We have a proven method of not only removing those ugly black streaks ruining your houses curb appeal but also for killing the algae, lichen and mold that is attacking your roof.  Let us wash and treat your stained and infested home or business roof using a completely safe soft wash chemical cleaning system.  Our process will last 4 to 6 times longer than pressure washing and won’t remove any of the shingles granules or void the roofs warranty.  Our method is the only one that has been approved by ARMA (Asphalt Roof Manufacturer’s Association) and has safely cleaned over 70,000 roofs over the last 30 years.  Why spend up to 10 times as much to replace a roof that still has years of life left when you could just have it safely restored back to it’s original beauty and effectiveness?

We offer Soft Washing of all Roofing substrates including Asphalt Shingles, Roof Tiles, Metal Roofing,Cedar Shakes & More.  We use minimal pressure and do not power wash roofs at any time.  This method is the only recommended ARMA method to cleaning and restoring roofs, without causing any damage.  Call us today to discuss your Roof Cleaning needs.

What’s growing on your roof?

Have you noticed dark stains on your roof?  Well those stains are actually a particular strain of algae spores called Gloeocapsa Magma, and it’s alive and spreading!  The algae can quickly spread, creating dark spots and streaks. Roof algae along with moss and lichen can reduce the life span your shingles.  Algae spores are carried from roof to roof through wind, birds and small animals. It will only get worse!

The spores find a perfect environment for growth in your shingles, attacking the asphalt at the granule base first.  Once the granules dislodge, accelerated deterioration will occur.  Roof To Curb can remove the algae and bacteria that causes roof stains and help restore your roof shingles to their original appearance.

Types of algae and bacteria found on your shingles

Blue Roof Algae – Creates black streaking, covering your shingles protective granules.

Green Roof Algae – Appears black at beginning stages and grows into a green shade on lighter roofs.

Green Moss – Thick and spongy, stronger root system than algae, Spreads with thick root system,

Lichen – White spots and strands, moss in its early stages.

Fungus And Shingle Mold  A small Microscopic spore that lands on your roof. It spreads by feeding on your roof.


And Its Spreading!

We now live in a highly infected roof algae staining region.  The limestone filler in your shingle is the cause.  We have the solution, The ARMA, (Asphalt Shingle Manufacturer Association) recommends a periodic cleaning process that is affordable and can remove those unsightly stains and restore your shingles original appearance.  Roofs that should have a 25 year life span are being replaced in as little as 12-15 years because of cosmetics.  This is why up to 50% of the roofs in Cincinnati are replaced unnecessarily, when all they really needed was to be cleaned.  We are trying to get the word out, Don’t waste your money on a new roof because of stains and appearance. We can make them go away in a few hours for a fraction of the costs of a new roof.

How Its Cleaned

Our roof cleaning crews deploy the newest and most advanced methods in low pressure roof cleaning technology. We start by covering and protecting your residential or commercial landscaping. We wet your property to begin cleaning. Next, a our professional crew applies a cleaning solution to your shingles making sure every shingle is saturated to the point where the detergent begins to run. 

The solution turns a white color when in contact with a high growth mold, fungi and lichen strain. This oxidation process kills the Gloeocapsa Magma and other mold spores.

After a few minutes, the roof restored to its former beauty. Every roof cleaning is backed by a our Guarantee. If for some reason you notice anything we missed we will come back and clean it at no cost to you.


Improved Curb Appeal! - Everyone wants their home or business to look the best. Having your roof cleaned is a small cost for a Huge difference!
Improve Your Roof's Longevity! - Most manufacturers guarantee 25+ years, get the most out of your shingles, by having your roof treated using our 100% biodegradable soft-wash formula.
Decrease Utility Cost! - By removing black stains and providing a more reflective roof surface, roof temperatures may decrease, keeping energy bills, down and more money in your pocket.
Maintain the Value of Your Home or Business! - Becoming a member of our preventative maintenance program, may help maintain your roofs structure and appearance.
Increase Roof Life! - Prevent leaks and cracks from prematurely developing due to algae, moss, and lichen.
Clean it, Don't Replace it! - You can save thousands of dollars by softwashing your roof, rather than spending thousands of dollars on a roof that doesn't need to be replaced.
Our Professionals! - Our system is 100% biodegradable, affordable and safe, unlike high pressure systems, that will damage shingle composition.
3 Year Limited Warranty! - We stand behind our work at Affordable Soft Wash Solutions, if any algae, moss, or lichen are to appear within 3 years of having your roof cleaned, we have you covered!
Our Professionals are Soft-Wash Certified - Accumulating 10+ classroom hours, striving to use the safest and most up-to-date softwash systems.
Health Benefits! - Eliminate mold and other organisms from passing through your roof and into your attic.

Ready to see why our customers keep coming back?

Give us a call on (301) 495 9274 or use the form to request a quote!

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