Roof cleaning costs depend on several things, including the size of your roof, the type of roof you have and what type of cleaning you need to be done. The costs for blowing or sweeping debris off the roof will usually cost a few-hundred-dollars. If your cleaning involves algae and moss removal and preventative treatment,
The life expectancy of a roof varies based on many factors, most notably the type of materials used. Asphalt or composition shingle roofs can last between 15 and 40+ years depending on their quality, design, and the quality of installation. Other materials, such as tile roofs have expected life spans of 50+ years while cedar
Your roof takes a beating every day from the elements. Over time, sun, rain, hail and high winds can cause damage to shingles. Fortunately, there are many steps you can take to extend the life of your roof shingles. Preventative maintenance, regular cleaning, gutter cleaning, proactive repair and protective treatmentsare all effective strategies for extending
Metal roofs are by far the least common roof type in the Portland Metro area. That being said, they still require cleaning like all other types. While metal roofs have their own strong advantages, they also have their own unique set of difficulties and disadvantages.
When To Proceed With Roof Moss Removal I was just asked the other day whether a small amount of moss was currently harming a customer’s tile roof. Essentially, they were asking when was it necessary to perform roof moss removal. id=”attachment_589″ align=”aligncenter” width=”448″ caption=”Determining when roof moss removal is necessary can
In my opinion, no one should ever be on a roof who in not very familiar with the safety requirements of doing so. I say that not just to get more business but because ladder and roof falls are one of the leading household accidents involving trips to the emergency room every year. A low
Staining is just one method of treatment and not a very good one. The objectives of maintaining a cedar roof are threefold: Clean the roof, Preserve the wood, and Prevent moss. No where can it found found that changing the color is a necessary goal. One of the main reasons roofs started getting stained was
I’m never certain whether it is the result of lack of experience and knowledge or an intentional plan to provide a service of limited value. Regardless, some Portland roof cleaning contractors continue to offer to treat roofs (most commonly cedar) with treatments that should be preceded by power washing. Don’t get me wrong; we prefer