Roof Cleaning Diseworth provides a professional roof cleaning service for private and commercial premises in Diseworth and surrounding villages/towns in Nottinghamshire. Getting your roof cleaned can be a simple way of improving the appearance of your property, by clearing moss and anything else that has accumulated up there.
As roofs age and get more porous, many become affected by moss and debris. Keeping your roof clean and without moss and algae may be quite difficult for the majority of homeowners and can become a continual source of problems.
Would it not be nice to have your roof look new again?
Why should I have it cleaned?
A large accumulation of moss and algae on the tiles on your roof and other organic growth may cause big issues with your roof and the life expectancy of the tiles will over time be affected too. If you ignore your roof, you’ll find these organic growths will quickly spread uncontrollably with their roots finding their way into weaknesses in the tiles of the roof, progressively widening them throughout time until cracks emerge. Like all plants they need water to live, and once it has rained, they’ll act like a sponge holding as much water as they possibly can. Once it finds its way through the cracks into your roof it might well cause serious and expensive deterioration to the rafters and joists. Finally you could well become aware of moss that has dislodged and rolled down the roof finding itself in your gutter which in time can lead to overflowing rainwater from your gutter which penetrates and damages your fascia boards. In conclusion, arranging to have the roof cleaned is a necessary service for a few reasons.
For many though cleaning their roof is simply an aesthetic decision and we can’t blame you for that! Roofs can become very unsightly because of organic growths like moss and lichen, and then a roof cleaning professional is needed. Roofs are also often discoloured and stained by a frequent bacterium called gloeocapsa magma affecting the natural appearance of your otherwise stunning house. Without a doubt, this bacteria growth is completely natural however it isn’t pleasant to see and it can over time damage your roof. The difference between a clean roof and one that hasn’t been cleaned can be night and day. After months and years of seeing your roof get progressively dirtier wouldn’t it be lovely to see it looking almost as good as new again?
The next question is, “Is this a straightforward DIY job that I should attempt to do myself?” Let’s consider some evidence to propose what the best possible solution is here.
Couldn’t I clean it myself?
The most common reason why a lot of people haven’t attempted to clean their own roof is since it requires working at a height where a lot of us wouldn’t feel comfortable or safe. At these kinds of heights any type of slip can lead to a very serious injury.
Many cow-boy tradesmen who do this kind of work, reckon it is easy money or that it does not need a lot of skill. How wrong can they be A service like this requires a degree of experience and skill that we can provide. Using proper roof access equipment, the best tools and our experience and know-how we can deliver a roof cleaning service that you are happy with without you having to put yourself at unwanted risk.
What is the process?
We will inspect your roof attentively before beginning any work, to establish the best approach to take depending on your roof. Then we will look at what’s growing there and the best way to clear out the growth. We can then begin to work on eradicating your roof of organic colonising growths by getting right into the moss root system and eliminating the spores. You’ll notice an improvement straight away and continued change as time progresses.
Some things to think about.
We’ve already hinted at some other elements that can affect having your roof cleaned. Now, look at the following.
- Size of dwelling and the area of its roof.
- How much vegetation is currently on the roof.
- Type of roof – e.g. in the case of a thatched roof, no water is used.
- How accessible is the roof?
- Height of the roof.
Keeping the aforementioned points in mind, it is not worth risking serious damage to you or dis-repair to your house by attempting a DIY roof clean. Fill in the quote form or give us a call for your quote, and leave it to the professionals.