We’ve almost all seen it while driving around neighborhoods, no matter what part of town you’re in or what types of homes your neighbors have, at least one or two homes have it. Black or brown streaks running across the roofs of homes. The unsettling cause? Mold, algae, and mildew growing on homes. Microscopic living creatures feasting on the moisture and organic material found on your roof. You may not have paid much attention to it, but once you notice it you can’t unsee it. More than just an unsightly blemish, this phenomena can cause serious damage over time if left untreated.
This growth on your roof starts with an impact on the “curb appeal” of your home, lowering the possible value by impacting the first impression someone has upon seeing your home or business.
It gets worse from there, though.
Mold, mildew, and algae growth also eats away slowly at your roof. By leaching organic material away from the shingles, it causes your roof to corrode at an increased rate. What’s more, it also degrades your roof’s ability to withstand the daily damage of UV rays, meaning that in addition to the direct damage it causes, this growth exacerbates the damage your roof from other sources over time.
Roof washing service from the New Heights Roofing helps your roof last longer by not only eradicating this unsightly and damaging growth,
but also by cleaning off larger bits of debris left behind that provide germination spots for it.
We’ll clean your roof thoroughly but also safely, preventing the kinds of damage that DIY or less experiences power washing services can cause. What’s more, by hiring our experienced roofers for your washing, you also get an up close review of the status of your roof by teams that know what to look for. We use a custom blend of anti-microbial cleaning solution that not only cleans your roof, but prevents mold, mildew, and algae growth from returning.