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General Q&A

Q. SHOULD I REPLACE MY ROOF OR HAVE IT CLEANED?
A. If your roof shingles are still under their warranty period (typically 25 to 40 years) and still in good shape, call us to have it cleaned. Pay a fraction of the cost of a new roof! We can clean those unsightly BLACK streaks off of your Roof. This will make your roof last longer and look new longer!
Q. Do I have to replace my roof to make it look new again?
A. If black streaks are your problem, you usually don't have to replace your roof. Shingle manufacturers recommend that you clean your roof every couple of years; this will prolong the life of your roof and keep it looking new.
Q. What are the black streaks?
A. A. Black streaks are caused by a hardy type of algae called Gloeoclapsa Magma. This algae feeds on the limestone in your shingles. The streaks form as the rain slowly spreads the algae down your roof.
Q. Is cleaning my roof merely a cosmetic repair?
A. NO. The black streaks will prevent your shingles from deflecting the sun properly and can increase your cooling costs. Also, since the algae is feeding on the limestone in your shingles, it is slowly breaking them down. By not cleaning your roof, you are reducing the life of your shingles by up to 50%!
Q. You're a pressure washing company, will you damage my roof with high pressure?
A. NO. We do not use a pressure washer at all when cleaning roofs. We use a specialized LOW PRESSURE system designed to gently clean the algae from the surface of your roof. Our system uses no more pressure than your garden hose! We simply apply the cleaner, allow it to dwell and rinse it clean.