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  3. New Roof Cleaning Forum Members Post Here

    Hi guys, I'm working in the Massachusetts area doing roof cleaning & a lot of moss removal jobs, specifically hot water soft washing. Working together with atlantic, here's my website to see all the services we provide: https://www.expertroofcleaners.com/ glad to be a part of this community -Tim
  4. Crazy Advertising

    Yes, Lori has been an RCIA Member from day 1 almost
  5. Crazy Advertising

    Hi, Is Lori Smith in this group? TIA, Tommy
  6. Crazy Advertising

    Once, I bought advertising on the shit house walls. Seriously, a guy I met at the local chamber of commerce sold nice color ads that went inside the shithouse toilet stalls. When I met him, he said he had a shitty deal on advertising, LOL This was 20 + years ago, before cell phones took off, when taking a shit was quite boring. Now, with cell phones, I doubt it would work, but it actually worked quite well for us, more then paid for itself
  7. Crazy Advertising

    Here is another bullshit advertising scheme I just got solicited with, don't waste your advertising money on this kind of crap Good Morning, The reason I am contacting you is because we are going to be creating brand new score cards to be used by all of the golfers at the Diamond Hill Golf & Country Club, in Dover, FL. These scorecards are clipped to every golfer's steering wheel. We would like to feature your business as the industry exclusive to be seen in these by every golfer for 1 year. Featured Benefits: 40,000 rounds of golf are played at the course annually that you'd be featured in front of Middle to high end incomes, business owners and decision makers within the company and family decision makers Several charitable events, tournaments, corporate outings, banquets and weddings along with their popular women's league It's an 18-hole championship golf course that is open to the public The total sponsorship for 12 months is: One spot is a one time fee of $425 The whole bottom right of the score card, which is 3 spots, is a one time fee of $799 Taxes and artwork included I greatly appreciate the consideration. Let me know if this is something you'd like to try out for a year. ALL RESERVATIONS ARE BASED ON FIRST COME FIRST SERVED
  8. Crazy Advertising

    I got this in an email, asking me to advertise my roof cleaning company on plastic bags given out at this Pharmacy. LOL, as expensive as most prescription drugs are, it is doubtful that these pharmacy customers will have much money left to clean their roofs ! Hello , We see that you service the residents of Hillsborough County. Local Riverview area residents filling their prescriptions have an interest in roof cleaning services and we would like you to consider featuring your services with Apple Roof Cleaning in print on our prescription bags at RX Oasis Pharmacy in Riverview. Our prescription bags are placed directly in the hands of local pharmacy customers daily. To learn more about featuring your roof cleaning services on our prescription bags, use the link below. www.inn-mktg.com/RXOasisRiverview.html For discounted pricing, use link below. http://www.inn-mktg.com/RX-PricingLTO.html Please let me know if you would like to participate with us when you get a minute. E-Mail, call or text me with any questions. However, if the timing is bad or this is not a good fit for you, just send me a quick reply and I will make a note of it. All the best, Mark Allder 407.363.3456
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  10. Joe Walters Insurance

    I have used them for years. Just won a t-shirt from them on their facebook page not long ago. Very happy with Joe Walters insurance for my pressure washing and roof cleaning company. We are able to give our clients good peace of mind because we have great coverage.
  11. Cleaning Roof Streaks

    Spray and forget is marginally effective for cleaning roof streaks. The only thing I can tell you is that whatever the product is, it's not what manufacturers recommend for properly cleaning roofs. It may void your warranty if not approved for safe roof cleaning by the shingle manufacturer. I know it's not the answer you want to hear, but is best to find an RCIA certified roof cleaning company in your area to safely handle this roof cleaning for you.
  12. Cleaning Roof Streaks

    Hi, Ive got the dark roof streaks from algae on the north side of the house. I would like to get rid of them without it costing me a fortune. I dont particularly want to get on the roof. My question is this: Does anyone know anything about DIY cleaning with Spray and Forget? May understanding is you can spray it on the roof by attaching the water hose to it and just leave it. The streaks will be gone in 3 to 6 months. Apparently it does not damage your shingles in any wayThe other method is to get some chloride or oxygen bleach up there one way or the other. Chloride bleach is the simplest and least costly but will it damage your shingles??? I have heard it might and I dont want that. I would try to find something to squirt the bleach up there and then rinse off with a garden hose using a ladder after a few minutes. Ive heard it works a lot quicker. Chloride bleach did a good job of getting rid of the dark stains around my stucco base -- at least after 4 days. Please help. I did not find the right solution from the internet. References: http://www.oldhouseweb.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=24104 Animated video quote Thanks!
  13. New Roof Cleaning Forum Members Post Here

