Moss

When it comes to roof moss, it can become a cumbersome issue. In the Pacific Northwest, it is the foremost cause of roof leaks, shifting shingles and ruining the overall look of your home. Some people have decided to take matters into their own hands and look to DIY solutions. Before going into some DIY… Read more »

Roof Moss is equally annoying and detrimental. As you know, the moss itself begins to lift/shift your shingles, compromise the foundation of your roof, and create leaks. In an attempt to remedy this, many have found a lot of success with zinc powder. Before going into its effectiveness on roof moss, some background on this… Read more »

As a Portland homeowner, it’s likely you’ve found yourself wondering, “is moss on my roof harmful?” The short answer is yes. Moss on your roof is harmful. If left untreated, moss can decay, shift or disintegrate your roof over the course of time. With the right professional help and guidance, you can make sure that… Read more »

In this episode, Daniel discusses a question we get from homeowners a lot: Do I have an anti-moss shingle on my home, or can I get one? The answer often surprises them. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB038-231 Shayla: You are listening to the Roof Life of Oregon podcast and I’m talking with Daniel today. Daniel, what would… Read more »

moss caused by dirty roof

Here’s the thing: there’s no such thing as an anti-moss shingle. It just doesn’t exist. There are shingles that are anti-algae, but nothing that will keep the moss off without regular maintenance. Some roof experts will tell you, “Go ahead and put this shingle on and you’ll never have to deal with growth again,” or… Read more »

Is your roof ready for the fall and winter in Portland? It’s a great time to take a step back and assess the condition of your roof. Summer is our busiest time of year, because a lot of people think it’s the only time we roof. We actually roof year around – rain or shine… Read more »

  Jerry lets you know how to make sure your roof lasts through the winter- especially if you have doubts about the age of your roof, wet/dry-rot, or other trouble areas on your roof. Our consultations are free!

In this episode, we learn about the “greenest” roof that can be found in Portland, as well as the most truly green roof; cost and material effective with a low carbon footprint. Patrick tells us why this kind of roof works so well in our Western Oregon weather. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB033-220 Shayla: You are listening… Read more »

green roof The natural answer to that question would be an unmaintained roof under maple trees. Ha! But if we’re talking about the lowest carbon footprint and least damaging to our environment, the answer is a cedar shake roof. Right on our coast range are some of the most beautiful, healthy, big, cedar trees.  If you continue... Read more »