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Alternative Roof Cleaning Chemicals and Coating for Roofs to protect against Algae Growth.
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No New Posts SH SHELF LIFE? ( 1 2 ) (Preview)
FIRST OFF, I'M NEW TO THE ROOF CLEANING BUSINESS AND WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL OF YOU FOR SO MUCH VALUABLE INFO!  I'VE DONE A TON OF READING AND LEARNED A LOT. I'M READY TO ROLL NOW THAT THE WEATHER IS BREAKING HERE IN THE PHILLY AREA. I'VE BOUGHT ALL THE EQUIPMENT NEEDED AND HAVE 4 JOBS LINED UP.......NOW, BE...
RICH/SUNSHINE ROOF WASH 31 3134
No New Posts Sodium metasilicate
 
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I was reading a local website today and found someone using sodium metasilicate to clean roofs. All of the RCIA certified masters including the ARMA and shingle manufacturers do not recommend using this chemical.  It is too alkaline with a ph of 12.5-13, which is too corrosive and damaging to asphal...
Roof Cleaning Pro Greensboro NC (336)362 7659 11 1054
No New Posts newbie questions ( 1 2 ) (Preview)
I am currently cleaning roofs with a product from cleaner today that is powder form. I have good results but I use a pressure washer with a 20inch head with 5 tips that I built. I get funny looks from the homeowners until I explain that the 5 tips reduce the pressure dramatically. the questions I have are d...
Holt Construction & Cleaning 22 5101
No New Posts apply from the bottom or top
 
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i clean a roof 2 days ago,the roof was not walk able,this roof i had to make my way to the top and spray from the top and let it roll down to the bottom, the last 5 roofs i clean,i could start from the bottom and make my way back to the top and the move over and start again.and the roof came clean and look great but t...
Eric 17 709
No New Posts Fluid/Hose Conversion Wizards and Chemical Compatibility Links (Preview)
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Roof Clean USA Georgia 229-227-0000 0 340
No New Posts Masking The Smell Of Roof Cleaning Chemicals
 
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Here is what looks to be an easy way to mask the smell of roof cleaning chemicals http://www.freepatentsonline.com/4113645.html Pine Oil is cheap, but forms an oil slick in the tank. Quat is used to KEEP the fragrance oil dispersed in the tank! PLUS, Quat has additional treatment propertys! So, i...
Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa FL (813) 655-8777 8 738
No New Posts Chlorine- SH - Link for Bulk Purchase- USA (Preview)
Here is a source that is available all over the east coast and they have a lot of suppliers for those without a regular wholesale supplier of SHC or SH. Click on link for direct link- Source for Chlorine in Bulk.
Roof Clean USA Georgia 229-227-0000 0 1256
No New Posts Skylights vs Chemicals
 
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 I don't recall reading anything on staining or etching of plastic or glass skylights when walking the roof ,you should have better control of the spray but when shooting from the gutter or ground your sure to get the chemical on the skylight
Roof Cleaning Long Island New York (631) 220 6985 16 619
No New Posts first big job ( 1 2 )
 
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I HAVE MY FIRST BIG JOB!!!!!! FIRST I WOULD LIKE TO SAY THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR ALL THE INFO,WITH OUT IT I WOULD BE LOST! I HAVEN'T READ THIS MUCH IN A WHILE. WELL I HAVE A ROOF JOB COMING UP AND I AM GOING TO USE THE APPLE MIX,A PUMP FROM PRESSURE TEK,WATER PLANTS DOWN BEFORE,DURING AND ATER,NO GUTTERS SO NO B...
Eric 33 1209
No New Posts Lithium Hypochlorite - Anyone know its usefullness?
 
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I've read that people are not so impressed with Calcium Hypochlorite... but has anyone tried anything using Lithium Hypochlorite?
Mitch 5 627
No New Posts variable flow system
 
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how does a variable flow system work? would you plumb your h2o, tsp tank with a 3/4 valve and shc with 1/4 through a T to your pump. I like to experiment but I don't want to waste time if someone else has a better way. also my chemical rep tried to sell me a eco friendly liquid tsp alternative and I was wonderin...
Holt Construction & Cleaning 4 538
No New Posts More newbie questions
 
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Greetings all My name is Brent and I recently started a roof cleaning business here on the north east coast of South Africa. We have a fantastic sub-tropical climate and therefore lots of black and green algae covered roofs to clean. It has been a huge learning curve so far and after reading some of the...
Brent 2 706
No New Posts Purchasing Chemicals
 
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Any ideas on how to find chemicals in New Jersey??? Looked online but no having any luck..
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No New Posts Renew
 
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Hello,I have been cleaning roofs in the Pittsburgh area since last season.  Very much looking forward to the spring.  I have tried a few different products and have settled on Renew.  Does anyone else use Renew or have another product they would recommend.
American Clean Roof 2 975
No New Posts Some roofs using lifts, more to come. Roof Rejuvenators
 
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Here are some lift pics on houses we are doing. All the houses we have lined up in this neighborhood all have to be done by lifts. Checkem' out. Landfall. by the way Chris, That sodium hydroxide mix you gave me worked great. It really solved that problem we were having with the synthetic slates. These ro...
Roof Rejuvenators Roof Cleaning Wilmington, NC (888) 366-3051 5 588
No New Posts How Much Apple Sauce for Single 2500sf Roof + Shelf Life
 
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I just wanted to try and calculate cost per roof as most every roof I will be cleaning is 2000-3000sq feet. I am going to start out with a 100 gallon tank and can get SH bulk locally If it requires 30 gallons of SH in a 100 gallon tank...how many roofs will I be able to do...and what will shelf life be as I don't h...
khill007 4 928
Poll Chemical Help
 
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I am the Manager of a company based in Christchurch, New Zealand. We aim to treat roofs and paths etc for moss, mold and lichen without high pressure water blasting or using chemicals that damage the surfaces. The chemical we use is made in New Zealand and is very effective it just doesnt foam well or hav...
thespecialists 3 878
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