Industrial Moss Removal

We provide a superior roof cleaning & roof moss removal service for commercial and industrial clients.

Many warehouse buildings have corrugated steel sheet roof panels manufactured by British Steel (Corus). These are coated with a plasticised paint that protects from corrosion.

When the panels get dirty the dirt and algae accumulate at the panel joints where they pool water and retain moisture. This causes the coating to separate from the panel and corrode causing expensive repairs which due to the lack of maintenance are excluded by normal warranties.

Roofs that are constructed with slate or tiles suffer from algae build up, often becoming so deep it acts like a carpet and holds moisture. Even during the warmer months this moisture remains, softening the surface, however in the winter this moisture freezes and can cause frost shattering within the tile which will eventually lead to the worst of them dropping off.

We are able to assist with all types of roofing including:


  • Corrugated
  • Asphalt Shingles
  • Wood Shakes
  • Metal Tiles
  • Ceramic Tiles


Where access may be limited due to architectural features the moss removal can be carried out using powered access platforms or other access solutions for which our staff are IPAF trained & certified.
International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) promotes the safe and effective use of powered access worldwide and is a not-for-profit members’ organisation, representing the interests of manufacturers, distributors, users, and rental and training companies. The IPAF training programme for platform operators is certified by TÜV as conforming to ISO 18878.

All Burnley Roofing operatives have been awarded the IPAF card, the most widely held and recognised proof of training for platform operators.