What is Soft Wash Roof Cleaning?

Your home’s roof is among the most important components of your property. You likely already understand that your roof can play a significant role in your home’s overall curb appeal. That may be particularly important to you if you live in an area as attractive as Bluffton, SC.

Additionally, your roof insulates your home and protects it from the elements. You need to keep it clean accordingly. If you don’t clean your roof on a consistent basis, “roof algae” can begin to accumulate on it. Black streaks on a roof is a telltale sign that roof algae has arrived.

Roof algae isn’t just unsightly. If ignored, it can begin to eat away at your roofing, forcing you to repair or replace it earlier than expected. That can be quite costly.

However, it’s essential that you understand why cleaning your roof is a job best left to the professionals. At Lighthouse Softwash, offering (as our name implies) soft wash roof cleaning service to homeowners in and around Bluffton, SC, we use a safe method that ensures a thorough clean without the risk of damage.

What is soft wash roof cleaning? Keep reading to learn more.

Soft Wash Roof Cleaning: What You Need to Know About This Safe & Effective Method

Many homeowners think that cleaning a roof is a relatively easy process. They believe they can simply take a pressure washer to their roof a few times a year to keep it clean.

This is a potentially costly mistake. Most residential roofing is less durable than you may think. If you were to attempt to pressure wash it, you would likely cause significant damage.

Unfortunately, you also can’t thoroughly clean a roof by merely rinsing it down with a garden hose. This is not going to thoroughly remove organisms and contaminants that can eat away at your shingles over time.

Instead, you should schedule regular soft wash roof cleaning service with our team. The soft wash approach is an innovative method designed specifically to keep residential roofs clean without damaging them.

Our soft wash roof cleaning method involves applying special eco-friendly detergents to your roofing. Combined with a gentle soak and rinse with water, these detergents thoroughly remove contaminants, protecting your roof from harm and ensuring that it looks its best throughout the year.

It’s worth noting that this method isn’t just ideal for roofing. Many types of residential siding are also not durable enough to withstand the force of pressure washing. Luckily, we can also keep your siding clean with the soft wash method. Because the detergents we use are safe, you don’t have to worry that they’ll cause harm to you, your family, your pets, or the environment. However, you can trust that they’ll be remarkably effective.

Keep in mind that scheduling regular soft wash roof cleaning service now can help you save money on repairs in the future. It can also maximize your home’s curb appeal, helping you more easily sell it if you ever choose to do so. To learn more about scheduling soft wash roof cleaning service for Bluffton, SC with our team at Lighthouse Softwash, call us today at (843) 304-0019.

Jacob Tuttle

Lighthouse owner Jacob Tuttle graduated from Savannah Arts Academy and received a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Armstrong Atlantic State University. Jacob has been in the commercial and residential cleaning business since 2003, and in 2014, moved to Bluffton, South Carolina with his wife, Jessica, and their two children to form Lighthouse Exterior Cleaning Solutions. Jacob is a Certified Lead Technician through the industry’s leading educational resource, Softwash Systems, LLC.

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