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What are the black streaks on my roof?

what are the black streaks on my roof I here it more and more lately.  What are the black streaks on my roof, and where did they come from? The black streaks that are showing up on more roofs in West Michigan is caused by Gloeocapsa Magma. Which is a tyoe of algea...

Commercial Window Cleaning

We provide Commercial Window cleaning to the Grand Rapids and surrounding area. Have you ever wondered what kind of impression clean windows leave your customers or clients with? If the windows of your building are caked with dirt, coated with hard water spots, or...

Window washing

Why use a professional window washing company With the holiday season upon us, your to-do list is now several pages long.  Your windows have been through a lot and you may be looking through dirty windows. We at Kleen can still provide you with a window washing before...

Pressure Washing

Why is it called pressure washing. When talking about exterior cleaning it is most often thought of as pressure washing.  This could be because in the past the only way to clean the exterior of houses and buildings was to use a pressure washer or hand wash it.  The...

Exterior House Washing

Exterior Soft Washing Soft washing is a safer alternative to Pressure washing when it is used to wash exterior siding on homes.  Soft washing is a safe and effective cleaning technique that utilizes a low pressure delivery and rinse system. How it works. The cleaning...

Professional Roof Cleaning

WHY YOU NEED A PROFESSIONAL ROOF CLEANING Anywhere you live in Michigan, your roof has the potential to accumulate algae, moss and lichen.   These growths are caused by several factors including the filler in the asphalt shingles, moisture in the form of rain, snow...

Gutter Cleaning

Why is gutter cleaning so important? Let’s face it – the topic of gutter cleaning is far from a fascinating subject. Most homeowners don’t think about their home gutter system until the gutters stop working properly. Fact is the gutters on your home serve a critical...

Cleaning moss off your roof

            Cleaning Moss off a Roof We have been getting a lot of calls asking if cleaning moss off a roof is possible. While letting a roof get to the point where it is covered in moss is not good for the shingles, we can safely remove...

Mold on Siding

Black and Green Mold on Siding I am sure that you have noticed this for yourself, that the north side of your home is notably more prone to mold-growth than any of the other exterior walls of a home.  It's the simple fact, that the surfaces facing north receive less...

Deck Cleaning

Deck Cleaning in Grand Rapids, MI Kleen llc can make decks look good again. Decks are great places to enjoy the outdoors when you are at home. When the deck is dirty, it is not so inviting to sit on your deck. We clean decks for...

Roof Maintenance Tips

Roof Maintenance Tips There is no such thing as a maintenance free roof; all roofs need regular maintenance to achieve their full life span   A well maintained shingle roof can last for 30 years, protecting your house, family and belongings. Replacing a roof is...

Never Pressure Wash your Home

STOP! Never Pressure Wash Your Home  The first thing people think of when they want their house cleaned is to have it pressure washed, but the destructive forces of a pressure washer can cause extensive damage to the exterior surfaces of a home. Vinyl siding can be...

Black Streaks on Roof

Here in West Michigan you've probably seen unsightly black streaks on asphalt shingle roofs. Some people think this is caused by an accumulation of dirt, mold or mildew, or defective shingles. The culprit that is actually causing the black streaks is a blue-green...

Playground Equipment Cleaning

Kleen llc has noticed lately that some exterior cleaning companies have been saying how their soft wash process is great for the killing of germs, bacteria and other viruses on playground equipment and other surfaces. Some say that not only do they use chlorine in...

Pressure Washing Siding

Vinyl siding is a durable, versatile, and resilient building material, but it does require some routine care and cleaning. But, is pressure washing the thing to do? Because it is an exterior product, vinyl siding can accumulate a host of dirt, grime, and stains....