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New roof cleaner here in TX. Just curious as to what is the best chemical to run through my pressure washer to clean the roofs without damage?

Any info is appreciated.



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None!



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txroofcleaner wrote:

New roof cleaner here in TX. Just curious as to what is the best chemical to run through my pressure washer to clean the roofs without damage?

Any info is appreciated.


 None! You need a dedicated roof cleaning pump NOT a pressure washer my friend! No one here uses a pressure washer to clean roofs.

The roof cleaning chemical, if run through a pressure washer will freeze it all up! Downstreaming the chemical will not work either.

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but ibought some powder they said I could put on with a garden hose sprayer, then use low pressure to rinse. Only 1k psi required. Seems pretty safe.

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no As Chris said do it right and learn the right way NO PRESSURE, in fact its easier than pressure washing and no damage



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Ive also heard people use bleach, but it dries the shingles out. I don't have insurance so I can't risk damage

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Ive also heard people use bleach, but it dries the shingles out. I don't have insurance so I can't risk damage


 You are so confused my friend, and we have all been where you are now. ANY pressure will damage a shingle roof, especially 1000 PSI!

The shingle makers suggest bleach, it does not dry the shingles out!



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But I also heard it kills frogs? :(

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Yes, it does, and the gutters go crazy. "Thou shalt not kill" is a good creed to live by biggrin

We do try and rinse the little fellers off, but sometimes it does kill them. I do feel bad for the Frogs, really I do! 



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Yes, it does, and the gutters go crazy. "Thou shalt not kill" is a good creed to live by biggrin

We do try and rinse the little fellers off, but sometimes it does kill them. I do feel bad for the Frogs, really I do! 


 



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The powder I bought said it was plant and animal friendly...wont kill frogs. But bleach will? Also, is it legal to let bleach go in the ground? What kind of PW should I get? Also, how do I get around having insurance? I mean some customers Will ask right? If I say I don't have it, I probably wont get the work....can I photoshop a copy of someones?

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Rodents too....



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Im just messing with y'all. This is Scott from Houston. Figured id pop in and see how the old forum was doing.

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I was just get ready to post that this guys is a jackass,...ha,ha,..and I was right,..
Ha,Ha,..actually only messing with ya' Scott. In fact I said good stuff about you a while back.

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Well hello Scott !!!!!

I hate to admit I missed you, but I did. I heard you went back over to the middle east again, making that BIG Money ?



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Hey Chris, just when you thought the board was healing,Ha,Ha,.here comes Scott,..man I've went a few rounds with him over the years. Just funny now is all.

Jeff

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LOOOL

Middle east? No sir! When I sold Confident, it was to get into industrial hydroblasting. Its had its ups and downs in the last year and a half, but we're cranking along. We clean for drill pipe manufacturers using upwards of 20k psi and roughly gpm machines.

Jeff, Lol, we definitely had our bouts huh? Hows business? While browsing I did see that a bunch of old members left and JUST started coming back. Thought it was rather......fortuitous....that I decided to come check the board out. LOOL.

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Business is great Scott, hope your latest endeavor is paying the bills. Yea, it is funny, alot of turmoil here lately, and here you come strolling in,and at least for me, it seemed to fit,.....how's that for timing!! Cool you stopped in though.

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Yes Scott, the timing could not have been better! 

Glad to hear you are doing well in your new venture. 

I am a Certified Welder, and attended the Lincoln School of Welding in Lincoln Nebraska, back when I was your age. My PLANS were to go  out to San Franscisco, and attend the Coastal School of Underwater Welding. I hoped to hire on an offshore Oil Rig in the North Sea, making BIG Bucks! 



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