Tile Roof Cleaning Explosion Tampa Florida

It seems like everyone is offering tile roof cleaning in Tampa these days. We have painters, handymen, and yard guys cleaning roofs. Before you even consider hiring one of these jack of all trades, masters of none, see what happened to these people in the Hunters Green community in New Tampa, who hired the wrong tile roof cleaning company.

Worker severely burned in chemical explosion

By Times Staff Writer
Published January 17, 2004

clay-tile-roof-repair-tampa floridaTAMPA – A container with an acid residue exploded Friday morning in New Tampa, severely burning a 36-year-old man.

Investigators say Kenneth Toledo, a Tampa man who owns a pressure washing business, poured chlorine and water into the container, which had previously been used to apply an acid wash. The container had not been properly rinsed, and the resulting chemical reaction caused the explosion, officials said.

The container exploded as Toledo scaled a ladder to clean the roof of a Hunter’s Green home in the 17800 block of Osprey Point Place, pelting Toledo with chemicals and shrapnel. He was airlifted to Tampa General Hospital. His condition was unknown Friday.

The explosion also blew a 2-foot-wide hole in the roof. Tile was scattered about the driveway.

Here is another example of roof cleaning incompetence, here in the Tampa Florida area. This customer allowed some local roof cleaning company to pressure wash his roof, and here are the results.

The picture on the right shows the roof before it was pressure washed, and the picture on the left shows the permanent damage caused by the so called Tampa Roof Cleaning Company.

Some shingle and tile roofs are ruined by sheer incompetence, by non trained people out to make a fast buck, and others are ruined by people who just don’t care if they ruin your roof, or not.  Proper roof  cleaning chemicals are expensive, and require an extra person to protect the plants, as the roof is being cleaned.  Some roof cleaners in Tampa skip the expensive chemicals, and use high pressure instead, and since they are not using any chemicals, have no need to hire another helper to protect your plants. Often, the damage to your roof takes awhile to show up, and it will be far too late to stop payment.

Apple Roof Cleaning has been cleaning roofs here in the Tampa area over 25 years. We have safely cleaned over 30,000 roofs. We are the Chamber Of Commerce small business of the year winners for 2002. We did not win this award by ripping people off, or damaging our customers roofs cleaning roof-001

In fact, we are so good at what we do, we teach others the proper ways to clean shingle, tile, and metal roofs.

This certificate is your assurance of roof cleaning competence.

Here are just a few examples of some of our past tile roof cleaning work we have done. All of these homes were in a 75 mile radius of Tampa Florida.


We would like to be your roof cleaning company, so if you need our roof cleaning service, simply call us at 813 655 8777 for a free, no obligation estimate.

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