A beautiful and functional deck can enhance the look and feel of your home’s exterior, providing a perfect space for outdoor activities and relaxation. However, maintaining a deck can be a challenging task, especially when it comes to keeping it clean and free from dirt, grime, and other types of buildup. Also, it is important to look over your deck for any signs of deterioration. In case of any damage, a professional deck repair specialist can assess the situation and suggest suitable solutions.
Pressure washing and soft washing are both popular methods for cleaning exterior surfaces, but they are quite different from each other. In this blog post, we will explain the key differences between these two methods and when to use each one.
Can you pressure wash a roof with asphalt shingles? You’re probably wondering this because your noticing moss on your roof, and or black fungal stains that are streaking your roof. To keep it brief, you CANNOT pressure wash an asphalt roof! High pressure will damage your shingles by removing the granules that keep your roof protected and can even completely crack brittle shingles.
Black streaking on roofs and other shingle discoloration is caused by algae and other fungi that commonly grow on roofs in humid, shady areas. The fungi is known as Gloeocapsa Magma, which is a type of fungal growth that eats away at the limestone in your roof shingles. Here in Westchester County you will notice that the majority of homes have these black streaks/fungal growths on their roof because it is such a humid area. Over time these fungal growths will get worse, your shingles will deteriorate, and your roof will get more and more discolored, resulting in the need for a roof replacement in the near future if you don’t take care of it.
As a homeowner, making sure you are doing everything you need to be in order to keep your homes health in tip top shape can be stressful and can force you to overlook many things. One of the most overlooked parts of peoples home maintenance rituals, which we’ve noticed, is the lack of attention to your roof!
Ever wonder how some people’s holiday lights on their homes look so clean and professional? Well, it’s most likely because they hired a professional Christmas light installation company to do it for them!
Your roof is covered in black fungal stains, moss, lichen, or any other type of fungal growth and your wondering if roof cleaning is worth it, and if roof cleaning is necessary. Well the short answer is 100% yes it is worth it and definitely necessary if you are interested in sustaining the life of your shingles for years and years to come.
Roof washing is a very low key service that not many people are aware of because it is a relatively new industry. The norm used to be to just let moss grow on your roof until it needs to be replaced, and some even considered it to be fashionable…
One of the most common questions we get from our customers is how often they should get their roof washed?
There really is no singular answer because it depends on a few different factors that affect moss and fungi growth on roofs.
As a new homeowner or experienced homeowner, you might be wondering, “do I need to clean out my gutters?” The answer is yes. Gutter cleaning is one of the most important home maintenance tasks that you can’t overlook. Keeping your home exterior and interior healthy and clean starts with cleaning your gutters as this will prevent so many possible issues that will result from clogged gutters.