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Iowa City Roof Cleaning Professionals

Browse these roof cleaning services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Iowa City.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rick T.
Verified review

I found these fellas to be very punctual, professional and very talented at their work. They are very easy to work with along having great personalities and professionalism. I am a facility manager for a manufacturing firm here in CR which encompasses 360,000 sq. ft. of building on 26 acres of property....So I have had much experience in dealing with contractors. They met and exceeded all expectations of the job and quality of work. The work definitely not only improved the cosmetics of my home, but value as well. They were very tidy during and after the project was completed in a matter of a day and a half. I would strongly recommend them to anyone who knows or feels they might need possible roof repair/replacement and/or new installation!

  • 4 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Liz M.
Verified review

Jason fit our small job in quickly, explained the options for repair and showed photos (the repair was on the roof). Very professional and friendly - would definitely hire again!

Prominent Solutions LLC
4.8
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Roger S.
Verified review

Joe did an amazing job on my roof replacement. For years I’ve known Joe and he has done many other jobs for me; I truly consider him family. The price was more than fair and the work was PERFECT. He’s not afraid of hard work or hot weather. If I’m still in this house 25 years from now I promise I’m calling him. 5 STAR…ALL THE WAY

  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel E.
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Greiman did a great job with our roof - did the job quickly, cleaned up thoroughly, and even worked with our insurance adjuster. Everything was done just the way they said it would be. Couldn't be happier!

Sons of Seven LLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Mike S.
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I had bought a new home and not to long after living here we come to realize that the roof leaks. It is an addition to the back of our home. I had called several company's and they come out to give me estimates. Some of the well known company's. When I called sons of seven, Levi came out that day and I was amazed how fast I got my estimate. It was by far the most organized estimate I had seen it actually showed me exactly where my money was going everything was priced. Within about 10 days they were there working on it, also they had alot of other jobs at this busy time. They came out and tore off the old roof on that addition and had the new on the same day. They put a ruber roof on this section because it is a flat roof. It looks great and haven't had any problems. I am really impressed with these guys. Come spring they can guarantee another job.

Xtreme Home Repair
3.7
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Tina C.
Verified review

We called Xtreme last minute to give us an estimate on our roof repair. Marlon came out and gave us a fair estimate. The work was then done promptly and it looks great

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
About

We are a professional roofing and general construction company based out of Hiawatha and the Cedar Rapids area. We can handle anything you may need for your home. Pa's Construction has over 40 years of combined experience, so you know that your project will be completed with a professional and knowledgeable company.

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If you need it cleaned, I can do it but with some exceptions. I don't do large houses or large garages but may do big yards.

  • 11 years in business
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Professional painting and cleaning service offers the following: * custom painting * Two tones * Wood work * Touch-ups * Partials * Accent walls * Drywall repair * Ceilings * Staining * Interior and exterior Our cleaning services include: * Power washing * Base boards * Bathrooms * Kitchens * Windows * Floors * Gutters * Residential and commercial * Maid services References are available upon request. We offer experienced, honest, and friendly services at competitives rates. Our price starts at $50.00 only! We are insured and bonded, we provide quality painting at low cost.

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Darnell Construction & Lawncare provides roofing and lawn care services to Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Marion, and Waterloo Cedar Falls metro area. Darnell Construction has been in business since 2004. We are a family-owned business in Palo, Iowa. We have two roofing crews and six salaried employees with extensive knowledge and training to get the projects done promptly and professionally.

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We specialize in roofing installation and repairs, rain gutter and downspout installation and repairs as well as chimney flashing and repairs.

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We are local contractors. We do windows, sidings, doors and roofing. We are licensed, bonded and insured. We offer senior and military discounts.

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I have many years' experience in construction (around 14 years) from new home to repair and additions. I work at a very quick phase, but the quality of my work will amaze and satisfy you. I also have many years of experience in roofing and roof repair. So, if you're looking to get something done with great quality and in a descent amount of time with a fair price, I'm your guy.

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We can do contractor additions, roofing, acid stain concrete, concrete overlays, vertical stamped concrete, and custom cabinet remodels.

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With 35 years of experience, with over $1 billion worth of commercial roofing projects, Triton saves building owners and managers thousands of dollars with sustainable roof plans, replacements, repairs and maintenance. We also provide professional roof inspections, surveys, consulting and project management.

  • 5 years in business
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We have the proper knowledge and equipment.

