Hiring the services of a roof cleaning company can help keep your home safe from the elements. As a part of your home’s facade, the appearance of your roof is also dependent on it’s maintenance. Without proper upkeep, your roof can become damaged; the result is costly repairs and sometimes even an entire roof replacement. It may seem like a good idea to tackle roof cleaning on your own, but does the hassle actually pay off? Here are four reasons to hire a roof cleaning company—your roof (and your wallet) will thank you in the end.
The moss, lichen, and algae that grow on your roof may be eyesores, but they also can shorten the lifespan of your roof considerably. In fact, algae can cause damage before it is visible on your roof. A roof cleaning company will know the best way to remove built-up grime that can accumulate on your roof over time.
Using the wrong tools and chemicals can harm your roof, which is the exact opposite of what cleaning should achieve. Professionals have all the tools necessary to properly clean your roof; they also are knowledgable of which chemicals to use, making your roof cleaning last its longest.
The dangers that come with cleaning a slippery roof should not be taken lightly. There’s always a chance of injury—however, you can avoid harm to yourself or others by hiring a cleaning company. They follow the proper practices to keep them safe, plus they are insured in case of any potential injuries.
Although it may not seem like hiring a roof cleaning company will cut costs, it actually saves you money in the long run. If you plan on cleaning your roof by yourself, chances are you will need to rent or purchase equipment. Also, any potential damage to your roof in the cleaning process will set you back even more. A roof cleaning company will provide lasting results, which means your roof will need fewer cleanings than if you tackle the project yourself.
At Chevy Chase Exteriors, we offer award-winning roof cleaning services and commit to maintaining the highest standards in our work, using the best quality products for great results. Our service areas for roof cleaning is all of Northwest DC and lower Montgomery County. Visit our Roof Cleaning page to learn more, and don’t hesitate to call us at 202-981-0468 with any questions.