Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. What is Doff Steam Cleaning?

    Doff cleaning is a specialist steam cleaning method designed to remove all substrate without leaving any damage to the surface that is being cleaned. Doff steam cleaning is commonly used to remove a number of dirt and grime including building dust, grime, graffiti, moss, algae and much more. The Doff Cleaning System utilises a standard water supply via a pressure pump unit. With temperatures of up to 150°C and no harsh pressure this superheated system makes light work of substrate.

  • 2. What is JOS Torc Steam Cleaning?

    The TORC cleaning system is one of the most effective and highly efficient processes for the removal of carbon sulphation, brittle paints, limescale and more. The JOS Torc cleaning method uses low volumes of water to create a gentle vortex. The head of the machine has multiple sections to allow to reach a range of different areas including brick and stone.

  • 3. What is ThermaTech Cleaning?

    ThermaTech cleaning is a super heated steam cleaning system frequently used for stone cleaning and paint removal jobs across a number of types of structures such as commercial property and heritage sites. The ThermaTech cleaning system is environmentally friendly and is designed from the outset to use only high quality, recyclable materials which ultimately reduces reliance on chemicals and boosts the performance of milder agents.

  • 4. What is VorTech Cleaning?

    VorTech cleaning is a specialist swirling abrasive cleaning system based on the JOS technology originally developed in Germany in the 1980's. The VorTech system uses a selected abrasive carried by a flow of compressed air to a nozzle, at which point water is added. VorTech is commonly used across a number of different applications including churches and cathedrals, historical listed buildings and much more.

  • 5. What is Façade Cleaning?

    Façade cleaning is the process of removing dirt and grime from the exterior surface of a building, monument, church or something else. Many different methods exist to remove dirt and grime including steam cleaning methods, ice blasting and cleanfilm. Structures in busy towns and cities are often more widely affected as a result of the increase in traffic throughout the area.

  • 6. Why is Façade Cleaning Important?

    Façade cleaning removes any dirt and grime leaving your building with a more hospitable front. It also allows for the normal transpiration of moisture. Moisture trapped under dirt and grime can lead to masonry decay and ultimately increased costs for repair, which is why it is essential to maintain the upkeep of the facade of your building. Façade cleaning restores the exterior of your premises to its former glory and is commonly utilised across a number of different applications including churches and cathedrals, war memorials, monuments and structures, historical listed buildings and much more.

  • 7. What are the Different Ways to Clean Façade?

    There a several different methods of façade cleaning designed to remove any dirt and grime leaving your building with a more hospitable front including Doff cleaning, JOS Torc cleaning, ThermaTech cleaning, VorTech cleaning, Cleanfilm and Ice Tech. Whether you're looking to steam clean, dry ice blast or film clean a façade, there are a number of different cleaning processes available to clean stone.

  • 8. How Do You Clean Building Stone?

    It is highly important to ensure that any stone cleaning and restoration tasked is carried out by a professional to make sure that dirt and grime are effectively removed and the underlying surface is not damaged. To ensure the longevity and health of your stone building it is essential to have proper and efficient maintenance carried out. Stone can quickly become dirty due to high pollution which leaves dirt and grime as well as wear and tear over time.