Roof Cleaning/DeMoss

Keeping your house roof clean and free from moss is important for several reasons:

Aesthetics: A clean and moss-free roof enhances the overall appearance of your home. Moss-covered roofs can make your house look unkempt and neglected. By keeping the roof clean, you can maintain the curb appeal and value of your property.

Roof Longevity: Moss can be detrimental to the health and longevity of your roof. Moss tends to retain moisture, and its root system can penetrate and lift shingles or tiles, leading to damage. Over time, this can compromise the integrity of the roof, causing leaks and requiring expensive repairs or even a complete roof replacement.

Structural Integrity: A clean roof helps maintain the structural integrity of your house. When moss accumulates and holds moisture, it can seep into the roof's underlying materials, such as wood decking or support beams. The constant moisture exposure can lead to rot, weakening the structure and potentially affecting the stability of the entire roof.

Preventing Water Damage: Moss-covered roofs are more likely to experience water pooling and improper drainage. The moss can prevent rainwater from flowing freely off the roof, leading to water stagnation and potential leaks. By keeping the roof clean, you reduce the risk of water damage to your home's interior, including walls, ceilings, and insulation.

Energy Efficiency: Moss can block gutters and downspouts, hindering the proper flow of rainwater away from your house. This can result in water overflow, which may seep into the walls, windows, and foundation, potentially causing damage. Additionally, clogged gutters can prevent effective drainage, leading to water accumulation around the roof edges. Proper water drainage is crucial for maintaining the energy efficiency of your home and preventing water-related issues.

Health and Safety: Moss on the roof can create a slippery surface, especially when it's wet. This increases the risk of accidents, particularly for anyone accessing the roof for maintenance or repairs. Additionally, the presence of moss can contribute to mold and mildew growth, which can negatively impact indoor air quality and pose health risks to the occupants of the house.

To maintain a clean and moss-free roof, regular inspection, cleaning, and preventive measures are important. This can include removing debris, trimming overhanging trees, and applying treatments to discourage moss growth. If you're unsure about the best approach, consult with us to provide you with guidance on proper roof maintenance techniques.

Starting from $150