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Surface Materials

 

Concrete

Concrete is widely used throughout the built environment. Having cleaned many different exterior concrete surfaces we know the best way to remove dirt and contaminants and achieve brilliant results without causing damage.

Where Used

Where Used

Concrete is an important construction material; durable, flexible, cost efficient and fire resistant - it is widely used throughout the built environment. Structural applications include façades, arches and pillars, walls and floors, paving stones, driveways and cladding.

Keeping concrete surfaces clean and free of environmental and organic contaminants helps protect the concrete and keep it looking its best. 

We can achieve brilliant results on concrete, even the dirtiest of surfaces will look clean and new once we have finished working on them.

 

Cleaning Method

Cleaning Method

Older concrete surfaces may be rough and pitted and require a very different cleaning approach to a new, sheer, smooth façade. We always review and assess the state of the concrete prior to cleaning to gauge the best approach and mitigate risk of damage. 

Where graffiti or old paint needs to be completely removed, concrete can respond well to high pressure hot water washing. However, if the concrete is worn, we can turn the pressure down and take a more gentle approach - either way we always achieve the best possible results.

Where there are grease or oil stains on concrete, such as on a garage forecourt or in a car park, we use a poultice to draw out the stain prior to cleaning which we find achieves the best possible outcome. 

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Our expertise in specialist access allows us to deliver brilliant exterior surface cleaning regardless of the complexity of a project.

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An in-depth understanding of different building materials means we can achieve outstanding results whilst mitigating risk of damage.

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Our aim is to raise-the-bar in the cleaning industry and deliver the very highest levels of customer service.

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Major project carried out with minimum fuss

OneFifty was contracted to carry out external cleaning of a sizeable office premises in Temple Quay. Using cherry pickers and ropes we were able to reach and clean every inch of the building exterior.

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Client Testimonials

“It is refreshing to work with such a dynamic, enthusiastic and reliable team.”

Adam Coombs - Regional Director, Hillcrest

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

Joe - Hillcrest Estate Management

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

Terri - DJ Foley Property Consultants

“Quite simply a very professional, friendly, family business that provides good value for money. ”

Les Richards - Board member of the RTM

“The work was carried out to a very high standard and we would not hesitate to use you again.”

Cathering Stott - Eunomia Research & Consulting

“You’ve done a lovely job and we would recommend your services.”

Elaine Whitfield - Consort Property Management

Our Accreditations

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