On roof tiles generally older than 15 years, the build up of moss on a roof not only looks unsightly, but can cause damage to the structure of the roof and damage the roof tiles.
Allowing moss to grow on the roof can lead to the following problems:
- Gutters and downpipes can become partially or fully blocked that can lead to broken gutters and moisture penetrating into walls
- Additional weight of wet moss causes stresses on the roof and tiles
- Freeze and thaw process of wet moss can cause tile breakages
Within our roof cleaning service we offer full moss removal and fungicidal treatment. The fungicide will be applied once the roof has been cleaned and will kill of any remaining spores.
The application of the fungicide will also help protect against future moss, algae and lichen growth.
After the moss has been completely removed, we would recommend an application of a roof coating or roof sealer. This will make the roof tiles water resistant, reducing the risk of further moss growth.