normal growths viewed on roofs. There is generally lot of fungus on roofs in spots without humidity; just due to the reason these growths help moisture. The growth of fungus and moss creates roofs appear ignored and can reduce the value of your house. This growth looks as dark streaks and can spread better fast on the roof. They do not injure or damage asphalt singled roofs, but due to the reason they are very unsightly, most of the home owners eliminate these growths. Cleaning your roof is very dangerous work and must be done by a roof cleaning company with a high level of expertise. Do it yourself homeowners who possess experience handling on roofs in slippery conditions must use extra caution while trying to clean their roof.
Even though roof cleaning services effectively eliminates fungus and moss, they generally return in few months. It is best to use a power washer to clean the roof. There is an argument on whether roof pressure wash cleaning can harm the shingles and cause leaks. If performed with good care, a power washing will not ruin a roof. The issue is that plenty of homeowners who decide to pressure wash do not perform it effectively and in a downward motion, the power of the pressure washer can create the shingles to loosen or break. When done downward and at minimum six inches away from the areas of the shingles, roof pressure wash cleaning should not destroy the roof. But, pressure washing over once in a year can shorten or damage the life of the shingles.
Washing the roof with the cleaning product and hose is the good choice for safely cleaning the roof. There are large numbers of products on the market particularly designed to eliminate algae stains. Follow guidelines while availing these goods. Prior to cleaning the roof, it is good to talk with the manufacturer of the roof to check whether it has any particular requirements on cleaning.
Oxygen bleach can be used rather than the TSP mixture. It is popular for lightening stains. Utilizing oxygen bleach generally needs certain amount of scrubbing, but it is effective for small spots with fungus or moss growth. We always use the right safety precautions. We use the proper protection including work gloves, non-slip footwear like rubber soled shoes, safety glasses, a safety harness and also ensure the ladder is strong and secure. Contact Perfect Pressure Cleaning today for a consultation.