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Safely And Effectively Cleaning Brick Walls For Over 20 Years

Our brick cleaning and mortar removal services are unmatched!

There is no denying the beauty of a brick exterior to your home or business.

Popular for centuries, brick offers some of the very best aesthetic appeals thanks to the architectural features found in Tudor or Colonial-style homes. The strength and durability of a brick building are unparalleled when compared to other building structures.

However, when a brick surface has not been adequately maintained over time, it will acquire moss, dirt, and grime that makes it look old, dirty, and worn down- and not in a charming, historical way.

If your brick home or business is in need of a deep cleaning solution, Blue Wave Pressure Washing is here to help. We provide brick cleaning and mortar removal services and our experts in masonry cleaning have the proper techniques and materials to make your messy brick building look brand new.

Softwashing Brick Surfaces

Leave the washing of your brick-and-mortar surfaces to a contractor who is trained in cleaning brick flooring, walkways, backsplashes, and siding.

Our Raleigh brick cleaning  service will arrive at your home or business with the right tools, materials, and cleaning solutions to clean all surfaces effectively and responsibly.

Softwashing brick surfaces is a gentle alternative to harsh power washing.

Softwashing differs from power cleaning in the:

  • pressure used
  • chemicals used
  • technique used
  • equipment used

Our team of professionals will arrive at your property equipped with all the right tools for cleaning your brick surfaces.

Mortar Removal

Removing mortar buildup should be done with the right tool and technique. It’s important to correct the type of plugging chisel and a hammer to properly clean and remove what is needed to clean without damaging or chipping the surface. Sometimes homeowners or business owners make the mistake of doing this job on their own, with the wrong tools. It’s important to have a mortar removal expert get the job done.

Brick Cleaning Has Changed

Brick siding can last up to 25 years when well maintained. In order to keep your brick house or business looking great, you can sustain its lifespan by having our Raleigh area brick cleaning company help.

We help protect the longevity of your property by thoroughly cleaning off any dust, mess, rust, grease, moss, and grime that are aging and deteriorating the masonry. The brick-and-mortar surfaces, both inside and outside, of your residential or commercial building, need the right cleaning solutions and brushes in order to remove stains and years’ worth of buildup.

While it can be tempting to take on a DIY project to clean a brick surface, it’s best not to risk potentially damaging or chipping the bricks. Brick cleaning is a job for professional contractors who have the right materials and equipment to adequately clean bricks and other masonry materials.

Acid Washing Is A Thing Of The Past

Acid washing used to be the preferred method of cleaning bricks and mortar, but as a focus has shifted to more environmentally friendly solutions, using an acid wash made of muriatic acid and water is a thing of the past.

At Blue Wave, we care about people and the environment, so while some companies or homeowners may call us requesting an “acid washing” because it’s the generically used term, we can guarantee that all the ingredients used in our cleaning solutions are made with our social responsibility in mind.

High-Pressure Washing Can Damage Mortar Joints

Cleaning brick walls is met with many challenges.

A brick surface that is scrubbed too hard can wash away the top layer of stain, revealing different colored bricks beneath it and resulting in a hodgepodge look of discolored bricks. Using a high-pressure washer on mortar joints can disintegrate them, weakening the joints and sacrificing the integrity of the structure.

Concrete, bricks, and pavers should never be cleaned at high pressure, as they can damage the material, affect its appearance, and shorten its lifespan.

Softwashing Brick Surfaces

Leave the washing of your brick-and-mortar surfaces to a contractor who is trained in cleaning brick flooring, walkways, backsplashes, and siding.

Our Raleigh brick cleaning service will arrive at your home or business with the right tools, materials, and cleaning solutions to clean all surfaces effectively and responsibly.

Softwashing brick surfaces is a gentle alternative to harsh power washing.

Softwashing differs from power cleaning in the:

  • pressure used
  • chemicals used
  • technique used
  • equipment used

Our team of professionals will arrive at your property equipped with all the right tools for cleaning your brick surfaces.

Following Manufacturers Brick Cleaning Specifications

All brick types are not the same and therefore should not be cleaned in the same way or even with the exact same chemical solutions. It is important to follow the manufacturer’s brick cleaning specifications based on the type of brick surface being washed.

Here are the different types of brick categories to determine the right approach to cleaning your property:

  • red and red flashed brick
  • grey, tan, brown, black speckled brick
  • sand finished brick
  • surface coated brick
  • glazed brick
  • colored mortar

Contact Blue Wave Pressure Washing For All Of Your Brick Cleaning Needs

Does the brick on the exterior of your home or business need to be cleaned and refreshed? Do you have a brick backsplash in your kitchen that isn’t looking its best because of all the accumulation of dirt and grime?

Whatever brick cleaning you need to be done, Blue Wave is here to help. We have served our NC customers for more than 20 years, offering the very best in brick-and-mortar cleaning services.

Definitely not the last time

“Blue Wave power washed my house for the first time and it definitely will not be the last time. What a difference it made! They also cleaned my front stoop and the fence close to my back door. Next time I will include my driveway and my patio.”

Mary C. in Raleigh

Couldn’t be Happier

“We could not be happier with the work Blue Wave performed at our buildings.”

Michael Z. in Durham

Found Blue Wave on the Web

“I recently moved into the Raleigh area and need a good pressure washing on the house I am renting. I found Blue Wave on the web and thought I’d give them a try. It was definitely a great decision. They came a couple weeks after I made the initial call and did a fabulous job. I would definitely recommend them to anyone. Thanks so much guys!!!”

Kelly H. in Raleigh

Very Professional

“Very professional. All work completed as requested. Follow-up walk showed no issues. Thank you again.”

Richard P. in Garner

New House. New Porch.

“I am just blown away!! My house looks new and my porch looks like it got a fresh coat of paint. The appointment was scheduled between 8:30 am and 9:00 am and the employees showed up at 8:45 am. Very responsible and punctual, which is hard to come by with contractors these days. They were also very courteous and professional. I will recommend Blue Wave to my friends and family. If your home needs a fresh look, call them. You will not be disappointed.”

Barbara K. in Raleigh

Still not convinced? Check out what one of our customers recently wrote online:

“Blue Wave Pressure Washing, Inc. pressure washed my home, detached garage, storage shed, and all gutters and downspouts on May 6, 2016. I am more than satisfied with the results, which exceeded even my standards. Evian was punctual, professional, dedicated to doing his best, and all for a price that would fit any budget. I highly recommend “Blue Wave Pressure Washing” to everyone that would like a professional job that is done right for their home and other buildings, as well as their sidewalks and driveways. Everything looks fantastic and brand new. I will be a customer of “Blue Wave” for years to come; they made a believer out of me.”

Jimmy S. :: Durham, NC