In our last blog, we gave you a laundry list of reasons why you should hire a professional roof cleaning company. Today, we are going to take it one step further to ensure that you hire one of the elite roof cleaning companies in your area.
Has the dirt and grime on your roof been a bothersome sight for a while? Is your family pushing you to do something about it once and for all? If this is the case, it’s about time for you to swing into action and take the right steps to get your roof clean.
6 Important Questions to Ask Your Roof Cleaner
Your roof is an investment in your home, so make sure you are choosing the best roof cleaner for the job. High-pressure pressure washing devices, toxic chemicals and walking on your roof wrong, can all damage your roof and reduce it’s lifespan. In addition, while it is always smart to get several bids on a roof cleaning job, remember that the lowest bid is not always the best. An unreliable roof cleaner might cut costs by hiring inexperienced workers, not carrying insurance or using the quickest (not the safest and most effective) way to get the job done. Price, however, is only one factor to consider when choosing a roof cleaner. Knowing the important questions to ask will help you find the best one.
One of the biggest differences between a true professional pressure wash roof cleaning company and a fly-by-night operation is the ability to handle the liabilities of the risks it assumes. While most accidents and incidents are due to inexperienced technicians or negligence, sometimes things do go wrong and this could leave you with hefty repair bills or a lawsuit if a worker is injured on your property.
The most common roof tiles in South Florida are barrel tiles made from concrete. The other tile are asphalt shingles. Power washing roof tiles will strip a layer of their surfaces and shorten their life expectancy. Asphalt shingle roof tiles have a sandy, granular finish on the exposed side of the tile. This part of the tile is designed to gradually wear off until the tile needs to be replaced.
A tile roof provides several significant advantages over other types of roofing. Tile roof constructions can withstand very harsh weather conditions. They also reduce temperatures on the roof deck. But most importantly a properly installed tile roof can last for many years if cared for properly! To maintain a tile roof, follow these guidelines:
Brick pavers and cement tile roofs are very popular in South Florida. We are often called upon to prepare estimates for sealing a roof or brick pavers. Use this seal coating guide to understand your choices – find out which are a waste of money and which protect your investment and add beauty to your home or business.
Always make sure the contractor you hire is licensed, insured and bonded. Unlicensed contractors rarely have liability insurance are exempt from workers comp insurance and not bonded , and while they may be a few bucks cheaper it can end up costing you tens to hundreds of thousands in the long run. Without a license, proper insurance and bond, you have no guarantee any potential grievance will be resolved. Worse, if serious injury occurs, the homeowner or business who hired the contractor is liable. You can check the status of a contractor or business license in Florida by visiting the Contractors State License Board.
Fiddler Roof Cleaning
630 Industrial Avenue Ste #2
Boynton Beach, FL 33426
Palm Beach County
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