Low Pressure Roof Cleaning – It’s That Time of Year!

Before Roof Cleaning

Cooler nights and earlier sunsets are a sure sign that the summer months are coming to an end and fall is just around the corner.  This is the ideal time of year to consider our low pressure Roof Cleaning services.

Do you have black stains on your roof?

Many homes in the Grand Rapids and West Michigan area with asphalt shingles have these unsightly black stains on their roofs.  Sometimes people believe these come from the trees above but those stains are actually a bacteria which feed off the organic material within your shingles.  Once established they can spread rapidly, causing irreparable damage while shortening the lifespan of your shingles. [Read more…]

Why Should I Have My Asphalt Shingles On My Roof Cleaned?

Do you have black stains on your asphalt shingle roof?  If so you many need professional roof cleaning services to brighten your roof and kill off any unwanted and harmful mold, mildew, or bacteria.

Roof Cleaning

These black streaks or stains are photosynthesizing bacteria, (Cyanobacteria) called Gloeocapsa Magma and will cause harm to your roof.  Your shingles were scientifically engineered to reflect the UV rays with a granular silicon aggregate.  These black stains actually coat this aggregate allowing the attraction of sun and heat while also holding moisture.  A professional roof cleaning can remove it and prevent further growth. [Read more…]