Quality Roof Cleaning Services in London
The roof is an essential part of every home, it’s only right for us to take care of it!
Clean 2 Shine Roof Care
Regular roof maintenance is often neglected, which results in damaged roofing material and unnecessary expenses. Lucky enough, there is a way to prevent that. All you need is an occasional clean up in order to avoid spending money on replacing your entire roof sooner than needed.
Get rid of all moss, lichen and algae build-ups and prolong the life of your roof.
Softwash Roof Cleaning
A procedure performed with a special soft wash detergent designed to clean roofs and be risk-free of any possible damage.
Prevent Organic Growth
We use a specialised cleaning solution that eliminates any organic growth and prevents its growth for up to 2 years.
How We Perform Professional Roof Cleaning
The technician will arrive fully equipped with specialised tools and high-end detergents. This will ensure that the service will be performed at the highest quality possible.
He will examine the condition of the roof and decided which cleaning method will bring out the best possible results.
HOW TO CLEAN A ROOF OF MOSS
The issue of moss growing on the roof has become more of a concern because of the green color and disfiguring it gives the home. Many homeowners have tried to do it themselves but many do not know how to clean the moss without ruining their paint. Cleaning a roof of moss requires professional expertise which truthfully most owners cannot afford. Over the years, we have done a great job in keeping the roof clean of moss without being too expensive. Nevertheless, let’s discuss how to clean moss off your roof.
WHAT IS A MOSS?
Moss is a flowerless spore-producing plant from the spores that grow in small capsules. After it germinates, it develops into protonema, looking like an algal colony due to its filamentous and sheet-like growth.
WHY DOES MOSS GROW ON ROOF?
Many homeowners have asked why moss grows on their beautiful and expensive roof despite plants not being anywhere close to it. However, moss is a plant that thrives in cool and damp habitats. So, if there is an in-flow of moss on your roof, it is likely that the roof is in the shade of trees or other things that allow moisture.
DAMAGE CAUSED BY MOSS ON A ROOF
- When it is little on the roof, it does not cause any danger. However, if it is not treated for a long time, it will cause significant harm and degrade the structural quality of the roof. It will begin to lose credibility.
- Their ability to grow in between every shingle cracks also destroys the shingle’s durability. As soon as they become thicker, the shingles become weakened and begin to allow leakages of water.
- Moss can absorb lots of rain and keep hold of it for a longer period. In due time, it becomes mold, transform into bacteria, and your roof frame begins to decay drastically.
HOW TO REMOVE MOSS
Step 1: Get rid of all big pieces of moss
The first thing to do is to get rid of all big pieces of moss, this can be done using various tools and equipment depending on the access to the property and type of roof. If you do not do this and try to apply a chemical solution this will not have the desired effect if the moss is too big.
Step 2: Clean all the gutters and make sure downpipes are clear
In the process of clearing the roof of any big pieces of moss, some of them will definitely end up in the guttering and even find their way in the downpipes if you are not careful, eventually blocking the downpipes before. And the main reason that this step is necessary is because if the gutters are blocked and you start the application of a anti-moss solution the excess instead of finding its way to the drain it will overflow being dangerous to the surroundings.
Step 3: Apply an anti-moss solution
Removing the big pieces of moss will not solve the problem completely as the roots of the moss will still be left especially between the tiles. That is why you should spray the roof with a anti-moss solution to kill all those small pieces left over. Choosing the wright anti-moss solution for your roof can be challenging and they don’t come cheap. If you choose the wrong one you will lose time and money.
Step 4: Let the Solution settle
Allow the solution to settle in. This can take between 2-24 hours, again depending on the roof and the environment around the house as well as the amount and type of moss you had on the roof.
Step 5: Wash of the Chemical
After the settling time is over some of the anti-moss solutions need to be rinsed down, but some of them don’t, this has to do with the mix of chemicals that the solution is made of. Make sure to read the manufacturers advice carefully, as it can be harmful to surrounding if not handled properly.
Cleaning moss off your roof is a hard task, takes time and can be highly stressful. Why not allow us to take that burden off you and afford you ample time to bond with family and friends? Top-notch delivery is guaranteed, and the impact will be visible.
The main focus of our company has always been the happy customer. We aim to provide service that brings outstanding results and smile to our clients.
- Fully insured and professionally trained specialists
- 100% satisfaction guarantee – we finish once you’re happy
- Years of experience in the cleaning business
- Available discounts & low price rates
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Roof Cleaning Prices
Starting from £199
Factors that directly influence the final quote are:
Note: When you book roof cleaning with us, gutter cleaning is included in the price!
Professional roof cleaning is essential for every home! Get in touch with us & get a FREE quote today!
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is the roof cleaning procedure safe for the roofing material?
Yes, it is. Both the soft wash and jet wash roof cleaning procedures are absolutely safe for the covering material.
Does the roof cleaning procedure protect my home from organic growth?
Can I combine roof together with gutter cleaning?
Do you offer roof repair services?
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