When your roof was new you probably noticed it went years without moss then it was covered overnight? Moss spores reproduce in the billions. Cleaning a roof without eliminating the bacteria, spores and fungus is actually taking the life out of your roof!
Roof manufacturers are now designing in-algae resistance like Dupont Teflon and other formula’s to inhibit damage from moss and algae. The 2 problems are… Like wax on a car, treatments wear out, and treatments aren’t designed to replace maintenance!
Moss is destructive to every roof type in a different way.
- Delaminates & eats holes in composition
- Dry rots cedar shake turning it to mush
- Fills flashing's full of moss causing water to divert around it and into your home leading to expensive leaks
- Lifts cement tiles making them extremely susceptible to breaking
Solution #1…Eliminate decomposing debris. That’s where roof damage happens. Simply blowing loose debris from the surface will slow decomposing debris from creating spores and moss!
Solution #2…ACTIVE treatments Eliminate the Source, it’s effective on spores, fungus and bacteria. Like antibacterial soap for your hands, Active treatments stop reproducing moss and fungus at the root!