Residential Services

  • Soft Wash House Washing
  • Soft Wash Roof Cleaning
  • Driveway & Concrete Cleaning
  • Paver Cleaning & Sealing
  • Gutter Cleaning & Brightening
  • Deck & Fence Cleaning

Tile Roof Cleaning

Soft wash roof cleaning is a cleaning method that uses low-pressure water and specialized solutions to safely remove mildew, bacteria, algae, and other organic stains from roofs and other building exteriors. It's a preferred method for many types of roofs, especially asphalt shingles because it doesn't damage the roofing material like high-pressure washing can.
How it Works
1. Safety First: Always use a ladder stabilizer or stand-off to ensure the ladder doesn't damage the gutters.
Wear non-slip shoes, safety goggles, and gloves.
Be cautious of the slippery roof when wet.
2. Equipment and Solutions: Soft wash system: typically consists of a low-pressure pump, hose, and spray nozzle.
Cleaning solution: Typically a mix of water, bleach (sodium hypochlorite), and a surfactant. The surfactant helps the solution adhere to the roof's surface, allowing a longer dwell time.
Tile Roof Cleaning

3. Preparing the Area: Protect plants and vegetation around the home by wetting them with water or tarps.
Alert anyone nearby that you'll be cleaning the roof.
4. Applying the Roof Cleaning Solution: Start at the bottom and work up to prevent the solution from running and streaking.
Spray the cleaning solution onto the roof, ensuring an even coverage.
Allow the solution to dwell on the roof for 15-20 minutes. This gives it time to break down the algae, mold, and mildew.
5. Rinsing: Using low pressure, rinse the roof starting from the top and working your way down. This ensures that all the cleaning solution and contaminants are washed away.Ensure that the runoff doesn't harm plants or the surrounding area. Rinse any plants or vegetation that might have come into contact with the solution.

6. Post-Roof Cleaning: Inspect the roof to ensure all areas are clean. If any spots are missed, you may need to reapply the solution.
Remove any tarps or protective coverings from plants and give them another rinse with fresh water.
7. Maintenance: Consider applying a roof protectant or algaecide to prevent future growth of algae or mold.
Regularly inspect your roof for signs of organic growth and address them promptly to prolong the life of your roof.
Note: Always check with the roofing material manufacturer or a professional before applying any chemicals to your roof. Some roofs, especially those made of natural materials like cedar shakes, may require a different approach or cleaning solution.

Soft Wash House Washing

Shingle & Tile Roof Soft Wash
If you're a homeowner, you understand the importance of maintaining the aesthetic appeal and structural integrity of your house. One aspect of home maintenance that often goes overlooked is roof cleaning. Over time, your shingle or tile roof can accumulate dirt, grime, algae, and moss, detracting from the overall beauty of your property. In this article, we'll delve into the world of soft wash roof cleaning, a safe and effective method to restore your roof's pristine appearance.
The Soft Wash Difference
What is Soft Wash Roof Cleaning?
Soft wash roof cleaning is a specialized technique that uses low-pressure water mixed with biodegradable detergents to gently clean and sanitize your roof. Unlike high-pressure washing, which can damage shingles or tiles, soft washing is a gentle yet highly effective method.
Soft Wash House Washing

Benefits of Soft Washing

Enhanced Curb Appeal: Soft washing revitalizes your roof, removing unsightly stains, moss, and algae, instantly boosting your home's curb appeal.
Prolong Roof Lifespan: By eliminating harmful organisms, soft wash cleaning extends the life of your roof, saving you money on premature replacements.
Eco-Friendly: Soft wash solutions are environmentally friendly, posing no harm to your landscaping or the ecosystem.
Prevents Damage: Soft-wash roof cleaning prevents the formation of cracks and leaks, ensuring your roof's structural integrity remains intact.
Benefits of Soft Washing

Why Choose Professionals?

While some homeowners may consider DIY roof cleaning, it's essential to understand the value of hiring professionals for this task. Expert soft wash roof cleaning services offer several advantages:
Knowledge and Experience
Professional technicians have the experience to identify specific roofing issues and tailor their approach accordingly. They understand the intricacies of different roofing materials, ensuring the best results.
Safety First
Soft-wash roof cleaning involves working at heights, which can be dangerous. Professional teams are equipped with the necessary safety gear and training to ensure a secure cleaning process.
Time and Cost Efficiency
By hiring professionals, you save valuable time and avoid the hassle of purchasing equipment and cleaning solutions. Plus, they can complete the job efficiently, preventing potential damage caused by DIY mistakes.
Why Choose Professionals?

The Soft Wash Process

Step 1: Inspection
The process begins with a thorough inspection of your roof's condition. Professionals assess the type of dirt and algae present to determine the appropriate cleaning agents.
Step 2: Cleaning Solution
A biodegradable cleaning solution is applied to your roof's surface. This solution effectively breaks down dirt, algae, and moss without causing any harm to your shingles or tiles.
Step 3: Low-Pressure Rinse
Using low-pressure water, the cleaning solution is gently rinsed off, along with all contaminants. This step leaves your roof looking brand new.
Step 4: Protection
To prevent the return of algae and moss, a protective solution may be applied to your roof. This acts as a barrier, prolonging the cleanliness of your roof.
The Soft Wash Process

Gutter Cleaning & Brightening

Properly maintaining and cleaning your home’s gutters has a number of benefits for your home. Cleaning your gutters regularly can go a long way to alleviating expensive long-term costs, such as replacing your roof and guttering, or even property damage.
When your gutters are blocked or clogged, the water gets trapped and can move upward, causing substantial damage to your home’s roof and interior spaces. When stuck, the standing water will look for any tiny gaps it can find – which in turn can lead it to undermine the integrity of your roof. As your roof ages, the shingles lose their integrity and become more susceptible to cracks and gaps. To ensure your roof remains intact, regularly inspect it to ensure it is inperfect working order and keep gutters free from debris.
Gutter Cleaning & Brightening

Driveway & Concrete Cleaning

Pressure Washing
Whether you're dealing with heavy traffic, or just need to clean off your walk or driveways, Apple Roof Cleaning can help with all your concrete and pavement cleaning needs.
Driveway & Concrete Cleaning

Deck & Fence Cleaning

Deck Cleaning
Restore the natural beauty of your wood or composite fences and decks with professional pressure washing services from Apple Roof Cleaning Pressure washing is a great way to safely remove years of staining, grit, and grime as well as prepare wood surfaces for priming, painting, staining, and other projects. We offer many service options to match your budget and cleaning needs.
Fence Cleaning
So, if you need to get your wood or composite decking ready for a home improvement project, or just want to restore some of the original beauty, contact us for more information and to get us on the job quickly. We look forward to working with you.
Deck & Fence Cleaning
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