The roof is the first port of protection against the elements in a home. Taking this into consideration, in needs to be kept in the best possible condition to give it some longevity. A simple and practical way to do this is getting a professional power wash for you roof. Here we will outline some of the real benefits of power washing your roof.
Having a pressure wash is a really simple way of preserving the shingles or roof tiles, this in turn will save you money in frequently replacing them. As time passes, debris, algae, mold and mildew can slowly build up on the roof causing discoloration as well as interfering with the water lines on your roof. If not checked and cleaned in time, this could result in you having to have your roof replaced. Get a professional wash done and this will help protect your roof for years to come.
A roof kept in poor condition will in turn result in higher energy bills. For example, if your roof is coated in algae, it won’t reflect the sun. a roof needs sunlight in order to keep the attic and the house itself cooler.
One of the reasons power washing is so important, is that the accumulation of debris, algae and moss can make the roof look dirty, discolored and unkempt. Washing away all of these materials will ensure you’re roof will be spotlessly clean, increasing your curb appeal and restoring it to its original condition.
You may not have considered this but your home insurance company will want to know that your home is well taken care of and well maintained. This means safeguarding it from the elements such as wind and high rain. Simply by washing your roof, this will help you in identifying any hidden issues that may need repair.
Having your roof cleaned with a power washer needs to be done by a professional as high pressure water can actually damage the shingles on your roof. If you are considering have your roof power washed, get in touch with AJ Donald Slater. We specialise in power washing for homes in Aberdeenshire and provide a comprehensive roof maintenance services including gutter cleaning and chimney repairs.