August 2, 2018
Finding mold on your roof or under your shingles can be quite alarming. Don’t worry! Although Diversified Roofing doesn’t offer mold removal services, we have some tips that will help you have a mold-free roof and a more attractive home in no time.
Although not harmful, molds on your roof will negatively affect the overall appearance of your home.
Typically, a moldy roof consists of algae, moss, and mold. Algae may look slimy green, black, or appear in blue/green streaks. Mosses are tiny plants that can cover your roof in dense green mats.
To fully determine the condition of the roof, the first step is to get a thorough mold inspection of the attic. Roof molds typically originate from the attic, and are often due to the presence of roof leaks.
There are several ways to clean your roof from moss, algae and mold. Use these tips as your guide:
Many homeowners consider waterproofing their roof to prevent moisture and growth. Although waterproofing is a great option for maintenance, getting help from an exceptional roofing company will ensure long-lasting results.
If you are concerned about the integrity of your roof due to mold issues, contact Diversified Roofing for an inspection or a re-roofing estimate.