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Here we have compiled a few articles that aimed to answer our client’s questions – from the most often asked to the most intriguing.

Questions relating to roof maintenance and roofs mishaps, to the science behind ROTban and to the solutions we can offer to Property Managers, Stratas and Councils, and more.

Questions from clients

Things About ROTban That Property Managers Appreciate

24 January 2024 by ROTban Services Corp. Things About ROTban That Property Managers Appreciate

Science We use science instead of brute force to do cleaning.  Science that gently sterilizes with ongoing results on exterior surfaces that lasts for years. Treasure your valuable roofing, siding, and building envelope by using true Soft Wash systems that last. Here’s the key.  Rot producing organisms are an important part of biology to rot […]

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Answering the Challenges of a Critic

20 June 2023 by ROTban Services Corp. Answering the Challenges of a Critic

We recently experienced a situation where an owner in a Townhome Strata objected to us fulfilling our commitments.  The council had already paid for a contract, and we were planning to fulfil a part of our standard service.  We had proactively checked how the moss removal process was going and found some green moss. We […]

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What’s in the Name ROTban™?

5 August 2022 by ROTban Services Corp. Rotting Log

The problem of ROT is a basic human challenge. From food to building products, rot costs you. Solving this problem, you save money.  You achieve lasting beauty and health in many areas of life.  Our trademarked brand, ROTban, means ban the rot.  Stop the rot.  We focus on stopping rot and other kinds of destructive […]

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What is Soft Wash? 

27 August 2021 by ROTban Services Corp. What is Soft Wash

Soft Wash is an important new category of exterior house and building cleaning.  The point is to get a building clean without damaging the surfaces.  Engineers, architects, builders and practical minded people are more and more aware that past methods of cleaning have been wearing out materials, and damaging them. Soft Washing is an important […]

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

22 April 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

7 April 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?

24 March 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

21 December 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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How To Keep A Cedar Roof In Good Condition

24 August 2017 by ROTban Services Corp. 2017 08 24 1507

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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