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By: OLIVER TWIST ROOF | Created 03/18/2020

First, roof cleaning is an essential part to maintaining your cedar roof.  Unchecked growth from mold, algae, & lichen does not just lead to an unsightly curb appeal. Organic elements can eat away at your shingles and structural support, leading to costly repairs.  Newer roofs (built within the last 3-4 decades) are especially susceptible to organic growth and rot due to differences in how the shingles are laid.


Second, proper roof care can save you thousands on early roof replacement.  A properly installed and maintained cedar roof should last the homeowner decades. Prematurely replacing your roof can cost you tens of thousands of dollars. Before you replace, contact your roof shingle manufacturer, call us at Oliver Twist Pressure Cleaning, or consult with another certified cedar roof cleaner to determine the maintenance process and schedule that works for you.


Third, it makes your roof look great!  Your roof is one of the most visible pieces to your home.  It is readily obvious to any of your neighbors or visitors that pull up to your home.  See the before and after examples of our work.  We make cedar roofs look like they were brand new.


A major advantage we offer over other roof cleaners is that we use a soft wash roof cleaning process.  Soft washing the roof does not pose the same risk to your shingles that a pressure washer can present.  We also avoid walking on the roof (or do so as little as possible) to prevent any damage that can be caused by foot traffic.  In addition, we use a cleaning solution that is safe for your roof, landscaping, and pets/wildlife.  Our goal is to leave no lasting effects other than a beautiful roof and a happy customer!


A new roof is designed to last for decades — but that doesn’t mean you should completely ignore it. According to Angie Hicks, founder of Angie’s List, the roof should be regularly inspected to avoid costly damage.

“Inspecting your roof regularly will help you determine if there are leaks from your roof,” she told the station “You want to be sure to check a leak and fix it as quickly as possible, because if you don’t, it can lead to structural damage in your home, and also mold.”

What are the four signs to look out for? Hicks suggests the following:

  • Curling shingles
  • Broken shingles
  • Missing Flashing (aluminum or galvanized steel)
  • Areas where water may be pooling

Experts recommend having an inspection of your roof at least every five years. You should also always enlist the services of a licensed professional.

By: SKY DREAM | Created 06/12/2019
It's always difficult to reflect back and regret not being proactive.  Protect your investment! Being prepared to provide your insurance company with pictures of your intact roof protects you from any type of denied coverage.  South Florida is known for unpredictable weather and Insurance companies. 
By: DEPARTMENT OF GREEN ENERGY | Created 02/13/2019

Through various innovative technologies and upgrades to your home, we can reduce the amount of energy your home consumes.  The lower your energy consumption, the less solar panels your house requires.

By: FRANK SEEBER ROOFING | Created 10/31/2018

Taking care of your roof is one of the most important tasks.  It can be easy to forget about your roof because it is a sort of out of sight.  


Some of the most common roofing problems include:

Lack of Maintenance - You should schedule an annual inspection of your roofing. Over time there are many things that go wrong with your roof and you need to be on top of taking care of it on a regular basis. Mildew, sagging or large holes are usually clear indicators of a roof that has been neglected.

Improper Repairs - This is one of the worst offenses because it means the homeowner actually hired someone to get the job done. Unfortunately, there is not much you can do to prevent it except make sure whoever you hire is reputable.

Storm Related Damage - Any season can cause storm related damage. Hail, rain, heavy winds, lightning or even broken branches can all cause major roofing damage. Make sure following any weather related events you have your roof inspected for possible damages.

Roof Leaks - No matter what type of roof you have, if a leak develops you have a problem. Your roofing is meant to act like a lid on a container. The purpose of this lid is to keep everything inside dry. Once a leak compromises that all you can hope to do is fix it in time to minimize the damage.

Moisture - Moisture will lead to mold and mildew and all of this will begin to cause rot. The worst part is that it can develop into a deeper problem if it begins to also get into the walls and pose a threat to the structure of the house.

One of the best ways to prevent problems with your roof is to only work with reputable companies. If at all possible also ask for references so you can speak to someone who used this company before.


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