A Journey of Personal Growth – Meet Zack

zack fishing with daughter in lap

Employee Spotlight is a new series intended to share a glimpse into our team. Our hope is that you can get to know us a little better. ZACK’S ROLE AT BLAST IT CLEAN Zack has been a team lead for Blast It Clean for almost a year now. He oversees team members working in the…

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Bringing Positive Energy – Meet Chris

employee chris sitting with his son

Employee Spotlight is a new series intended to share a glimpse into our team. Our hope is that you can get to know us a little better. CHRIS’ ROLE AT BLAST IT CLEAN Chris joined Blast It Clean as a sandblaster in 2016. He works in the field helping our team with blasting, painting, or…

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The Evolution and Maintenance of Silos and Tanks

large storage tank silo with construction equipment in background

THE HISTORY OF SILOS AND TANKS The history of silos and tanks is quite fascinating, as these structures have played an important role in agriculture and infrastructure development. The concept of storing grains or other materials in containers dates back thousands of years, but the modern silos and tanks we see today have evolved significantly…

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Beyond Sand: The Eco-Savvy Benefits of Glass Bead in Sustainable Sandblasting

glass bead blasting media construction worker removing graffiti using sandblasting

Considering the environment when utilizing media blasting techniques is paramount for several reasons. The process can generate dust and airborne particles containing hazardous substances, posing risks to both worker health and nearby residents if not effectively controlled. Prioritizing environmentally friendly blasting media and implementing containment measures is vital to mitigate air pollution and safeguard air…

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A Team Lead is Born – Meet Gage

headshot of gage with his kitten

Employee Spotlight is a series intended to share a glimpse of our team. Our hope is that you can get to know us a little better. GAGE’S ROLE AT BLAST IT CLEAN We welcomed Gage to Blast It Clean in 2023. This year was full of growth and new leadership, including the referral of Gage…

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Special Media Blasting: Exploring the Advancements

crew member using special media for sandblasting wood ceiling

Sandblasting, a technique where you use abrasives to clean, smooth, or shape surfaces, has been around since the late 1800s. At first, folks mostly used sand because it was cheap and easy to find. But over time, things have changed, especially with the rise of special media sandblasting. This came about partly because people started…

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Industrial Coating: Painting the Future

rusty silo on its side next to a new white coating silo

WHAT IS INDUSTRIAL COATING? When was the last time you took a tour through a warehouse and noticed the different types of paint? Have you ever stopped to consider that people take aesthetics for granted? These looks and styles that we notice may have greater significance than what meets the eye. For businesses in the…

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That Shop Guy- Meet Jacob

jacob scooping media in the shop

Employee Spotlight is a series intended to share a glimpse of our team. We hope that you can get to know us a little better. JACOB’S ROLE AT BLAST IT CLEAN Jacob is a returning employee of Blast It Clean. Jacob is our go-to shop guy for all fixed-base projects. He also assists with the…

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Blast It Clean – Your Partner in Surface Preparation and Maintenance

Blast It Clean is not your run-of-the-mill cleaning company. Our cleaning services are specifically targeted for preventative maintenance. Like a car that requires routine maintenance, so too do structural surfaces and mechanical components. We often underestimate the value of having a clean surface. It’s one thing to forget to clean your kitchen countertop and wake…

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Benefits of Baking Soda Blasting

Choosing the right method of blasting can be crucial for a project’s success. Two common types of blasting are soda blasting and sandblasting. Soda blasting and sandblasting have many distinct differences, applications, and advantages and disadvantages. This article will elaborate on many of these differences and better educate you on the processes. Knowing the purpose…

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