Grillbillies is open! New Store

Do you grill or, do you barbecue?  Do you know the difference?  I never thought about it, as the words have always been interchangeable in my vocabulary.   A new barbecue supply store here in north Raleigh has been teaching me the difference.   Grillbillies Barbecue Supply off Durant Rd. in north Raleigh is a new, local business that…

Crustose And Other Lichen On Your Roof

Crustose And Other Lichen On Your Roof

After seeing all the Crustose on roofs this year, I wanted to write a quick article with a few pictures. Roof Cleaning in Raleigh had an early start this year with a run of good weather.  Dirty roofs are everywhere and we have been busy. Crustose is a form of lichen that grows on your…

Pressure Washing Service and Supplies- Wilmington, NC

MVP Services is opening a new pressure washing services and supplies store in Wilmington, NC.   They will be selling and servicing pressure washers for all local contractors.  They will also carry cleaning supplies.  So, if you are a professional roof cleaner or pressure washer in the Wilmington, NC area you will now have a…

We have improved and upgraded The Gutter Tool !

We have improved and upgraded The Gutter Tool !

  Gutter Cleaning Tools The Gutter Tool Sale!     We invented this gutter cleaning tool, we patented it and now we are selling it.  After many years of gutter cleaning and using this tool, we have finally brought it to market.  We went through countless prototypes and lots of feedback from my guys telling…

The Best Way To Clean A Roof

What is the best way to clean a roof?  “What is the best way to clean a roof”?  Let’s start the article with a big bold Bleach, Soap and Little or No Pressure!   Period, end of story.  I write these blogs every now and then because I start seeing the old saw about bleach being…

Roof debris – Don’t ignore it

Roof debris – Don’t ignore it

Roof Debris should not be ignored We are transitioning into gutter cleaning season and get to see a lot more roofs and roof debris on a daily basis.  We just finished cleaning off this roof that had a LOT of debris piled up.  A huge oak tree on one side of the house  was dropping…

Should we clean the whole roof?

Should we clean the whole roof? Should we clean the whole roof or just enough to make it look good?  It must be that time of year!  We have been getting a lot of requests to clean the roofs on homes that customers are getting prepared to sell.  A common question I get from sellers…

Some more Before and After Roof Cleaning Pictures

Some more Before and After Roof Cleaning Pictures

I did a quick dump of all our before and after roof cleaning pictures and am posting a new article with them.  I think pictures are what people are looking for most when doing any type of cleaning.  They want to see results and how it is going to look. CLICK ON THE PICTURE FOR…

Never pressure wash your roof

Never pressure wash your roof

Never pressure wash your roof.   Let’s talk about contractors who want to pressure wash your roof.   As a general rule, anytime a contractor wants to sell you a roof cleaning that involves the use of a pressure washer, they are VERY NEW to the roof cleaning industry, don’t understand it, and should probably…

What is Artillery Fungus?

What is Artillery Fungus?

What is Artillery Fungus? What is Artillery fungus you ask?  You just got your house washed and you  now notice a bunch of black spots all over your siding.  You try to scrape them off but they are stubborn.  When you look closer, they are on the windows and up as high as the second…

Grillbillies is open! New Store

Do you grill or, do you barbecue?  Do you know the difference?  I never thought about it, as the words have always been interchangeable in my vocabulary.   A new barbecue supply store here in north Raleigh has been teaching me the difference.   Grillbillies Barbecue Supply off Durant Rd. in north Raleigh is a new, local business that…

We have improved and upgraded The Gutter Tool !

We have improved and upgraded The Gutter Tool !

  Gutter Cleaning Tools The Gutter Tool Sale!     We invented this gutter cleaning tool, we patented it and now we are selling it.  After many years of gutter cleaning and using this tool, we have finally brought it to market.  We went through countless prototypes and lots of feedback from my guys telling…

The Best Way To Clean A Roof

What is the best way to clean a roof?  “What is the best way to clean a roof”?  Let’s start the article with a big bold Bleach, Soap and Little or No Pressure!   Period, end of story.  I write these blogs every now and then because I start seeing the old saw about bleach being…

Should we clean the whole roof?

Should we clean the whole roof? Should we clean the whole roof or just enough to make it look good?  It must be that time of year!  We have been getting a lot of requests to clean the roofs on homes that customers are getting prepared to sell.  A common question I get from sellers…

What is Artillery Fungus?

