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Removing Mold From Your Roof

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How to remove mold from your roof.

Roofs provide covering for our houses and this makes them important in every building. They are however exposed to molds, algae and moss. These are capable of damaging the roof over time if not dealt with quickly. Therefore, it is advised that if you notice a trace of mold on your roof, you should make moves to remove it immediately. You need not look for an expert to help you remove the mold as you can do it yourself with some simple tools. You will need the following; hose, rubber gloves, bucket, water, handheld pump sprayer, breathing mask and trisodium phosphate (TSP) bleach. Having known this, let us take a look at the steps that can be taken to correct this anomaly.

Firstly, it is advised to spray all the plants surrounding your home with water before embarking on cleaning the roof. This will protect them from chemical sprays that could splash off the roof during your cleaning.

Secondly, put on the gloves and breathing mask to protect you from the fumes produced by both the bleach and TSP. Pour the chlorine bleach in water and also add one tablespoon of TSP and mix well. This forms the perfect chemical solution for the job. Fill up your handheld sprayer with the solution.

Thirdly, spray the solution on the mold affected parts and allow the solution to soak into the roof for about 15 minutes. Then rinse off thoroughly with clean water using your hose till it is completely free.    

TOP FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING YOUR HOME ROOFING DESIGN

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Having the best roofing style in your neighborhood is something every home builder wishes. Having that roofing look which everybody admires. Sometimes your home can be used as the landmark by your neighbor. You can always hear them telling their friends, “I live in street ‘X’ next to the home with such a roof design which you can see from a far distance”. This is the desire of many people. Everybody loves to be associated with beautiful things. To achieve this, however, there is a lot that needs to be done. You are required to do a good research when you are doing your overall home designing. The roof is not only designed to be beautiful. It is also needed to protect all the property within the house, the home itself and the occupants. This is the reason why it’s important to carefully consider some factors and still come up with the best roofing design. The following are top factors to put in mind when choosing the roofing design.

  • Endurance to Weather

Different roofing designs will require different roofing materials. What’s the climatic conditions of the environment that you need to build your home? Make it perfect for your home. Choose a roofing that is heat resistant if you are in hot climate areas. In extremely cold areas choose a style that can allow absorption and containing warmth inside your home. Come up with a design that will protect everything and everyone in your home despite the climatic conditions of your environment.

  • Suitability to Your Home Design

Your roof design should go in hand with your building design. Ensure that the roofing design is in harmony with exterior and interior design of your home. The design of your wall color should also be in harmony with the roof color. Carefully get the design that will make your overall home look beautiful. You should not only focus on the roof. Focus on the whole building. From the foundation to the roof.

  • Value Added to Your Home

The design of the roof you choose is very important for your house. Some roofing designs will make your house look ageless. Some roofing designs have lasted for even over 100 years and they are still marketable. When you are choosing a roofing design, select a design that will still look beautiful no matter the number of the years which would have passed. Some of the factors in the design you need to consider are the colors you choose. Remember brighter colors they look beautiful but they get outdated quickly. Other roofing materials are not trendy but they will always look like new no matter the number of the years.

Your roofing design determines the resale value of your house. When choosing any design to ensure you factor in all these things. Choose beauty but also choose best for the long-time purposes. Roofing is expensive and it’s not easy to change when you are bored by a certain design.

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