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Cleaning 300 Year old Stonework on House

Postby Curquhart83 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:12 pm

Looking for some advice,

300 years of different coatings (lime wash, wet dash, dry dash, paint etc) has left the stonework on my house in a bit of a mess!

Currently removing the dry dash render in which it was most recently clad and looking for advice on how to clean the exposed stonework,

I've heard quite a few suggestions (jet wash, needle gun, acid, sand blast, wire brush) but I'm not really convinced by any of them for various reasons,

I've also heard of a machine which is like a cross between a grit blaster and power washer? But don't know what it's called or where I could hire one?

Any advice would be greatly appreciated
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