Roof Cleaning Starting at $299!

Before you think about replacing your roof, call Shingle Shiners Roof Cleaning, LLC to provide you with a No-Hassle Free Estimate of what it would cost you to bring your roof back to life. Many times we can re-store your roof to a "like-new" condition for 5-10% of the cost of a new roof! Call us Today! Lexington, KY (859) 621-3599 Bardstown, KY (502) 249-6403

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Roof

No. Our cleaning solution and method is in line with ARMA (Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association) and GAF (North America’s largest shingle maker), both of which recommend that shingles be cleaned utilizing non-pressure, chemical methods.

No. Roof stains are caused by “Roof Algae”, or Gloeocapsa Magma (GM). Roof Algae is a form of blue-green algae, it has become very prevalent throughout the Midwest, due to humid conditions and higher temperatures.

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Source: https://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Gloeocapsa_magma

No. If done properly, roof cleaning has no real impact on you landscape whatsoever. In fact, we rinse with water during our entire process to ensure the livelihood of the surrounding landscape. We are not out to improve one element of your home and destroy another. However, if any items are damaged during our cleaning process, we will do what we can to replace, repair, or reimburse you for the loss.

Yes. However, due to the nature of Roof Algae and it’s reproductive habits, it is best to clean your entire roof to rid your roof of all the algae (including spores) that are taking hold. Just because you cannot all of the algae does not mean that it is not there. Technically, one spore is all it takes to start a whole colony over again. We recommend cleaning your entire roof at once.

Yes. It is definitely possible for a homeowner to do by his/her self. However, there are many factors involved that are best left to non-pressure roof cleaning services. When considering the process, know what the job might entail; ladders, steep roof angles/pitches, dangerous chemicals (if used carelessly), and a skilled trade. When it’s all said and done, you might be better off leaving it to the professionals. Consider your risk to reward, and most of all…your health. With that said, we understand that you want to save money, so shop around and see who can offer you the best deal in your area, you will be surprised by how much it costs versus replacing your roof.

Yes. Chances are that if the stains once appeared, then the conditions are right for the roof algae to recolonize once again. To our knowledge, there is no effective roof algae preventative/prohibitor available. If there was, then we’d offer it. Cleaning your roof should be compared to cleaning your teeth, however, you should get more time out of cleaning your roof than your teeth. In most cases, you can expect roof stains to stay away for at least 3 years. In many cases the stains stay away for much longer. If roof stains are in your area, then the spores are there too.