pressure washing tile roof

 The roof system is exposed to all manner of chemical and environmental stress due to long-term effects of normal aging.  In realty small isolated problems caused through abuse, stress concentration, error in installation, quality of material, tree branches hanging over the roof, or other factors result in shortened lifespan.  These small problems, if undetected escalate over time until they are extensive and expensive to resolve.

 

The most important reason to establishing a program of regular roof maintenance and inspection is to protect the owner’s investment. By not maintaining your roof, it could cost you the homeowner thousands of dollars in repairs and water damage to the interior of your home.  Water should be diverted away from your home structure.  If valleys are full of debris, water is obstructed and cannot run off the roof into the gutter system.   Our climate in British Columbia demand that your roof and gutter system is maintained on regular basis.


Regular roof cleaning is an essential part of home maintenance. By keeping the roof clean of any debris and moss including the roof valleys, you can eliminate the potential for moss and algae growth, which wears down the asphalt shingles and concrete tile roofs. If you are not initiative-taking in cleaning your roof, this can affect the component of your roof along wit the gutters. During a downpour, the moss, algae, and debris from roof sweeps in with the rainwater flowing down into your gutter increasing the risk of congestion and clogging your gutter system.