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We Never Pressure Wash Tile Roofs !

Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa will never use any form of Pressure Washing on a Tile Roof. Using high pressure to clean a tile roof is a crude, and invasive form of cleaning. Instead of relying on high pressure to remove the algae and dirt, we use soaps and tile roof cleaning chemicals, specially designed to clean your roof the safest, and most long lasting way possible. The article below was written by our good friend, and fellow RCIA Master Certified Tile Roof Cleaner Chuck Bergman.
 

Tile Roof Cleaning Tampa FL

If you have a tile roof in the Tampa, FL area that needs cleaned, you want a company that knows what they are doing. Not some jack of all trades, and master of none. It seems like everyone and their brother is advertising tile roof cleaning in the Tampa FL area these days. Some are painters who clean tile roofs, some are handymen or window cleaners, and some are pressure washers who blast away on concrete all day, and also clean tile roof, on the side. We at Apple Roof Cleaning
 

Tile Roof Cleaning Tampa FL

Well, Hurricane Irma is gone, and we are finally back at work, cleaning tile roofs here in the Tampa Florida area.  This barrel tile roof home is located in Cory Lake Isles up in the North Tampa area. It really is a nice community, with a bunch of man made lakes. All these lakes increase the ambient humidity, and that accelerates the growth of the mold, mildew, and algae on the tile roofs in Cory Lake Isles. We think the pictures of our tile roof cleaning service speak for themselves. If yo
 

Tile Roof Cleaning Lake Jovita Florida

Lake Jovita is a 1,054 acre upscale, master-planned and deed restricted community north of Tampa. Its expansive landscape features rolling hills, undulating valleys, hardwood forests and nationally acclaimed golf courses. The landscape and elevation changes there are far more typical of North Carolina then they are of the Tampa Florida area. But make no mistake Lake Jovita is Florida at its finest. Our Office near Tampa is just 30 minutes to the south. We have done quite a few tile roof cle
 

Tile Roof Cleaning Cory Lake Isles

Here is a flat tile roof we cleaned today in the Cory Lake Isle's subdivision of New Tampa. It was right on a lake, and the tile roof was heavily infested with algae growth. The owner lives out of town, and wanted to get his roof cleaned. His realtor suggested us to him, and we were hired to clean his property. The pictures are not the best, but you can see the flat tile roof cleaned up nicely. We do a lot of work in Cory Lake Isles and New Tampa. Call us at 813-655-8777 for a free Tile
 

Tile Roof Cleaners Tampa FL

The #1 Choice for Tile Roof Cleaners in Tampa, Florida The people who make your tile roof have only one recommended way to clean them, and that's the method we use. Some other companies use this method, most don't. Why? Look at one of our trucks in the picture above, see the size of that tank? The RCIA method we use requires the application of a lot of a very weak chemical solution so as not to damage your roof tiles. Because our business is cleaning t
 

Tile Roof Cleaned In Davis Islands

We like to clean roofs on Davis Islands. My Mom is a volunteer at Tampa General Hospital, and if we get our work done early enough, I can always stop and see my Mom, who I love very much. This lovely home on Davis Island was a 2 story cement barrel tile roof cleaning we did. The customers just got transferred here to the Tampa Florida area, from Nebraska! To say they were in Heaven is an understatement! I hit it off real well with this customer, he was a fellow football nut, like me!
 

Tampa Palms Tile Roof Cleaned 6-05-2014

We cleaned this flat tile roof today 6-5-2014, and we are very happy with the results of this job in Tampa Palms. Few roofs look better, when they are clean, then a white tile roof, and few look worse, when they are dirty! This roof cleaning job came to us from a well known Tampa Painting Company. This customer wanted to get his roof cleaned first, before he has his home painted. These folks were very very nice people, and are from one of Tampa's original founding families! Despite our "pr
 

