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14th September 2022

Stellar Starbucks Deep-Clean!

For Paul Dyson, a deep clean of slate flooring is as simple as making a Starbucks latte!

Starbucks is known for its large footfall, which makes it understandable that its outdoor slate floor would need a good deep clean every now and again. This outdoor seating area extends out onto Eldon Square’s ‘Hippy Green’ (as it’s known by the locals), and with a large number of people visiting every day, it’s inevitable that the area gets a bit grimy over time.

Thankfully, we were on hand to give it a new lease of life. Our flexible schedule meant an early start would avoid disrupting Starbucks’ regular business, and we had their outdoor seating area cleaned and ready for customers arriving in the morning.

A brew-tiful Starbucks clean

Our outdoor cleaning services range from pressure washing to softer washing depending on the needs of the client. Power washing is suitable for dealing with the build-up of oil and fuel from parked cars, as well as the formation of algae and lichen, so it’s more suitable for patios and driveways. The stone flooring at Starbucks required a softer touch, as the power washing may have ended up harmful to the stone.

Combination of to photos - LEFT Paul Dyson spraying down the slate flooring outside starbucks. RIGHT Paul Dyson scraping chewing gum off the slate flooring.

We began the deep clean of the slate area, using a neutral degreaser to avoid damaging the stone. Anything too acidic might be detrimental to the slate, so we used a more neutral solution to give it a longer lifespan.

After giving it a good soak, we rinsed it with water and used high heat to cut through the grease and penetrate the gum stuck to the stone.

The client was delighted with the end result and it was a very satisfying job to do.

Do you need your outdoor seating areas cleaned? Whether it’s commercial or residential, we can do both. Don’t worry about scheduling the job either – we’re flexible and can work around you to fit your busy day.

Get in touch today and we can work out which cleaning solution works best for you.

Customer Reviews

“Great friendly service and excellent communication throughout. Would use this service again and recommend to friends and family.”

Jayne Jackson

“I had 2 sofa frames and 2 rugs cleaned by Paul Dyson. I could not fault the service and the results. Very courteous, professional and friendly. I also had a couple of stains on another carpet that they offered to do a spot clean at no extra charge. I will definitely use Paul Dyson again, and cannot recommend them highly enough.”

Sue Collings

“Amazing service, I wouldn't go anywhere else now”

Sophie Miller

"My knights in shining armour after flooding my downstairs, 2 rooms after running a tap and forgetting about it? Fabulous job and left me with a humidifier till it's all dried out... Thanks again"

Elaine Martin

"Spot on. Brought it up like new. Really clean and fresh."

Aimi Morgan

"Fantastic company left my carpet nearly new. Well worth the money and staff are really pleasant thanks"

Kirsty Beaty

"Fantastic results! Harry cleaned our carpets today and what a lovely lad. Reliable, fast And professional service. Carpets are like new."

Nikki Mobbs

"What brilliant service. Harry (son) went above & beyond expectations & the price was v reasonable too. I'd definitely recommend"

Liza Gallon

"Top job, these guys are really thorough and our carpet's like new. They got rid of marks that I couldn't budge. Lovely people as well - highly recommended."

Mark Gee

"Paul dyson came and cleaned my mam's carpet today the carpet came up brilliant would recommend these lads to anyone"

Julie Gibson

"Absolutely brilliant service. Pauls son Harry came this morning and throughly cleaned the carpets for me at a rental property in Gateshead. The previous tenant had allowed her cat to soil the carpet do a disgusting level. We have cleaned the house and the final job of cleaning and treating the carpets was down to Harry........all smells are now eradicated and a certificated treatment added to ensure the safety of future tenants.......can't recommend this company higher."

Kevin Goodfellow

"Thanks so much guys. Just had some professional pics taken of the community room we hire out at Shanti Bee and it's made such a difference having the floor professionally cleaned. Lifted the room and made it feel so much cleaner too!"

Radgie Rosie

"Great lads and absolutely fantastic service. Highly recommended."

Brendan Glennie

"Did a great job thanks so much. Very happy with the service."

Beth Armstrong

"Brilliant job in 2 bedrooms..and hall and stairs..excellent job..would recommend and use again. Thank you Paul"

David Ryder

"Excellent customer service from Harry Dyson today. Carpet looks great and smells wonderful too. I'm very happy."

Julie Nimmo

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