SS 509-1:2015

Code of practice for cleaning and surface repair of buildings – Part 1 : Cleaning of natural stone, brick, terracotta, concrete and rendered finishes


Gives recommendations on the removal or partial removal of deposits from the original surface or substrate of a building. Includes the principal cleaning methods in use and the characteristics of surface deposits. Applicable to the cleaning of natural stones, clay brick, calcium silicate brick, glazed and unglazed terracotta/faience, and cast concrete and concrete products such as cast stone, concrete brick and concrete blockwork.




Status Current
Edition 2015
No. of Pages 48
ICS Classification 91.040.01 Buildings in general
03.080.10 Maintenance services. Facilities management
Committee Building and Construction Standards Committee
Available for Purchase Global
Adoption BS 8221-1 : 2012 IDT