Monthly Archives: April 2014


Soft Washing In Morristown New Jersey

April 29, 2014 Roof Cleaning Ed Thompson

Soft Roof Washing   The Science Of   Removing Roof Algae   Roof cleaning is not a “pressure washing” job! Pressure washing roofing shingles does not solve the problem. The roof is sick. Let’s treat it like it’s sick. Treating moss and algae on a roof is similar to treating weeds in a sidewalk. A […]


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What’s Eating Your Roof

April 29, 2014 Roof Cleaning Ed Thompson

What’s Eating Your Roof   If you live in Morristown NJ, you are probably wondering what it is that’s growing on all the roof shingles. Black stain on a roof is algae called Gloeocapsa Magma. It spreads from roof to roof through airborne spores, birds and squirrels. These spores begin landing on the roof the […]

Roof Moss and Lichen Cleaning Morristown NJ

April 29, 2014 roof lichen, roof moss Ed Thompson

Roof Moss and Lichen Cleaning Morristown Moss and lichen develop root systems into roofing shingles. This is how moss stays on the roof regardless of wind and heavy rain. As the root spreads it slowly tears the shingle apart. Forcibly removing moss and lichen can leave permanent scars on the roofing shingle. Never let anyone […]

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