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Plant City Florida Shingle Roof Cleaning

We do a lot of Plant City Florida Shingle Roof Cleaning, and have for years! We were cleaning shingle and tile roofs in Plant City, before Walden Lake was built. Apple Roof Cleaning is based in Brandon Florida, so we clean roofs in Plant City every month. We enjoy eating at Maryland Fried Chicken, as well as Johnson’s BBQ! Here are some pictures of a Plant City Florida Shingle Roof Cleaning, that happened to be in Walden Lake.

Plant City Florida Shingle Roof Cleaning
Plant City Florida Shingle Roof Cleaning

So, if you are looking for Plant City Florida Shingle Roof Cleaning, give us a call for your free estimate at 813 655 8777

Unlike some other so called “Plant City roof cleaning companies”, we are experts at what we do. This is because our only business is cleaning roofs! We are not a pressure washing company, that cleans a roof every now and then. Roof Cleaning is our only business, so we are better at what we do. Apple Roof Cleaning is a real roof cleaning COMPANY, not a Handyman, Painter, or some guy who cleans roofs! We bring two men or more, to each and every job. This means that when our guy is up cleaning your roof, there will be an experienced person on the ground, making sure that your plants and home are protected from the inevitable run off and/or overspray of the roof cleaning chemicals. Yes, you can get a little cheaper Plant City Florida Shingle Roof Cleaning, but always remember, you get what you pay for!

We had a Woman call us who lives in Walden Lake. We gave her an estimate, but she went with some other “Plant City Roof Cleaning Service”, because he was 25.00 cheaper then us. This person worked alone, so he could be cheaper. The wind got hold of the roof cleaning chemical he used, and got on her house! It actually changed the color of her paint, and she wound up having to have her home repainted. So, to save 25.00 she wound up spending 850.00 for an exterior paint job! Of course, the guy she hired turned out to not be insured, even though he told her he had insurance!

Don’t let this happen to you! if you are shopping for Plant City Florida Shingle Roof Cleaning, call us, and put your mind at ease. Apple Roof Cleaning has been in business over 25 years, and has cleaned over 18,000 Roofs! So you can be sure your job will be done right, the first time!

Cleaning Algae Resistant Shingle Roof

Here are some pictures we took before and after we finished Cleaning Algae Resistant Shingle Roof in Tampa. Cleaning Algae Resistant Shingle Roof is not a job for an inexperienced roof cleaning company. Most roofing shingle manufacturers are using the 3M System that consists of adding additional Zinc and Copper Granules to you roof. These Zinc and Copper Granules are easily and forever removed by any form of pressure washing, or the use of improper roof cleaning chemicals. Once these Zinc and Copper Granules are removed by pressure washing and/or improper cleaning, your roof no longer has the algae resistance you paid for!

The way the 3M Algae Block system works is this. The Copper and Zinc Granules that are embedded in your roofing shingles secrete Zinc and Copper Sulfate, every time it rains. Zinc and Copper Sulfate are natural fungicides that kill any mold, mildew, or algae upon contact. This is how algae resistant shingles keep your roof clean. Many makers of these algae resistant shingles have a warranty, and will actually pay for your roof to be cleaned under warranty! Here in the Tampa Florida area, many shingle manufacturers will send you to Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa to get your algae resistant shingle roof cleaned, under warranty.

So, if you get a letter from your homeowners association to get your roof cleaned, check with your roofer or builder. You may have algae resistant shingles installed on your home, and not be aware of it ? If so, we can assist you in getting the cost of the roof cleaning covered under warranty!

We constantly get asked “Do algae resistant shingles work, and are they worth the extra money” ? The answer is a resounding YES! They work so well that they have actually hurt the business of roof cleaning companies in others area of the USA. However, here in Florida, our heat and very high humidity overwhelm them, so we are always Cleaning Algae Resistant Shingle Roofs.

Call us here at Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa 813 655 8777 if you have any questions about Cleaning Your Algae Resistant Shingle Roof.

