Moss and Algae Removal

Moss and Algae Removal, Roof and Gutter Cleaning and Maintenance By Roofing Professionals.

Moss and Algae Removal

If you look at the roof on your home, you will probably see patches of plant life scattered across it. This will be Moss and Algae build up, both of which can cause problems to your roof directly or indirectly.

Moss is a problem because it absorbs water and will keep the area of contact permanently wet which could cause the roof material to rot.

When Moss and Algae fall of the roof after a heavy rainfall it often falls into the guttering causing them to get blocked. The rainwater will then overflow the gutters causing possible damage to the guttering, fascia boards and the soffits.

If left un-repaired or un-checked, over a period of time the excessive rainwater running down the walls will cause far more serious problems that will become very expensive to repair.

Algae is carried by the wind and will “effect” other nearby house roofing so that a complete area of homes may have algae growth on their roofs. Although algae doesn’t cause as much damage it does affect the look of the property and can decrease its market value, not good if you are trying to sell your home.

You may think that it would be a good idea to use a hosepipe or pressure hose to clean algae or moss of the roof yourself, however, this is a bad idea, the pressure will cause damage to the tiles and possibly the underlying structure of the property.

If you can see moss and algae on your roof then you need it cleaned as soon as possible.

Contact The Roofing Company today on 0203 3057924 and our team will visit your property for a free check and roof inspection and advise you on the best way to remove any moss and algae to return your roof to a clean looking condition, protecting and pro longing the life of roof and guttering.

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