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

Power wash with water only
22%
Power wash with a chemical mix
46%
Hand scrape and scrub
18%
It is not advisable to remove algae
2%
Not sure
10%
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Question: What is the best way to remove algae from a wood shingle roof?
Top Answer (46% of 49 votes): Power wash with a chemical mix.

Answer: Hand scrape and scrub
Explanation: The correct answer is not listed. You should use a soft wash cleaning system to kill all algae , mold and mildew with the cleaning solution. NEVER PRESSURE WASH A ROOF!
Jackson Services
Answer: Power wash with a chemical mix
Explanation: Chemicals & Low Volume wash Method
Rays Professional Exterior Cleaning & Restoration
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Chemical mix only
Just The Right Pressure
ProMatcher
Answer: Power wash with a chemical mix
Explanation: Use a good quality house wash and a light power rinse
Applied Coatings Solutions, LLC
Answer: Power wash with a chemical mix
Explanation: condition of wood is a factor
American Home & Environmental
Answer: Power wash with a chemical mix
Explanation: A power washer may be carefully used on a wood shingle roof in combination with an algae killing agent.
CWAGS LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Hand scrape and scrub
Explanation: Use a bristle scrub brush on a pole and push the brush down the roof to tear the moss's root
MRG Painting & Projects
Answer: Power wash with a chemical mix
Explanation: the best way is done with low pressure and a bleach or chlorine wash to kill the algae and hand scrape the real heavy algae from the shingle edge
metal masters construction.llc
Answer: Power wash with a chemical mix
Explanation: Low pressure chemical algaecide and surfactant.
Sterling House Wash
ProMatcher
Answer: Power wash with a 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
Answer: Power wash with water only
Explanation: Chemicals can damage the wood roof in most cases. But there are some products that have been tested and are safe for wooden roofs
colorful homes inc.
Answer: Power wash with water only
Explanation: Wood is more durable and keep the pressure washer spray to a wider span, but also use a water proofing products to repel growth.
Todd Professional Home Inspection Services, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Power wash with a chemical mix
Explanation: Very hazardous work. It should only be done by a licensed, insured roofing contractor, and done from a man lift.
Exterior Systems Roofing
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