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Sticky Topic STICKY: Newbie.. Some help please.. ( 1 2 3 )
 
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Hey all,            Lee here, Owner of Kendall Scapes LLC. We specialize in irrigation and lawn maintence but have really started looking into the roof cleaning, already bought the whole set up and have some jobs lined up.. One problem.. I cant seem to find a whole sale dealer around my area.. Berlin o...
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No New Posts New Equipment!
 
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Just purchased my new Sur Flo 100 PSI Pump. I'll be good for another two seasons.. Just like holding a 3 pound 1 week old puppy in your hand. It sure is pretty.   Lets see $148.00 plus tax... HUMMMMM  Darn old weak Sur Flow pumps... LOL   James  EHS
Roof Cleaning Memphis TN 6 552
No New Posts mix extras
 
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Any one ever tried adding white distilled viniger to the mix, just a thought!unsure if the viniger would react with or aginst the SH. or if it would bring any bennifits to the mix? maybe it would mask the SH oder some?
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No New Posts white cement tile yellowing
 
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Hey guys and gals in roof cleanning land , has anybody ever had any experience with white cement roof tiles looking yellowish after cleanning even couple months later after many hard rains , cleanned with 50/50 mix with TSP , borax , gain , fresh love,, cleanned up great but looks kinda yellow and the co...
dabber 3 89
No New Posts yellowing white cement tiles
 
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Chris thanks so much , no the tiles are not painted just white cement shallow barroll tile and the other one is white cement flat tile unpainted  Dabber
dabber 1 74
No New Posts QUESTION: Why do some shingled roofs turn black on the ridge caps while the rest of the roof is fine? (Preview)
Thought I knew everything by now Every once in a while I come across a roof with triple the algae buildup on the ridge caps. I see no reason for this? I am leaving soon to look at this roof in person, the owner said the ridge caps were terrible.  Before leaving I checked Google and here is a picture: https://...
Bergman Roof Cleaning Port Charlotte FL 941-698-1959 3 128
No New Posts Cryptogams
 
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Cryptogam is the term used for different types of Moss' AND Lichen. I think there would be some value in us roof cleaners coming up with a fairly comprehensive  list of these varmints. If possible I would like for this thread to be in the shade cause I think it may take awhile to take shape. So far my resear...
Eric SCHNAIBLE 3 109
No New Posts New roof moss cleaning video ( 1 2 3 ) (Preview)
 Hows this for some fast work?  LOL -- Edited by gleamingtheview on Sunday 15th of November 2009 07:20:52 PM
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No New Posts Lichen and Moss Removal: Time Progression
 
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Lichen and Moss Removal: Time Progression. Moss usually falls off after a few weeks or it can be sprayed off with a hose when it's dead. Lichen is sometimes the same, but certain strains are like glue. Lichen is the MOST destructive organism for your shingles. This infestation was never sprayed off or...
Midtown 12 1145
No New Posts Bleaching of the clothes ( 1 2 )
 
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is it normal to get your out fit bleach by over spray or? am i doing something wrong...
Hogwash 21 645
No New Posts % of SH
 
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I hae some SH from last season which has tested to about 9 % strength. Does anyone have a formula to convert to a 40 % mix on a 40 gallon mix ?
Green Apple Roof Cleaners LLC 3 157
Poll To Rinse or not to Rinse ( 1 2 3 4 ) (Preview)
Hello All, I am a newbie to the roof washing business coming this spring in Jamestown, NY. I have read tons of these posts here and want to thank everyone tremendoulsy for finding the time to make this forum what it is. I have learned a ton. I have been in the business of pressure washing 1 full year and have...
mobilewashexpress 62 3395
No New Posts Citra Shield Biocide ?????? ( 1 2 3 ) (Preview)
Anybody kow what tnis is?  Just ran across a company in Florida that says they have come up with the greenest roof cleaning solution around.  What is it and does it work?  They say it prevents regrowth but one of their videos says they have a yearly preventative maintenance program.  So big Deal  I can...
Roof Cleaning Toledo Ohio (419) 265-3306 59 3395
No New Posts The &^%$%# wind...... ( 1 2 3 )
 
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When I had a sailboat, I LOVED the wind. (Sold it a couple of years back and got a bass boat again).  Now that I have a roof cleaning business, I HATE the wind. I'm very interested in any rules of thumb pertaining to windy days, especially for folks that operate in high density, 2 and 3 story areas.  Recentl...
Roof Cleaning Northern Virginia (571) 250 9650 40 1015
No New Posts Will your shoes damage a shingle ? ( 1 2 )
 
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Guys…..if it is hot…I mean 90 +…and you walk on a shingled roof will your shoes leave tracks? Will your shoes damage a shingle ?
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No New Posts new to roof cleaning. ( 1 2 )
 
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Hello my name is Pete Haselden I am a journeyman roofer with 16 years under me and just started a new company close to seattle. I want to add a roof cleaning service as we get big carpets of moss here. I would like to build or buy a rig but cant really see what you guys are using in your photos. can i use a pressur...
pa roofing 29 784
No New Posts PICTURES of "Rigs", Trailers, Trucks ( 1 2 3 4 58 )
 
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I learn best by doing something but, it would be  great to get some photos (with some close-ups)  of some rigs that have been in service for a while and have proven to be effective and efficient.  A description would also be great.  I can tell that many of you guys have spent huge amounts of time and energ...
Roof Cleaning Collegeville PA 151 15023
No New Posts Economy gutter rinsing aid/tool. $6 as compared to $75 Beta at this point ( 1 2 )
 
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I had an informed client in Clifton VA make a specific  request to me after we'd won their business over a few other companies in the Northern Virginia area.  This knowledgeable client wanted their gutters rinsed after the roof was cleaned.  A respectful and rightful request, which we do routinely....
Roof Cleaning Northern Virginia (571) 250 9650 21 942
No New Posts A Rude Call From Pennsylvania ( 1 2 )
 
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I am out of pain medication, and the pain in my leg from Sciattica is severe today. So, I just got a call from some guy in Pennsylvania who power washes roofs. He wanted to know how we clean them from the ground. I tod him to come here. But, unlike most callers, he insisted I tell him how to do it. Finally, I yel...
Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa FL (813) 655-8777 25 555
No New Posts Check out my new blog (do follow) (Preview)
I have just made a new blog post on my site www.roofcleaningpa.com.  Feel free to comment and subscribe!  I will return the favor.
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