How To Remove Roof Moss

Trying to remove roof moss can be a difficult task for many people, especially for those with large roofs that are simply covered in algae, moss, and stains. Knowing how to get rid of the roof moss in the most effective way will ensure that you can keep your home looking nice, and you will find that what once took regular maintenance now takes one treatment with our patented process.

The truth of the matter is that roof moss will cause the shingles of your roof to deteriorate faster than anything else will, thanks to the fact that the algae and moss actually lives off the moisture and petroleum inside your shingles and knocks of the limestone. If you don’t remove roof moss as promptly as possible, you will find that the roof shingles of your home begin to crack and break much faster than they should.

The process to remove roof moss is quite complicated unless you use American Roof Brite.  Because of the danger involved no homeowner should attempt to clean their roof. But many people are the do it yourself types.  It will require a considerable amount of time on your part. The first thing that you will need to do is to examine the moss to determine what type of moss or algae it is. If you don’t know the difference between the two, take a few pictures of your roof shingles and compare the moss and fungus with the following pictures.  You will need to buy a non-toxic set of chemicals for the type of moss growing on your roof.

Products that will be needed to effectively ride the roof of fungus and moss cant be obtained at a local hardware store. Whatever products you find make sure that it doesn’t contain bleach, tsp, chlorine, or acid. Since these chemicals will dry your roof out. Your product of choice will need to be sprayed on your roof. You could use a garden sprayer. These sprayers are usually used for plants, but you can use one to spray your roof moss. Mix up the chemicals carefully, and apply the solution directly to the roof moss. Once you have let the chemicals kill off the moss, it is time to get washing.

Using a gentile wash rinse the roof down. Don’t use a hi pressure power washer, you could potentially ruin your shingles faster than nearly anything else would. Never use a bristle brush; the scrubbing will knock off the granules.

One risk that you may face when using the chemicals to remove roof moss from your shingles is that the chemicals may harm your plants and flowers around the edges of your roof. If you are concerned about the damage to your plants, you cannot simply hose them off thoroughly once you are done with the cleaning process.  This does not ensure that no trace of the chemicals is left on the leaves, stems, roots and soil.

If you want a solution that is guaranteed to remove roof moss while leaving your plant life intact, American Roof Brite, uses a strong solution that will kill moss and algae without harming plants. You will see that our motto of “Ugly Roof Stains Away” rings true, and you can restore your home to its original beautiful condition easily and economically with our moss and fungus removal system.

Visit American Roof Brite’s website to see the results that ARB has been providing our customers residents for years—the same extraordinary results that they promise you. You can find out more information by calling (804) 553-1563.

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