Before Cleaning Algae Resistant Shingle Roof in Tampa
After We Got Done Cleaning Algae Resistant Shingle Roof in Tampa

Barrel Tile Roof Cleaning Tampa 33647

Here is a barrel tile roof in Tampa in the 33647 zip code we recently cleaned. This home was in Hunters Green, near the Tampa Palms community. We were cleaning a shingle roof across the street when the owners came over to ask if we cleaned barrel tile roofs as well ? The entire subdivision was being sent clean your roof or else letters from the HOA, so these customers wanted to get the homeowners association off their back.

Dirty barrel tile roof 33647
Barrel Tile Roof North Tampa after we cleaned it

Our customers were quite surprised at the difference our roof cleaning service made! They bought their home a few years ago, and their roof was dirty when they bought it, so they have never seen their home with a clean roof before.

So, if you have any type of roof that needs cleaned, simply call us at 813 655 8777 for your free estimate by phone. All we need is your address, we can get all the information we need off the Internet to provide you with your roof cleaning cost.

Barrel Tile Roof Cleaning Apollo Beach FL

This is the second time we cleaned this Barrel Tile Roof for this customer, who lives in Apollo Beach. Tampa Electric Company has their smokestacks in Apollo Beach, and though they may claim the smokestacks do not effect the local environment, we know better! The black soot from the Tampa Electric Company Smokestacks does get on the roofs in Apollo Beach. We know! Apple Roof Cleaning has been cleaning shingle and tile roofs for over 25 years, In Apollo Beach! As roof cleaners, whenever we get any roof to clean in Apollo Beach, we have to adjust our roof cleaning mixture, to make sure it not only removes the mold, mildew, and algae, but the TECO Smokestacks Soot, as well as all the Seagull Shit that are on dirty roofs in Apollo Beach, FL.

Here are a few pictures we took of this barrel tile roof we recently cleaned.

Cleaning Barrel Tile Roof Apollo Beach FL
Barrel Tile Roof Cleaning Chemical Starting To Work!
Apollo Beach FL Dirty Barrel Tile Roof
Cleaned Apollo Beach Barrel Tile Roof !

Apple Roof Cleaning cleaned this Barrel Tile Roof 6 years ago, so this was the second time we cleaned for this customer. He is a sports nut like us, and we spent a lot of time talking Bucs Football, and especially Hockey! When we did this barrel tile roof cleaning, the Tampa Bay Lightning we just starting their run to the Stanley Cup Finals.

After the barrel tile roof cleaning was completed, he offered us a nice cold bottle of Zephyrhills Water, and a piece of Pizza, and we sat around, waiting for the well known Apollo Beach Traffic to die down, before the drive back home. I recognized the Pizza he gave us as being from San Remo Pizza in Apollo Beach. The deceased owner of San Remo Pizza was fondly known as “The Pizza Nazi” to many Apollo Beach Residents. He got this nickname by actually yelling at customers, if he felt they were taking too long to order at the counter! He yelled at me once, and it was no problem, because I am 1/2 Italian. If an Italian yells at you, there is still hope. But, if an Italian just stares at you, and says nothing, Run, do not walk away, LOL

We probably will not see this customer again for another 6 years, but it is always enjoyable cleaning his roof. We offer free, no obligation estimates by telephone at 813 655 8777

South Tampa Tile Roof Cleaned 5-22-2022

Here is a South Tampa Tile Roof cleaned last month inthe 33602 Zip Code. These old South Tampa tile roofs sometimes take 2 or even 3 coats of the expensive tile roof cleaning chemicals, but if that is what it takes to make the tile roof of this customer look like new, then that is what it takes! Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa was not hired because we are the lowest priced tile roof cleaning service in South Tampa. We were hired because we are the very best, most experienced roof cleaning company.

