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Roof Cleaning in Closter NJ
Are you thinking of cleaning your roof. Check your roof shingle manufacturers websites for instructions on cleaning roofing shingles. A roof should never be pressure washed. Never allow anyone to clean your roof with a device that is hooked up to a motorized pressure washer. This would be far too much pressure that your manufacturer suggests. Pressure washing does nothing to kill them bacteria that is creating black stains on the roof shingle. This bacteria is very hardy and can live and the harshest weather conditions. Even during periods of long drought this bacteria can survive. To properly shampoo a roof the pressure should be less than the average garden hose. The proper detergent can kill the bacteria and can keep the roof clean for many years to come. By fully sterilizing the roof from mold, mildew, algae will the roof stay clean for a considerable amount of time. Any method involving pressure washing the roof we can guarantee the stable return in less than two years. Our soft wash method of full sterilization can create longevity in the cleaning 4 to 6 times longer than pressure washing.
Power Washing in Closter NJ
Never let anyone use high pressure in order to achieve the desired cleaning result. High pressure can create damage on citing such as vinyl, stucco, aluminum, and painted surfaces. Most of will create stains on siding is organic like mold or mildew. One must use a detergent which contains sterilizing power. Sodium hypochlorite is the safest and truly biodegradable product that can fully sterilize the siding. Sodium hypochlorite is the active ingredient in bleach. Sodium hypochlorite is used to clean laundry, treat swimming pools, and is used at the local municipality to treat our drinking water. Soft washing will keep the siding clean 4 to 6 times longer since we are achieving full sterilization. Even hard surfaces like cement and concrete are soft washed by first applying a detergent. After a short throw. It can be high-volume rinsed at low pressure. The detergent will kill the mold at the root system. By achieving full sterilization will the concrete remain clean for an extended period of time.
Roof Moss Removal
Moss can develop a root system just like a plant. Especially lichens can develop a deep root system into the shingle. You do not want to yank these growths off the roof. Pulling the Moss or lichens off will surely take the roofing granules with it. It is best to treat the moss are likings and let them die off. They will recompose, dry out become brittle. They will wash off little by little with each rain. This is not a fast process and can take roughly 90 days. This is the least aggressive way to clean a roofing shingle. By not using a pressure washer or stiff bristled brushes you will be cleaning the roof in the least aggressive way possible.