Mold on Roof: Homeowners want to keep their whole house from the roof to the floor as well maintained as possible. Of course, the roof is perhaps the most inaccessible part of your home. It’s often put out of mind until damages show itself and bother the household.
The constant battering the roof receives from mother nature, as well as natural deterioration after decades of excellent protection usually causes damage.
However, some damages that a roof can sustain is not because of the forces of nature or other external factors. It is due to the negligence and poor treatment from the homeowners themselves.
Let Mold or Mildew Grow!
Wet or Humid weather can lead to mold, mildew, and black algae growth on your roof. Apart from how they are aesthetically displeasing to the eye, they can also weaken your roof over time.
While it seems natural to clean off the Mold and Mildew yourself, you run the high risk of damaging your roof if performed improperly.
The best way to remove mold, mildew, and algae is by contacting your local roofing professional to have them remove it for you. Your local roofer will be much more effective in the cleaning process. They can also provide you with some tips on how to avoid the problem from coming back so quickly.
Next month we will look at the dangers of Power washing your roof yourself. Contact us for any information you may need.