Cleaning Historic Buildings: v. 2: Cleaning Materials and by Nicola Ashurst

By Nicola Ashurst

What occurs to the material of a ancient construction whether it is now not wiped clean? what's soiling, how does it impact the construction? What cleansing tools will be used? This moment of a complete two-volume advisor addresses those vital and debatable questions, in addition to many others, and gives functional assistance on acceptable cleansing concepts, subsidized up with worthy case examine fabric. in line with the author's wide on-site involvement at trial and agreement degree in lots of cleansing and floor fix undertaking, this publication examines a number of the attitudes and present cleansing practices, in addition to the function and want for research of substrates and soiling. It additionally bargains suggestion on facing certain cleansing difficulties, reminiscent of the removing of paint, graffiti and steel stains, and offers an assesment of the cleansing tools at the moment available.

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