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Old 02-11-2018, 03:33 PM  
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Default How to clean roof?

Other than getting all the branches and leaves off...

I read that pressure washing is a bad idea, but what about rinsing with a hose?

Or should I just get the branches/leaves off and leave it at that?


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Old 02-11-2018, 03:50 PM  
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Leaf blower might get most of it. If you use a hose, stand on the peak and spray down, so you don't force water up under the shingles or spray it up over the roof so it falls on the roof like rain would. Is this under a tree where rain water doesn't wash it off?


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Old 02-11-2018, 03:56 PM  
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You can get the branches and leaves off and RINCE it off with a garden hose no high or hard spraying.
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Old 02-11-2018, 04:23 PM  
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Gary your a faster typer when i first looked at this nobody had commented yet..

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Old 02-14-2018, 06:57 AM  
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I have put laundry bleach and a few drops of liquid dish detergent in a garden sprayer, and sprayed it on the roof. Do this from a ladder or from the ground, since the roof will get slippery. Let it sit for 15 minutes or so, and then rinse it off with a hose. You will be amazed at the results.
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This is going to be an ongoing issue until you get some of those trees cut back away from the house.
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You can use a leaf blower to remove the debris. There is a wet and forget product you can use if you have a algae growth issue, usually a problem in the shade. A bleach solution can help, the dish detergent helps it stick to the shingles a little longer.


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