Monuments can become dirty or stained by air pollution, hard irrigation water, tree sap, birds or any number of other sources. Properly cleaned, a monument will be truly a fine piece of memorial art.
Some tips on cleaning a monument:
•Use lots of clean water. It may take as much as 20 gallons to clean an average monument.
•Do not use a pressure washer.
•Do not use any soap or other chemicals.
•Get the monument thoroughly wet before cleaning.
•Use a fiber or nylon brush, not a wire brush.
•Start cleaning at the bottom with just water and elbow grease and work your way up to the top.
•Rinse thoroughly with more clean water.
•Do not let the monument dry until you are finished rinsing.
•Some monuments will require more than one cleaning depending on how stained or dirty it is.
If you need additional help cleaning your monument, contact Ken Noon at (330) 773-2385