13 Oct

What Can I Do About Mildew On My Roof?

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What Can I Do About Mildew On My Roof?

Roof mildew is a common issue caused by moisture and spores in the air. In same cases, algae and mold can look like black shingles on your roof. If you’re struggling with roof mildew, you can make a simple cleaning solution by combining one gallon of bleach, one cup of trisodium phosphate (TSP) and five gallons of water. While you let the mixture set for thirty minutes, cover nearby plants to protect them from runoff. Pour the mixture into a sprayer and wash down your shingles. Do not use a pressure washer, as the high pressure will damage your shingles. For best results, clean your roof on a dry, cloudy day.

If you’d like help preventing or cleaning roof mildew, or to learn about any of our other roofing and repair services, contact Peak Roofing & Construction at (972) 335-7325.

Jeff Riss

Jeff has 20 years of sales experience, a love of roofing, and a strong entrepreneurial spirit. He leads Peak Roofing & Construction’s team but also is known for getting his hands (and knees) dirty on a job site. His passion for customer service, integrity, and quality craftsmanship drives his success. Peak Roofing & Construction is a family-owned, locally-operated business focused on doing things the right way. His deep understanding of roofing, gutters, windows, fences and exterior painting provide a strong foundation for running the business and serving his customers.
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