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How To Clean Brick

Floors, walls, and fireplaces made of brick are lovely to look at until they’re stained by grease or grunge, that is.

Here’s a simple way to remove dirt and dust and clean brick of that unsightly grease buildup. 

Mix 2 tablespoons dishwashing liquid, a dash of table salt and enough water to make a smooth cleaning solution that can be used on a brick wall or fireplace. This is home improvement at its easiest.

Rub the solution into the grungy, greasy brick using a cloth or rag. Let stand for 10 minutes.  Use a scrub brush to scour the area. Rinse clean with warm water.

How to Clean Brick of Tough Stains

If that doesn’t work, try this stronger method. Using a stiff-bristle brush, scrub the surface with a cleaning solution of a half-cup Trisodium Phosphate mixed in 1 gallon hot water in a plastic bucket.

TSP is caustic and potentially dangerous, so follow the product’s directions carefully and keep it away from children. 

Be sure to wear rubber or latex gloves, safety goggles, and protective clothing. After scrubbing, rinse the area with warm water.
Repeat if needed, adding up to another half-cup TSP to the cleaning solution, then rinse again with warm water. For exterior brick, a pressure washer is your best cleaning bet.

Need help keeping up with your own tasks? The professional cleaners of PerfectClean are here to lend a hand. Contact us today at info@perfectclean.ie, or 086 409 4936.

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