Roof Cleaning Nottingham offers a professional roof cleaning service for home and commercial premises in Nottingham and surrounding villages/towns in Nottinghamshire. Getting your roof cleaned is a simple improvement to make to the look of your home, by clearing moss, dirt and more that has built up on your roof.
As a roof becomes older and get more porous, they are gradually invaded by moss, algae and dirt. Maintaining a roof that is clean and without moss and algae is often quite difficult for most householders and becomes a constant problems.
Would it not be nice to have your roof look new again?
Why should I do it?
A really serious build-up of dirt, moss on roof tiles and other organic growth could well cause you serious problems with your roof and the life expectancy of the tiles will eventually be affected too. If you ignore your roof, you’ll find these plants will rapidly spread uncontrollably with their roots creeping their way into vulnerable spots in the roof tiles, progressively widening them over time until cracks appear. Like all plants they need water to thrive, and when it rains, they’ll work like a sponge securing as much water as they possibly can. As it finds its way in the cracks within your roof it might well cause serious and costly damage to the rafters and joists. Finally you could well discover moss that has come loose and rolled down the roof ending up in your gutter which can result in overflowing rainwater from your gutter which damages and soaks into your fascia boards. In conclusion, having a roof cleaned is an important service for a few reasons.
For many people though wanting a clean roof is simply an aesthetic choice and we don’t fault you for that! Roofs can become very dull because of organic growths like moss and lichen, and at that point a roof cleaning professional is needed. Roofs are also frequently discoloured and stained by an everyday bacterium called gloeocapsa magma affecting the general appearance of your otherwise stunning house. Without a doubt, 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 hasn’t been cleaned can be night and day. After months and years of watching your roof get dirtier and dirtier wouldn’t it be great to see it looking almost as good as new again?
Maybe you’re wondering, “Is this a straightforward DIY job that I should have a go at doing myself?” Let’s consider some evidence to recommend what the best possible solution is here.
Couldn’t I just clean it myself?
The most common reason why a lot of people don’t want to risk cleaning their own roof is the fact that it requires working at a height where many of us wouldn’t feel safe and secure. At these heights any sort of slip can lead to a very serious wound.
Many cow-boy tradesmen who do this kind of work, reckon it’s easy money or that it does not take much skill. Is there any truth in that? A service like this requires a level of experience and skill that we can assure. Using the appropriate roof access equipment, the correct tools and our skill and know-how we can provide for you a roof cleaning service that is worthwhile without you having to put yourself in unnecessary danger.
What is the process?
We will inspect the roof with care and attention before commencing any work, to establish the best course of action 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 purging the roof of organic colonising growths by getting deep into the root system of the moss and killing the spores. You’ll notice an instant improvement and continued change over time.
Some factors to consider.
We’ve already hinted at some other elements that can affect a roof cleaning service. So, consider just a few more.
- Size of dwelling and the area of the roof.
- The level of vegetation that is currently on the roof.
- The type of roof – e.g. in the case of a thatched roof, no water is used.
- Accessibility of the roof.
- Height of the roof.
Keeping everything we have just mentioned in mind, it is not worth risking serious damage to yourself or dis-repair to your home by trying to do your own roof cleaning. Fill in the quote form or call us for a quote, and leave it to us.