As you have seen in your own neighborhood or in any others, the large majority of the homes and properties everywhere
in Houston and Texas are stained by dark algae stains. These stains caused by algae can frequently appear and fastly grow
when the home is located in a humid area or environment or in a humid state such as Texas specially Houston as we are closer
to the coast. Although many times this type of stain is attributed to an accumulation of dirt, defective shingles, mold, or
mildew etc. the fact is that this is actually a blue-green algae known as Gloeocapsa Magma that is spread by airborne spores.
While algae growth does little harm if any to your shingle roof, these black stains not only ruin the good appeal of your
home but also affects the resale value of your home. As you can see below you can see that the probability that this algae
grows in shingle roofs here in Houston is VERY HIGH.
For this reason, it is very important that homeowners and property owners understand the importance of ROOF CLEANING in order
to make sure that this one does not take over your entire roof and ruins the good look and appeal of your property.
This is one of the reasons that during the roof restoration and preventive repairs packages that we are offering for your
home, roof cleaning is part of it. It is not possible to expect that any possible home buyer will pay a full price on a
home with a roof looking completely stained and covered by this type of algae. A roof looking clean not only brings back
the good appeal of the home in general but also helps realtors or the property owner sell the home much faster and for the