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Wood Dale Roof Mildew Removal

Asphalt shingle roofs can last from 10 to 20 years with proper roof maintenance and regular roof repairs. However, even with consistent checkups, shingles can develop roof mildew, algae, or fungi, especially if you are living in areas where moisture is constant.

Shingle roof showing signs of mildewMold and other related issues can begin as a minor problem, but if left unchecked, it can rapidly turn into one of the most expensive roof problems that Wood Dale homeowners will face. Allowing mildew to fester will drastically weaken the structure of the roof, including the underlayment.

Cracks and other similar damages can harbor liquid and moisture. These areas are perfect for mold and algae to proliferate. In most cases, these issues are unseen. Mold problems are barely detectable until they have progressed. Aside from your roof, the spreading mildew, mold, and algae can reduce the structural integrity of the rest of your house. Failing to prevent and fix these problems will lead to worse problems beyond your roof.

Luckily, Roof Maxx is formulated to prevent the accumulation of moisture in the nooks and crannies of your Wood Dale shingle roof, providing rejuvenation and extending the life of your roof by 5 years, guaranteed.

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Identifying Mildew, Mold, and Algae on Your Roof

Roof Maintenance CompanyMildew, mold, and algae are the most common causes of unseen damage to the structure of your roof and your house. Therefore, it is essential to identify these issues early on before they spread further.

How do algae, mildew, and mold growth affect your roof structure?

  • Algae – This organism is known to have a black-green hue. Algae can rapidly eat away shingles and the underlying structure. It lives in moisture deposits where its spores nest. As the algae spread, it also brings moisture to the other parts of your roofing structure. It typically grows near clogged gutters where water is left unchecked for a long time. These growths are typical throughout the Northeast, the Midwest, and the Deep South. Areas along the Pacific Coast also have an abundance of algae.
  • Mildew – Unlike algae, mildew is dangerous to both the structure of your house and your family. They typically appear powdery, which is black or light grey. Some species of mildew can also appear pink. Mildew thrives in wet and warm environments. They spread rapidly, especially in roofing with poor drainage.
  • Mold – Along with mildew, mold is also dangerous to your health. You can easily spot mold with its black, dark-green, and brown blotches. These are often slimy with a rancid smell. Mold does not need a ton of water source. When wood and drywall absorb water, they can serve as breeding grounds for mold.

Preventing and eliminating mold, mildew, and algae is vital to not only protecting your investment, but also in protecting your family. Our roofing company experts are excited to provide you with an outstanding, proven, and safe solution.

Prevent Mold, Mildew, and Algae with Roof Maxx

Benefits of Roof Maxx ApplicationPreventing the growth of mildew, mold, and algae takes regular roof maintenance. A professional Wood Dale roof evaluation will identify minor issues that will attract these roof parasites. Regular roof maintenance by an experienced professional can help to prevent these issues from ever arising.

Mold, mildew, and algae spores float through the air. When the conditions are just perfect, the spores can find an environment where they can grow rapidly. That means when you keep your surroundings clean and dry, no spore can take hold and grow.

There are several ways you can reduce the likelihood of mildew, mold, or algae impacting your home:

  • Remove debris from the gutters – Stagnant water is the key element in the growth of mold, algae, and mildew. Ensuring that your gutter is free of debris such as leaves, dirt, and foliage will allow the water to flow freely and any remaining moisture will be easily dried out.
  • Trim branches – To lessen the cause of clogged gutters, trim branches that hang over your rooftop. You do not have to remove these branches above your roof completely. However, you should keep at least three feet of distance from the nearest branch to your roof.
  • Install ridge vents – Moisture can also be introduced from within the attic. Most of the time, moisture builds up when your roof and attic cannot “breathe.” A proper ridge vent will allow air to flow through the roof and attic which will ensure that moisture escapes especially during hot days.

The most important method of keeping your roof from growing mold, mildew, and algae is to keep it in tip-top shape. New asphalt shingles contain necessary grains and oils that allow water to slide on the surface. However, as your roof weathers and degrades over time, it loses these grains and oils which allow water to seep through the shingles.

Enter Roof Maxx!

Our plant-based rejuvenating formula refreshes the essential oils that damaged asphalt shingles. Roof Maxx’s award-winning micro-bead technology penetrates brittle shingles. It restores the waterproofing protection of the roof. This prevents any moisture from getting absorbed by the underlayment keeping the entire roofing system clean and dry.

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USDA Certified Biobased ProductWe are your best choice of any roof maintenance or roof repair needs. Reap the benefits of having a new asphalt shingle roof without having to spring for costly roof replacement. Our patented formula will bring old and brittle shingles to life again without the use of harmful chemicals, and is safe for plants and the environment.

You do not even have to apply Roof Maxx every year. Each treatment comes with a five-year warranty, which is transferrable. You can rejuvenate your roof for up to 15 years!

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Free Roof Mildew Removal Consultation

Roof Maxx Roofing Company LogoOur Wood Dale roofing company looks forward to providing you with the right solution for your roofing needs. Achieve the peace of mind that you desire by making sure that algae, mildew, and mold will not take hold on your roof.

Our services include detailed evaluations by roofing professionals. That means any issues, including the growth of mold, mildew, and algae, will be resolved at the early stage of the roof repair process. We will work closely with you to ensure that we can provide the best solution that fits both your needs and budget.

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