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  1. Is your fence looking a little worse for wear after the harsh winter months? Fear not! March in New Jersey is the perfect time to give your fence a much-needed makeover with power washing. Let's dive into the benefits of this simple yet effective maintenance task.

    1. Restore its Beauty: Over time, dirt, grime, and mildew can accumulate on your fence, leaving it looking dull and dirty. Power washing can effectively remove these unsightly stains, revealing the natural beauty and shine of your fence's material, whether it's wood, vinyl, or metal. Say goodbye to the dingy appearance and hello to a refreshed and vibrant fence that enhances your property's curb appeal.

    2. Prevent Damage: Neglected fences are prone to damage from mold, mildew, and algae growth, which can weaken the structure and lead to costly repairs. By power washing your fence in March, you can prevent these issues from taking hold, prolonging its lifespan and saving you money in the long run. Regular maintenance now can prevent the need for extensive repairs later.

    3. Prepare for Spring: As the weather warms up and outdoor activities resume, you'll want your outdoor space to look its best. Power washing your fence in March sets the stage for a beautiful outdoor environment, whether you're hosting backyard barbecues, gardening, or simply enjoying the fresh air. A clean fence provides the perfect backdrop for all your springtime activities and gatherings.

    4. Healthier Environment: Mold, mildew, and algae not only detract from the appearance of your fence but can also pose health risks to you and your family. These organisms can trigger allergies and respiratory issues, especially for those with sensitivities. By power washing your fence, you're not just improving its appearance; you're also creating a healthier outdoor environment for everyone to enjoy.

    5. Enhanced Property Value: First impressions matter, especially when it comes to your home's exterior. A clean and well-maintained fence adds value to your property and makes a positive impression on potential buyers. Whether you're looking to sell now or in the future, investing in regular power washing can increase your home's curb appeal and overall marketability.

    In conclusion, power washing your fence in March in New Jersey offers a multitude of benefits, from restoring its beauty to preventing damage and enhancing your property's value. Don't let winter grime diminish the appearance of your fence – take advantage of the milder weather to give it a fresh start. With a little effort now, you can enjoy a clean, vibrant fence that elevates your outdoor space for months to come. Contact us at Passarella's Power Washing for a free estimate!

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    Your home is your haven, and it's essential to keep it clean and comfortable. Carpets play a significant role in the overall look and feel of your home, and they deserve the best care. With the right carpet cleaning tips, you can transform your space from drab to fab in no time. Say goodbye to stubborn stains and hello to a home that radiates cleanliness and comfort.

    Why Carpets Need Extra Care

    Carpets are a significant investment, and they add warmth and comfort to any home. However, they also attract dirt, dust, and stains, which can be difficult to remove. Regular maintenance is essential to keep your carpets looking and feeling fresh. Carpets in high-traffic areas like living rooms, hallways, and entryways require extra care and attention.

    The Essential Tools for Carpet Cleaning Success

    Before you start cleaning your carpets, it's crucial to gather the right tools. Here are some of the must-have items that will make your carpet cleaning journey a breeze:

    Vacuum Cleaner

    A good quality vacuum cleaner is essential for removing dirt, dust, and debris from your carpets. Make sure to vacuum your carpets at least once a week to keep them looking fresh and clean.

    Carpet Shampoo

    A carpet shampoo is a cleaning solution that is specifically designed for carpets. It helps to remove tough stains and dirt from your carpets and leaves them looking and feeling fresh.

    Stain Remover 

    Stain removers are ideal for tackling tough stains on your carpets. Make sure to choose a stain remover that is safe for your carpet's fabric and color.

    Carpet Cleaner Machine

    A carpet cleaner machine is an excellent investment if you want to deep clean your carpets. These machines use hot water and cleaning solutions to remove dirt and stains from your carpets, leaving them fresh and clean.

    Decoding Toughest Carpet Stains

    Carpets face a variety of stains, from muddy footprints to accidental spills. Here are some of the toughest carpet stains and how to remove them:

    Coffee Stains

    Blot the stain with a clean cloth and then apply a mixture of white vinegar and water. Let it sit for a few minutes and then blot it again with a clean cloth.

