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The biggest roof cleaning goof-up I’ve ever seen.

April 22, 2021 by ROTban Services Corp. let me share a story about The biggest roof cleaning goof-up I’ve ever seen.

In about 2008, a customer from a lovely traffic-calmed neighbourhood in Cloverdale called me. He asked me to look at his next-door neighbour’s roof.  “I think you need to come right away”, he said, “I really mean it!”  We had restored and treated this customer’s cedar roof, and what he had seen happening next door […]

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Property Managers, Stratas and Councils

April 7, 2021 by ROTban Services Corp. Property Mgr Council

Townhomes, Condos, and row houses are important real estate holdings in the Greater Vancouver area. They have Councils to manage on behalf of the owners, and most have a Property Manager to ensure legal compliance and to assist in the management. Are you a Property Manager looking for exterior cleaning services? You can skip the […]

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Will the Job Get Done Right?

March 24, 2021 by ROTban Services Corp. Employee Handbooks Ready 1

This is a service business.  Our mission is to serve others and make their lives better.  The biggest single thing that affects our customers is the actual performance of the service they want.  We have laid out systems for everything, as we should.  But the crucial part of any service is the people that do […]

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ROTban Works During Rainfall, Scientists Agree

December 21, 2020 by ROTban Services Corp. rotban works in rain min

I’d like to explain how the science behind ROTban proves that lots of rain produces good results with our unique product and system.  Once ROTban is on the roof, it bonds there.  Rain cannot wash it off, even if it happens before the ROTban dries.  Once bonded, it creates an anti-moss environment for four years […]

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Roof Stain Removal: The Finishing Touch

October 30, 2020 by ROTban Services Corp. Webp.net resizeimage

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. rotbanNice mossy house 2020sep

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. rotbanv2aug2020 1

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. rotbanjun2020

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 Asphalt 1

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. Silly face moss man

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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