Category Archives for Roof Care

Winter has come, now what?

There are a lot of things that we do to prepare for winter, and the checklist that we provided to you in one of our earlier posts is a great reminder and in printable form. But what about the things that we need to know about once winter has come?  Here are some fun and […]

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Let’s get ready for winter!

At Force Washing we want our customers to be ready for winter with a list of key tasks that you can start doing now. So while you’re enjoying the leaves falling, take your time through the list and let’s get prepared for winter together! Interior Winter Checklist Check your heating and air conditioning system in […]

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Close Encounters of the Roof & Gutter Kind

We strive to gain your business and your satisfaction with our work here at Force Washing by cleaning your roofs, gutters, and driveways to perfection.  Every inch of detail is important to us; we maintain the highest quality of work and focus on making our customers happy; our reviews reflect that – thank you again […]

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Roof Inspections: What you need to know

Did you know that over 30% of homeowner’s insurance claims have to do with roofs? Imagine if your roof is leaking water, this can cause problems such as damaged walls, furniture, electrical systems which could end up causing power outages or fires. A healthy roof protects you and your family from the elements outside and […]

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Custom Roof Cleaning in Portland

Your roof and its environment are unique. Cleaning your roof requires a custom approach each time.  Portland, Oregon offers lots of ways to damage your roof. The rainy climate creates a damp growth environment for moss, mold, lichen, and algae. Our beautiful trees create shade for the moss and algae to continue to thrive. These […]

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Is Your Roof Ready for Fireworks Season?

Sometimes the best view of the Portland and Vancouver fireworks is from your own roof. Watch safely and prevent accidental roof fires with these tips. Clean your roof to prevent an accidental fire Now is the time to schedule your professional roof and gutter cleaning to remove moss, dry leaves, pine cones, and small branches. […]

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Preparing your home for the real estate market

Preparing to Sell Your Home

One-tenth of a second is all it takes for a first impression to be cemented in our brains. That first impression makes a lasting mental image from which all other thoughts and feelings are born. When you’re preparing your home for the market, curb appeal is vital. You want prospective buyers to see themselves living […]

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Clean the Slate – Tile Roof Maintenance in Portland

Modern roof tiles are sometimes made of Portland cement (plus sand and water), while other tiles can also be made from sand (these do require an asphalt roof underneath).

Out here in the Pacific Northwest, we see plenty of homes with the distinct terra-cotta orange clay tile roofs. They always catch the eye and stand out in any neighborhood, whether the sky is overcast or blue. Other tile roofs in the Portland and Vancouver metro areas are the cement variety and come in an array of colors and styles.

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Roof Maintenance – How to Make Your Roof Last

If you read our post on the top 3 reasons why you should clean your roof you’ll know that replacing your roof is expensive. Not only is it expensive but it can also be a headache and a long process depending on the weather. Proper roof maintenance is the key to keep leaky and damaged […]

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Proper Roof Care – 3 Things To Keep In Mind

Roof care can be rewarding but also challenging and risky if the right approaches aren’t taken. You risk injury, damage, and other mistakes whenever you get on your rooftop to clean. To help you avoid these things we have come up with a list of instructions for you to follow. Please use this list as a […]

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