  • 3 years in business
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We are locally owned and operated. We do painting, gutter repair/cleaning, roof repairs, power washing, etc.

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Bunting Construction is a roofing contractor located in North Liberty, Iowa. We're also serving the surrounding areas.

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We are over 21 years in business doing interior and exterior painting, drywall, hanging, taping, mudding and texturing. We service residential and business. I have done many jobs in the Corridor at Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and surrounding areas. I can travel to other cities in the state or even go out of state. I am very flexible, and I can provide references.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Why do I need to clean my roof?

Over time, algae, moss, lichen, dirt and even salt (if you’re near the ocean) can build up on your roof. These buildups can affect the look and function of your roof unless removed. The buildup of organic materials such as moss on a shingle roof can prevent water from sloughing off as it normally would. Trapped water can rot the roof or cause early deterioration of your shingles. Even if you don’t have a shingle roof, moss and lichen absorb water, and that wet material adds weight and stress to your roof — as well as providing a home for insects and other pests, and collecting dirt. For reflective, cool roofs that redirect heat away from the home, algae and moss growths can hamper their ability to deflect the sun, which can affect utility bills. Visually, moss, dirt and algae growths on a roof can have a negative effect on perceived home value and curb appeal. For example, black algae streaks on your roof may cause a potential homebuyer to assume that the roof might need repair or replacement, when it only needs to be cleaned.

Can a roof be cleaned?

Yes roofs can be cleaned, and yes, it’s a real thing. Roof cleaning may actually be a wise investment to prolong the life of your roof. Overgrowth of moss, grime, lichen or algae can all shorten the life of your roof. If you have black streaks growing on your roof, they are likely caused by gloeocapsa magma algae spores that have landed on your roof and taken up residence. Once the algae has grown into streaks, the organism has usually been growing for several months and it’s high time to have it removed. If you live in a rainy part of the country, such as the Pacific Northwest, there’s a good chance you’ll find moss growing on your roof at some point. The northern part of your roof, as well as any parts that remain shaded all day, will provide a wet, cool haven for moss to flourish. Unfortunately this water-absorbing moss can damage your shingle roof, leading to rot if not removed. Beyond roof health and function, a clean roof can boost your curb appeal and potentially boost your home’s resale value. The national average for roof cleaning costs ranges between $270 and $350, although prices can be higher depending on how large your roof is, how steep your roof is, and what type of cleaning is necessary. Typically pros use either a pressure wash or chemical wash (made with a concentrated bleach solution) to remove algae, lichen, moss and dirt.

What chemicals are used to clean roofs?

Roof cleaning is done to remove moss, lichen, algae, and buildup of other grime and dirt. There are several methods for roof cleaning, which can include a chemical soft wash, pressure washing, low-pressure washing and hand washing. When a chemical soft wash is used, a bleach mixture is sprayed onto the roof. The bleach-based solution is absorbed by the algae or moss, which dies from exposure to the chemical. The roof is then sprayed with a low-pressure rinse of water, which loosens the now-dead material, allowing it to slide off the roof.

For homeowners, the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association recommends a mixture of 50 percent laundry-strength liquid chlorine bleach and 50 percent water. Professional roof cleaning companies will use an industrial mixture that is still safe but may be more effective in eliminating algae and moss growths. Asphalt shingle roofs are the most common type of roof, but each roofing material will have its own cleaning needs, so it’s best to consult with your roofing pro before diving in. Don’t do it yourself unless you can safely navigate your roof, the chemicals and a sprayer system. When in doubt, leave it to the pros.

How much does it cost to clean a roof?

The national average for roof cleaning costs ranges between $270 and $350. Factors that can affect the cost to clean your roof are the height of your house, the size and pitch (steepness) of your roof, and the complexity of your roof’s design and accessibility. Geographic location also plays a role in roof cleaning costs as regional labor rates and area costs to do business will vary. There are several ways to clean a roof. The most common is pressure washing. Industrial pressure washers can spray over 3,000 pounds per square inch (psi) of water — which is much too powerful for roof cleaning, and may tear off shingles and damage your roof. Confirm that the roof-cleaning pro you choose will only use a low-pressure sprayer to protect your roof investment. For large algae or moss growths, pros often recommend a combination of low-pressure washing with a bleach-based chemical solution. This is referred to soft washing and should handily remove any growths taking over your roof.

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