    Pet Stains

    Soak up the excess urine with a clean cloth and then apply a mixture of white vinegar and water. Let it sit for a few minutes and then blot it again with a clean cloth.

    Red Wine Stains

    Blot the stain with a clean cloth and then apply a mixture of baking soda and water. Let it sit for a few minutes and then vacuum it up.

    A Step-by-Step Guide to DIY Carpet Cleaning

    Why rely on professionals when you can master the art of carpet cleaning yourself? Follow this step-by-step guide to unleash the hidden cleaning expert within you:

    1. Vacuum your carpets thoroughly to remove dirt, dust, and debris.

    2. Treat any tough stains with a stain remover.

    3. Mix carpet shampoo with warm water according to the instructions on the bottle.

    4. Use a sponge or brush to apply the solution to your carpets.

    5. Let the solution sit for a few minutes and then rinse it off with clean water.

    6. Use a clean cloth to soak up any excess water.

    7. Let your carpets dry completely before walking on them.

    The Art of Regular Maintenance to Keep Carpets Fresh Daily

    Prevention is the key to maintaining a clean carpet. Here are some daily habits and routines that will keep your carpets looking and feeling fresh without extensive effort:

    1. Remove your shoes before walking on your carpets.

    2. Vacuum your carpets at least once a week.

    3. Place doormats at the entrance of your home to prevent dirt and moisture from entering.

    4. Clean up any spills or stains immediately.

    Upholstery and Area Rug Tips

    Extend your cleaning expertise beyond carpets with these tips and tricks for keeping upholstery and area rugs looking as good as new:

    1. Vacuum your upholstery and area rugs regularly.

    2. Treat any stains immediately with a stain remover.

    3. Use a fabric protector on your upholstery and area rugs to prevent future stains.

    The Often-Overlooked Details of Baseboards and Corners

    Don't forget the finishing touches. Here's how to address the often-overlooked details like baseboards and corners to elevate the overall cleanliness of your space:

    1. Use a damp cloth to wipe down baseboards and corners.

    2. Use a vacuum cleaner attachment to clean hard-to-reach areas.


    Eco-Friendly Carpet Cleaning Options

    For the environmentally conscious, many eco-friendly carpet cleaning options are safe for your home and the environment. Here are some options to consider:

    1. Use natural cleaning solutions like vinegar, baking soda, and lemon juice.

    2. Look for eco-friendly carpet cleaning products that are made from plant-based ingredients.


    In conclusion, regular maintenance and care are essential to keep your carpets looking and feeling fresh. With the right tools and cleaning products, you can easily tackle tough stains and keep your carpets looking as good as new. Whether you choose to clean your carpets yourself or hire a professional, make sure to follow these tips to keep your home looking and feeling clean and comfortable.

  3. Acupuncture and TCM have been used for centuries to treat reproductive problems in both men and women. Acupuncture and Chinese herbs have proven successful in boosting sperm count and motility, enhancing morphology, and removing infections to boost male fertility

