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Roof Cleaning In Tampa will never be the same !
Here is an article from a Tampa Newspaper about a wanna ba Tampa Roof Cleaner who blew himself up, and his customers Tampa Home !

Worker severely burned in chemical explosion

By Times Staff Writer
Published January 17, 2004

TAMPA - A container with an acid residue exploded Friday morning in New Tampa, severely burning a 36-year-old man.

Investigators say Kenneth Toledo, a Tampa man who owns a pressure washing business, poured chlorine and water into the container, which had previously been used to apply an acid wash. The container had not been properly rinsed, and the resulting chemical reaction caused the explosion, officials said.

The container exploded as Toledo scaled a ladder to clean the roof of a Hunter's Green home in the 17800 block of Osprey Point Place, pelting Toledo with chemicals and shrapnel. He was airlifted to Tampa General Hospital. His condition was unknown Friday.

The explosion also blew a 2-foot-wide hole in the roof. Tile was scattered about the driveway.



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Wow, that is scary. It would be easy to make that kind of mistake if you aren't diligent with labeling. I never use a container for anything but what it was originally used for. That way, I hope nothing like this will ever happen to me.

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Roof Cleaning Manchester CT 860-970-1919 wrote:

Wow, that is scary. It would be easy to make that kind of mistake if you aren't diligent with labeling. I never use a container for anything but what it was originally used for. That way, I hope nothing like this will ever happen to me.




We have been roof cleaning in Tampa 17 years.
This is NOT the only roof cleaning in Tampa horror story.
This particular one made the Tampa Newspapers though.
A Roof Cleaning Company in Tampa some years ago burn up the yards in a subdivision !
EVERY roof they cleaned in a Tampa subdivisionhad impossiblydamaged yards looking like Lunar Landscapes!



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This shows just how important this board is. This kind of story spreads fast and can hurt the roof cleaners that know what they are doing. Knowing what can happen and how to prevent it makes all the difference.

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confuse Another good habit is try to add the chemicaL to the water , not the water to the chemical just something i was toward inhvacschool.



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That kind of thing could also get the EPA looking at the quantities of chemicals we carry and use and put us out of business!
I have always worried that a few occurances such as this, might complicate the livlihood of roof cleaners and presssure cleaners, if not stop them up!
This sort of thing is of course uncalled for carelessness and should never, ever happen!
In 31 years of using chemicals, i've never had a mishap, beyond a leaking connection. Never any damade though!

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I would ahve to suggest only using your SH solution tank for SH solution only. Can't screw it up then disbelief

It is a shame that most Pressure cleaners I meet have no respect for the power of the chemicals they are using. (Actually most of them don't even know what they are using chemically just some brand names.) Back toHigh school chemistry class for that guy.



-- Edited by Baltimore MD Roof Cleaning 410-482-4367 on Thursday 26th of March 2009 07:49:05 AM

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