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Roof Cleaning in Oak Ridge NJ
Did you ever notice all of the dirty roofs in your neighborhood? This wasn’t such a big problem 15 years ago and more. In the late 70s and early 80s the roof shingle manufacturer started adding crushed limestone to the roofing shingle. It is suggested that the limestone is the food source for the black staining which is a bacteria. Once the bacteria takes hold starts to retain more moisture. This extra moisture promotes the growth of moss and lichen. Moss and lichens will develop a root system into the shingle. If you yank the moss off right away you may take the roofing granules with it. It is best to treat the moss and then let mother nature take over. It decompose, dry out and wash away naturally.
The black staining on the roof is actually a bacteria. If you put it under a microscope it will appear green. The green is part of an outer UV repellent shell. The bacteria lives inside the fluid held sac. Even in times of long drought this bacteria can survive on the roof. Our detergent is designed to melt the outer shell of the bacteria and kill it. This act of complete sterilization is what will allow the roof to stay clean for long periods of time.
Power Washing in Oak Ridge NJ
Don’t ever let anyone clean your siding with high pressure. If you have mold or mildew on your siding high pressure will not kill all of the mold spores. It is best to use a soap with a hint of bleach. Bleach will not harm hardy landscape like grass or shrubbery. Even using hot water will not kill any of the mold spores. If you do not achieve full sterilization the mold will come back very soon. Vinyl siding, stucco, aluminum, Dryvit, and even painted surfaces can be soft washed safely.