Abrasive blasting also known as sandblasting is the injection of a stream of abrasive material to a surface with the high-pressure stream to soften the surface where cleaning is to be done such as brick clean up and polishing to remove surface dirt. Compressed air is used in brick cleanup and abrasive blasting as the air is usually under very high-pressure air which is used to power an explosive material known as blasting, material that does the cleaning. Brick can usually be used in floors of pavements or fireplaces walls. The initial stage of brick cleaning is usually to get rid of any dirt from the surface such as soot in case of firewall bricks walls. Always use a brush to scratch the surface with adequate water before you start the actual cleaning. The inside of brick is usually the dirtiest surface due to soot thus using natural cleaners which you have prepared ensures that the surface will be clean at the end of the chore.
Note that brick cleanup and abrasive blasting requires you to apply the natural cleaners to brick for about 20 minutes to soften the dirt before you can really do the actual cleaning. To ensure a perfect brick cleanup wipe it with a fine piece of cloth using relatively warm water. Note that this type of brick cleanup is efficient and effective when doing small tasks such as small walls of fireplaces. When the task is quite large such as room floors and footpaths vinegar is used in the abrasive blasting method since it is much recommended as it has the ability to remove the dirt very fast although not very effective. A sponge will be very suitable to clean the bricks but in case the bricks are much dirtier, use a nylon brush to scratch the surface to ensure its clean. Note for large floors such as footpaths made of bricks you can use a cleaning agent such as powder sodium phosphate which is very effective, or call sandblasting san diego to handle it for you if you’re in the area!