  4.  March 6, 2020 Chris Watson

    WNC Pressure Washing
    Putting Your Best Foot Forward Takes On a Whole New Meaning When It
    Comes to Your Health and the Health of Your Business.
    You might not realize just how many steps you take or what you expose your feet to in a normal day of work, but your
    feet have a lot to deal with. The concerns are real when it comes to foot health and safety at work and even your bottom line. I’ve learned there are also great ways to avoid ever having a serious problem to begin with.
    Do you consider sore feet to be something that just comes with the territory?
    If you’re like me, my focus tends to stay on those things that bring in the money at the end of the day – sales, scheduling, service and getting to the next job. Sure, my feet ached but I didn’t see that as a huge red flag. After all, it’s a physical job. A long day could easily be 13 hours. Whose feet wouldn’t hurt? The problem, I learned the hard way, is that when pain is overlooked, minor issues like ‘just sore’ feet can lead to more serious conditions. In my case, Plantar Fasciitis had developed. Briefly, Plantar Fasciitis is a repetitive strain and impact injury to the ligament of the sole of the foot. Think of it as if taking a violin bow and over-stretching it again and again. It would have to be replaced. Fortunately, my injury was caught before any severe damage and under the care of my physician and a talented movement therapist, I was able to make the changes that continue to keep my feet healthy today.
    Feet are not just useful but also statistic-worthy.
    According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2017, at least 60,000 foot injuries were responsible for keeping people from work annually and that 80% of foot injuries are caused by objects that weigh 30 pounds or less. OSHA reported in 2018 that trips and falls consistently remain one of the leading causes of workplace injuries and are contributed to by slippery surfaces, improper footwear, rushing employees and weather conditions.
    So, whether an injury is over-use, avoidance of pain signals, poor footwear choices, accidents or environmental circumstances, none of it happens without some loss of valuable work time. For many, or most of us, as sole proprietor business owners that means cancelling jobs and perhaps significant financial loss.
    Tips for avoiding “inevitable” foot pain and injuries or for healing faster if it happens. Through my own experience and subsequently developing much greater awareness of this issue, I’ve learned several
    methods, which when combined, insure my feet and my employees’ feet stay healthy and fit. After all, if my feet aren’t working, then it doesn’t matter how fit I am otherwise, I won’t be working.
    1. Warm-up stretches designed specifically for feet.
    Most of us think we don’t have a spare 15 minutes – it’s up and out the door. But I’ve found that here and there, I can easily fit in foot-specific stretches during my normal activities. For instance, while I’m waiting for the water tank to fill up – that’s 10 to 15 minutes that I can use to do stretches. Massage Therapist, Lawrence Hines of Asheville Therapeutic Massage, also a Certified Movement Specialist, followed up his massage with the following exercises. They Work!
    a. Achilles stretch A – use wall (or your truck) to place hands in front, put one foot back with a straight leg, bend front knee, lean into the wall to stretch the calf and tendon.
    b. Achilles stretch B – use the wall (or your truck Tire), place heel close to the tire and toes on the tire, lean into to stretch the calf and tendon.
    c. Towel toe grasp - Seated, with towel on the floor in front of you (not carpet):
    a) Step on the towel and grasp it with your toes. Draw it straight to you using your foot motion only. b) Place the towel to the R side, step on it w your R foot. Grasp it again and draw toward your L foot. c) Place the towel to the L side, step on it w your R foot. Grasp and draw to your R side.
    Ten repetitions for all three motions.

     d. Toe pull – seated, grasp your toes in one hand and pull them toward your knee to stretch the plantar surface of the foot. Short repetitive stretches for 10 reps. While stretching stroke the plantar surface with your other hand, thumb, knuckles. This increases the stretch and helps to break up fascial adhesions.
    e. Toe raise, point, and curl – seated, a) foot and toes on floor, raise heels; b) point toes, raise heels; c) curl toes under, raise heels
    f. Toe splay – seated, a) spread toes apart; b) use your fingers between toes to create spread, good while watching tv! g. Ball roll – seated, use a small ball like a golf ball (or tennis ball) under your foot for a rolling massage.
    Always repeat both sides the same number of stretches and intensity.
    2. Footwear.
    Apply the same criteria to footwear choices as you would any other important piece of equipment. Imagine your most profitable piece of equipment breaking down for weeks or months. How would that impact your business? Now imagine injury to a foot or even both feet. You know, the same feet that allow you to show up and operate your equipment from point A to point B? Ouch.
    Waterproof work boots with a firm sole and a good fit work really well for most situations on the ground. Supportive enough for long days and strong enough to protect from accidents like stubbed toes or dropped tools and equipment. Or even accidentally getting hit across the toes with your sprayer. And, just as important, your skin is protected from a chemical burn which, if it happens, could easily prevent returning to work until it’s well healed.
    When I am required to climb a ladder and walk on the roof, I consistently switch to rubber boots. They give me the traction I need to avoid slipping and are tall enough to keep water out. Plus, for either type of boot, I wear waterproof overalls to make sure neither water nor chemicals can get close to or soak through to my skin.
    3. Molded inserts or custom foot orthotics
    One of the most effective and doctor recommended strategies for the prevention of injuries, I immediately noticed the difference in both shortening my healing process and preventing re-injury by using inserts. Custom orthotics may be more expensive but potentially more effective for your feet. Retail orthotics can be a combination of molded and cushioning but you may need to test a few to find the right fit or consult with a specialist.
    4. Extra socks, dry shoes and boots
    Again, think “equipment”. Having several pairs of extras on hand is an extremely effective way to protect feet from sweat, fungus, athlete’s foot or from getting waterlogged and possibly developing Trench foot, a type of tissue damage from prolonged exposure to wet conditions. It can lead to swelling, pain, skin, muscle and nerve damage. Change into a dry pair of socks and dry boots between jobs. Dry socks in wet boots are not much help!
    Making ‘Best Practice’ a Habit
    While all of this might sound like a lot of hassle, making these foot safety routines a habit is really just best practice for
    the good of our industry, your health and to protect your business from unnecessary, and unwanted, stress. Let your customers know you understand the value of best practices and safety. They will know they have hired a true professional who takes the time to get it done right.
    Foot health and safety tips
    To keep feet strong and healthy:
    • Complete a thorough warmup routine before exercising.
    • Wear supportive footwear for day-to-day activities and sports.
    • Replace shoes when they are worn down.
    • Build up strength and flexibility slowly, to condition feet and ankles.
    • Avoid uneven surfaces, especially when running. Try not to run uphill too often.
    • Listen to the body and do not overdo activities.
    • Prevent any recurrence of injury by resting and receiving appropriate treatment.

