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Red Brick- Textured
This category includes all textured red through-the-body brick.
Brick in this category may be cleaned by the bucket and brush method, high water pressure method, or by sandblasting.
Red Brick- Heavy Sand Finish
This category includes all red through-the-body brick with various applied heavy sand finish faces.
Brick in this category may best be cleaned by the bucket and brush method, using plain water and scrub brush, or with lightly applied high pressure water system, with plain water being used, Sandblast cleaning is not recommended. If mortar stains are excessive, use of cleaning compounds may be required.
White, Buff, Gray & Chocolate Brick
This category includes all textured and sand finish brick with through-the-body colors other than natural red.
Brick in this category may be cleaned by the bucket and brush method, or by lightly applied high pressure water system. Sandblast cleaning is also recommended except in the cases where heavy sand finish is involved. In the two wet cleaning systems, no muriatic acid or compounds containing muriatic acid may be used. Only plain water and detergent, or Sure Klean Vanatrol, Diedrich 202V Vana-Stop or equal may be used.
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