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The Benefits of Doff Cleaning

Nov 24 2016

When it comes to cleaning and repairing concrete structures, Doff Cleaning can be extremely beneficial for both individuals and businesses. This cleaning technique refers to a steam cleaning system used specifically for brick, stone and graffiti. This type of steam cleaning is used on external walls and other building areas that require a thorough clean without sustaining any damage to the structure.

In order to effectively sterilise an area and eliminate moss, fungi and other biological matter from a building, the Doff cleaning method uses pressurised heated water. The pressure of the water is relatively weak (just enough to apply the amount of pressure required to remove debris) but the temperature of the water is quite high. This ensures the best results and prompt drying of the surfaces.

Why Should I choose Doff Cleaning?

There are many benefits to be garnered from Doff cleaning.

One of the most significant benefits of using this cleaning system is its gentle nature. No jarring pressure is involved in this cleaning method. As a result, the sensitive parts of the building’s external walls can be cleaned without incurring any damage to them. Therefore, when you’re looking to clean or restore old buildings, the aforementioned cleaning method is often ideal.

Due to the nature of this process, you can use this cleaning method for buildings that have sustained some serious damage. In fact, many experts recommend Doff cleaning for most buildings.

The machine used is a relatively quiet and free from noise. Therefore, this cleaning method offers an effective solution for businesses that can’t afford to close for any extended periods of time when undertaking restoration or cleaning work.

By minimising any possible disturbances the cleaning process can cause, and by protecting the integrity of the building or structure, Doff Cleaning is a very thorough service that yields great results.

How it Works

With the help of high-pressure steam, the Doff system cleans concrete, masonry and stonework. The volume of water is low, but the temperature is high and when applied using gentle pressure, dirt, grime and debris are removed.

Due to the low pressure of this technique, the surface of the building or structure isn’t saturated and dries within minutes. You can use this cleaning method to eliminate spores. This is turn eliminates the need to use a chemical biocide as a means of protection against additional biological activity.

What is the Doff system used for?

The doff system is often to clean a number of things including:

  • Removing wax coatings
  • Removing fungi, moss, algae
  • Removing other biological matter
  • Removing paint coatings
  • Removing other biological matter
  • Removing vermin or bird fouling
  • Removing certain types of graffiti

The Doff Cleaning system is recommended for use by many architects and restoration companies, such as ourselves. Our expert technicians will ensure that your project is undertaken with care to ensure that your building is preserved as intended.

Whether you’re looking to clean damaged or sensitive surfaces or want to get rid of biological matter, Doff cleaning can help you to achieve your objective easily. Find out more by giving us a call on 01733 560362.

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