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Chicago Roof Cleaning Professionals

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

Superior Exteriors
4.8
from 205 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 265 hires on Thumbtack
Sharon R.
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Did excellent job of pressure washing - stayed longer to finish and price was very good. Their new name is Superior Exterior cleaning.

Landscapes by David
4.7
from 97 reviews
  • 135 hires on Thumbtack
Megan S.
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Juan was great to work with!! He was very responsive and dependable. He and his team did a fantastic job at our condo building, cleaning up our parkway, front beds and overall maintenance. I would highly recommend!

Reliable Roofing & Paving
4.8
from 30 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Salvador D.
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Hired Reliable Roofing to do a roof installation on my house. Work came out Great! They cleaned up all the dirt. Very happy with the service. Great experience super professionals guys. Provided pictures of all the work that was done.

All American Maintenance
4.1
from 31 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Elena D.
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From start to finish, Alex was a pleasure to work with. I was able to get the estimate and work completed within 24 hours! Alex thoroughly inspected the roof, gave specific details on what needed to be done, and stuck to the price he quoted. I will definitely have him back in the spring...while he is here for further maintenance on the roof, he offered to help replace an attic fan that has been a problem for years. Alex's knowledge with clay tile roofing was evident, which isn't always easy to find. He takes pride in his family business and the work that they do...I would happily recommend All American Maintenance.

Kennedy Home Improvements
4.1
from 19 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Matt S.
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I had missing shingles due to a storm. Chad arrived on time, scoped out there site gave me an estimate on the amount of time it would take and got to work! Very professional. While on my roof he explained why I was having this issue (lack of nails from pervious installation). Once he was fine here cleaned up the site. Very pleased with his work and would highly recommend him to anyone needing roof work done. A++ in my book, thanks Chad!

New Design Hardscape
4.1
from 19 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer S.
Verified review

Fernando was a total professional! He was clean and organized and completed the project on the promised date. I have already recommended him to several people. Our experience was so positive we’ve decided to hire him to come back and help us with our landscaping needs this spring!

  • 10 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Selma A.
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Joe was very professional, he came on time and he finished the job on timely manner. He did our kitchen and did an excellent job, in kitchen remodeling ! He gave us even money saving suggestions ! We are very happy of the job that he did with the kitchen remodeling !!!

Yard Boss
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Harry J.
Verified review

Professional, timely, focused and the power washing of the pool concrete area looks good. I observed his total attention to the job he was hired to do without constant interruptions and talking on the mobile phone. Highly recommended.

  • 22 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Abby J.
Verified review

Individual who came out did an excellent job. He took pictures of our gutters and sent them to me after he spent a couple hours cleaning them. He also showed me what came out of the clogged gutters and explained what he was doing during the time he was out helping us. Manager called me after to check in to see how it all went and to answer any further questions. Overall a great experience.

Exstream Clean
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Larry M.
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On time and very professional. Answered all questions concerning the cleaning and prevention of algae growth on roof and siding. The cost was competitive and is a good value.

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Cittrix Roof Rescue
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
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Michael S.
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Cittrix did an excellent job cleaning our roof. The owner, Dan Jonko, came out, introduced himself and made sure I was happy with the job. Not only was the price reasonable, but the quality of the work they did and the customer service was outstanding. I had a roofing contractor come to my house after seeing the results and asked for their info. The pictures speak for themselves. Highly recommended.

Michaels Chimney Sweeps
5.0
from 1 review
    Scott H.
    Verified review

    Great cleaning, no mess, Thanks guys. Scott Hassleman, Bolingbrook

    • 20 years in business
    George P.
    Verified review

    We needed a new metal roof for our relatively old home. It needed to be done in a fast time frame and Hail Yeah Repair was able to inspect our home and start working on it that morning. Mack helped us out and it was a joy working with him and his crew. He was able to provide answers to each and every question we had, explained everything in such an elegant, professional style, and even personally cleaned any mess that arose during the construction. Our family liked Mack so much that we even invited him to our home-made family dinner after our roof was completed! Working with Hail Yeah Repair has been one of the most pleasant experiences my family and I have gone through while working on our home. Next up, we'll be calling Mack back to order some premium vinyl siding!

    • 4 years in business
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    Because im the cleaning an painting king making the customers happy

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    I'm a roofer. I've been doing it for over 20 years. I am bilingual. I have all the tools and am honest. I have no reason to cheat on my customers. I also have workers who have been doing roofing for 35 years. I install shingles, flat roofs consisting of single ply roofs, EPDM, TPO, PVC, etc. I give free estimates.

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    We do roofing, siding, and gutters. We also provide pest control. We are a family-owned and -operated business located in Franklin Park, IL. A 100% customer satisfaction is guaranteed

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    We offer handyman service. From cleaning to tree trimming, we do them all. No job is too big or too small. Free estimates are available.

    • 15 years in business
    About

    Veco Window Washing is a property maintenance service that specializes in window cleaning, gutter cleaning and pressure washing for all types of properties in Illinois. At Veco we strive to make every customer feel like our only customer, because we know that repeat business is our best form of advertising. Our business has grown in Illinois and will continue to grow one customer at a time. Our pledge to you is to provide the finest value in residential and commercial window cleaning with fast, safe, friendly and reliable services. More importantly, Veco Window Washing offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you're not happy with the job, we'll make it right! Our company comes to you fully licensed and insured, and our window technicians routinely undergo training to ensure that maximum safety and other standards are sufficiently met. With a highly professional team, a sincere commitment to excellence, and a superior reputation on the Chicago north shore area, VECO Windows and Doors is ready to serve you.

    About

    Chapo Construction Co. is a Chicagoland residential roofing company. Whether you need roof repair or roof replacement, our roofers will travel to your home to solve your roof problems. Whether you need service or installation, Chapo Construction makes it our priority to provide it professionally, cost effectively and efficiently. We repair and install all brands of roofing. Chapo Roofing will provide its customers with the highest-quality material and workmanship.

    About

    My services include repairing homes, power washing, gutter cleaning and interior and exterior painting. Construction is what I do best. I'm very reasonable, and I have been doing it for years. I have plenty of references. I'll never let you down. I'll make your home the way you want it.

    About

    We specialize in the needs of each customer! We have men and women to make sure that all home care is taken care of! We do top-to-bottom housecleaning and office cleaning! We cut grass, trim bushes, weed whack, clean gutters, rake and sweep. We also run errands for all your needs, from groceries to business matters. We do housesitting and care while you need to be away. We take care of our customers because our customers take care of us!

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

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