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Oil and Grease

Greasy food stains, or oil stains from vehicles, can be surprisingly stubborn and difficult to remove - especially from porous surfaces such as wood, natural stone and concrete. It is best to act quickly to remove stains that contain natural oils as these will react with the air and harden (resinify) which makes them harder to remove. With synthetic oils, such as engine oils, cleaning is less urgent as these do not react and harden.    

Where required we use a specially prepared poultice to clean grease and oil. A poultice works by pulling the oil or grease out of the substrate - almost like a super absorbent blotting paper. A cleaning poultice  does not require water and can work particularly well on delicate surfaces such as historic stone, although it is also effective for cleaning other surfaces such as marble, granite, brick and concrete.

Oil and Grease  Cleaning

Cleaning

Where required we use a specially prepared poultice to clean grease and oil. A poultice works by pulling the oil or grease out of the substrate - almost like a super absorbent blotting paper. A cleaning poultice  does not require water and can work particularly well on delicate surfaces such as historic stone, although it is also effective for cleaning other surfaces such as marble, granite, brick and concrete.

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Prevention

Unfortunately oil and grease stains are hard to avoid, but there are products available for sealing porous surfaces such as wood and concrete, which can help prevent oil and grease from penetrating the surface.

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Client Testimonials

“If we need a job to be carried out at short notice they do everything necessary to make it happen, including getting required approvals to allow them to get on site and get the job done.”

Daniel Boyle - MD of Relyon Services

“Please pass on my sincere thanks to guys for the demo and for getting Neptune cleaned.”

Wendy Tomlinson, Senior Conservation Officer for Cheltenham Borough Council

“The Jet Washing Company (now OneFifty) deliver the best quality exterior surface cleaning, high quality customer service, and excellent value.”

Will Mellor - Knight Frank

“They did a really great job of cleaning the high-level cladding on the building. I know that they offer a range of cleaning services and I will definitely be using them again in the future. ”

Christopher Haswell - Project Manager - Maddox Construction

“The work was carried out to a very high standard and we would not hesitate to use you again.”

Cathering Stott - Eunomia Research & Consulting

“Thank you to you and your team for delivering such high standards of service whilst representing RelyOn.”

Jason Husk - RelyOn Services

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