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Des Plaines Roof Cleaning Professionals

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Superior Exteriors
4.8
from 194 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 254 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 95 reviews
  • 134 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!

American Bonded Xteriors
4.6
from 92 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 171 hires on Thumbtack
Tyler S.
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Fred did a great job cleaning the gutters on our two story home. He was very responsive during the quoting process, polite, and professional.

Reliable Roofing & Paving
4.8
from 29 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.

Construction Services
4.7
from 29 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Brian H.
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Josh did a great job remodeling my entire bathroom, tile, shower, floor, trim, paint, vanity, lighting. Bathroom looks great, affordable quote with excellent communication/project management and a very fair price. I would recommend for bathroom tiling and paint, etc. I actually did all the demo, and it got too difficult for me to continue, Josh came in and knocked the project out the park.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jim D.
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James replied right away and said he would be able to come and repair my roof the next day. He gave a time frame of when he would be at my house and he was there when he said he would be. Extremely professional and explained what he did. I would recommend Cedar Shake Roof Restoration and James to anyone looking for great service, quality work and a great price.

New Design Hardscape
4.0
from 18 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 21 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!

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

go windows!
4.7
from 12 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Bev P.
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John gave me a quick and reasonable estimate and did a great job cleaning the windows and gutters. I really appreciated how responsive was and easy to communicate with. Highly recommend Flower Window Cleaning Company.

IK Home Pros
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
David B.
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Great service at a great price! I am extremely happy with the results I receive everytime. Been cleaning gutters with them for 2 years in a row. Even when I'm not at home they take a pictures before and after and send it to my email.

General Maintenance, Inc.
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Tim J.
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These guys weren't the cheapest bid I received, but they were definitely worth it! They came in a professional vehicle, well dressed and with all the tools and supplies they needed for the job. They even showed me their insurance information when I asked. They came out to clean my gutters and when they were done they showed me some pictures of a part of my roof where the shingles were missing! Must have been a wind storm or something. Regardless, they saved me from the headache of a leaky roof. It's too bad these guys don't do roofing, or I'd have them do that too!

  • 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
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michael S.
Verified review

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.

  • 20 years in business
George P.
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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 hires on Thumbtack
About

Elite Home Restoration specializes in quality exterior home and commercial renovations including roofs, siding, gutters and windows. We are licensed, bonded and insured to protect our customers. We are also GAF certified installers and can offer our customers 50 year warrantees on GAF installations.

About

We are the most affordable and trusted roofing contractors in Chicago for over 10 years because of our low roofing prices and top-quality roofing craftsmanship. Many of our customers pick us due to our professionalism, reliability, and warranties as well. If you're looking for the most affordable roofing company to replace your roof or do a reroof, don't leave our site until you give us a call for a 100% free roof inspection. We hope to help you and save you money.

  • 14 years in business
About

Hometown Restoration has been keeping our neighbors warm and dry since 2004. We do this by providing unmatched expertise in roofing, siding and gutters, delivered with a level of customer service that cannot be matched by any other Schaumburg contractor. Hometown Restoration is a GAF Master Elite roofing contractor and Mastic Elite siding contractor. We provide residential roofing, siding and gutter services to the North and Southwest suburbs in the Chicago-Land area.

  • 68 years in business
About

We have been serving Northwest Indiana and Northeast Illinois for over 60 years for roofing, siding and gutters and windows.

About

We are a small family owned and operated roofing and aluminum siding company that takes pride in our work. We work on your house like it’s our own. We guarantee all our work. We have low prices and guaranteed high-quality workmanship. We have over 25 years of experience and are insured. If you’re interested, there is a block on the southside of Chicago where we roofed about 4 houses on the block and they are all of different colors; some are stick jobs, and some are not. This is so you can get an idea of what you’re going to get on your house. We deal with 3 tab roofing and architectural roofing. We also specialize in flat roofs. We only deal with seamless aluminum gutters. We install aluminum or vinyl siding. All our fascia and flashing are handmade and bent in a brake on-site to properly fit your house or garage. No job is too big or too small. We do small repairs to complete roofs. Call me for a free estimate. We will beat any written estimate by at least 10%. I have pictures of previous work that I can email you. If you want, get in contact with me so that I can send them to you. However, I really like my customers to come out personally and look at the work we have done to see the time and the craftsmanship that goes into their house and know that we are not just going to come and slap stuff up on their houses like a lot of companies do, which make them unhappy with the work. Thanks, and we look forward to doing work for you in the future.

About

We are a full-service roofing company that offers a full line of other home remodeling services at a very reasonable price.

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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