This customer had his tile roof washed previously by some company he found in a Google Search, who said they “specialized” in “all aspects” of Exterior Cleaning. He was not happy with the previous roof cleaning service, so this time, he asked his Tampa Roofing Contractor who he should hire, and we were suggested to him by his Roofer. He told us about how these so called “Exterior Cleaning Experts” he found in a Google Search for “Roof Cleaning Tampa” did a terrible job cleaning his tile roof! This customer is a Doctor who works at Tampa General Hospital. He took off work that day to watch these inexperienced people clean his tile roof. Even though it was not completely cleaned, they demanded full payment from him. He was told “All of our tile roof cleanings do not look their best until it has rained 3 or 4 times” By lying to him, this roof cleaning service he found on Google were able to not only get paid in full, but also were spared the considerable expense of another coat or two of the expensive roof cleaning chemicals! Then, to add insult to injury, when he called these roof cleaners back after 3 or 4 rains, because his tile roof was still not clean, this is what they told him. He was told that they were only sub contractors, hired by the people he found in the Google Search for Tile Roof Cleaning In Tampa! These roof cleaning sub contractors asked him how much he paid, and he said “1,500.00” The roof cleaning subcontractors said they were only paid 500.00 By Tampa Roof Cleaning, and because of that, they could not afford to give his tile roof the necessary 2 or 3 coats of the expensive tile roof cleaning chemicals! The Doctor told us he felt so stupid, because Tampa Roof Cleaning was number one in his Google Search for “Roof Cleaning In Tampa”. He told us he THOUGHT he was dealing with a real tile roof cleaning company, but later found out that this Tampa Roof Cleaning outfit was nothing more than a middleman who got the money and the job from him, then hired another outfit to actually clean the roof!
BEWARE !

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When you hire Apple Roof Cleaning, you are dealing with the best, and most experienced tile roof cleaning company in Tampa. Unlike other roof cleaning services found in a Google Search, when you call us, the people you talk with are the people who are going to actually clean your tile roof! No Middlemen or Sub Contractors here!

When you call Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa, your call will be returned by my Son James Tucker, the owner. Jamie, my Son, is 42 now, and has been cleaning tile and shingle roofs since he was 16! Together, my Son and I have cleaned well over 25,000 roofs in the greater Tampa Bay Area. Because of my Health, I am no longer able to clean roofs, so I turned Apple Roof Cleaning over to my Son. Jamie will take care of all of your roof cleaning needs, now and in the future.

Call us at 813 655 8777 for a free consultation, and to get an idea of your roof cleaning cost

Repeat Tile Roof Cleaning North Tampa Florida

Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa cleaned this customer’s Tile Roof about 6 years ago. He lives up in Tampa Palms in the 33647 Zip Code, and they are deed restricted in there. If his HOA was not so Anal, he could have got a few more years out of his Tile Roof Cleaning, but they want everything Spic and Span, in his section of Tampa Palms! This family is a real pleasure to clean for. She is a Nurse at Tampa General, actually she is a Nurse Practitioner ! And he is an Architect with a well known Tampa area firm. We joke about that building in Downtown Tampa known as “The Beer Can”. He really is a great guy, and a fellow Tampa Bay Buc’s fan, who loves to talk about Football! Everyone here at Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa are big time Tampa Bay Buccaneer Fans, who used to be season ticket holders, until they forced you to buy 2 years of Seats, instead of just one. I guess they are trying to get as much out of Tom Brady before he retires, as they can ? But this will surely be his last year, because he has a 375 million dollar contract with Fox Sports waiting for him!

Tile Roof In North Tampa Before And After Cleaning!
Chamber Of Commerce Small Business Of The Year 2002 !

This Tile Roof cleaned right up, just like it did the first time we cleaned it. These customers should be good to go for another 6 years, and our Invoice for the Tile Roof Cleaning got the Tampa Palms Homeowners Association off their back.

If you are thinking about getting your tile roof cleaned, and want to get an idea of your roof cleaning cost, call Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa at 813-655-8777. Most of the time, we can provide a free estimate by telephone w/o actually coming out to see the roof.

What Are Those Black Stains On Your Roof ?


