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Applying Moss Treatment

Here’s a short video about moss treatment and what happens to moss when it is applied. You can see from the video that the moss is dry, but when we apply our treatment the moss blooms up and soaks up the moss treatment. Over the next couple weeks the moss will die and the roots […]

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How to wash a Trex deck

Waterworks NW get many requests “How to wash a Trex deck“. Both requests for cleaning and just general information on how to safely clean them. In the Northwest, with all of the mold and mildew deck cleaning is usually a yearly process. And since refinishing a cedar deck is so expensive lots of people are […]

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How to wash a vinyl fence

Here is a short video series on how to wash a vinyl fence. We wash them quite a bit. In the Northwest with so much rain, mold and mildew are a real problem. A simple and effective way to wash vinyl fencing is to use a solution to kill mold and algae and simply rinse […]

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Pressure Washing Pacific University

We were asked to provide a pressure washing bid for Pacific University’s Lincoln Park Stadium. The aluminum bleacher area was covered in mold and mildew and needed a good power washing. The challenges presented were all the various angles, cracks and crevices and just general stadium debris. We first blew the stadium stands of misc […]

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How To Wash A House

This video series “how to wash a house” was created to show the process in which Portland Pressure Washing uses to safely clean our customers homes. It is important to note that there is very little actual pressure being used to clean the siding. Power washing using high pressure can damage the siding, blow window […]

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Moss Removal Portland

We were asked to investigate potential moss removal Portland on a composition roof in Hillsboro, Oregon. The homeowner couldn’t understand why he was seeing moss growth on the roofing material. After all, he had zinc strips across his whole roof. Zinc strips are supposed to help prevent moss from growing on the material by slowly […]

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Zinc Strips for Roofs - Roof Moss Removal

Roof Moss Removal   One of the biggest concerns with composition roofs in the Northwest area is Roof Moss Removal. Many customers ask us to install zinc strips for roofs, which are supposed to help control moss growth. There are many types of zinc strips for roofs, usually they are installed at the ridge line […]

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Roof Moss Removal

Roof Moss Removal   Many roof moss removal companies will encourage you the client to remove the damaging moss right away. But are they doing more harm than good by removing live moss from the composition roof material before it’s even been treated. Many companies offer roof moss removal, and same day service! The problem […]

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Zinc Sulfate Treatment

Zinc Sulfate Treatment   Many Portland roof cleaning companies are quick to pressure wash your composition roof, instead of a zinc sulfate treatment¬† Before making this decision there are other alternatives to pressure washing. One method is to treat the roof with Zinc sulfate and let mother nature do it’s work. Our company has been […]

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Zinc Sulfate

Zinc Sulfate   We applied Zinc sulfate to this roof which had a lot of moss growing on the composition shingles. Zinc sulfate is heavily regulated by the US Department of Agriculture as it is a pesticide for controlling moss growth. In Oregon it is required by law that anyone applying zinc sulfate to control […]

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