Tampa Florida Tile Roof Cleaned 1-15-2015

Here is a cement barrel tile roof cleaning we did 1-15-2015, in the Westchase area of Tampa Florida. This roof has what are called cement barrel tiles, that if are not cleaned properly, will have a dull, almost ugly appearance. Glazed barrel roof tiles have a built in gloss to them, and are easy to get looking their best. Cement barrel tile roofs on the other hand, need what they need to get looking like this, and unlike some Tampa Florida Tile Roof Cleaning Companies who offer low prices
 

Tampa Barrel Tile Roof Cleaned

Here is a 2 story barrel tile roof we just cleaned in Tampa last week 7-2-2013. As u can see from the pictures, we needed a 40 ft ladder to clean this tile roof. This home is in South Tampa, near the water. Land is expensive in this area, and even though the lot for this house is sort of narrow, the home went back into the lot a considerable ways. The sq ft of this tile roof was well over 5000 square feet. The job came out wonderfully, and our customer was very happy. This home has t
 

Some Tile Roofs We Have Cleaned In Tampa FL

We have been in the roof cleaning business here in the Tampa area for nearly 20 years. We are proud to say we won the chamber of commerce small business of the year in 2002! We are also the founders of the Roof Cleaning Institute Of America We train, and certify, the best roof cleaners in the country, right here in Tampa! If you are looking to have your tile roof cleaned, isn't it nice to know you have found one of the best roof cleaners in America. We are not Handy
 

Some Tile Roof Cleaning Trucks We Have Built

We have been in the Tile Roof Cleaning Business in the Tampa FL area nearly 20 years. We have built many trucks, dedicated to one thing, and one thing only, the non pressure cleaning of shingle and tile roofs. We try to improve on the design of every truck we have ever built. Here are a few pictures, of our past trucks, that once roamed the deed restricted subdivisions here in the Tampa Florida area. Some of these trucks, may have even cleaned your neighbors tile roofs. Well, I am
 

Some Barrel Tile Roofs We Cleaned In Tampa Last Week

Here are 3 barrel tile roofs we cleaned in the Tampa Florida area last week 5-12-2015   As you can see, one of them had quite a lot of tree debris, and even some Moss on the north side of the roof. 2 out of 3 of these roof cleaning customers are what we call repeat customers that we cleaned for, years ago. They remembered the great job we did, cleaning their tile roofs properly, w/o breaking the tiles, and hired us again. In fact, most of out current customers are repeat customers, and we
 

roof cleaning citrus park 33625

Here is a 5000 sq ft flat tile roof cleaning we did today in Citrus Park Florida, in the 33625 zip code. We also cleaned the screen room and the driveway pavers for this customer, who is a well known Citrus Park Realtor. We were just able to get this large flat tile roof cleaned before the sky opened up, and tons of rain fell. If you need a roof cleaned, call us at 813-655-8777 for a free estimate.
 

Roof Cleaners Tampa FL

We had a customer in Tampa call us last week 8-23-2013, and ask us if all we clean is big expensive homes, with tile roofs! She was looking for non pressure roof cleaners in the Tampa FL area, who would be willing to clean her home in Carrollwood, that has a shingle (not tile) roof. Her mother lives in the Reserve at Tampa Palms, and she told us that we are well known as the best roof cleaners, by her Mother, and all her Mothers wealthy friends. I got quite a good hearted chuckle out of
 

North Tampa Tile Roof Cleaning 33647

Here is a barrel tile roof we cleaned a few weeks ago. This home is located in the North Tampa area, in zip code 33647. We did this job nearly 6 years ago, but the customer is selling this home, and wanted his tile roof to look brand new again.  This is a very exclusive area of Tampa! In fact, this area is full of football players!   
 

