building restoration

How We Blast Clean Wooden Beams: From Start to Finish

Traditional wooden beams have a certain distinctive character. But what happens when you want to give your property a new look? You call SBL of course! There’s nothing quite like the distinctive homespun charm of hardwood beams and structures within an older property. But when restoring an older building, there may come a point when …

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Beams and Brickwork

Last week, we removed the paintwork from a number of wooden beams and brickwork to help freshen up a house currently being renovated locally. When we arrived, the beams were covered in black paint, and the brickwork marked with old paint. Before and After of the brickwork:   Roof Beams:           

Barn Conversion

During August, we also visited the lovely town of Chipping Campden.  All of the beams in this barn needed stripping and cleaning, as part of the process to convert the building into a family home.  Such a large area took a few days to complete, however once finished, the entire building immediately looked cleaner and …

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