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No New Posts Marketing Feedback- What works for you? (Preview)
I was hoping to get some feedback in regards to marketing. What works and what does not. How much of your business do you get from online marketing- website, google seo, etc? How about door hangers and yard signs while working on a job in the neighborhood? Do postcard mailing work for you? Any success st...
Hydrapressurecleaning 6 2746
No New Posts Asbestos Tile Roof Cleaning (Preview)
How does one go about cleaning an asbestos tile roof? This roof is almost 70 years old and I believe it has asbestos in it. It is legal to get this roof power washed? The roof was originally light gray, now it is covered in mold, mildew, lichens, dirt, and algae and it has basically turned black. Is there a s...
Livinthedream86 2 1150
No New Posts Inspecting your roof? Don’t forget the flashing
 
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It’s your roof’s job to protect your home from the elements. But one element in particular is more difficult to control and that’s water. Your roofing system can’t keep out water without flashing. While any homeowner knows what a roofing shingle is, many are unfamiliar with flashing and consequent...
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No New Posts Winter roof repair tips
 
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Summer is the busy season for roofers. There’s no better time to install or repair a roof than when the weather is mild. Unfortunately, roofing emergencies still pop up throughout the winter as well. In fact many roofing problems that went unnoticed through the summer are discovered when the winter...
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No New Posts When does a tile roof need to be cleaned
 
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I live in a developer controlled HOA and they frequently ask for the barrel tile roofs to be cleaned.  It seems they want the older homes to look "brand new" when a potential buyer comes by. So a question. Is there any standard for when a barrel tile roof needs to be cleaned?  Measurable de col...
Eherbroof 3 2435
No New Posts Tile Roof Cleaning Bothell WA
 
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Tile roof cleaning in Arlington, WA. Home owners were not sure who to have it done. After seeing the results they said they we're very happy for choosing us. Thank you Karl,  
Aphroditecleaning 1 1376
No New Posts Thank you RCIA Members for your support
 
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Hydra Pressure Cleaning has been experiencing rapid growth in the South Florida market and appreciate all your help along the way. It has been a breakthrough year and look forward to removing mold/mildew/algae from these roofs, making Palm Beach County Homes cleaner while increasing property v...
Hydrapressurecleaning 1 1600
No New Posts Solution rusting nails?
 
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What is everyone's response to a customer when they ask "will the chemicals make the nails holding the tiles on rust and break off?" ?Better than vibrating the nails out and cracking tiles with a pressure washer? ?The nails are far enough under the tiles that the chemicals won't reac...
Stay Clean 6 2861
No New Posts cheap pressure washer
 
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Just wondering if you used a cheap pressure washer to spray the roofs instead of the pumps we normally use. The flow would be less but the pressure would be way better for reaching the high spots on roofs. If the washer was flushed out well after each use how long would it last.   
hickeys45 8 3777
No New Posts Just completed 230 townhomes
 
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Nice job completed in one month.
oliver twist 2 2059
No New Posts Tile roof Cleaning, Tallahassee, Florida 32308, 32312, 32311 (Preview)
Spray Wash Exterior Cleaning has been selected to clean the tile roofs and clean out the gutters on the Super 8 motel in Tallahassee, Florida. It is quite possible these roofs have never been cleaned before since the original construction over 30 years ago, as management has no record of this service...
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No New Posts Cleaning Tile Roofs (Preview)
Cleaning Tile Roofs Hello Everyone,  I am Chris from Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa Florida. My Company has cleaned well over 25,000 Barrel and Flat Tile Roofs, over many years in the roof cleaning business. Unlike a shingle roof, a tile roof can, in theory, be pressure washed. However as we shall soon rea...
Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa FL (813) 655-8777 13 9403
No New Posts Really?!! ( 1 2 )
 
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"We don’t use mortar or glaze removing muriatic acid on your roof, or just spray Chlorine on it either. Strong Chlorine and Sodium Hydroxide solutions have been known to actually strip the glaze from your tiles"...What does RCIA recommend me using? Or are you saying that I should use a Sod...
Smitty 20 5499
No New Posts Summer heat a real threat to roofers
 
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With record setting temperatures across the nation lately, many are urging people to stay indoors as much as possible. But for people in the construction industry, the outdoors is their office and staying home isn’t an option, at least not if they want to earn income. Of all the construction workers...
Jax Stone 2 1851
No New Posts Foaming the mix
 
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Probably a crazy idea, would an air inlet help in the foaming process. By that I mean something as simple as a pinhole in the hose coming from the tank to the pump. This would allow air to be sucked into the mix and cause it to foam a bit. What do you guys think?
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No New Posts Tile Roofs Blasted Pale Pink with pressure washing in Oyster Creek, Englewood,Fl 34224 ( 1 2 ) (Preview)
I went into Oyster Creek to clean a roof and the owner said "I hope you won't turn my roof a pale pink like another roof cleaner has been doing here" I assured him, nothing of that sort would happen. His roof would just look like new. Here are pictures of what some guy has done to roofs in this plac...
Bergman Roof Cleaning Port Charlotte FL 941-698-1959 20 5135
No New Posts RCIA TILE ROOF CLEANING TECHNICAL BULLETIN {WE ALL MUST BUILD ON THIS}
 
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OK Here is a start. Copy and paste this in your po​st and add { perhaps in a different color text-so ​we see the additions } what you think will make a ​good tech bulletin for RCIA on tile roof cleaning.​ The photos are mine, but can be used on this bulletin if everyone cares to? Certified Roof Cleaners, here at t... ​
Bergman Roof Cleaning Port Charlotte FL 941-698-1959 4 2176
No New Posts Soft Wash Tile Roof Cleaning Venice, FL
 
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A-1 Pressure Washing performed a soft wash roof cleaning to this white tile roof in Venice, FL. Even though we are a pressure cleaning company We DO NOT use a pressure washer to clean tile roofs in Florida! Here at A-1 Pressure Washing we treat mold like a pesticide, not with high pressure. We use manufa...
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