Every year, more and more homes are infested with an algae-like bacteria called Gloeocapsa Magma. This infestation presents itself as black streaking on your shingles and can lead to costly repairs if left untreated. Luckily, there is something that homeowners can do to protect their shingles and … [Read more...] about Gloeocapsa Magma: Explaining Roof Streaks
Roof Cleaning and Maintenance
Can You Pressure Wash A Roof?
Removing moss, algae, and streaks from your roof is extremely important in extending its lifespan, but you should always proceed with caution. Using high pressure to wash your roof can cause structural damage to the shingles, so it is never advised to pressure wash a standard roof. In this post, we … [Read more...] about Can You Pressure Wash A Roof?
How to Safely Remove Algae From Your Roof
The presence of algae on your roof is not only unattractive but can become a costly headache. Taking action to remove it is vital to minimize its impact and prevent damage to your home. So, if you have noticed algae on your roof, what should you do now? The best way to safely and effectively … [Read more...] about How to Safely Remove Algae From Your Roof
How to Clean a Roof Like a Pro
Properly cleaning a roof is no easy task. In fact, it often requires a professional roof cleaning and treatment service. Companies like Perfect Power Wash can quickly get rid of black streaks, algae, moss, and all types of contaminants. This is accomplished with a special cleanser and soft … [Read more...] about How to Clean a Roof Like a Pro
What are the Black Streaks on My Roof?
Black streaks on your roof indicate the presence of algae known as Gloeocapsa magma. While it can be displeasing to look at, Gloeocapsa magma can impact your roof far beyond its aesthetics. Here’s why: It feeds on the limestone filler in your asphalt shingles.The algae create an ideal environment … [Read more...] about What are the Black Streaks on My Roof?