Algae and moss holds in moisture and diverts water, bypassing the gutter system, which makes your roof deck susceptible to wood rot and leaks. Moss tends to grow in the slots between shingles, which is the last place water evaporates from a roof. Wood rot not only shortens the life of your roof but it can lead to mold growth, which can be hazardous to your health.
The algae, moss, and debris causes rotting wood around the roof. This invites bugs, rodents, and pests inside your home. Nests and hives can cause further complication, potentially leading to an infestation. Cleaning your roof, gutters, and eaves- which will keep unwanted visitors away.
The cost to protect your roof with algae/moss removal and cleaning services is relatively low in comparison to the average costs of replacing your roof.