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BUILDING RESTORATION CLEANING   REMOVING PAINT FROM BRICKWORK  “STEAM CLEANING”  This building had multiple coats of paint on its outside walls, from a past building addition. The objective was to remove this unsightly old paint, leaving the natural brickwork.  This job was undertaken with high pressure steam cleaning. On partly painted buildings, it’s very important […]

BUILDING RESTORATION  LOW PRESSURE ABRASIVE BLAST CLEANING Working on a building restoration project, using low pressure abrasive blasting, to remove paint from water damaged painted brickwork. OREDER OF WORK   This job required a low pressure abrasive blast to clean & prepare the site, prior to the main building contractor starting internal building work. This […]

HISTORIC BRICKWORK TEST BLASTING BRICKWORK TO REMOVE PAINT Removing paint from brickwork is a gentle process, that requires time, skill and patience. These pictures clearly show you, how it should be done! All too often you encounter properties that have undergone poor or aggressive blasting, by those that are driven by speed only. They are […]

OAK BEAMS Low pressure blasting oak beams. This work in progress, is on a mixed restoration project requiring a gentle approach, to clean & restore this very old buildings timbers BRICK FIREPLACE & CHIMNEY BREAST At CJK, we take great pride in supplying the best of low pressure abrasive blasting. Historic buildings require a slow […]

STONEWORK CLEANING Steam cleaning is a great way to clean stonework, this methood allows you to avoid the dangers of high pressure cleaning, with powerful pressure washers. METHOD Cleaning stonework requires a much more gentle approach with heat and lower pressures than a typical pressure washer. Buildings can suffer with high levels of algae growth […]

STEAM CLEANING & PRESSURE WASHING In order to provide high quality service that stand out from the competition, you must be able to offer power with control. Steam Cleaning As the tittle suggests, it must be steam & not just hot water!  Constant steam is normally produced at lower pressures, this is very important in restoration […]

STEAM & PRESSURE WASHING  BLOCK PAVING CLEANING Using steam cleaning & pressure washing equipment, to clean driveways & patio areas. The importance of  cleaning block paving and patio areas, isn’t just to make things look nice.  It’s also a very important area of maintenance, that helps keep them in great condition. Block paving can develop […]

STEAM CLEANING Victorian brickwork can prove to be quite a challenge, when it comes to paint removal. As the brickwork & lime mortar can be quite soft naturally. The damage that can be caused by using  modern unbreathable paints, is quit substantial. The single most important fact is, these buildings most be able to breathe […]