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I need to remove coatings from masonry on a historic-preservation project. What are my options for doing so without damaging the mortar joints?

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From Tom Schwerdt of Active Transportation Advocates on July 14, 2021:
I would first look at using pelletized dry ice bla more

From Andrew Piedl of Steven Winter Associates, Inc on July 13, 2021:
I've worked on several projects where chemical str more

From Jon Cavallo of Jon R. Cavallo PE LLC on July 9, 2021:
Sponge-Jet white (non-aggressive) media has been s more

From Tim Greene of S&ME on July 8, 2021:
Vapor or dry ice blasting more

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