Roof Cleaning Mackworth offer a complete roof cleaning service for residential and commercial premises in Mackworth and surrounding areas in Nottinghamshire. Having your roof cleaned is a relatively quick way of improving the look of your property, by clearing moss, dirt and anything else that has accumulated up there.
As a roof becomes older and become more porous, many become affected by moss and dirt. Maintaining a roof that is clean and without moss and debris is usually very difficult for many owners and can become a continual cause for annoyance.
Wouldn’t it be great to have your roof look brand new again?
Why do it?
Large amounts of build-up of dirt, moss on the tiles on your roof and other natural growth may cause you big issues with the roof and the life expectancy of the tiles will eventually be compromised too. If you overlook your roof, you’ll find these organic growths will swiftly grow out of control with their roots finding their way into weaknesses in the tiles of the roof, progressively widening them over the course of time until cracks become visible. Like all plants they need water to thrive, and once it has rained, they’ll act like a sponge retaining as much water as possible. Once it finds its way through the cracks within your roof it might well cause serious and expensive deterioration to the rafters and joists. Also you could well discover moss that has come loose and fallen down the roof ending up in your gutter which in time can lead to overflowing rainwater from your gutter which penetrates and damages your fascia’s. In conclusion, getting your roof cleaned is an important job for a number of reasons.
For many people though wanting a clean roof is simply an aesthetic decision and we can’t blame you for that! Roofs can become very unattractive due to organic growths like moss and lichen, and this is when a roof cleaning company is needed. Roofs are also often discoloured and stained by a prevalent bacterium called gloeocapsa magma affecting the familiar appearance of your otherwise charming house. By all means, this bacteria growth is not unusual nonetheless it isn’t attractive to see and after a while it can damage your roof. The difference between a clean roof and one that needs a clean can be night and day. After years of seeing your roof get progressively dirtier wouldn’t it be brilliant to see it looking almost as good as new like it used to?
The next question is, “Is this a simple DIY job that I should try to do myself?” Let’s look at some evidence to propose what the best possible solution is here.
Can I do this alone?
The most common reason why a lot of people haven’t attempted to clean their own roof is because it usually means working at a height where most of us wouldn’t feel comfortable or safe. At these kinds of heights any sort of fall can result in a very serious wound.
Many cow-boy companies who do this kind of work, reckon it is easy money or that it doesn’t need any skill. How true is that? A service like this requires a level of skill and attention that we can deliver. Using the appropriate roof access equipment, the best tools and our skill and know-how we can deliver a roof cleaning service that is worthwhile without you having to put yourself in unnecessary danger.
What is the process?
We will investigate the roof attentively before commencing any work, to establish the best cleaning method to use depending on your roof. Then we will consider what’s growing there and the best way to remove the growth. Then we can start to work on eradicating the roof of organic colonising growths by getting right into the root system of the moss and destroying the spores. You’ll notice an instant improvement and continued change over time.
Some things to think about.
We have already looked at some other elements that can affect a roof cleaning job. So, look at the following.
- Size of dwelling and the size of its roof.
- How much vegetation is growing on the roof.
- Type of roof – for example with a thatched roof, no water is used.
- How accessible is the roof?
- Height of the roof.
Keeping the aforementioned points in mind, don’t risk serious injury to you or dis-repair to your home by trying to do your own roof cleaning. Fill in the quote form or ring us for a free quote, and leave it to the pros.