     Keeping the feet and ankles healthy is always a good idea. The exercises above can help to ease existing pain, prevent discomfort, and reduce chances of injury.













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    Pro Clean Tampa is Proud to serve The Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club community.

    For years now we have been working with the residence and making the community cleaner one home at a time!

    Lets add your name to our long list of satisfied customers... Call today and learn how you can...


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    See our full list of services here

    Professional Cleaning... Great Value 

    ProCleanTampa.Com is The Neighborhood Choice for all your Exterior Maintenance Needs in the Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club as well as the  surrounding San Antonio community ... 

    5 Reasons to Hire Pro Clean Tampa Now!

    1. Get It Done Before You Arrive: If You Are A Seasonal Resident You Can  Have It Cleaned Before You Get Down To Your Winter Home.
    2. Attention to Detail: No Miss Guarantee . We Clean It Right The First Time Every Time.
    3. Full Service Cleaning Company: Why Hire Several Contractors To Do The Job When ProCleanTampa.Com  Does Everything. Top 2  Bottom.
    4. New Clients Automatically Get 10% Off All Services.
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    Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club is one of the best places to live in The Tampa Area...




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    The residents take great pride in having their homes looking top notch...

           And Pro Clean Tampa is the New Choice for Cleaning Services - such as power washing, and Roof Treatments that gentle remove unhealthy mold from your shingles, With out power washing...    Find out more about our Cure -For the Black Plague of Dirty Roofs- by clicking here!

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    Home Cleaning In Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club

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  6. Well, the time has come - the end of summer.  While it's always bittersweet (on one hand the weather is so beautiful during the autumn, but on the other, summertime is just about over), now's the time to start thinking about protecting your outdoor furniture, your pool equipment, your ATVs, your vintage cars, your barbeques, and your industrial and commercial equipment that is susceptible to cold weather conditions.

    Clean & Clear's affiliate companies NJ Shrink Wrapping and NYC Shrink Wrapping both provide the services you need.

    NJ Shrink Wrapping provides shrink wrapping and outdoor furniture and equipment wrapping all over New Jersey

    NYC Shrink Wrapping provides shrink wrapping, outdoor furniture, rooftop furniture, and equipment wrapping in New York City and Staten Island

    Contact us by visiting NJShrinkWrapping.com or NYCShrinkWrapping.com to get on our schedule to get your outdoor investments protected for the winter months.

    About Clean & Clear Power Washing:

    Clean & Clear provides power washing, pressure washing, and soft washing in Monmouth County and Ocean County, NJ.



