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SUBSTRATE
PROBLEM
PRODUCT
acrylic-based finish 
cleaning, restoring
aluminum
concrete forms
NMD80, re-season aluminum after cleaning
aluminum composite panels (Alucobond with Kynar finish) removing caulking bleed & rubber C-Tar Melt
aluminum composite panels (Alucobond with Kynar finish) cleaning, restoring HD Britenol, Cleansol BC, OneRestore
aluminum siding
cleaning, restoring
anodized aluminum
cleaning, restoring
anodized aluminum
restoring and coating
OneRestore coated w/ART
anodized aluminum architectural trim
cleaning, restoring
asphalt
cleaning
Cleansol BC - general cleaning
asphalt
paint stripping
awnings - fabric 
cleaning
awnings - vinyl
cleaning
awnings - vinyl
smoke - heavy soot 
block - ground face, burnished, colored…. 
acid burn - new construction
block - ground face, burnished, colored…. 
calcite removal
block - ground face, burnished, colored…. 
cleaning, restoring
block - ground face, burnished, colored…. 
efflorescence removal
block - ground face, burnished, colored…. 
excess mortar remove
block - ground face, burnished, colored…. 
new construction
block - ground face, burnished, colored…. 
white scum removal
bluestone
cleaning, restoring
brick - fired clay, glazed, dry pressed, face brick calcium silicate…
acid burn - new construction
brick - fired clay, glazed, dry pressed, face brick calcium silicate…
aluminum oxide
brick - fired clay, glazed, dry pressed, face brick calcium silicate…
blue pond dye
brick - fired clay, glazed, dry pressed, face brick calcium silicate…
calcite removal
brick - fired clay, glazed, dry pressed, face brick calcium silicate…
cleaning, restoring
brick - fired clay, glazed, dry pressed, face brick calcium silicate…
efflorescence removal
brick - fired clay, glazed, dry pressed, face brick calcium silicate…
excess mortar remove
brick - fired clay, glazed, dry pressed, face brick calcium silicate…
general cleaning
brick - fired clay, glazed, dry pressed, face brick calcium silicate…
manganese stain
brick - fired clay, glazed, dry pressed, face brick calcium silicate…
new construction
brick - fired clay, glazed, dry pressed, face brick calcium silicate…
paint wash removal
brick - fired clay, glazed, dry pressed, face brick calcium silicate…
rust removal
brick - fired clay, glazed, dry pressed, face brick calcium silicate…
vanadium stains
brick - fired clay, glazed, dry pressed, face brick calcium silicate…
white scum removal
brick - glazed
acid burn
brick - glazed
cleaning,restoring
cast stone
cleaning,restoring
cast stone
new construction
composite decking
stain removal 
concrete
cleaning,restoring
concrete
curing compound when Clean & Strip is suggested
Cleansol BC - straight
concrete elastomeric damp proofing removal AcryliStrip
concrete
equipment, trucks - removal 
concrete
food grease stains 
concrete
gum shadows
concrete
gum softening  
concrete
Ink removal
concrete
low ph to higher ph prior for sealing
concrete
mastic adhesive 
concrete
oil stain removal
concrete
rust removal
concrete
salt deposits remove
concrete
silicate sealer remove
concrete
sodium silicate sealer - water-base  
concrete
tire scuffing
concrete
tire spinning
concrete 
coffee stains from sidewalks
concrete 
stain removal 
concrete - tilt-up
new construction
concrete brick
new construction
Dryvit
cleaning, restoring
EIFS - Exterior Insulation and Finishing System 
cleaning, restoring
elastomeric remove elastomeric damp proofing from concrete AcryliStrip
elastomeric
remove from tools and equipment
AcryliStrip (non-painted), Graf-Ex (painted)
fiberglass
cleaning, restoring
flagstone, bluestone cleaning, restoring Cleansol BC, OneRestore Gel, (new) SOS-50
flamed salt & pepper granite
cleaning, restoring
floors - interior
cleaning, restoring
floors - interior
wax and sealer remove
glass
anti graffiti coatings 
glass
caulk bleed
glass
concrete leaching remove
glass
excess mortar remove
glass
hard water stain remove
glass
sealer - siloxane
glass
sealer overspray 
glass
silane / siloxane water proofers
glass
stripping paint  overspray
granite
restoration (except flamed salt & pepper)
gutters, downspouts,eves
cleaning, restoring
limestone
black crust removal
limestone
cleaning, restoring
limestone
graffiti - single, multiple layers
marble
polished
marble
un-polished
masonry surfaces
acrylics, acrylic latexes, polyurethane, and other resin coatings
masonry surfaces
