Did you know that you could clean and treat those black streaks on your roof and wall properly? Well if the answer is no, then you are in for a surprise. Those ugly streaks are actually accumulated fungus and bacteria, as well as a bunch of other organic things eating at your building, and can be cleaned with relative ease. Soft washing is an eco-friendly method of removing and cleaning such infestations.
Soft washing is an innovative cleaning process using low pressure propulsion technique, and specialized cleaning solutions (typically any form of detergent, bleach, surfactants, and water) to remove organic stains, mildew, algae, moss, soot, and bacteria from the roofs of buildings, walls, and other exteriors.
Many roofing manufacturers actually recommend using low-pressure bleach or detergent assisted washing – what is generally referred to as soft washing – for cleaning your roof to prevent your shingle from damages. Before we get into the details, let us briefly look at the process that is soft washing.
Soft washing is the use of an electric sprayer to apply a water-detergent based biodegradable disinfecting cleaning solutions to kill the fungus, algae, moss, mildew, mold, and bacteria forming on the exterior surfaces of buildings, either residential or commercial.
Benefits of soft washing
Apart from the obvious benefits associated with soft washing, here are three benefits you get if you soft wash your roof
- Property investment
Hiring a professional to clean your roof is cheaper than doing it yourself. If you hire a professional to soft wash your roof, you save a lot of money that you can invest in other areas of your property.
- Broadened roof lifespan
Algae feed on the limestone deposits in your shingles making them brittle. It cause up to 50% roof damage by making them incapable of reflecting the sun’s ultraviolet radiation.
- Aesthetic Value
Hiring a professional to clean your roof regularly, helps keep your building looking beautiful. Regular soft washing ensures that the standard of your house is kept. Your house does not lose its aesthetic value and is more marketable, if you are thinking about renting or selling it.
Why you should hire professionals to soft wash your roof
Regular professional roof cleaning does not a lot more than just making your roof spotless and free of ugly black streaks. Soft wash roof cleaning helps in the removal of damaging debris; including leaves, seeds, animal droppings, and residue from acid rain. It deeply cleans your roof and make sure that the overall lifespan of each shingle is upheld.
Professional roof cleaners have the knowledge, equipment and experience needed to clean your roof without causing damages. They are able to create an eco-friendly cleaning solution, which the average person cannot, and properly care for your roof.
Bringing in a professionally trained roof cleaner to soft wash your roof is a step in the right direction. If you are not properly knowledgeable on soft washing, you could make a mess of the job and leave long-term effects on both your roof and the environment.
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