  7. MaxxClean Induction System – includes water blasting induction system and portable vacuum system. 


     contact me at 979-324-0375 if interested. 


    Portable Vacuum System.  Gas powered pump, Portable media filter, Vacuum hose, Vacuum head and pole.  Allows for excess media to be vacuumed out of a pool so as to not overload the pool filtration system.  Media needs to be removed during vacuuming so as to not harden on the bottom of the pool.

    Water Blasting Induction System. Increase production with abrasive injected water blasting. Operating pressures from 3 to 20K PSI. System includes the 15 Degree induction nozzle, siphon hose, and abrasive pot to supply the media of your choice. (Does not include gun and wand assembly or Media)

    Used for Removal Of:

    • Oil and scum buildup
    • Hard water deposits
    • Rust and mill scale
    • Mold and mildew
    • Multiple layers of graffiti
    • Paint from all surfaces
    • Contaminants from natural stone
    • Stains from concrete and bricks

    Included Maxx Abrasive Pot:

    • 150 lb.Capacity of Soluble Abrasives
    • 225 Capacity of Hard Abrasives
    • Polyurethane Pot
    • 15 Degree Fan Nozzle
    • 50 Ft of Siphon Hose
    • Heavy Duty Welded Steel Frame Construction
    • Can Be Used With All Conventional Media
    • Good for various types of sand blasting media


  8. Next Class: Feb 10-13, 2016 in Palm Desert, CA

    Training Hours at Front 9 University Count Towards ***** Credit Hours!

    We are pleased to announce that Front 9 University is now in full force! Learn secrets to cleaning and restoration that will separate you from your competition FOREVER!

    3.5 Days Hand-On Training Course

    Classes are Wednesday through Saturday Afternoon and will be held in Palm Desert, CA.

    • Class 1: Wednesday Feb 10, 2016. Rust and Battery Stain Restoration and Sealing
    • Class 2: Thursday Feb 11, 2016. Gray Concrete Restoration and Sealing
    • Class 3: Friday and Saturday Feb 12, 13th. Colored Concrete/Paver Restoration and Sealing


    Day 1 Classroom Pressure Washing Basics $699: Sales, Marketing, ADA, Hazardous Stains, Slip and Falls, COF’s & Why We are Needed:

    - Pressure washer selection: Hot vs. Cold, PSI vs. GMP

    -Wand selection

    -Chemical selection

    -Degreasers and acids

    -Surface cleaner selection

    --Adjustable vs non-adjustable

    --Tip selection

    --Causes of striping and damage


    -Methods of water recovery


    -----Recovery surface cleaner

    -----Gutter recovery


    -Boots and what kind

    -Gloves and what kind



    Always have a plan

    Day 1 In the Field: Battery Acid and Rust Removal Restoration & Seal


    Day 2 In the Field $899: Gray concrete; Turning an ugly slab into something beautiful. $899 "Granitize" and seal. You will learn how to make concrete "perfect" or close to it. These techniques are unique to Front 9 Restoration and you will not learn these secrets anywhere else in the world. Learn how to always get your surface cleaner than your competition! Covers basics of acid washing, restoration, proper neutralization and a secret way to make concrete look "perfect".

    -Remove calcium staining, calcium carbonate, hard water stains, even out concrete texture and color

    -Surface cleaner process and techniques with and without recovery

    -Etching and how to fix

    -Floor tool techniques and obstacle course

    -Edging and cutting in

    -Advanced Techniques


    Earn Certificate: Gray Concrete Restoration and Sealing


    Day 3 In the Field $899: Seal gray concrete from day before and perform restoration on colored concrete. May substitute pavers, riverstone or other substrate depending on work available.

    -Remove calcium staining, calcium carbonate, hard water stains, even out concrete texture and color

    -More advanced techniques

    -Sealer options

    -Tips and tricks



    Day 4 In the Field: Seal colored concrete from day before.

