Frequently Asked Questions
Cleaning the exterior of a house from red and green algae can cost between €100 and €500, depending on the size, material, and level of dirt. For tailored pricing offer please request a free quote.
Red and green algae growth is primarily caused by a combination of moisture, sunlight, and organic matter. These types of algae thrive in damp and shaded areas, such as roofs, walls, driveways, and patios. Organic matter, such as dirt, pollen, and debris, provides a nutrient source for algae to grow and spread.
Yes, power washing is a highly effective method for removing red and green algae from various surfaces. The high-pressure water stream combined with specialized cleaning solutions breaks down and eliminates algae, restoring the cleanliness and appearance of the affected areas. Power washing reaches deep into the pores and crevices of the surfaces, providing thorough and long-lasting results.
When performed by experienced professionals, power washing is safe for most surfaces. Professionals utilize the appropriate water pressure and techniques suitable for each surface type to avoid causing damage. However, it's important to hire a reputable algae removal service like WeShine, as improper handling or excessive pressure can potentially damage delicate surfaces.
While it's challenging to prevent algae growth entirely, there are preventive measures you can take. Regular cleaning and maintenance of the surfaces, including removal of debris and organic matter, can help inhibit algae growth. Additionally, applying protective coatings or treatments recommended by professionals can offer some level of resistance against future algae growth.
The duration of the algae removal process depends on the extent of the growth and the size of the affected area. A professional algae removal service like WeShine will assess the situation and provide you with an estimated timeline. Factors such as the type of surface, severity of the algae growth, and accessibility can influence the time required for complete removal.