Brick is common material to be used in house for interior or exterior surface such as fire places,walls, walkways, gardens.Over time brick can become dirty because of soot ,Mold ,hard water,mud ,dust and other elements.It is possible to clean dirty bricks using homemade cleaners and every day products.
The appearance of the brick building can be spoiled by the wrong techniques or by use of wrong cleaning agents.It is important to use the proper cleaning method so that it can help in reducing associate problem with bricks.
MAKING BRICK CLEANER
- Combine cream of tartar and water to make a cleaning paste.
- In a small bowl,combine 2 table spoons of cream of tartar with enough water to make a tick paste stir them together .To make larger quantity mix more cream of tartar with more water.
MAKE A SALT AND SOAP MIXTURE
In a bowl mix 2oz of liquid soap and 2 oz of salt mix them together to make a paste .Add enough water to make a paste which is creamy and spreadable.
AMMONIA AND SOAP LIQUID
Mix ammonia with soap and pumice powder in small bucket to have a good result in brick cleaning
- 2tb of liquid soap.
- 1tb of ammonia.
- 1tb of pumice powder.
Use the correct ratio of hydrochloric acid and water.
Light colored bricks
1 part of hydrochloric acid and 20 part water.
Dark colored bricks
1part of hydrochloric acid and 10 part of water.
The following information provides advice on the correct cleaning procedures and maintance of brick work to ensure the better result.