When property owners see painted brick, they may chalk it up to a lost cause, especially for older masonry. However, there’s a way to remove layers of paint and deep-set grime from bricks using an abrasive cleaning method known as sandblasting. It’s a technique that requires an experienced contractor to understand the correlation between sandblasting and the condition of the brick. Therefore, if you’re interested in this service, you should first understand what to expect during the process of sandblasting brick. [Read more…] about What to Expect During the Process of Sandblasting Brick
A lot of houses and commercial spaces still have lead-painted surfaces, seeing as the hazardous material hadn’t been outlawed until 1978. If found, the removal of lead-based paint is one method to ensure the safety of your building’s occupants. However, when considering abatement, it’s important to understand the approaches to lead paint removal and whether sandblasting or pressure washing is a more effective technique. [Read more…] about Lead Paint Removal: Is Sandblasting or Pressure Washing More Effective?
Sandblasting is an effective way of cleaning any hard surface quickly and completely. While similar to power washing, sandblasting – also known as abrasive cleaning for the various mediums that can be used in the process – is the use of sand or another granule with high-pressure air to remove grime, paint, or even wall coverings like stucco from brick, concrete, CMU, or other hard surfaces. Below we’ll go over the common applications, and when sandblasting is something you should use. [Read more…] about When Should You Use Sandblasting?