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Question: Is it harmful to pressure wash an asphalt shingle roof?
Top Answer (50% of 78 votes): Yes.

Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Not all cases it’s not harmful but just have to light wash it
D.A. Meadows Cleaning Service LLC
Answer: Yes
Explanation: High pressure will remove the granular's within the asphalt, I would not recommend it.
AAA Power Washers Inc.
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: I do not recommend pressure washing because of the possibility of accelerated granule loss.
JPS-WNC llc
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Ask for Experience in shingle roof ... is need it if you don’t want damaged
Miami Pro Pressure Washer LLC
Answer: Unsure
Explanation: I Don't Do Roofs At The Present Time
DDJ Mobile Pressure Washing and Car Washing, Detailing inc.
Answer: No
Explanation: There's really no need to pressure wash, if anything a quick patching and sweeping is all it takes.
A. ESCALANTE'S PRESSURE WASHIN
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: A shingle roof should be low pressure washed. Using more the chemicals to clean it.
S. Williams Painting
Answer: No
Explanation: mildew and grime build up and roof wears out quicker
2 POWERWASH GUYS
Answer: Yes
Explanation: it will tear off the texture and void warranty
Nutley Power Wash
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: If trees leave a coating on your roof or you have mosey coats growing then you should get it washed
Saul Reyes Contracting.
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: If shingles are brittle
HAMMER & SONS CONSTRUCTION
Answer: No
Explanation: Vary carfuly
Garys deck
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: The loose particles that have been sitting for a long period of time and shingles can get damaged. I do not power wash roofs.
Dan's Pressure Washing and Sealing
Answer: Yes
Explanation: The pressure can remove the protective granules
Mallett Pro Wash
Answer: Yes
Explanation: We dont
Temple Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: We would use soft wash rather than actual pressure
H2O Environmental Alabama LLC
Answer: No
Explanation: if done properly
G M M Property Inspections
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Soft washing is always the best way to clean a roof.
Sunshine Business Group LLC
ProMatcher
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