The charming country town of Ilminster is set in the beautiful countryside of South West Somerset. It lies just off the main London to Penzance. The name comes from Old English words "Yle" and "Minster", meaning The Church on the River Isle. In this case, the "Isle" refers to the river Isle rather than an island on the river. The area aroud Ilminster is criss-crossed with rivers and tributaries, making the land lush and verdant. There are some industrial areas in the town but agriculture is still a very important art of Ilminster life. With a cheese named after the town, reliable supplies of consistent quality milk is a must, so to care for their herds, many local farmers call on NJB Hoofcare for:
With historic buildings in and around the town, some national monuments, some still in use, owned privately or by the local council, we often find ourselves called on in the Ilminster area to ensure that when the grime from traffic, bird fouling, general day to day soiling or even graffiti is removed from a treasured building, there is no damage to the often delicate stonework beneath.
From removal of old paint for a domestic redecoration project, or the intricate cleaning of stone work in a cathedral using the poultice method, you will find that wherever you are in Ilminster or Somerset, you will get a quick response, highly competitive quotation and thorough cleaning from DJ Cooper. Our number is shown above, or if you prefer to send us an email, simply click in the header of any page.Photo from Featured Project near Ilminster, Somerset
Therma Tech System
For the gentle removal of Flexible Paints, Graffiti, Algae, Moss and more
The ThermaTech System is unique in achieving temperatures up to 150 degrees at the nozzle end - making it a 'superheated water system'. Designed and developed to effectively remove paint, biological matter and general dirt and grime without causing harm or shock to the substrate.
What can ThermaTech be used for?
The steam/superheated water will remove paint, moss, algae, fungi and other biological matter and will also kill off spores. This means there's then no need to use a chemical biocide during the removal process or as a protection against further biological activity.
How does it work?
ThermaTech cleans stonework and masonry using high-temperature steam. Whilst the temperature in the system is high, the pressure on the surface being cleaned is very gentle and the volume of water is low. The surface is therefore not saturated and will be dry within minutes.
With absolutly 0% surface damage.
We recommend the ThermaTech for use on surfaces such as brick, stone, concrete, tiled (glazed and encaustic), wood, faience and terracotta. It is a useful sterilisation tool for kitchens, toilets, swimming pools, hospitals and factories.