    -Question/Answer session

    -Certificates of Completion

    Purchase individual classes or purchase all at reduced rate of $1997. This can be split into an immediate deposit of $1000 with the other $997 due 2 weeks before class. No Refunds, but deposit may be used for another class at different date. Please call 855-803-1133 if you would like to split payments. Training hours at F9 University count towards ***** credit hours.


    Classes will be held at the Pulte Homes Community of Sun City Palm Desert.

    There are a few hotels in the area where you can stay. You can fly into Palm Springs International airport. Alternatively, check into flights at Ontario airport or LAX for cheaper flights, but this will require an hour to 2.5 hours travel into the Palm Desert area.






    There are others, so please check them out!


    Front 9 University: The dates for the Hands-On Training 2016 in Palm Desert, CA are as follows:

    Classes are Wednesday through Saturday Afternoon:

    Feb 10-13, 2016

    March 9-12, 2016

    April 6-9, 2016

    May 11-14, 2016

    June 8-11, 2016

    July TBD

    Aug TBD

    Sept 7-10, 2016

    Oct 5-8, 2016

    Nov 16-19, 2016

    Dec 7-10, 2016



    Aardvark Specialists teams up with Nation’s leading commercial kitchen hood supply superstore

    Tennessee, U.S. – March 25, 2015 – Aardvark Specialists is proud to announce that it now offers a complete line of commercial hood filters and kitchen exhaust products in addition to its premier Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning and Restaurant Hood Cleaning services.

    Whether you need filters, parts, or accessories for a kitchen exhaust system…trust the specialists that are now providing quality assured, code-compliant, kitchen exhaust products to foodservice operations, hood cleaners, and service providers across North America.

    Aardvark Specialists is rivaling the internet’s best prices and product availability while providing “full service” customer service for clients in its service area.

    You do not need to be an Aardvark Specialists service customer to take advantage of these amazing prices as Aardvark Specialists will ship to anywhere in the Lower 48 States in the U.S.

    Coming soon is a new secure online store to make ordering quick and easy.

    Aardvark Specialists is a leading kitchen exhaust system and restaurant hood cleaning company. They offer a comprehensive list of services to keep you up to date with NFPA Standard-96 and all local fire codes. In addition, they also offer commercial and industrial pressure washing services to regain lost curb appeal to make that most important first impression count.


    Aardvark Specialists


    P.O. Box 547

    Chuckey, TN 37641




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    When it comes to choosing what brand of stain to use for your deck, there are countless options. Even before choosing the brand, you will need to determine where to start your search? The box stores or your local hardware store are common starting points however the internet is the most common.

    Let's back up even further, let's determine if you really want to do your deck maintenance yourself or if you want to hire a professional to do the work for you. A cost benefit analysis should be performed in order to determine if the benefits of using a professional outweigh the costs. The average deck will take 3-6 hours for a home owner to power wash a deck (that is assuming they own a power washer). If a rental is needed, there is the additional time with driving to the store, purchasing the rental and then also returning it.

    After the cleaning is completed, the deck needs to dry. This will mean week nights or waiting until the next weekend. When the deck/wood has dried, the decision making needs to take place for which stain product to use.

    Unfortunately the help you will get at a store with your questions are limited. How many decks do you think the employee behind the counter has completed? So when they answer your questions, how much experience is behind those answers. At a minimum call a couple deck contractors and get their opinion. If you are up front and honest, a true professional would be happy to provide their opinion on what you should do if you are tackling your own deck staining.

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    What Are The Black Streaks On My Roof?

    Unsightly black stains or streaks on asphalt shingles are caused by a hardy type of algae called Gloeocapsa Magma. The algae feeds on the crushed limestone that is used in asphalt shingles. Rain spreads the algae down the roof causing the black streaks. These streaks are not only unsightly but cause the shingles to fail prematurely by not allowing the shingles to reflect heat properly.

    50% Of Roofs Are Replaced Due To The Way They Look.

