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Cleaning Brick or Stone Surfaces Affected by Smoke Damage

Procedure - Alkaline Cleaning

  1. Remove dry soil with a HEPA vacuum and dusting brush.
  2. Using pump-up sprayer and your alkaline stone cleaner, spray a 3' x 3' area (start at the bottom and work your way up).
  3. Using a nylon brush, agitate the sprayed area.
  4. Rinse with clear water.


Procedure - Acid Wash

Acid washing will remove a microscopic layer of the brick/masonry facing, making it more vulnerable to moisture. It is recommend that a sealer be applied to any exterior masonry/brick after acid washing.


WARNING:  Never use muriatic acid on stone or masonry.  Acid will etch most stone/brick/masonry surfaces. Avoid uneven or prolonged contact because etching, uneven cleaning, or streaking can result.


  1. Prepare a diluted solution of your acid-based cleaner.
  2. Using a pump-up sprayer, spray a small area (no larger than 3' x 3'). Immediately lightly agitate the area.
  3. Rinse well with clean water

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      Unsmoke Degrease‑All Degreaser

      Degrease-All offers a special blend of tough cleaning agents formulated to remove silt and soot from walls, fixtures, sealed wood, painted surfaces, yet gentle enough to be used as a traffic lane cleaner. It also removes heavy smoke odors.

      • Multi-surface degreaser
      • Highly effective for removing soot
      • pH: 12.3 (RTU 11.0)
      • Safe for stain-resistant carpet
      • Various dilution options

      Starting at $28.55

    2. Matrix® Grout Devil Tile, Grout & Hard Surface Cleaner
      Matrix® Grout Devil Tile, Grout & Hard Surface Cleaner

      Grout Devil is an amazing alkaline, water-based formula that easily tackles the toughest soil and grease buildup, leaving grout lines clean and bright.

      • Powers through dirty floors and grout
      • Restores smoke-damaged hard surfaces
      • pH: 12.4
      • For use on tile, grout and more!
      • Variable dilutions

      Starting at $19.70

    3. Prochem Wide Range Industrial Cleaner
      Prochem Wide Range Industrial Cleaner
      The chemists at Prochem chose the name Wide Range for a reason! This super-active, heavy-duty, high-pH degreaser/cleaner performs miracles at fire and flood restoration sites. It confidently stands up to the biggest challenges these disasters can produce.
      • Effective for regular cleaning as well as tough restoration jobs
      • Cuts grease and oil
      • pH: 12-12.4
      • For use on hard surfaces
      • Dilute 1-32 ounces per gallon of water

      Starting at $25.14

    4. Viper Renew Restorative Tile and Grout Cleaner
      Viper Renew Restorative Tile and Grout Cleaner

      Viper Renew is used when all other cleaners have failed, and is a safer alternative than aggressive acids, like phosphoric acid and muratic acid.

      • Remove embedded soil with ease
      • Twice as effective as ordinary acidic cleaners
      • pH: 1.0
      • For use on ceramic tile and grout
      • Dilute 1 gallon per gallon of water

      Starting at $42.49

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