We make buildings look brand new Clean Building or Your Money Back!

Dirty Building?

Let's Make it a

CLEAN ONE!

Before

After

As trusted by:

Exterior Building Cleaning Bristol

Exterior building cleaning Bristol has been reviewed after serious deterioration of a historic building.

The site, in Stokes Croft, has been a target for graffiti artists ever since Banksy cut his teeth spraying art in and around the area.

A dress maker, Gill Cockwell, whose shop is in the building affected, has pleaded with people to stop using the 100-year-old building as their canvas.

The building has been constantly pressure washed to remove the offending tags, to the point that now, according to Cockwell, the building is slowly being destroyed.

She has displayed a notice in the window which asks graffiti artists to cease and desist. She also highlights the issue of repeated exterior building cleaning bristol on such an old building.

“This building is made of beautiful Bath stone. The council have to use jet washers to remove graffiti from it.

The stone has begun to disintegrate and there is permanent damage.

The people who work here all run small independent businesses. We work very hard and put in long hours! We have all spent time cleaning the walls to try and preserve the building that we love when we could have been working.

It is heartbreaking to see this beautiful place being vandalized and 100 year old stone being permanently damaged for no good reason.

Please think before you tag! We would be so grateful.”

Bath stone is specific to the area and can come in a variety of tones and hues, however it does require special cleaning. Council officials have been using pressure washing in this circumstance – which is probably one of the most abrasive methods.

There are gentler ways of cleaning Bath stone, which may need to be reviewed. However in the meantime, the prevention of more graffiti is more of an issue. Cockwell has welcomed a discussion regarding the need of graffiti and may find a resolution through dialogue this way.

However, if you are going to clean Bath stone, it needs to be done using barely any pressure and little to no acidic chemicals. There are a few exterior building cleaning bristol methods which will not alter the building’s appearance and should be implemented infrequently as part of the building’s maintenance.

Bath Stone Cleaning should be undertaken by experienced stone cleaners and not council workers who are given the wrong tools to work with. Purple Rhino have vast experience in cleaning bath stone and can help with removing Graffiti.

A long term solution is needed and perhaps testing an area with an anti graffiti coating may be the best answer says Darran Smith of Purple Rhino

 

Please enquire about exterior cleaning in the form below

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Leave a Reply

Case Studies of Our Cleaning Work


See all case studies
  • Case Study

     Purple Rhino Author Logo

    Render Moss Removal

  • Case Study

     Purple Rhino Author Logo

    Green Powder Coated Aluminium Window Frame Restoration

  • Case Study

     Purple Rhino Author Logo

    Environment Agency Solar Panel Cleaning

  • Case Study

     Purple Rhino Author Logo

    Cladding Cleaning LC Packaging

  • Manor House SoftWashing

    Case Study

     Purple Rhino Author Logo

    Resin Driveway Cleaning – Saint Hill Manor House

  • Manchester-Render-Cleaning-Purple-Rhino-After copy

    Case Study

     Purple Rhino Author Logo

    Render Cleaning and Stone Cleaning Using a DOFF Steam Cleaning System

What our Clients Think


See all testimonials
  • Perefect results in an extremely safe manner performed by all of the Purple Rhino render cleaning team – Thank You

    Dobromir Yankov Project Manager
    Gem Estate Management Company, London

  • Excellent team, would highly recommend

    Amanda Laverick Manager
    Thorpe Underwood Estate, York

  • The services offered by purple rhino were first class, the workforce are approachable and very health and safety aware, they were very good with the residents, they kept disruption to a minimum, Darran was always readily available to answer any quires or deal with any issues, we only had one very small issue but it was sorted out very quickly, I would recommend this company to anybody and hope I have the pleasure of working with them again.

    Tony Jones Contract Manager
    Install direct London ltd, London

  • “We were very pleased with the service we received from Purple Rhino at a very reasonable price too! The staff were friendly and did a fantastic job! I would have no hesitation in recommending Purple Rhino”

    Andy Hooper Premises Manager
    Beacon Community College, East Sussex

Purple Rhino Blog


See all Purple Rhino News

Our Recent Work

Call Us Email Us

Your buildings will
look brand new