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Time to replace your roof, or just wash it?

Time to replace your roof, or just wash it?

Roof Washing

The Benefits Of Roof Pressure Washing

It Improves Your Curb Appeal

This is probably the most obvious benefit of having roof pressure washing. Did you know that the roof accounts for 40% of your curb appeal? The accumulation of dirt, mold, moss, algae and black stains makes your roof unsightly and it reflects negatively on the care of your property. The roof is one of the first things that visitors and potential buyers will pay attention to when they view your property. A poorly maintained roof will definitely put them off and they will pass on buying the property.

Why not save yourself the trouble and embarrassment by just having your roof pressure washed by a professional?

It Increases The Life Of Your Roof

It is worth noting that the accumulation of the above-mentioned elements not only causes aesthetic issues but it also compromises the integrity of your roof. Mould and algae tend to eat away roof shingles and also cause wood to rot. They also leave your roof prone to water damage. Asphalt-shingle roofs usually have a life expectancy of about 25 years. However, these little plants can shorten the life of your roof to below 15 years. This definitely causes financial losses and you don’t get your money’s worth. Roof pressure washing greatly helps in increasing the life of your roof.

Improves Energy Efficiency

You should be aware of the fact that the color of your roof plays a role in the energy efficiency of your home. The darker the color of your roof the more heat it absorbs. When your roof is dirty, stained and covered with mold and algae, it won’t be able to effectively reflect the heat from the sun which means that more energy will be consumed to keep your home cool which causes you to incur high energy bills.

It Improves The Health Of Your Home

 The mold and algae growth on your roof may find its way into your home and into the air conditioning systems. This causes health risks such as allergies. The health of your family should be a top priority. Professional roof pressure washing helps to keep your home mold and algae free which ultimately promotes healthy living conditions within your home.