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DJ Cooper Building Conservation in & around Wells, Somerset
Wells is the smallest city in England: a city purely because of the presence of its famous cathedral. In reality, this quiet Somerset backwater, at the foot of the Mendip Hills, close to the attractions of Wookey Hole and the Ebbor George Nature Reserve is more like a compact country town. The history goes back to Roman times and beyond, with many fascinating indications to changes of occupancy. Being a small town, with easy walking distances between any parts has made Wells a great attraction for tourists and history lovers. Its sometime turbulent past has left physical marks still visible to this day. Local cheese is very popular and there is a specialist cheese shop in the town. Of course, you can't have cheese without milk, so there are dairy herds managed in many surrouunding areas. To make sure that these herds have good hoof health and low incidence of cattle lameness, we are very often called upon by farmers around Wells 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 Wells 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 Wells 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.
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Specialist stonework requires specialist cleaning.
With so many different types and combinations of stone used in architecture, effective cleaning without damage is a highly specialised business. Choose the right method and the results can be spectacular. Choose the wrong method and cleaning can be ineffectual, or can even damage your stone.
To make sure that the right methods and media are used for your patios, pathways, drives, paths, stone walls and outside features, you can rely on our years of experience in building conservation to make sure that only the dirt is removed.
Call us on the number shown or click in the header of any page to request a quote.
Building Conservation, including Cleaning of: Services Provided in:
- Masonry, Brickwork & Concrete
- Wood (Beams & Patios)
- Ferrous Metal & Some Non-Ferrous Metals
- To remove:
- Graffiti - promptly and carefully
- Smoke damage
- Bird droppings
- Air pollution residues
- Organic matter (slime and moss)