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What is the best way to remove algae from a tile roof?

Pressure wash with water only
10%
Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
65%
Hand scrape and scrub
9%
It is not advisable to remove algae
1%
Not sure
12%
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Question: What is the best way to remove algae from a tile roof?
Top Answer (65% of 64 votes): Pressure wash with a water chemical mix.

Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: You can use a chemical mix as long as it is safe for the tile and causes no discoloration
T&K Remodelers
Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: And actually this answer is not correct but I had to pick one. The only safe and effective way to clean your roof is , soft wash roof cleaning method
Jackson Services
Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: Using the Right Chemical,s & Wash Method with Water is Best
Rays Professional Exterior Cleaning & Restoration
ProMatcher
Answer: Hand scrape and scrub
Explanation: Call a pro to hand scrape and scrub. We use a low pressure water process.
Garner Roofing Inc
Answer: Hand scrape and scrub
Explanation: You don't want to use any harsh chemicals because it might do damage to the tiles and it is not good for the environment (all the water and chemicals go in to the storm drain or soak into the ground)
Exteriors Inc
Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: Algae can be safely removed from a tile roof using a softwash system (very low pressure) and cleaned using specially formulated detergents designed to kill and remove the tile.
Hogwash Pressure Washing
ProMatcher
Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: Use a good quality roof/house wash or 1 part bleach to 3 parts water. Apply and rinse with light pressure washing. Do not use high pressure.
Applied Coatings Solutions, LLC
Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: Using an eco friendly moss/algae agent with a warm water to get the grime. Installing temporary or permanent anchors in the roof so you can tie off and work your way from the top to the bottom so there is no chance of lifting tiles.
CWAGS LLC
Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: It is tough to remove algae and the only way would be with a chemical remover.
XTRM Roofing Company
ProMatcher
Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: Depends on what type of roof you own most of the time powerwashing with cleaners is the best way but some jobs hand scrsping and scrubing is the only way so befor you stsrt anything see what shape the roofing surface is in befor doing anything
metal masters construction.llc
Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: The correct way is to use the Soft Wash method which allows the chemicals to be applied and rinsed off using garden hose psi.
Another Level Cleaning Services
Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: Tile roofs should be cleaned by applying a strong roof cleaning solution that kills all organic material on the roof. This solution is applied in combination with a cleaning detergent that helps to lift any environmental contaminants that may be present on your roof. After the proper dwell time, the solution is gently and safely rinsed from your roof using one of our low pressure/high flow cleaning units.
Wash-It Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: Chemical mix used with water will slow the return of algae. Not good for the plants directly below.
Exterior Systems Roofing
Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: F) Non of the above. We use a no pressure cleaning solution that is not sprayed with a pressure washer but a dedicated roof pump. We use a pressure washer to protect your home and plants/landscaping from the solution but do not touch the actual roof with the pressure washer. Garden hose pressure is all that is needed when we clean.
Superior Pressure Washing
Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: Our roof cleaning process involves a LOW PRESSURE application of a specialized mix of detergents that prevent -- infestations from returning for much longer periods of time than other methods . We do not use power washers in the process
SPOTLESS ROOF & EXTERIOR CLEANING
ProMatcher
Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: Low pressure only using a water & biodegradable eco-friendly non-bleach solution
Bavarian Window Cleaning
Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: You don't power was you use a SoftWash system.
X-Stream Pressure Washing & Roof Cleaning
Answer: Pressure wash with water only
Explanation: We have found in our many years of experience that just straight water works better than any cleaning products that do not harm our environment.
colorful homes inc.
ProMatcher
Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: We specialize in pressure washing tile roof systems and usually follow with an enamel finish for preservation and beauty. Contact us today for a free estimate and consultation!
LIFETIME WARRANTY CONSTRUCTION
Answer: Hand scrape and scrub
Explanation: There are shingle cleaning products out in the market that are much better then just power washing a roof.
American roofing &remodeling
Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: Algae removing products are available. Apply let sit and wash away, if using a pressure washer a low pressure tip must be used
JDM.Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Pressure wash with a water chemical mix
Explanation: With the right kind of chemical,it will help.
TC ROOFING INC.
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