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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.

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Cleaning

The innovative technologies that we use allow us to successfully remove atmospheric pollution quickly and efficiently. The method of cleaning will depends on the substrate to be cleaned and we can use any cleaning system specified on a tender – whether that’s steam cleaning, media blasting or chemical cleaning to remove really stubborn substances.

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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.

Related Case Studies

Tried and tested nationwide cleaning

Regular exterior cleaning for Big Yellow Self Storage has allowed us to stress-test our nationwide service and ensure that we are hitting the mark for quality of cleaning, timeliness of delivery and customer service.  

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High level interior cleaning - Moss House, University College Birmingham

We recently cleaned the glass panels surrounding the spectacular central atrium at Moss House, part of University College Birmingham.

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Cleaning Cardiff’s tallest building

We recently completed cleaning the cladding and windows of Bridge Street Exchange, Cardiff’s tallest building.

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Some of our clients

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Client Testimonials

“Thank you for sending the photos, it all looks amazing! ”

Robbie Irens - Gordon and Co

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

Lucy - Jones Lang LaSalle

“As always OneFifty got the job done with no fuss. They’re our go-to supplier for exterior building cleaning.”

Mark Sheffield - Contracts Manager - Jones Building Group

“The Jet Washing Company (now OneFifty) deliver the best quality exterior surface cleaning, high quality customer service, and excellent value.”

Will Mellor - Knight Frank

“Please pass on my sincere thanks to guys for the demo and for getting Neptune cleaned.”

Wendy Tomlinson - Senior Conservation Officer, Cheltenham Borough Council

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

Les Richards - Board member of the RTM

Our Accreditations

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