What is Artillery Fungus?

What is Artillery Fungus? What is Artillery fungus you ask?  You just got your house washed and you  now notice a bunch of black spots all over your siding.  You try to scrape them off but they are stubborn.  When you look closer, they are on the windows and up as high as the second…

Gutter Guards – A quick review

Gutter Guards – A quick review

Gutter Guards – Our reviews and ratings Before I begin writing this article I will make the disclaimer that we do not sell or install gutter guards of any sort.  The opinions in this review are based on our experience with cleaning gutters on an everyday basis.  Roof Refresh is a gutter cleaning contractor serving…

Updated: More recent roof cleaning projects

Updated: More recent roof cleaning projects

Updated: More  recent roof cleaning projects I have so many pictures of our recent roof cleaning and pressure washing projects that I am considering making this type of post a regular staple for the blog. The summer heat really dries the roof shingles fast after we rinse them.  That means we do not have to hang around…

Updated-Gutter Cleaning Wake Forest, NC

Updated-Gutter Cleaning Wake Forest, NC

Gutter Cleaning Wake Forest, NC This was a hilarious gutter cleaning in Wake Forest, NC. We received a call from this customer complaining of clogged gutters.  It was unusual because there were absolutely no tress around the house. Once I got up there to look around, well, we can see the problem.  She had a…

Recent Roof Cleaning Projects in Raleigh, NC

Recent Roof Cleaning Projects in Raleigh, NC

Some before and after roof stain pictures. Like all of our roof stain removal projects, these roofs were all washed using absolutely no pressure at all. Roof Refresh uses battery operated pumps when cleaning your roof so there is no risk of any damage occurring to the shingles. If you are thinking of having your…

Power washing in Wake Forest, NC

Power washing in Wake Forest, NC

Power Washing  in Wake Forest NC As we are moving into February I figured it was time to start posting some pressure washing pictures to get everyone thinking about spring cleaning.  This is a power washing in Wake Forest, NC. Having your home power washed is a great way to liven up the exterior and enhance…

Gutter Cleaning Holly Springs NC

Gutter Cleaning Holly Springs NC

More Gutter Cleaning Holly Springs, NC Gutter cleaning season is in full swing and I wanted to post some pictures of a recent gutter cleaning we did in Holly Springs NC. The customer had gutter guards installed on the back portion of the home where all the trees were.  Debris had piled up on the…

It’s more than a gutter cleaning – Cary, NC

It’s more than a gutter cleaning – Cary, NC

Gutter Cleaning Cary NC Fall is here and the leaves are just beginning to turn.  Pretty soon they will start falling and we will transition from roof cleaning to gutter cleaning.  The Raleigh, Cary and Wake Forest areas provide a large gutter cleaning base for us and we stay pretty busy through the winter months….

Roof Cleaning – The most important piece of the curb appeal puzzle

Roof Cleaning – The most important piece of the curb appeal puzzle

Whether you are getting ready to sell your home, or just looking to do a general cleanup to get things outside looking nice, there are certain steps you can take to significantly improve the curb appeal of your home.  Roof cleaning is one of them. If you Google the words “curb appeal”, you will get…

Spider season!  Time to wash the house!

Spider season! Time to wash the house!

The spiders are out in full force this year!  It is that time of year when you walk out of your house and straight into a spider web that just wants to wrap itself around your face and get into your hair.  It takes forever to get it all off  and even when you do,…

Gutters are better than gardens

Gutters are better than gardens

Gutter Cleaning Cary NC Here is a gutter cleaning in Cary NC that we recently performed.  This house was vacant so it had been awhile since the gutters were cleaned.  I circled some of the bigger plants growing in the gutter. Clogged gutters can create problems with the natural drainage of water away from your…

Roof cleaning in the Clayton/Garner NC area

Roof cleaning in the Clayton/Garner NC area

 Roof  cleaning in the Clayton/Garner NC area   This is a roof we cleaned in the Clayton/Garner NC area today.  The rain seems like it has stopped for awhile so we are playing catch up on all the roof cleaning we have been delayed from. This roof had a little bit of moss and  was a…

Some Really Bad Roof Stains in Cary, NC

Some Really Bad Roof Stains in Cary, NC

Roof cleaning products that don’t work. I was going through and cleaning out some of our roof cleaning pictures and came across this one. You can see how dirty and stained this roof was before we cleaned it.  Towards the bottom of the roof line, you will notice the white, chalky substance.  I had never seen this…

Roof Cleaning Apex NC

Roof Cleaning Apex NC

Roof Cleaning Apex NC Here is a recent roof cleaning we performed in Apex, NC. Roof cleaning in our area is starting to become a popular part of home maintenance.  Realtors are starting to see the advantages of presenting a home that is in the best shape possible for potential buyers. We have received a lot more calls…

Gutter Cleaning and Mosquito Problems.

