For whatever reason, many sandstone homes across Glasgow and the central belt of Scotland have had their original sandstone, granite and other stonework painted over.
This thick/heavy outdoor paint can prove to be a real problem to remove from stonework without damaging the stonework underneath. Powerwashing is a destructive process that will simply blast away and permanently damage stonework. However at Balmore Contracting, we offer THREE superior alternatives to stonework paint removal.
DOFF Steam Cleaning
We are one of the leading DOFF Steam Cleaning Contractors in Scotland. DOFF is a super heated steaming system that uses the power of steam to delicately remove paintwork. It uses no chemicals and with a control nozzle, we can adapt the power of the steam to deal with both the difficult paint removal sections and the fragile stonework. With out Rope Access team, we can conduct paint removal work on some of the most difficult to access locations so when it comes to stonework paint removal, we are a leader in the field.
Dry Ice Blasting
Dry Ice Blasting is as the name suggests a method of cleaning that uses dry ice. Firing small dry ice pellets that evaporate on contact with the cleaning surface. It is an environmentally friendly form of controlled and precise cleaning that uses frozen carbon dioxide pellets to remove scales and contaminants from the likes of metal and stonework to remove corrosion, rust, paint and other forms of staining and contaminants.
TORC Cleaning is a powerful method of cleaning perfect for the gentle removal of carbon sulphation, brittle paint removal, limescale and much more. Using a small vortex mixed with air, granule particles and a small amount of water, TORC Cleaning is one of the best masonry cleaning methods available and is perfect from stonework paint removal.
Which cleaning method is best for stonework paint removal?
A lot depends on what type of stonework that you want paint removal on. At Balmore, we can offer the full compliment of cleaning methods and can advise you on the best method for your specific needs.
With over three decades of experience in difficult access cleaning services, we have built up both a solid reputation for our work and a wealth of experience in the field.
Call our Glasgow head office today to discuss your stonework paint removal needs.