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Roof Stain Removal: The Finishing Touch

October 30, 2020 by ROTban Services Corp. Roof Stain Removal: The Finishing Touch

Lots of us spend an enormous amount of time and energy and money keeping our homes looking their best. We clean them, fix things that need repair, landscape our yards, cut the grass, and make constant improvements. We pay close attention to the exteriors of our homes, including the siding, gutters, and the windows, but […]

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Why Bother to Keep Your Roof Clean?

September 28, 2020 by ROTban Services Corp. A boarded-up house with a roof covered in moss.

Have you ever looked at a roof, saw a bunch of moss, and wondered if it was necessary to remove it? It is. Here are some reasons why it’s important to keep your roof clean. Moss Damages Roofs The moss on your roof may look interesting to you, but it’s not good for the roof. […]

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The Importance of Clean

August 31, 2020 by ROTban Services Corp. 2 homes and the RotBan logo

It happens that ROTban™ is in the business of cleaning moss, algae, and stains from roofs, building exteriors, and landscape structures, but we think the concept of clean is important in all kinds of ways. Clean rooms and offices make you feel less stressed. They make you more efficient and happier. Cleaner surroundings are also […]

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What Is Roof Efflorescence?

June 26, 2020 by ROTban Services Corp. Example of roof efflorescence

Roof efflorescence is an interesting phenomenon where a roof may look like it has tiny white dots or patches of white on it. Efflorescence can occur on surfaces other than roofs, as well. What is efflorescence? Efflorescence is when calcium hydroxide, a compound found in concrete products, reacts with carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to […]

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Be Careful With That Roof!

May 8, 2020 by ROTban Services Corp. De-granulation of ashphalt

Nature damages roofs, and so do people! Please read on and save yourself roof trouble. Conversely, your roof can damage you, too! If it doesn’t work, it can rack up huge costs in interior repairs and replacements. Also, if you or anyone falls off your roof, it can be an incredible pain–physically and financially. There […]

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Moss Rally Cry Against ROTban

April 7, 2020 by ROTban Services Corp. Man wearing moss all over

Come on, all you little mossy minions! You all know that for countless generations we have enjoyed peace and prosperity. In the last couple of hundred years we are being sidelined by a more successful organism, taking away our living space. They’re called humans, but they are not humorous in any way. You all know […]

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How Does “Soft Washing” for Exterior Cleaning Work?

March 31, 2020 by ROTban Services Corp. "soft washing" a commercial building

Dirt, grime, mildew and mold can show up and build up on any surface. In some cases, a quick wash with a hose may be enough to clean it off. However, often a more thorough cleaning is required. While most people may still be tempted to reach for the pressure washer, this might not always […]

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What Does Bonding Have To Do With It?

February 23, 2020 by ROTban Services Corp. a magnet

I’m magnetically attracted to the subject of bonding. Magnets are fascinating. I just can’t pull myself away from them. Incredibly useful, they show what bonding is all about. No need for glue, tape, screws, nails, welding. They hold together by a scientific principle that isn’t visible, and so it appears as magic. But I’m in […]

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Why ROTban Corp Is Successful at Keeping Roofs Free of Moss for a Long Time

January 30, 2020 by ROTban Services Corp. moss on roof

There are several reasons why we are very successful at keeping your roofs free of moss for a long time. Here are the main reasons. We have a wonderful exclusive product that absolutely works. Our product is a fungicide. It’s not a pesticide—which kills insects—or an herbicide—which kills plants. It’s a fungicide that moss and […]

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Clean: The First Step to Beautiful

December 18, 2019 by ROTban Services Corp. Cedar Roof that has been cleaned

I did a social media picture post with the statement “Clean- the First Step to Beautiful”. It received a quick affirmation from a cosmetologist. She said that yes, without clean skin, you can’t do much. With it, you can do so much! Cosmetology is associated with hygiene of life. I was thinking about cleaning buildings. […]

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