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Repair & Cleaning of Historic Masonry with PMAC conservation contractors


This informative morning seminar will provide invaluable expert advice on the repair and cleaning of historic masonry facades and surfaces.

About this Event

The event is hosted by Dublin Civic Trust in conjunction with PMAC specialist cleaning, conservation and restoration contractors. PMAC a leading Irish company in the field of sensitive repair and cleaning of historic masonry elements, from stone, brick and render, to entire historic building facades including The Gresham Hotel, O’Connell Bridge, churches and shopfronts. PMAC is a registered Heritage Contractor and an ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System certified company. The event will include presentation-led lectures by Peter MacNamara, PMAC Managing Director, and a live outdoor demonstration of specialist cleaning techniques.


09:45 – 11:00

Identification of masonry substrates and pollution/contamination types

Building facade case studies

Appropriate cleaning solutions: water, steam, chemical and abrasive options

Managing graffiti on historic surfaces: cleaning solutions, repellent coats

Questions & Answers


Tea/Coffee refreshments

11:30 – 13:00

Stone, brick and concrete repair

Approaches for concrete and marble floors

Live demonstration of cleaning solutions (outside)

Date and time:

11 October 2019 from 9:45 am to 1:00 pm


  • Dublin Civic Trust
  • 18 Ormond Quay Upper, D07 V027
  • Dublin

Event categories:

  • Craft
  • Repair