Algae and moss can grow and spread on roofs. While it is not particularly damaging, it can reduce the lifespan of your shingles.  More importantly, it just looks bad. In this article that was published at ThisOldHouse.com, you can learn how to clean it from your roof and prevent it from coming back.

?Of course, any time you plan to do anything on your roof, you risk injury. If you live in the Chicagoland area, you can call the fully licensed and insured experts at Baltic Home Improvements to handle your roof maintenance. If you are ready for a new roof, we can help you choose building materials that are more resistant to the growth of moss and algae and we can install your roof with the best workmanship possible.

Contact us today to learn more.

Full article on This Old House.  Image credit: chodhound.