    Welcome Tony! I would say that over 95% of people learned on the job, and never attended any school.
  14. New Roof Cleaning Forum Members Post Here

    Hi Everyone, My name is Tony and I am on the east coast of Florida. We are starting a soft wash roof cleaning business and have a lot to learn. Is there any schools in Florida that would help get us started? I see softwash systems near Sanford but are there any others? Thanks Tony
  15. Efflorescence

    Anyone soft washing come up with a good way to remove efflorescence? Got a really bad 20,000 sq ft building to clean and there is a lot of mold and mildew. It's never been cleaned and is approximately 20 years old. Soft washing would be quick and easy and most importantly fit there ridiculous low budget, but there is a lot of Efflorescence that will be left behind. I have successfully removed efflorescence by power washing and using a acidic cleaners and brushing off with steel wire brush but they will not pay for this service and would need a 30 foot lift. $$$ Just thought I would ask if anyone has ever found a way to remove it chemically that isn't to expensive?
  16. Spotty vinyl siding after soft wash

    Did you use laundry detergent or soap? I am using a product called Cling from Pressure Wash USA that works well with no residue but will be trying Slo Mo to compare it to. It's expensive with shipping but works amazing.
  17. Spotty vinyl siding after soft wash

    If it is a soap "alkaline" residue try some vinegar. What was your solution ratio, how much detergent to SH and how many gallons of water? From picture looks like I would spray some vinegar dwell a few minutes and rinse with water.
  18. Roof cleaning job in Lake Luzerne, NY -.call for info

    Nice of you to pass a roof cleaning lead on, that is out of your area. Michigan is my home state, born in Detroit, raised in Warren and Hazel Park. Caught a Muskie in the St Clair River down in Algonac. Been to Port Huron quite a bit.
  19. A woman who lives in Lake Luzerne, NY saw my before/after pictures on my truck in Michigan and wants her roof cleaned. Please email me at roofcleaningandmore@gmail.com and I will provide the information. Thanks. Roof Cleaning and More Port Huron, Michigan 810-956-2228
  20. Slo Mo Softwash Surfactant is the BEST!

    I used Slo Mo for the 1st time today and this stuff is Awesome, I love it! I used 4oz in 60 gallons. I pre mixed in a half gallon of cold water. I will definitely never go back to Gain.
  21. Defective Dura Lock Stone Coated Steel Roof !

    Contact Gerard, their contact info is at the start of this thread. It is not your fault, but the condo association does not know that.
  22. Defective Dura Lock Stone Coated Steel Roof !

    Hello everyone, I also have a similar incident where granule is coming of the roof after our cleaning. I have done tens of metal roofs over the years but never had a similar issue. I found out that roofs are Dura Loc and they were installed after hurricane Wilma and were never cleaned before. The Condo Association is blaming our method of cleaning. We have used light bleach solution (less than 30%) that was sprayed on the roofs without pressure off a boom lift (no walking at all). A couple of weeks later, we received complains that granule is coming off. The condo has 9 large buildings but we only cleaned 1 building. I have no idea how to rectify this problem and hopping to get some guidelines on what to do here.
  23. 17 GPM ALL-FLO Air Diaphragm Pump is NOT like the others!

    If you are using that much line and doing 2 story roofs, you will want to be sure to have at least 5/8 diameter hose.
  24. Spotty vinyl siding after soft wash

    Guys, This vinyl siding that is about 20 years old was soft washed. After it was pretty much dry it looked very clean. However latter in the day the siding looked spotty / blotchy. It's faint but you can see it. We have not experienced this before. As you can see on my fingers it has a film of chalk. Does any one know to effectively clean this?
  25. In the market for a softwash system. What are the advantages of this system? Whats the difference between this air powered one vs gas or electric? Which one would work best in FL with tons of 2 story roofs & 200-300' of line completely pulled?
  26. What is SH ?

    SH is very much like Bread, it is always best when fresh.
  27. North Tampa Tile Roof Cleaning 33647

    Another fine job by Apple Roof Cleaning.
  28. What is SH ?

    Also it is typically sold at 12.5% available chlorine by weight. If it's fresh, it can be as high as 15%.
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