Non-Pressure Tile Roof Cleaning Tampa FL

Non-Pressure Tile Roof Cleaning: The Safe Alternative to the Pressure Washer There’s nothing good about a pressure washer being used to clean a tile roof. The brute force of thousands of psi of water shooting out from the end of a surface cleaner, whisking away dirt, debris and discoloration seems efficient, quick and ideal. But it really isn’t a good or a safe way to clean a tile roof in Tampa. While the pressure washer is blowing dirt and debris away, it’s also often damaging
 

Non Pressure Tile Roof Cleaning Tampa FL

It was a busy week for us. Here are just a few tile roofs we cleaned chemically in the 33647 zip code of New Tampa. The Thanksgiving and Halloween Holidays are fast approaching, and the season is starting here in Tampa. One of these tile roofs belonged to a winter resident, who could not believe how dirty the recent rains here in Tampa had made his once beautiful tile roof! He just got back here to Tampa from his summer home up in Northern Virginia, and called us right away. These are
 

Non Pressure Tile Roof Cleaning New Tampa

Here is one we cleaned up in New Tampa, in zip code 33647. This tile roof was a previous customer who used our service 5 years ago. They got another roof cleaning letter from their homeowners assocation. We barely got this job completed, when the sky broke loose with rain and lightning. It can be very scary when you are cleaning a tile roof, and it starts to lightning. Our customers were delighted with the job we did, and so were we! If you need our services, call us at 813
 

Metal Roof Cleaned Tampa FL

Here is a metal roof near Tampa we just cleaned this past week 7-6 2014 . She was not a repeat customer, but the roof cleaners she hired a few years ago damaged all her plants in the front of the house. Cleaning Metal Roofs are a lot like cleaning Flat or Barrel Tile Roofs, the chemical run off must always be accounted for, or the plants can be compromised. As you can see, we took the time it takes to properly protect these particular types of landscaping plants. We clean all types of roofs,
 

Lutz Florida Tile Roof Cleaning 1-14-2015

This tile roof was in the Cheval subdivision in Lutz, Florida. Our customers got that dreaded clean your roof or else letter from the Cheval Homeowners Association. They were scared to death that their HOA was going to place a Lien on their home! They were given a deadline to have their tile roof cleaned, and because we are always busy, there was no possible way we could get to them, with only a few days notice. We explained to them that the Cheval Homeowners Association only wanted them to
 

Cleaning Tile Roofs In Tampa Florida

It is June here in Tampa Florida, but we managed to get some tile roofs cleaned for our customers, in between the afternoon Thundershowers. The entire Tampa area is over 4 inches down in rainfall from normal, so we need every drop of rain we can get.  Yes, it can make tile roof cleaning difficult if not impossible, so we just have to work around it.  After over 25 years of cleaning roofs in this area, many of our customers are repeat customers, who know we will get their job done, when it is no
 

Cleaning Tile Roof Chemically Tampa FL

Here are a couple of before and after pictures of a barrel tile roof we cleaned in Tampa Palms. Like all roofs we clean, we do them chemically, and never ever use any pressure washing. These nice people were repeat customers, who used our tile roof cleaning service nearly 6 years ago. The husband is a Tampa Bay Buc's Football nut, like me. We talked all about the new coach and general manager of the football team more then we did about his tile roof. Here are the tile roof clea
 

Cleaning A Flat Tile Roof North Of Tampa

Here is a 6000 plus square foot flat tile roof we just cleaned yesterday 8-14-2014 up in Land O Lakes, just north of Tampa Florida. This was a fairly easy flat tile roof to clean, because it had gutters all around it. These gutters emptied into downspouts that went well underground. This building is the clubhouse for a large, Tampa area subdivision. It has a large, Olympic size swimming pool behind it. We do all the roof cleaning for a Tampa Roofing Contractor, who sent us
 

Cleaning A Big Tile Roof Near Tampa Florida

Here is A Big Tile Roof that we cleaned recently. We started this tile roof cleaning at 9 am, and just finished an hour ago. It is now 4.51 pm, and here comes the well known Tampa summertime afternoon rain!  This was a large 5500 sq ft home, with a lot of tile roof surface on it. We were barely able to get this large roof all nice and clean, before the rains came.  This whole community in Seffner Florida got letters from their association, and this makes the 15th roof we have cleaned in
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