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.
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…]