PowerWashCompany.com rust removal services can remove rust stains from almost any surface using professional grade cleaning solutions that are designed to break down rust stains safely.
Rust is a common problem, especially on surfaces that handle a large amount of machinery, metals, or fertilizers, and it is a very common problem near salt water. In some cases battery acid stains are often confused with rust stains.
Battery acid stains are an orange-colored stain caused by acid burns, which looks almost identical, but it is actually a very different type of stain and requires us to use a different process for removal.
Before hiring a rust removal service, try to find the source of the rust and remove it or seal it if possible to prevent it from coming back. If the source of the rust is not corrected, the stain will return.
Many items can cause rust stains. If you have a rust stain somewhere, here is a list of things to inspect for: nails, screws, exposed steel fastners and brackets, steel legs on benches, tables, or chairs, battery acid, flower pots, HVAC condensate (drip) pipes, sprinkler pipes, chimney caps, roof flashings, barbecue grills, and other metal items.
If most metals are exposed to the weather, they will rust, so make sure any steel items exposed to the elements are coated in a paint or epoxy to avoid them from rusting.
PowerWashCompany.com uses a variety of acid based cleaning solutions from Sun Brite Supply to remove rust and other mineral stains. Products like Brick Clean and F9, are Battery Acid Restoration Cleaners which slowly dissolves the rust and mineral deposits using chemistry.
Experienced exterior building cleaning companies will usually suggest that the building is put on a regular maintenance cleaning cycle of every 3-5 years in order to keep the building looking it’s best and to prevent biological growths from damaging the buildings exterior.
Depending on what the buildings exterior is made of the types of cleaners used for rust removal services, the water pressure and the temperature of the water will vary, especially on Limestone, painted surfaces, aluminum, wood siding and EIFS. Building exteriors made from these types of materials require special cleaners to remove rust and other mineral stains. Especially if the there is a lot of surface dirt and an Algae called Gloeocaspa Magma from the surface.
On average exterior building cleaning should be done every 3-5 years to properly maintain the structure. By creating a maintenance schedule for rust removal services and exterior building cleaning the building will not only have a more appealing look, it will also prevent heavy biological growth which can hold moisture and slowly cause the break down of the buildings structure.