Technical Papers

Honest Home Inspections library offers technical papers on a variety of topics.  Although the papers may be targeted at different levels of expertise, ranging from homeowner to professional, each has something to offer to everyone. 

Roof Discoloration from Algae

The following information is from a technical bulletin produced by the Asphalt Roofing Manufactures Assocation.

For many years, roof discoloration caused by algae has been observed throughout the United States and Canada. The discoloration usually has a brown to black appearance, and may be mistaken for fungus growth, soot, dirt, moss, or tree droppings.

Spring Home Maintenance

Spring Home Maintenance


1.  Prevent Water Penetration