Monthly Archives: June 2009

Roof Cleaning Removing Lichen Colonies

What are Lichen Colonies? Lichens colonies area type of fungus that grows with algae on roof shingles, forming a composite organism with crust-like growth. Lichens can penetrate deep into shingles and feed off of their organic oil base for nourishment. … Continue reading

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Remove Algae and Moss Stains Increase Curb Appeal

Ugly Algae and Moss Stains on Your Roof?  Need a little More Curb Appeal? Your home will look dingy and weathered with dark stains of  algae, moss and lichen colonies actively growing on your roof.  Overtime, what’s growing will start to breakdown the … Continue reading

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Cleaning Black Stains From Your Virginia Roof

Are the black stains and streaks the first thing you see as you drive up to your home? If the answer is yes, then it’s also what everyone else is seeing.  And if you’re like most people, you spend a … Continue reading

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What’s that On Your Roof

There are a variety of roofing materials available to choose from and some are better than others. You can re-roof with the same material you have on your roof now or you may want to find a better and more cost effective alternative. … Continue reading

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Asphalt Shingles Roof Cleaning

The most common choice for roofing materials is asphalt shingles and at least 75% of the homes across the nation use them.  There are two types of asphalt shingles -  fiberglass mat based and organic mat based shingles. Fiberglass based shingles are … Continue reading

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Composite Roof Shingles & Cleaning

Composite roof shingles are becoming the most popular choice in roof shingles.  They are generally 2 to 3 feet in length and are made of  tar, thick felt, crushed rock and other materials formed together. Advantages of Composite Roof Shingles There are several advantages … Continue reading

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Homeowners Roof Cleaning is Hazardous

Any occupation that is associated with ’roofs’ is considered a dangerous occupation, not to mention when you add water and chemicals to the mix. The roof now becomes even more hazardous which makes roof cleaning an extremely hazardous occupation. Insurance, Insurance, Insurance So, when hiring a roof … Continue reading

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