Florida’s warm weather and humid temperatures can be the cause of potential mold build up on your roof. You can tell mold has grown on your roof if black streaks appear. This does not bring damage but can certainly make a roof look bad. In this blog, we are going to share three solutions to remove mold from an Osceola roof and to teach you how you can prevent it from coming back.
Replacing your shingles is not necessary but if you think it's time for a shingle replacement, we say do it! Contact your local roofer to take a look at your options and see if you need a re-roof or just a replacement. They can also tell you what you can do to prevent mold from recurring.
Bleach it Away
You can use regular household bleach to remove mold from an Osceola roof. Mix 50% of bleach and 50% of water together into a pump sprayer. Spray wash the roof and rinse with clean water. Many people won't use a pressure washer because of potential damage, but if used with a lower pressure washer your roof won’t be damaged.
Algae Resistant Shingles
Roofing manufacturers have begun mixing copper granules into roofing products to create algae resistant shingles. Speak to your local roofer to see if this is an option for you to remove mold from an Osceola roof. By placing these shingles, you can prevent future mold from occurring.
How To Prevent
To prevent mold from occurring again on your roof insert six inch wide strips of zinc or copper under the row of shingles leaving an inch of the lower edge exposed to the weather. By doing this, if it rains the metal molecules will wash down and kill any mold trying to recur on an Osceola roof.
The last thing we would want for you is an Osceola roof full of mold and with the above tips you can remove mold from a roof. Applying these solutions will help your roof look clean ultimately making you feel satisfied with your home. At Over The Top Roofers, we always provide a free estimate and will provide a breakdown the job for you with specifics, so you are well aware of the steps it takes to achieve the project.