How to Clean Asphalt Shingles: Follow These 5 Proven Steps

How to Clean Asphalt Shingles

How to Clean Asphalt Shingles

Welcome to another exciting chapter of Fiddler Roof Cleaning’s weekly blog. Just last week, we tackled a common topic that many of our readers inquired about: how to clean metal roofs. This time around, we are focusing on a topic that a lot more of our readers can identify with as we focus on getting rid of dirt and grime on asphalt shingles. Not only is this roof type incredibly popular in South Florida, but it is in other parts of the country as well. If you’ve been bothered by your dirty roof for far too long, there’s no doubt that this comprehensive list of 5 proven steps should be able to help you. Are you ready to get started? Let’s go! Read more

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Roof Cleaning Company

5 ways to get the most out of your roof cleaning company

5 ways to get the most out of your roof cleaning company

Thanks for joining us for another segment of our weekly blog. Over the past nine weeks, we have provided you with a bevy of tips that should help you when tackling your dirty roof. Regardless of whether you are looking for a quality company in your small neighborhood or you’re interested in finding out about the different community and zoning laws that you should be aware of, Fiddler Roof Cleaning will be able to help you out.

Today, we decided to focus on our readers who are looking to hire professional roof cleaners and simply want to get the most out of the company. W’eve compiled a short but informative list of 5 tips that will certainly help your and your family out. Read more

How Much Will It Cost to Clean Your Roof? Consider These Factors!

How Much Will It Cost to Clean Your Roof? Consider These Factors!

How Much Will It Cost to Clean Your Roof? Consider These Factors!

When it comes to hiring a professional roof cleaning company, most people seem to ask one question above all… “How much will it cost?” If you’re fed up with your dirty roof and the fear of an expensive bill is stopping you from hiring the proper help, this week’s blog couldn’t come at a better time. We’re glad you decided to stop by as we go over some of the important factors that can affect just how much it will cost to clean your roof. Read more

Pressure Washing Your Roof? Here’s What You Need to Know

Pressure Washing Your Roof? Here’s What You Need to Know

Pressure Washing Your Roof? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you’ve been following the Fiddler Roof Cleaning blog over the past month, we’ve consistently touched on the many dangers that can come with pressure washing your roof. However, today we want to take things one step further and explain some of the things that you should look out for. Regardless of whether you are looking to clean your roof on your own or you are hiring a professional roof cleaning company, there’s no doubt that the following information will help you out immensely. Are you ready? Let’s get started! Read more

Don’t Pressure Wash Your Roof!

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.

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Caring for Your Tile Roof

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:

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Sealing a Roof or Brick Pavers

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.

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