asphalt rejuvenator remove
masonry surfaces
asphalt remove
masonry surfaces
calcite removal
masonry surfaces
caulk bleed
masonry surfaces
clay stains
masonry surfaces
clean up efflorescence
masonry surfaces
coal dust remove
masonry surfaces
construction adhesive
masonry surfaces
copper stains
masonry surfaces
curing compounds
masonry surfaces
efflorescence
masonry surfaces
egg remove
masonry surfaces
graffiti
masonry surfaces
graffiti - single layer
masonry surfaces
hard water stain
masonry surfaces
hydraulic fluids remove
masonry surfaces
insulation foam leaching thru masonry
OneRestore w/warm water, AcryliStrip
masonry surfaces
integral water repellent  - masonry
masonry surfaces
lime run
masonry surfaces
mortar smears
masonry surfaces
paint stripping - alkyd enamels
masonry surfaces
paint stripping - interior
masonry surfaces
paint stripping - multiple layers
masonry surfaces
pollution stains remove
masonry surfaces
roofing adhesive 
masonry surfaces
rust removal
masonry surfaces
sealant stains
masonry surfaces
sealer - laquer base
masonry surfaces
silane / siloxane water proofers
masonry surfaces
silicate sealer remove
masonry surfaces
slurry from cutting remove 
masonry surfaces
slurry from lime base paint  - remove 
masonry surfaces
smoke - heavy soot and deposits 
masonry surfaces
smoke - light soot  
masonry surfaces
sodium silicate sealer - water-base  
masonry surfaces anti-graffiti coating AcryliStrip
masonry surfaces
tar removal
masonry surfaces
white scum removal
metal
acrylics, acrylic latexes, polyurethane, and
other resin coatings.
metal
decal adhesive
metal
rust removal
metal
salt deposits remove
metal
stainless steel (non-coated)
metal
stripping - interior
metal
tar removal
metal - anodized aluminum
mortar smears from window frames
metal - galvanized 
cleaning, restoring
painted surfaces
aluminum siding cleaning, restoring
painted surfaces
asphalt rejuvenator
painted surfaces
cleaning, restoring
painted surfaces
graffiti
painted surfaces
graffiti - vinyl & fabric paint on polyurethane clear - interior work
painted surfaces
multiple layers
painted surfaces
nicotine smoke, interior walls
painted surfaces
paint & plaster - remove
InStrip (extended dwell)
painted surfaces
painted metal & composite panels - Alucobond®
HD Britenol follow w/Cleansol BC twice
painted surfaces
salt deposits - remove
painted surfaces
smoke - heavy soot
Glory BC & RS10BC combined
painted surfaces
smoke - nicotine stains interior walls
painted surfaces
steel panels - painted
painted surfaces
stripping
painted surfaces
wax automotive - remove
pavers
acrylic sealer - remove
pavers
acrylics, acrylic latexes, polyurethane, and other resin coatings - remove
pavers
caliche/hardened deposit of calcium carbonate/arid regions
pavers
cleaning, restoring
pavers
oil stain removal
pavers
polymeric sand residue
plexiglas
cleaning, restoring
Plexi-Clean
porcelain
cleaning, restoring
precast
new construction
precast - exposed aggregate 
restoration, cleaning
precast concrete
cleaning, restoring
precast concrete
insulation foam stains from precast
roofing
asphalt shingles
roofing (metal) cleaning, restoring CP&B
roofing
flexible rubber membrane EPDM, cleaning
sandstone
black crust removal
sandstone
cleaning, restoring
Sandstone Cleaner
silicone elastomeric coating
cleaning, restoring
slate
cleaning, restoring
stainless steel tankers
food grease stains 
stone - natural cleaning, restoring OneRestore
stone - quarried
new construction
stucco
cleaning, restoring
stucco
rust removal
surface dyed substrates
new construction
synthetic masonry
new construction
synthetic stone
cleaning, restoring
synthetic stone
new construction
synthetic stucco
thinset remove
teflon panels
cleaning, restoring
terra cotta
cleaning, restoring
terrazzo
cleaning, restoring
tile
black stain around salt water pools CA
tile
cleaning, restoring
tilt up concrete
new construction
travertine
cleaning, restoring
vinyl panels
soap scum inside wash bays (acid)
vinyl panels
soap scum inside wash bays (non-acid)
vinyl siding
asphalt sealer
AcryliStrip (wipe on wipe off)
vinyl siding
blacks specks 
LCS follow w/ HD Britenol 
vinyl siding
cleaning, restoring
wood
acrylics, acrylic latexes, polyurethane, and
other resin coatings (solvent based)
wood
cleaning,restoring
wood
deck stains
wood
furniture, paint stripping, can loosen glue under wood veneer
wood
sealers remove (water based)
wood
tar removal