Cleaning/Paint Stripping Historic Masonry



 
 
 
 

Before
After

Before Cleaning
After Cleaning

Before


Photograph taken before the restoration washing of this building. deGruchy Masonry washed the building only. The repointing found underneath was performed by another masonry company.
After


After a restoration wash.
 
Before


Photograph taken before the restoration washing of this building. deGruchy Masonry washed the building only. The repointing found underneath was performed by another masonry company.

 


Before cleaning work at the Mount Airy Train Station.
 
 
 
 


After cleaning work at the Mount Airy Train Station.

Before Paint stripping
After Paint stripping

Before
After

 


This photo shows a ''during'' shot of the cleaning of historic brick which have absorbed atmospheric pollutants that have caused them to turn black.

Before
After
 
Before
After
 
 


Photo of the collection dam created to capture all solids and liquids for proper disposal.

Exterior before cleaning
Exterior after cleaning
 
Porch area before cleaning and pointing
Porch area after cleaning and pointing
 
Before paint removal
After paint removal
 
Before paint removal
After paint removal
 
Before pointing and cleaning
After pointing and cleaning


Customer comments:

Job Location Customer Comment
Allentown, PA The house looks great. I'm impressed with your work!
Quakertown, PA Very professional job. Men were very friendly, courteous and conscientious. Great crew.
Bath, PA Wonderful and quality workmanship. Helpful with any questions we had and even had suggestions for improvement of preventative maintenance.
Mount Airy region of Philadelphia, PA We deeply appreciate the time and consideration you gave our project. You knew our organization was concerned about cleaning and repointing the Frank Furness circa 1880's building. You were the only person who answered my questions clearly and accurately. In the end, you and your employees were the only masons to whom we could trust our historically certified building. The results are outstanding. We will gladly endorse your work to your future customers.

Thanks Again.

Mimi Jackson
President