Gutter Cleaning and Mosquito Problems.

 Gutter cleaning and Mosquito Problems. This has been one of the coldest springs in recorded history and I can’t remember a wetter one.   Gutter cleaning has taken up a huge amount of our time here recently as all the trees have released the pollen sacks and tendrils, and gutters are overflowing everywhere! We were recently…

Roof stain removal Apex, NC

Roof stain removal Apex, NC

Roof stain removal Apex, NC Here is a roof stain removal we performed in Apex, NC It is still drying in this “after” pic but, the difference is amazing! With roof cleaning becoming more popular in the Raleigh, Cary and apex areas, roof Refresh has become the roof cleaning company of choice for many people looking…

Roof Stains – Roof Mold – Raleigh NC

Roof Stains – Roof Mold – Raleigh NC

Roof Stains – Roof Mold – Raleigh NC Here is a roof cleaning we did in Raleigh NC.  I like the lighter shingles because they really look nice after the algae is removed. I have noticed a lot of people calling it roof mold and using the terms roof stains a lot here lately, so…

Roof Cleaning Certification- Roof Cleaning Training

Roof Cleaning Certification- Roof Cleaning Training

Roof Cleaning  Certification – The latest fad in a growing industry Roof cleaning is an emerging market that has seen some explosive growth over the last few years. With this growth, comes a whole crop of new roof cleaning companies run by innovative entrepreneurs, brimming with ideas on improving the industry. Some keen businessmen have…

Roof Cleaning Wake Forest, NC

Roof Cleaning Wake Forest, NC

This was a roof we cleaned in Wake Forest, NC Don\’t be shellfish…

Roof Cleaning Clayton, NC

Roof Cleaning Clayton, NC

This is a roof cleaning we preformed in Clayton, NC. It was a little windy, so extra care had to be taken when cleaning the roof to ensure we kept everything from getting hit with any over spray. We always have two men on our job sites and after having cleaned a few hundred roofs…

Gutter Cleaning Apex NC

Gutter Cleaning Apex NC

Our customers trust  Roof Refresh to provide all of their gutter cleaning needs in Apex NC. We have a solid base of repeat gutter cleaning customers in Apex and we are always happy to add more! Annual gutter maintenance is one of the best ways to avoid potential problems with your home.  Gutter systems are designed to…

Gutter Cleaning Cary NC

Gutter Cleaning Cary NC

Wow!  It had been a little while since this customer had their gutters cleaned. We were performing a gutter cleaning in Cary NC and as usual, I had to stop to get a picture. When your gutters get this full, all kinds of problems will begin to occur.  The biggest is the debris is so…

Gutter Cleaning Raleigh NC

Gutter Cleaning Raleigh NC

 Gutter Cleaning, Raleigh NC This picture is from a gutter cleaning in Raleigh NC.  We were cleaning out the gutters and checking downspouts for clogs when I noticed this. I have never seen grass and weeds growing in a gutter!  We see the usual assortment of baby pine tress and other small plants that take…

Roof Cleaning Raleigh NC

Roof Cleaning Raleigh, NC Roof Refresh is the roof cleaning company of choice for some of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Raleigh.  This homeowner was extremely pleased to have her roof cleaned. We clean all sizes of roofs around the Raleigh area.  When it comes to roof cleaning in Raleigh, NC  the big homes are the most…

Roof Cleaning Holly Springs NC

We cleaned this roof in Holly springs NC for a friend in the industry.  The algae was a definite eyesore and needed to be removed.  The lighter color roofs always look so nice once the staining on the roof has been removed. Holly Springs is a growing community and I am sure that we will…

Roof Cleaning  Cary NC

Roof Cleaning Cary NC

  Roof Cleaning Cary NC This is a roof cleaning in Cary NC.  We used zero pressure to clean the roof and the customer was very happy.  We spend a lot of time in Cary NC providing roof cleaning services.  This roof was not really that old but the algae found its way onto it and…

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