Following on from our article last week, we'd like to expand more about Protection and Maintenance. These 2 key concepts are linked with the performance of one affecting the other.
Through wear and tear even the most well protected surface will over time require a restoration of this protection. The key however is to prolong the period of time between periods of restoration of protection. This is achieved through proper maintenance.
The chart below summarises this key relationship:
Maintenance can be further broken down into 2 categories - Cleaning and Nourishment.Cleaning relieves the surface of all pollutants. From general dirt, bird droppings, through to industrial pollutants and road grime.
In our next post we will cover in detail these 2 components.