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Atmospheric pollution

Atmospheric pollution & general grime is a particular problem in built up areas, such as city centres, where there is a high volume of traffic. This is because vehicle exhausts emit sulphur dioxide which reacts with stone, forming calcium sulphate crystals on the surface. These crystals trap pollution creating a black crust - the dark staining so often seen on buildings. Not only is this unsightly, it also clogs up the pores and affects the movement of water in and out of the stone which can in turn cause it to further deteriorate.

Cleaning

The method of cleaning will depend on the substrate to be cleaned. Our equipment has a range of operating modes making it extremely flexible. Being able to adjust both pressure and temperature allows us to deliver the most appropriate cleaning method and achieve the best possible results every time.

Prevention

If you are in a built up area where there is a high volume of traffic atmospheric pollution is a fact of life. Regular cleaning will help protect the substrate and prolong the life of the building.

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Related Case Studies

One building, four surface types! Our system works its magic across all four.

St George's Heights is a modern apartment block located in Redfield, in South Bristol. The building façade is made up of four different substrates; wooden cladding, brick work, cement and K Rend render. Each of these surfaces requires a slightly different method of cleaning which was no problem for our cleaning system.

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What's a six tonne spider got to do with jet washing?

We have acquired a reputation for problem solving, especially when it comes to cleaning buildings with tricky access. One Glass Wharf is a good example as it required various specialist access equipment including a six tonne spider!

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Grosvenor Court

We were requested by BNS Property Management to clean the front walls and pathways of Grosvenor Court, Bristol.

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Client Testimonials

“The offending Graffiti was removed without trace using pressurised steam.”

Lucy - Jones Lang LaSalle

“Your pressurised hot water system transformed the appearance of our outdoor wooden decking.”

Gary - Lockside Restaurant

“Looks really good, we are very impressed with your state of the art cleaning equipment. Please pass on our thanks to Andy.”

Adam Reynolds - Cheltenham Borough Council

“We were delighted with the high standards they achieved.”

Terri - DJ Foley Property Consultants

“Their work is excellent – I recently visited a building that they cleaned for me 18 months ago and it still looks brilliant.”

Daniel Boyle - MD of Relyon Services

“They were able to remove the remnants of graffiti that had not been removed previously using chemicals.”

Joe - Hillcrest Estate Management

Our Accreditations