Roof Cleaning West Bridgeford offer a complete roof cleaning service for home and business properties in West Bridgeford and surrounding towns and villages in Nottinghamshire. Roof cleaning is a relatively quick way of improving the appearance of your property, by removing dirt, moss, lichen and more that has grown up there.
As roofs become older and become more porous, many become affected by moss and dirt. Keeping the roof clean and without moss and debris may be challenging for many owners and becomes a major problems.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have your roof looking like brand new again?
Why should I do it?
Large amounts of build-up of moss, dirt on your roof and other organic growth could well cause big problems with your roof and the life expectancy of the tiles will in time be compromised too. If you ignore your roof, you’ll find these plants will rapidly spread out of control with their roots working their way into weak spots in the tiles of the roof, gradually widening them over time until cracks appear. Like all living organisms they need water to live, and when it rains, they’ll work like a sponge retaining as much water as they possibly can. As it works its way through the cracks into your roof it could cause serious and expensive damage to the rafters and joists. Also you could well discover moss that has dislodged and rolled down the roof ending up in your gutter which can result in overflowing rainwater from your gutter which saturates and damages your fascia’s. In truth, arranging to have the roof cleaned is an important job for many reasons.
For many people though getting their roof cleaned is solely an aesthetic choice and we can’t blame you for that! Roofs can become very dull because of organic growths like lichen and moss, and at that point a roof cleaning service is necessary. Roofs are also periodically tarnished and stained by an everyday bacterium called gloeocapsa magma affecting the natural appearance of your otherwise beautiful home. Without a doubt, this bacteria growth is completely natural nonetheless it isn’t pleasant to see and gradually it can 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 observing your roof get dirtier and dirtier wouldn’t it be lovely to see it looking like brand new again?
Next you might ask, “Is this a simple DIY job that I should attempt to do myself?” Let’s look at some evidence to propose what the best possible solution is here.
Should I clean it myself?
The most common reason why most people don’t clean their own roof is the fact that it usually means working at a height where a lot of us wouldn’t feel comfortable or safe. At these heights any kind of slip can lead to a very serious wound.
Many rogue tradespeople who attempt this kind of work, think it is easy money and that it doesn’t need much skill. Is there any truth in that? A service like this requires a degree of skill and attention that we can deliver. Using the appropriate roof access equipment, the correct tools and our skill and know-how we can deliver a roof cleaning service that pleases you without you needing to put yourself at needless risk.
How is it done?
We will survey your roof with care and attention before commencing any work, to determine the best approach to take depending on your roof. Then we will assess what’s growing there and the best approach to take to clear out the growth. Next we can start to work on purging your roof of organic colonising growths by getting deep into the root system of the moss and killing the spores. You’ll notice an improvement straight away and continued change as time passes.
A few factors to think about.
We have already looked at some other elements that can affect a roof cleaning service. So, let’s also consider the following.
- Size of dwelling and the size of its roof.
- How much vegetation is growing on the roof.
- The type of roof – e.g. with a thatched roof, no water is used.
- How accessible is the roof?
- Height of the roof.
Keeping all of the above in mind, it is not worth risking serious injury to yourself or dis-repair to your home by trying to do your own roof cleaning. Fill out the quote form or give us a call for a free quote, and leave it to us.