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The Main Things That Damage Roofs

July 10, 2019 by ROTban Services Corp.

Nature damages roofs, and so do people! 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 are three main things that damage […]

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Why is it Bad to Have Moss Growing on Your Roof?

June 26, 2019 by ROTban Services Corp.

Why is it Bad to Have Moss Growing on Your Roof? Answer: Moss can cause many types of damage. You may not have noticed it, but many roofs have some level of moss growing on the shingles. While moss may seem harmless, it can cause a lot of damage to the roof and should not […]

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How Does “Soft Washing” for Exterior Cleaning Work?

June 18, 2019 by ROTban Services Corp.

How Does “Soft Washing” for Exterior Cleaning Work? Dirt, grime, mildew and mold can show up and build up on any surface. In many cases, a quick wash with a hose may be more than enough to clean it off. However, often a more thorough clean is required. While most may be tempted to reach […]

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Demonstration of our exceptional no hassle cleaning

October 27, 2017 by ROTban Services Corp.

Gentle, small footprint cleaning that lasts! Several stories up, we perform cleaning of an algae infested, stained mansard.  

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You, Me, and the BBB

October 25, 2017 by ROTban Services Corp. rotban BBB vancouver moss removal

Roof moss removal, done correctly. Hi, I’m Gregg McBurnie with ROTban Structural Services Corp. We’ve been members of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2012. Our two basic services are Roof Moss Removal and Exterior Building Cleaning. We know how to keep stains from growing back on all surfaces. It’s done Gently and has Long Lasting […]

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Security matters to ROTBan

August 25, 2017 by ROTban Services Corp. ROTban, safety matters

At ROTBan, safety matter. Don’t fall off that ladder. Do It Yourself People, Stay Safe. Two fresh stories about accidents that happened to people trying to work on their own roofs. Make sure your ladder is stable and cannot move. Just yesterday I got a request for advice about moss removal from a do-it yourselfer in […]

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How To Keep A Cedar Roof In Good Condition

August 24, 2017 by ROTban Services Corp.

My cedar roof is 4-1/2 years old. It is made of 7/8″ gold standard tapersawn. Do I require any kind of roof maintenance work? There is no visible moss growth on it, but I do hear birds pecking on the roof from time to time, as if they are trying to get at something to […]

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Moss Removal Must be Done Correctly

March 27, 2017 by ROTban Services Corp.

Roof moss removal people are wrong when they get rid of moss by scraping.  Walking all over a mossy roof, using equipment to brush, scrape and pry moss off, and even using power washers to kill roof moss?  Is that what they want to do?  Those methods have been proven to be destructive. Roofing is […]

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Economical Moss Control on Many Hospitals

May 27, 2016 by ROTban Services Corp.

Hospitals are vital in our communities.  They could just be the most vivid expressions of scientific process that most of us experience at times in our daily lives.  We applaud all hospital employees and volunteers for choosing to save and extend our loved ones’ lives – to improve the quality of our lives! The super […]

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What Causes Moss and Algae?

March 27, 2016 by ROTban Services Corp.

One of the problems you may encounter with your home’s maintenance is moss and algae. Algae and moss are similar, yet quite different in how they develop and how they can be removed. You may notice that your roof, while not black in color, is forming a black discoloration. Most people will misidentify this as […]

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