    This is not because of their functionality. Half of the roofs ever replaced in the Midwest didn't need replaced, only cleaned. Just as mold and mildew can grow on your vinyl siding, wind blown algae can land and grow on your roof. Replacing your roof because of this algae is like replacing your siding instead of having it cleaned; it just doesn't make sense.Some roofing contractors don't know what these black streaks are, saying it's the asphalt showing through the shingles or that it's water stains. Some contractors may know it's algae but tell you it can't be cleaned without damaging the shingles. In either case, they may tell you that the roof needs replaced. This is not true if your shingles are still in good shape. The algae can be killed and removed properly without damaging the shingles using a low pressure chemical application (recommended by shingle manufacturers).Never use a pressure washer on an asphalt shingle roof, doing so will blow granules off the shingles and lessen the longevity of your roof.

    Roof Cleaning Is Recommended By Shingle Manufacturers.

    Companies like Owens Corning and GAF, and also the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association recommend a low pressure chemical application using certain cleaners to restore shingles suffering from roof algae, followed by a low pressure rinse. We use the cleaners and methods recommended by these companies, for a safe and damage free roof cleaning. If your shingles are still in good shape but have roof algae on them, having your roof cleansed will allow you to get the full life out of your shingles, saving you thousands of dollars.

    Signs Of Aged Shingles Needing Replaced.

    We do not recommend cleaning shingles that are in need of being replaced. If you're not sure if your roof needs replaced or cleaned, here are some signs of an aged roof

    1) brittle or crumbling shingles

    2) excessive amount of shingle granules in your gutters

    3) bottom corners of shingles curled up

    4) wavy, warped, or heaved shingles

    5) very thin or loose shingles

    If you are still unsure about the status of your roof, we will be glad to evaluate it for you. We will not clean shingles that need replaced, because cleaning the roof won't solve the problem if the shingles are aged. On the other hand, if you call a roofing contractor, you may not get the whole truth and may be persuaded into replacing a roof that only needs cleaned.

  10. We provide quality moss removal services throughout the Portland metro area including in Beaverton, Hillsboro, Lake Oswego, Tigard, Tualatin, West Linn and Wilsonville.

    Here in western Oregon moss grows on just about every outdoor surface and is your home or business' number one enemy. Left unattended it will eventually ruin wood, asphalt pavement, asphalt roof shingles, and even concrete.



    On walking surfaces moss and its related black algae slime can be even more slippery than ice. That's why they are the number one cause of outdoor slip and fall accidents in Oregon.

    Rapid HotClean

    Call or Text Anytime 503-709-3594

  11. It’s no secret that harsh winter weather can take a serious toll on your home. High speed winds can tear away loose roofing shingles and even siding. Heavy rain can find its way beneath your roof and into your home. Hail can cause surface damage to your roof. Snow buildup on your roof can cause structural damage to your roof. That’s just a few of the things that can go wrong. While nothing can guarantee that you won’t experience these problems this winter, there is a lot you can do to limit the possibility. When winterizing your home, the best place to start is at the top with your roof. Here are some tips for getting your roof ready for the harsh weather to come.

    Trim your trees

    Sometimes, it isn’t the rain, hail, snow, or wind that damages your home directly. Overhanging branches can fall onto your roof causing severe damage. Even tiny twigs that hang over your roof can cause problems for you if the wind blows them back and forth across your roof. They can remove the granules from your roof. Branches and leaves can also clog your gutters and cause water to pool up on your roof leading to roof leaks. The chance of this can be minimized if you trim the trees near your home.

    Check for and repair roof damage

    Any damage to your roof or rain gutters is a vulnerable area that can lead to more serious problems. Before winter is in full swing, it’s a good idea to get out and inspect your roof looking for any damage. If you have cracked or curling shingles, clogged gutters, or rain gutters that are pulling away from your roof, take care of these problems immediately. They’ll only get worse if they are ignored.

    Add insulation

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    Written by Chuck Bergman on 08/27/13


    I have cleaned roofs in Charlotte County Florida since 1989. I started out pressure washing them, but I could see, with shingled roofs, severe granule loss taking place on the shingles and turning the pressure down didn’t solve the problem. Why? First off, it takes a certain amount of pressure to remove the black algae – period!

    So, if it requires say 1000 psi of pressure, which will work to blast the black coloration from shingles, then it’s just semantics.

