Is soft washing safe for your roof?
Yes, the soft wash is not only safe for your roof it actually helps your roof and can extend the lifetime of your roof. Some homeowners will even ask to apply a roof sealer after the cleaning process to help the shingles last even longer.
Cleaning your roof kills the algae, mold, and bacteria that have grown and built colonies within the porous material of the shingles.
Is Roof Cleaning soft washing safe for plants?
When cleaning a roof it is very important to protect the plants ensure that the cleaning chemical does not come in direct contact with plants.
Our roof cleaning process includes procedures to protect plants like bagging gutters and thorough watering before and after. We also apply a neutralizer to the plants before and after to prevent causing any damage.
Roof cleaning should only be performed by trained professionals as it can cause damages to plants if not used safely and correctly
How Much Does It Cost To Wash A Roof?
The average cost to wash a roof will vary based on the number of stories your house is as well as how large the overall roof is. However, the average price range we see for roof cleaning services is $500 on the low end and $1,500 on the high end. This price is for a full standard professional soft wash with a 1-year warranty.
How to clean a shingle roof without using high pressure
As we covered previously in this post, professional roof cleaning is done using the soft washing process with is the opposite of pressure washing. Pressure washing can cause serious harm to the surface of your roof as it blows away the granules that make the roof waterproof.
Pressure washing should never be used on a roof or any other surface of your house. Not only does pressure washing cause serious harm to your roof, but it will also void the warranty in many cases which mean that you will have to pay out of pocket to have it replaced.
Posted: Tuesday 18 July 2023