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01-12-2011 12:18 PM
K.J.
Real Non Pressure Roof Cleaning in Tampa Florida

Thanks Tom..we've been using the udor and have put maannnyy miles on her last year. Gotta flush it out immediately tho.....otherwise the valves get chewed up! Still worth it for the amount of roof cleaning work we have been doing.
01-11-2011 07:42 AM
Peerless @op-

What about shingle roofs?

What are you guys using to clean shingles?


Ken-

Great pic, hows that blue holding up?
I hear if you use and abuse them they start breaking?
01-07-2011 09:43 AM
K.J. We are all for what the manufacturer recommends for tile roof cleaning, but the reality is 1200 psi won't do much to the heavily mold infested tile roofs we deal with here in Tampa Florida. Non pressure chemical tile roof cleaning working with the lowest concentrations possible while using at least two people ( one spraying the non pressure tile roof cleaning mix, and one person down on the ground watering and protecting the plants, grass and property) is the best method.

01-02-2011 02:07 PM
SurgeFLA Roof tile manufacturers actually recommend low pressure (1200 psi) cleaning compared to heavy chemical cleaning. The following is from MonierLifeTile, one of the largest roof tile manufacturers:
The following method is recommended to properly pressure clean the surface of your roof to remove dirt, algae, mildew or moss. Different methods may be required depending on whether your tile is slurry coated or color-thru. In most applications though, a pressure cleaner set at approximately 1200 psi should be used. The tip of the nozzle of the pressure cleaner should be kept approximately one to two feet from the tile. The limited pressure and distance from the tile is used to prevent damaging the surface.http://mlt.boralna.com/product/warra...e-Brochure.pdf
Due to many irresponsible and unlicensed contractors using strong bleach or chlorine based solutions, our new clients have been opting for our low pressure roof cleaning with hot water. Its safe for the property and the local water systems.
12-31-2010 10:58 AM
cliffmory Pressure washing is not recommended to clean the roof, as it eliminates a lot of ceramic pellets coated tiles, which will void the warranty coverage. Even at low pressure can cause loss of granules cover and shorten the life of your roof shingles. If you have already cleaned the inside of your channels, you will notice granules of rain just to remove them. Think about what would any additional pressure on the roof...
12-14-2010 08:16 AM
Peerless Welcome to the board kc group.

I have family down your way and do a lot of cleaning down there.
We gotta meet for lunch one day?

You are new to roof cleaning?
Tampa has a great bunch of guys that have been in the biz for a long time that help each other out whenever we can.
Call me anytime you are around Tampa/Sarasota if you need anything or just want to chat.

If I can't help you, I'm sure I can point you to someone that can.

Merry Christmas
11-26-2010 03:56 PM
kc group
Thank you

Thanks for the warm welcome and we will be pleased to contribute to this site

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It looks like you guys do good work I hope you guys chime in. We need more cleaning contractors chatting on this site.
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11-25-2010 01:57 PM
Apple Roof Cleaning
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It looks like you guys do good work I hope you guys chime in. We need more cleaning contractors chatting on this site.
Yeah, it used to be a busy site! I am going to the Dogs, literally, LOL I am eating thanksgiving dinner today at my friends who runs a Dog Rescue in Tampa
I am sure the Dogs will have plenty of leftovers
11-24-2010 12:25 PM
Pressure Cleaning It looks like you guys do good work I hope you guys chime in. We need more cleaning contractors chatting on this site.
11-24-2010 12:12 PM
kc group
Roof cleaning tampa

http://kc-group.net
We specialize in chemical free cleaning of tiled roofs

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