Shepton Mallet is an ideal centre from which to visit the many tourist attractions of this area, including other fascinating towns such as Bath, Bristol and Weston Super Mare. It is also home to the County Showground where cattle are often paraded in front of judges at the Mid-Somerset Show and the Royal Bath and Wells Show. The importance of agriculture to the area is demonstrated by the name; Shepton meaning sheep pen, Mallet indicating that the land was donated by the Mallet family. The area still holds large numbers of sheep, as well as a good number of herds of dairy cattle. NJB Hoofcare is a frequent visitor to Shepton Mallet to provide local farmers with:
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 Shepton Mallet 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 Shepton Mallet 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 Shepton Mallet, Somerset
For the effective removal of rust, copper staining and atmospheric soiling from masonry by the application of tailor-made poultices which are specific to the material to be cleaned. This technique is particularly useful for removing soiling in building interiors where the use of water based techniques would be damaging, and it is extremely effective for gently cleaning sculpture and monuments.