Black Stains and streaks on your roof are a form of algae commonly known as Gloeocapsa Magma. Once attached to the roof, this fungus feeds on the dead organic matter of the asphalt shingle or tile. As the fungus breaks down the asphalt shingle, the ceramic granules protecting the surface of the shingle are loosened and begin to fall off. This causes the roof to deteriorate prematurely and diminishes the roof’s abilities to reflect heat rays. If not treated, the Black Stains will reduce the life of your roof, diminish your home’s curb appeal and increase your home cooling expenses. Black Stained roofs are unsightly and make homes look prematurely old. This appearance can reduce property values, which should be a concern to anyone wanting to sell a home. Tile and asphalt shingle roofs are restored to their natural color with the use of our custom blend of chemicals. Our roof cleaning system is deep yet gentle to the roof surface and guaranteed safe not to harm the integrity of the roof.  The roof cleaning system is required for removing the resin of the dead algae, and is followed by our treatment.

Contributing Factors



Black Stains requires three things to grow: heat, moisture, and a nutrient. Nutrients can be found within the shingle themselves while other variables contribute to and hasten fungus growth. The north side of the roof is usually first to exhibit staining here in the Tampa area because moisture is there longer. Add to that, the type, grade and manufacturer of the shingle, the age of the roof, the close proximity of trees, pool, or lake, how hot and humid the weather is here in the Tampa area, and if there are any leaves accumulating on the roof. Now you have most of the answers to the question why your roof has black streaks.

Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa 813-655-8777 does it safely!
Roof Cleaning Training

A big misconception is that the only way to clean a black stained roof is to use high pressure. This is the worst way to clean any type of roof. This can cause damage to the asphalt shingle or tile.  High pressure removes the ceramic granules from the asphalt shingles and damages clay tile.

Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa does it differently!

Our roof cleaning company is in compliance with the Asphalt Roofing manufacture guidelines. Our first step is to give you a thorough detailed roof inspection.  We then apply a custom blend of chemicals specifically made by our company. We also have a custom blend of chemicals designed for clay tile roofs.  Standard Cleaning of gutters, chimneys and facia of the roof edges are included to insure the finished appeal and longevity to your roof at no extra charge for the consumer. 

Ways To Save Your Money!
Those ugly BLACK STAINS  on your roof are STEALING YOUR MONEY !
HIGHER UNDER ROOF TEMPERATURES – Increase air conditioning cost.
HEAVIER AIR CONDITIONER USE – Shortens your air conditioners life.
UNSIGHTLY APPEARNCE – Decreases property value of the home possibly by thousands of dollars! Avoid the wrath of your homeowners association.
SHORTENED ROOF LIFE – Because of the increased granule loss from thermal expansions/contractions.


UNHEALTHY FUNGUS SPORES AND MOLD – Can be tracked into your home; especially unhealthy for those suffering from colds and allergies.

SAVE YOUR MONEY!
Preserve your investment with work performed by experienced, trained technicians who adhere to standards of quality and customer satisfaction. All jobs completed in a first-class professional on time, workmanlike manner, priced as quoted.

Guaranteed safe not to harm the integrity of the roof.
REDUCED UNDER-ROOF TEMPERATURES
Reduction as much as 31%
LESS AIR CONDITIONING RUN TIMES
It’s our goal to save you money by cutting back A/C running time as much as possible.
SAFER AND CLEANER LIVING AREAS
No more unhealthy fungus spores and mold tracked into your home
EXTEND THE LIFE OF YOUR ROOF!
If you do nothing about the Black Stains, your 25-year roof will most likely last less than 15 years and your home will remain an unhealthy eyesore or expense of roof replacement. It is our experience that most roofs under 10-15 years can be cleaned of all Black Stains, and will look like new again!

If you want a free estimate to get an exact roof cleaning cost, simply call Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa 813-655-8777. We can give you an immediate no obligation roof cleaning cost analysis, all by telephone!

Can You Pressure Wash A Shingle Roof ?

We often are asked “Can you pressure wash a shingle roof” ? The answer is yes, if you don’t care about ruining your shingle roof! Another question we get asked is “If I pressure wash a shingle roof, will it be clean” ? The answer is Yes, and 1/2 of it will be on the ground!

Dirty Shingle Roof in Tampa
Tampa Shingle Roof Cleaned Properly

So, if pressure washing will ruin a shingle roof, why do some roof cleaning companies in Tampa still use this method to wash a roof. The answer is ignorance and/or greed! Let us say a shingle roof cleaning costs 500.00. If we were to use a pressure washer to clean your roof, we could keep every dime of that 500.00 Roof Cleaning Chemicals are not cheap, and like everything lately, their prices have gone up considerably! WE only clean roofs chemically, w/o the use of any pressure at all! Though it costs us more than if we were to use a pressure washer, it is the right way to clean a roof.

