Monthly Archives: September 2009

A Few Facts About Roof Cleaning – Northern Virginia

There are a lot of misconceptions floating around as to why roof shingles turn black. Here are a few facts about what is really going on with your dirty roof. Why Roof Shingles Turn Black Even if a roof has “fungus resistant shingles,” the fungus … Continue reading

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The Truth About Black Streaks & Stains on Your Roof

At ROOF REAL CLEAN, we have heard a wide variety of explanations for roof black streaks and stains, including  ”chimney smoke settling,” “cracked acorns,” “tree sap,” “shingle weathering” and so on. One “creative” roofer even told a homeowner who lived near an airport that the black streaks and stains  on … Continue reading

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Northern Virginia Roof Cleaning – How Long will a Roof Stay Algae Free?

One of the questions we are often asked by customers is how long will their roof stay algae and fungus free after a professional roof cleaning. There are actually several factors that determine how long a roof will remain clean of … Continue reading

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Northern Virginia Roof Cleaning – Roof Stain Removal

My name is Mauricio Carvalho and I am the owner of Roof Real Clean, the ‘premier’ roof cleaning company of Northern Virginia. I would  like to give an explanation as to why Northern Virginia is experiencing such a serious problem with … Continue reading

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