It may look like your roof is crying with its mascara on, but those black streaks are actually algae. Algae usually begin as a few small spots, but soon it can spread, leading to unsightly splotches and creating a welcoming environment for the growth of fungus and lichen, which can damage your roof and penetrate your substructure.
Miller Soft Wash offers professional roof cleaning to our friends and neighbors in Elkhart and the surrounding areas. Roof Cleaning safely and effectively removes those sad-looking streaks, restoring the appearance of your roof and giving it a fresh appeal.
Soft washing is a low pressure cleaning process commonly used to safely treat and remove organic matter: mildew, bacteria, algae, fungus, moss, lichens in addition to dirt, grime and spiderwebs. Soft washing originated as an alternative to pressure washing where high pressure can cause damages.
The application is achieved from low pressure dedicated pumps where measurements of commonly used products, mainly sodium hypochlorite and detergents can be preciously metered and applied.
Soft Washing continues to evolve. Pumps now available producing more pressure than original electric diaphragm pumps, allowing solution to be safely applied at further distances and adding increased rinsing volume. (Booster pumps, air diaphragm, and gas powered diaphragm pumps). Neutralizing agents to aid in reducing damages that can be caused by chemicals. Soft washing has drastically changed the proficiency and safety of cleaning structures and roofs.