Category Archives: Roof Cleaning Basics

Why Roof Pressure Washing Should Be Low Pressure Washing

In this article I am going to talk to more about how much pressure is adequate to properly clean a roof and why high powered roof pressure washing is never a good idea. There’s more than one way to skin … Continue reading

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Roof Cleaning Equipment – The Basics

We’ve already gone into great detail about the chemicals, products, and solutions involved with roof stain removal, but aspiring contractors often ask us for advice regarding the actual tools of the trade.  So, we decided to put together a basic … Continue reading

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Partial Roof Cleaning Not Recommended

Roof stains usually first appear on the northern-facing areas of a roof surface, as you’ve no doubt noticed.  This is because these areas receive less sunlight in the Northern Hemisphere (it’s the other way around in the Southern Hemisphere, as … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Chemical Roof Cleaning Is A No-Go

In a previous post I outlined, in detail, the most effective roof cleaning chemicals and how they should be applied.  I neglected to mention, however, that these chemicals begin to drastically lose cleaning power once the air temperature drops below … Continue reading

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Cleaning Your Roof Will Extend Its Life

Contrary to popular belief, roof cleaning is about more than just having a nice-looking house.  It’s also about attending to the overall health of your roof and home.  The black streaks that you’re seeing on your roof consist of Gloeocapsa … Continue reading

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