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Posted On November 1, 2016

Until as late as 1980, it was common practice to add lead to paint. The heavy metal made paint more durable and moisture resistant, dried quickly, and produced a distinct pigment. It also protected against corrosion, and for this reason lead paint was extensively used on structural steel.* * Once the discovery was made that lead paint causes serious illness and is particularly dangerous for young children, regulations started coming into place,...

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Mold Removal: Wickens Dry Ice Blasting – Large-scale mould remediation project a success

Posted On August 24, 2016

Home and business owners dread finding mould in their properties. Mould is a serious problem that can deteriorate surfaces and send toxins into the air, leading to health issues. Unfortunately, it spreads quickly - once a mould spore attaches to a surface, it can...

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3 Big Reasons Why Lead Paint is a Serious Problem for Businesses

Posted On June 27, 2016

There’s no doubt about it, lead paint is bad for business. Unfortunately, it’s all too common in older industrial and commercial spaces. The presence of lead paint should be taken seriously, as it can negatively impact the health of your employees and the environment,...

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The Perfect Fit for Any Dry Ice Blasting Job

Posted On June 13, 2016

Introducing the Viking Series Wickens Dry Ice Blasting has recently introduced the new Viking series to its equipment line.  Equal in power and efficiency to other models, but with innovative designs and lower price tags, the Viking 3000 and the Viking Mini offer portability, reliability...

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Why Dry Ice Blasting is the Number 1 Solution for Mould Remediation

Posted On May 3, 2016

The last thing a business wants to discover in their premises is mould. Not only is it a potential danger to employees, but the appearance of mould also means unplanned shut down times in order for the affected areas to be properly cleaned. There...

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Commercial and Industrial High Level Cleaning: 3 Things You Should Know

Posted On February 24, 2016

The ceilings of factories and commercial properties are often overlooked in the cleaning process – but ceilings need some attention too.  Dry ice blasting is a particularly effective method for cleaning commercial and industrial ceilings that have corrugated steal decking and trusses.  ...

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Sandblasting: Top 5 Uses for Sandblasting

Posted On January 22, 2016

Sandblasting has evolved a lot over the years, while still remaining one of the most popular cleaning methods.  Although we still refer to the process as sandblasting, there’s actually no sand involved - at least, not anymore.  With many potential health risks associated with inhaling...

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Sand Blasting vs Dry Ice Blasting: What’s Right for Your Business

Posted On December 21, 2015

Once upon a time, sandblasting was the “go-to” industrial cleaning solution.  However, thanks to its many advantages, including an easier clean up, dry ice blasting has quickly gained in popularity.  We’ve compared sand blasting and dry ice blasting below, to help you determine which is...

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Rooftop Remedy Gets to the Heart of Attic Mould Problem

Posted On December 10, 2015

by Peter Kenter from the Daily Commercial News The roof was peeled off this townhouse complex in Mississauga, Ont. to access moulded rafters and joists. Blasting equipment was used to shave the wood surfaces, exposing clean timber and...

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Is Dry Ice Blasting Better Than Other Blasting Methods?

Posted On December 7, 2015

Dry ice blasting has plenty of advantages, and all of those benefits have helped to make it one of our most popular cleaning methods.  But how does dry ice blasting compare to other blasting techniques, like sandblasting, soda blasting, or water blasting?  Read below...

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