Professional Roof Cleaning Services!
1. Always inspect the roof first and decide what is the best cleaning method.
a. By the scraping method.
b. By the steam cleaning method.
2. Proceed with the cleaning of the roof.
3. Clean all Guttering and make sure they are not obstructed.
4. Make sure the surrounding areas are left clean.
5. Apply a biocide coating so the unwanted organic growth does not reapear for a long time.
More that an Aestetic issue!
Besides the poor aestetic look, organic growth especially moss will grow on top, in between and under the tiles with time shifting/lifting and cracking them allowing rain water to infiltrate and damage your property. As well, pieces of moss will fall in the gutters causing blockages and overflow from the gutters can find its way into the property.
It is advised to take action against organic growth in a timely manner before it gets too big and starts causing problems that will increase your spending.
Moss Removal by the scraping method.
Get rid of all moss, lichen and algae build-ups and prolong the life of your roof.
Moss removal by the steam cleaning method.
A procedure performed with a special roof cleaning kit, it uses low pressure and improves the colour of the tiles imediatelly.
Prevent Organic Growth
We use a Biocide solution (for professional use only) that eliminates any organic growth and prevents it from reapearing for up to 8 years.
Why should you clean your roof?
- To prolong the life span
Cleaning helps minimize and eliminate damages and also prevents it from leaking. This, in turn, prolongs the life span.
- To avoid frequent repairs
Leaving fungus and moss to grow on rooftops can shorten the roof’s life, causing damages that need repairs that can be avoided by cleaning.
- To keep pest and insect away
Keeping a dirty roof can attract the attention of pests and insects. This can be avoided by getting a professional cleaner to ease up the stress.
- Saves you money on utility bills
Having your roof clean saves you more money spent on energy bills because too much dirt and moss on the roof makes the home absorb more heat, costing you more on getting the temperature cool.
- Improves your home look
Either you are planning to sell your house, or not a clean roof is always an addition to the way your home looks. However, having a properly maintained roof is a plus to the beauty of the home.
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 will happen naturally, and with the Biocide solution that we use, no rinsing is necessary as per manufacturer instructions.
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.
This will allow us to spend less time performing the service while achieving amazing results and working safely. 90% of the time our team performs the service in 1 visit, we usually need more than this only if the area is very big.
3.We are covered by our insurance for this service.
With us the chances of something going wrong are close to none. Nobody can expect the unexpected but with our experience we will exclude many more factors than others. Insured up to 2 million pounds.
Roof Cleaning Prices
Starting from £199
Factors that directly influence the final quote are:
- The size of the roof;
- The height of it;
- How dirty the roof is;
- The cleaning method you’d like to go for.
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?
Our service will efficiently eliminate all moss & algae build-ups. Furthermore, the roofing material will have lasting protection from organic growth for years to come.
Can I combine roof together with gutter cleaning?
Yes, you can. This is a great way to vitalize your whole roof and prevent unwanted costly damages. Not only that but combining two or more services results in a 10% discount!
Do you offer roof repair services?
As for now, we only perform cleaning services and wouldn’t be able to repair your roof.
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