Your shingle roof is basically a piece of either asphalt or fiberglass, that has ceramic granules glued to it. Some shingle roofs are what are called algae resistant. They use the 3M Algae Block System that has copper granules mixed in with the ceramic granules to help prevent the dreaded roof algae. The idea is, every time it rains, the water washes the copper sulfate released by these granules. Copper Sulfate is a natural algaecide, and it does help to keep the roof clean. However, here in the Tampa Florida area, the heat and humidity overwhelms even these algae resistant shingles, and as the result, the roofs get dirty despite the 3M Algae Block system! We clean so called “algae resistant” shingle roofs every week, so we know!

Never ever allow any roof cleaning company to use a pressure washer to clean your shingle roof, under any circumstances! Call Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa if you want your shingle roof cleaned the right way, at 813 655 8777

Asphalt Shingle Roof Cleaning Tampa

Asphalt Shingle Roof in North Tampa Before Cleaning
Asphalt Shingle Roof in North Tampa 33647 after we cleaned it

We do quite a lot of Asphalt Shingle Roof Cleaning in the Tampa Florida area. This customer was up in Tampa Palms in the 33647 Zip Code. Usually the Tampa Palms Homeowners Association will not let an asphalt shingle roof get this dirty, but it does not matter to us how dirty a roof is! As long as the roof was never improperly cleaned, we can usually make it look almost brand new again. In fact, several of the neighbors were so impressed by our work, they asked us for a business card! They plan to use us, when the time comes for them to clean their roofs.

This customer just bought this home, and moved here from Indiana. We were talking about those great Pork Cutlet Sandwiches, and that awesome Skyline Chili they have up there! He is a Notre Dame Football Fan, and I have been to South Bend Indiana to watch them play Michigan one year. We referred him to a good pressure washing company, because as you can see, his sidewalks looked terrible. We are a roof cleaning company, and we do not even own, or want to own a pressure washing machine! Back in the early days of our company, we used to have pressure washing machines on our trucks, but found that they scared our customers! Several times we heard “You guys do not plan on using that pressure washing machine on our asphalt shingle roof, do you” ? So we removed the pressure washers from our trucks. A Pressure Washing Machine has no place in a roof cleaning company. They ruin peoples roofs! If you have any type of roof that needs cleaned, call us at 813 655 8777 to get an idea of your roof cleaning cost.

Tampa Barrel Tile Roof Cleaned

This is a Barrel Tile roof we recently cleaned, that is located here in the Tampa area. We cleaned the tile roof next door to this customer, and when he saw how good his roof could look, he gave us a call.

This Barrel Tile roof was not filthy, like some we clean, but this customer, and his neighbor live in what is called a deed restricted subdivision who will send out a roof cleaning letter if the roofs are not spotless. LOL, this particular homeowners association are known as one of the worst property managers in the entire Tampa Florida area!

Everyone here at Apple Roof Cleaning are animal lovers, and this customer had the cutest pair of Pugs, who somehow kept getting out, during this Barrel tile roof cleaning. Of course, protecting any Animal from getting the roof cleaning chemicals on them is always Job One. It seems our customers actually breed Pugs, and they have a breeding pair. Their Puppies start at 2500.00, because both Dogs are AKC Champions! LOL, yes, they are Champions all right, Champions at getting outside, when we are trying to clean their barrel tile roof!

We are big time Tampa Bay Buc’s Fans, and so is this customer! They are Season Ticket Holders like us, and we talked for a long time about the loss of Tom Brady! Well, we tried to talk, because a couple of very loveable little Dogs would not stop licking us!

We really enjoyed doing this job, and feel we made a new friend! We Love what we do, and in a humble way, we are very good at it too. So, if you would like to see what your Barrel Tile Roof Cleaning Cost would be, feel free to call us at 813-655-8777 for your free, no obligation estimate!