    If at 1000 psi I can clean a roof holding my gun tip say 1 foot away, then, if I turn the pressure down to 1/2 that, I have to move in to 6″ away, bringing the pressure right back to 1000 psi. Another words nothing is accomplished!


    With tile, most are manufactured with at least a light glazing on top of a slurry coating {paint}

    Pressure washing tile, requires a higher blasting pressure, starting at 1500psi up to 3000psi.

    This can remove or dull that glazing. If the roof has been pressure cleaned in the past and that glazing is mostly gone already, then the slurry coating, creating your roofs coloring begins to be removed. This will turn a red tile roof into a pinkish roof. It will turn other colors pale as well. Eventually, it will reach the plain cement the tile is made of, showing bare cement areas.

    Some companies have found an easier pressure cleaning tool, called a “Surface Cleaning Machine” and to cover the fact that these machines use pressure to the extreme, they give their cleaning method nice names like shampooing your roof. These machines were originally designed to clean flat surfaces { I own 2 } and are great on driveways, sidewalks and cement parking lots, where almost no damage can occur. They are the worst thing you can do to a tile roof though. The powerful jets are angled to cut sideways, also, they are set at an exact amount of inches above whatever surface they are set on. With flat cement that perfect! Tile is not a flat surface, so the high parts get blasted badly, while the lower portions of the tile, barely come clean-if at all. If you went up and inspected such a cleaning job, you would find many small black lines of leftover algae. If any algae is left, it will continue growing and return with a vengeance within 1-2 years! A chemically cleaned, soft-washed tile roof is easily evenly coated and all algae is killed and disintegrated. That’s why a Non-Pressure Roof cleaning, as explained below, lasts just about twice as long as any type of pressure washing / shampoo style cleaning will.

    Fortunately, you are not stuck, having to accept roof damage in order to have a nice, clean, healthy roof!

    Many years ago, some of the roofing manufacturers, came up with a formula to “chemically clean” roofs, using no pressure at all. It’s called by a few names “Non-Pressure” “No-Pressure” Soft-Washing” and “Chemical Cleaning”

    I started using this method and chemicals specified by the roofing manufacturers and their Manufacturers Association {ARMA} back in the 1990′s and found that it cleaned tile just as well as it cleaned shingles!

    It calls for a mixture of about a 3-5% total solution of Chlorine Bleach and a little TSP {Tri Sodium Phosphate}

    I then add a commercial soap / surfactant to that mix, to thicken the mixture, so it won't run off the roof.

    Nowadays, there’s always someone trying to sell you something. Non Bleach alternative chemicals are on the market and I try them as they come out. They all use the “Eco-Friendly” “Green” approach, to sell their chemicals with. The products I have tried do not tell you what chemicals are in the product. So, are they safe and eco-friendly? Who knows? We do know bleach though! We wash our clothes in it, disinfect our kitchen food preparation areas with it, swim in it in our pools and drink it in our city water! When it dries, it turns back into salt, which is what it is made from.

    You can go to my website and click on “MANUFACTURER SPECIFICS” and read directly from the makers of your roofing, that what I am saying is what the makers of your roofing also say. Or just go there directly, using this click-able link: http://www.bergmanpressurewashing.co...Specifics.html

    Incidentally, the ARMA also says not to allow anyone to spray on ANY after coating “Field Coating” on your roof.

    It says that those coatings can cause damage and at the very least, none have proven to accomplish anything.

    They are sold as a supposed way to not have to ever clean your roof again. They only claim that the products will keep your roof clean for 2 years. 99% of all roofs cleaned properly, will stay clean longer than that, without buying into their programs. Read the ARMA statements here:


    So, after 24 years of roof cleaning: First with a Pressure Washing machine and then without the use of any pressure, this is what I have learned to be facts.

    Chuck Bergman Roof Cleaning "AND" Pressure Washing. Charlotte and Sarasota County Florida.

    In business here since 1989. Father & Son business since 1994. No Work Crews - No Trainees!

    We do not run our business from a cell phone. We have old land line numbers that have been mine for over 20 years.

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    Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda Office: 941-255-8600

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