Those black streaks and stains that discolor a home’s roofing shingles certainly are unsightly Once you have algae, there are not a lot of good choices to remove it, unfortunately. Power washing does not kill the growth and the high pressure can blast away shingle granules, further weakening the roofing system components whose limestone filler algae feed upon. One option is low-pressure chemical cleaning, which is done with a small sprayer or sponge. Since this has to be done once or twice a year, however, it is not a permanent solution. It is not advised that homeowners clean their roof themselves. What’s more, chemicals such as chlorine can be hazardous because they may kill off grass and shrubs below when rinsed from the roofing surface. So what’s a homeowner to do? The Scotchgard™…
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Over time, storms, hurricanes or day-to-day wear and tear can cause your home’s roof and siding to become damaged. Hiring the right roofing and siding contractor can make all the difference when it comes to fixing your home’s exterior. Take Time to Research If your circumstances allow it, don’t be afraid to take some…
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