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How do I prevent moss, algae, and bacteria from growing on my roof?

Over the years moss, mold, algae, lichens, and bacteria (such as gloeocapsa magma) can get out of control on your roof if preventative measures aren’t established. Your roof is your first line of defence against the elements. If it fails or leaks this can lead to costly issues and repairs.

A good plan to prevent moss from growing out of control on your roof is to kill the moss so it stops growing and reproducing.

There are many products on the market that are effective at killing moss. Some products may not be very safe for the environment. Obviously, use your own discretion and risk.

We always recommend utilizing a product with activated oxygen (hydrogen peroxide) as it is safe for the environment and won’t harm pets, plants, roof, buildings etc. An example is shown in the video below of the type of product we use to safely clean roofs in the Chilliwack area.

How do I protect my investment and reduce the risk of a potential insurance claim due to a roof moss issue?

Over the years moss will begin growing on all roofs in a rainy climate zone such as in Chilliwack, BC. This is just what nature does in a rain forest.

You may notice that moss tends to especially grow on north sides of a roof. This happens due to the lack of ultraviolet light reaching these areas. UV tends to kill moss.

Since UV light tends to kill microorganisms exposed to it, moss grows minimally on south sides of roofs except in certain scenarios such as trees or other buildings shading those areas.

Your home is a significant investment of your time, energy, and money. The roof protects your investment as long as it is not compromised.

As moss grows and reproduces its roots become stronger over the years gripping onto and penetrating the shingle granules. If allowed to grow out of control moss may eventually take over your roof and if allowed to continue this will eventually lead to premature wear and the risk of potential roof leaks.

We obviously recommend having your roof cleaned by an expert such as us. We’ve gained a lot of experience in cleaning and removing moss from roofs since 2014 and we utilize proper fall arrest procedures to ensure we are safe while on the job.

Require moss removal from a roof? Fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch.

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Gutters Overflowing? Preventative Options

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Plugged Gutters? Prevention Tips

Do your gutters get clogged and start overflowing when the rainy season begins and after leaves have fallen?

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Here are 6 options available for preventing plugged gutters resulting in overflowing:

1. Gutter Vacuuming (Debris Removal)

Having your gutters professionally cleaned to remove all the debris plugging up your gutters is a great first step to prevent overflowing gutters.

A final rinse of gutters will be done where necessary. 

It’s a good idea to have this service scheduled in spring and/or autumn if you have trees nearby and your gutters tend to plug up regularly. (price range: low-moderate)

Gutter Vacuuming By Langley Window Cleaning

 

The gutter vacuuming (inside clean) process is explained in this video:

2. Gutter Guards

Have gutter guards (aka leaf guards) installed. This will prevent debris from going inside and only allow water to flow into the gutters. (price range: high)

Stainless Steel Gutter Guards

Gutter Leaf Guard Example

3. Gutter Baskets

Have Gutter Baskets installed over your gutter outlets to reduce gutter clogs and to allow your gutters to continue flowing during the rainy season. (price range: low-moderate depending on how many outlets)

Gutter Baskets are available for installation

Installed Gutter Basket
Gutter Basket Installed reduces clogging + overflowing

 

4. Larger Outlets

Most gutters typically have small diameter plastic outlets that easily clog. Having larger outlets installed will improve the flow of water exiting your gutters. (price range: low)

Large round outlets improve flow

 

5. Funnel-Outlets

Having Funnel-Outlets installed is an excellent option for reducing clogs at the outlet due to the extra-large size of the outlet. (price range: higher)

Large funnel outlets reduce clogs + increase flow

6. Leaf Catchers

Leaf catchers can be installed in the gutter downspouts in unison with Funnel-Outlets or larger outlets preventing leaves and debris from going into your underground drainage system. (price range: high, but worth it!)

Leaf catchers prevent prevent debris from entering underground drainage systems
Downspout leaf catchers prevent clogging of drainage systems

DIY or Hire Us

Finally, now that you know the many options available to prevent eaves from clogging, you can continue to put up with them overflowing or have  them serviced to remove this headache from your life.

You can find these products at the hardware store and install them yourself or you could simply hire us to take care of it for you so you don’t have to deal with the risk of climbing high ladders.

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(Fraser Valley East of 176 Street)

  • Cloverdale, Surrey
  • Clayton (Surrey/Langley border)
  • Fort Langley
  • Walnut Grove
  • Willoughby
  • Willowbrook
  • Brookswood
  • City of Langley
  • Township of Langley
  • Murrayville
  • Aldergrove
  • Abbotsford
  • Mission
  • Harrison
  • Yarrow
  • Chilliwack
  • Cultus Lake

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Rainy Day?

Since there is a lot of rain in Fraser Valley, BC, gutter cleaning is always available on rainy days as shown in this video:

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Fraser Valley Window Siding Gutter Roof Cleaning Professional’s

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Dirty Roof, Siding, Gutters + Windows?

If you live in Fraser Valley, BC and are looking for a professional window, siding, gutter, soffit, roof cleaning and power washing company you have found it.

We have been serving lower mainland, British Columbia since 2005 and have experience in the cleaning industry dating back to 1992.

We not only get excellent results, we also love what we do and love serving our clients each year.

If you are in need of a qualified, insured company to care for your strata, home, business, cottage/cabin in the country visit our quote request page to get a free quote today.

Serving Communities of Fraser Valley, BC

    • Cloverdale, Surrey
    • Clayton, Surrey
    • City of Langley
    • Township of Langley
    • Brookswood, Langley
    • Willoughby, Langley
    • Milner, Langley
    • Walnut Grove, Langley
    • Murrayville, Langley
    • Fort Langley
    • Aldergrove
    • Abbotsford
    • Maple Ridge
    • Mission
    • Yarrow
    • Greendale
    • Cultus Lake
    • Sardis
    • Chilliwack
    • Rosedale
    • Harrison Mills
    • Agassiz

Our Pro Services Include:

  • Window + screen cleaning
  • Pressure washing
  • Roof moss control treatment (2 year guarantee)
  • Roof moss removal
  • Roof sweep and/or blowing
  • Gutter cleaning
  • Soffit soft brush wash
  • Siding hand wash
  • High window washing
  • Strata cleaning packages

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How We Clean Gutters

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In this video William explains the 3 methods he uses to clean the inside of dirty gutters.

We Serve Cities of Fraser Valley, BC:

  • Cloverdale
  • Fort Langley
  • Langley
  • Aldergrove
  • Abbotsford
  • Mission
  • Chilliwack

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