Roof Cleaning Mansfield Woodhouse offer a professional roof cleaning service for private and business properties in Mansfield Woodhouse and surrounding areas in Nottinghamshire. Getting your roof cleaned is a relatively quick and easy way to improve the look of your house, by getting rid of dirt, moss, lichen and anything else that has built up there.
As a roof becomes older and get more porous, many become affected by moss and dirt. Keeping the roof clean and free of moss and debris is often challenging for most owners and can become a major source of annoyance.
Would it not be wonderful to have your roof looking like brand new again?
Why should I have it cleaned?
A really serious accumulation of dirt, moss on the tiles on your roof and other organic growth could well cause major problems with the roof and the life expectancy of the tiles will over time be compromised too. If you overlook your roof, you’ll find these plants will quickly grow uncontrollably with their roots finding their way into vulnerable spots in the tiles of the roof, steadily widening them over time until cracks appear. Like all plants they need water to live, and when it rains, they’ll behave like a sponge retaining as much water as they possibly can. As it works its way through the cracks into your roof it might well cause serious and expensive damage to the rafters and joists. Also you could well become aware of moss that has come loose 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’s. In truth, getting the roof cleaned is an important service for a few reasons.
For many people though getting their roof cleaned is purely an aesthetic decision and we can’t blame you for that! Roofs can become very unattractive because of organic growths like lichen and moss, and at that point a roof cleaning company is vital. Roofs are also frequently discoloured and stained by a common place bacterium called gloeocapsa magma affecting the general appearance of your otherwise beautiful dwelling. Of course, this bacteria growth is not unusual nonetheless it isn’t nice to look at and gradually it can damage your roof. Comparing a clean roof and one that needs a clean can be night and day. After years of seeing your roof get more and more dirty wouldn’t it be brilliant to see it looking like brand new once more?
Maybe you’re wondering, “Is this a straightforward DIY job that I should have a go at doing myself?” Let’s look at some evidence to suggest what the best way to do this is.
Can I do this alone?
The biggest reason why a lot of people don’t clean their own roof is the fact that it usually means working at a height where many of us wouldn’t feel comfortable or safe. At these kinds of heights any type of fall can result in a very serious injury.
Many rogue tradespeople who attempt this kind of work, reckon it’s easy money or that it does not need a lot of skill. How wrong can they be A job like this requires a level of skill and care that we can assure. Using the correct roof access equipment, the correct tools and our skill and know-how we can provide for you a roof cleaning service that you are happy with without you having to put yourself at needless risk.
How is it done?
We will inspect your roof carefully before commencing any work, to establish the best approach to take depending on your roof. Then we will look at what’s growing there and the how best to dislodge the growth. Then we can start to work on purging the 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 over time.
A few factors to think about.
We have already looked at some other factors that can affect a roof cleaning service. So, consider just a few more.
- Size of dwelling and the area of its roof.
- How much vegetation is growing on the roof.
- Type of roof – for example in the case of a thatched roof, no water is used.
- How accessible is the roof?
- Height of the roof.
Keeping all of the above 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 free quote form or give us a call for your quote, and leave it to the pros.