Sandblasting in Chicago, Chicagoland, and Northern Illinois
Your goals to renew antiquated, worn-out, or damaged surfaces can be accomplished using sandblasting (sometimes spelled ‘sand blasting’). What may seem impossible to revamp or renovate can become a quick and easy process using sandblasting. Whether damage to the surface came about by fire, smoke, neglect, or simply old age, blasting can become the solution!
Sandblasting, or abrasive blast cleaning, is now the accepted surface preparation method for cleaning large areas of steel, concrete or other substrates. Sandblasting is very popular because it is fast and provides the highest level of cleaning and profiling of the substrate. Sandblasting is a lightning fast surface preparation process, especially compared to either hand or power tool preparation.
In addition to removing rust, mill scale, excessive paint buildup or other contamination, sandblasting creates a roughened surface for the new coating system to adhere to. Ultimately, sandblasting creates the easiest and best method for renewing surfaces and repainting surfaces once they are renewed. This is a win-win situation!
Popular surfaces to sand blast can include:
- Concrete (swimming pools, columns, parking lots, etc.)
- Brick (walls, walkways, etc.)
- Metal (rust, machine parts, etc.)
- Other (carbon fiber, asphalt removal, paint removal, etc.)
Because we tailor our team’s skills to meet our client goals, we would be more than happy to discuss your ideas and what you need to be completed. Our staff is experienced and knowledgeable about how we could meet your restoration needs. We can walk you through what sandblasting can do to improve the appearance of your surfaces.
Satisfied clients’ projects have included large metal gates fully coated with rust, cracked paint on exteriors of shopping malls, brick exteriors that exhibited extreme signs of decay, and paint lines from parking lot levels.
Several materials and surfaces are appropriate and useful for sandblasting. Please consult the two lists below. While the two lists encompass many aspects, they by no means comprise an entire list of use-cases. There is a strong possibility that your rehabilitation or restoration project could be completed using sandblasting.
Popular examples of abrasives include:
- Coal slag
- Crushed glass
- And special types of soda.
Popular types of media that can be improved from sandblasting include:
- Glass beads
- Crushed walnut
- Plastic beads
- And more.
Please send us a message or call us to discuss our sandblasting services in Chicagoland!