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Environmentally Friendly Roof Cleaning of Northern Virginia

ROOF REAL CLEAN is a conscientious supporter of the environment and “green living.” However, living green doesn’t mean you have to live with a green roof covered in algae moss, fungus and lichen colonies. ROOF REAL CLEAN is dedicated to … Continue reading

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Is Your Dirty Northern Virginia Roof Jeopardizing Your Homeowners Policy?

When it comes to homeowners insurance the homeowner is responsible for proper maintenance of their home and insurers frown upon homeowners who fail to properly maintain their Northern Virginia roof. Insurance Companies Can Cancel Your Policy due to a Dirty … Continue reading

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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

ROOF REAL CLEAN is the ‘premier’ roof cleaning company of  Northern Virginia.  We NEVER use damaging high pressure for removing  the unsightly stains, algae, moss and lichen colonies on your roof.  We use a low pressure wash with a bio-degradable chemical that safely removes whatever is … Continue reading

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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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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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