So many people have the desire to update their roof, but they just don't have the money. But, there are cheap and easy ways that homeowners can greatly improve the look of their roofing material. In fact, even just cleaning your roofing shingles can have a big effect on how your home looks. A thorough professional cleaning can restore the bright, original color of your roof. Over time, shingles can absorb dirt and fade in color.
Usually, the dirt that absorbs into your shingles can be washed out, restoring the original color. Of course, there could be some fading, but the dirt buildup often shields the shingles from fading too much. Pretty much every type of shingle can benefit from being clean. Soft asphalt shingles, hard clay tingle shingles, and wood shingles (just to name a few) can all absorb dirt and lose their original color if they are not cleaned.
Let Pros Clean Your Roof
There is really only one practical way to clean roof shingles. Using a pressure washer is definitely going to be the most effective and time efficient method. Usually, you don't even need to use any soap or cleaning supplies. But, even if you own a pressure washer, it probably doesn't have a hose long enough to reach the roof. On top of this, you probably don't want to go walking around on your roof, especially if it is pitched. Of course, there's always the risk of breaking tiles as you walk on them, not to mention the risk of falling off your roof.
Professional roof cleaning services not only have the right pressure washing systems to effectively clean your roof, but they also have the right safety gear so that they can perform the job in a timely manner without putting themselves at risk.
Basically, it is usually worth spending extra money to hire a professional roof cleaning service, so you don't have to put yourself in any risk or waste time trying to figure out the best way to clean your shingles. It can be a time-consuming process, and most even a small house can take several days to clean. Of course, the time also depends on how dirty your shingles are, and how long it takes for the dirt to wash off. Most professional roofing contractors will have several laborers on the job so they can streamline the work and get your roof cleaned promptly.Share
24 September 2018
When I married my husband 10 years ago, I agreed to move into the ranch home he already owned. Initially, we planned to live in this house for five years and then after a few years of marriage we wanted to buy our dream home. After our wedding, many things in our lives changed. We both got different jobs. And we decided to transform the house my husband owned when we married into our forever home. To accomplish this task, we have begun a major renovation project. The first job on our list was a new roof. On this blog, I hope you will discover the best types of roofs to install on a brick home.