High Pressure Cleaning VS Moss Roof Treatment
High pressure cleaning causes a lot of dirty mess and requires clean up afterwards.
Moss Roof Treatment is contained to the roof and gutters.
High pressure cleaning is 4000 psi and can easily put holes in laserlight, thus requiring it to be replaced.
Soft gentle application to roof surfaces, excellent for laserlight, skylights, glass and more.
High pressure cleaning doesn’t remove the black stain left behind from moss.
MRT washes away the black stain and prevents the moss from growing back, leaves the roof looking even cleaner.
High pressure cleaning wastes a lot of water.
Right amount of MRT product and water are mixed for the roof size, saving water which is beneficial to the homeowner and the environment.
HPC is a slippery and dangerous process and requires lots of safety to be implemented.
MRT is applied from specialised, safe and secure ladders to avoid getting on the roof. Avoiding disturbing roof tiles and the dangers of walking on the roof.
Guardrail may be required – extra cost.
MRT is applied from specialised, safe and secure ladders. Guardrail would be a very rare occurrence if required.
Tiles may be broken during the cleaning process letting water get into the roof cavity and extra repairs being required.
MRT is applied using a medium pressure spray unit and is applied from ladders, avoiding roof access and accidently breakages of tiles whilst walking on roof.
High pressure cleaning can remove the protective powder coating and the colour in colorbond roofs and in cement tiles. This can leave the roof looking faded and unsightly.
MRT does not remove paint or stain roof surfaces. For pre-painted roof surfaces, MRT will kill the moss and overtime the roof will begin to look cleaner, thus revealing the painted surface.
It can be quite difficult to High pressure cleaning steep pitch/difficult access roofs, even with a knuckle boom sometimes.
MRT spray gun can reach as far as 10 metres, making difficult access roof and steep pitches perfect for the treatment, without the hassles of knuckle booms.
Whilst High pressure cleaning water and mess can enter the roof, which can lead to stains on the ceiling.
MRT is applied at a medium pressure (like rainfall).
High Pressure Cleaning is a bigger and more time-consuming job; thus, the price is generally quite high.
Moss Roof Treatment is a quicker process with less hassles. Most jobs can be completed within a matter of hours.
High Pressure Cleaning can disturb the pointing and may require being redone, adding extra costs.
MRT does not disturb the pointing as it is a soft application. The product will kill any moss and spores on the pointing.
Big expansive areas such as schools and retirement villages, pressure cleaning is a costly process for both money and time.
MRT is ideal for large expansive areas as the process for applying MRT is quicker, easier and hassle free. It is also cost effective and more beneficial in the long term.