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How to Use D/2 Biological Solution to Clean a Gravestone

This video shows step-by-step how to use D/2 Biological Solution to clean a historic gravestone or monument.  Sometimes lichen & algae on a historic monument can be aesthetically pleasing, so the first question is why even clean the monument?   The simple answer is that the mold, mildew, algae, & lichens are feeding on the stone and thus, actually destroying the monument.  The next question to ask is whether the monument is in stable enough condition to clean.  As you will learn in this video, the first rule of cemetery conservation and preservation is do no harm.

Enjoy!  And let us know if you any questions.

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What is D/2 Biological Solution? 

It’s a non-hazardous and biodegradable cleaner designed to preserve historic structures and cemetery monuments used by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs for our national cemeteries and extensively studied by the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training.

Hands-on Historic Cemetery Preservation Workshop to be held Sept. 26th in Liberty, Texas

The Liberty County Historical Commission invites you to a Hands-On Historic Cemetery Preservation Workshop on Saturday, September 26th, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  James “Rusty” Brenner, craftsperson and owner of Texas Cemetery Restoration LLC, will lead the workshop first in a walking tour of the cemetery with explanations of significance of some of the gravestones and then in learning techniques for cleaning, leveling, and basic repair of gravestones.  D/2 Biological Solution will be available for purchase from Cemetery Preservation Supply LLC.  To reserve your D/2 in advance call (214) 926-4175.

The fee for the workshop is $30.00 which includes lunch and refreshments. Contact the Liberty County Historical Commission at lchc318@gmail.com or 936.334.5813 for more information. Attendance is limited to 50 people. The workshop attendees will meet at the Liberty County Historical Commission at 318 San Jacinto Street, Liberty, Texas.  Click here to visit the LCHC on Facebook.

Click here for the LCHC Cemetery Workshop Registration Form (Fillable PDF).

 

With Respect: Preserving Historic Cemeteries

Here is a link to a great video highlighting the importance of using a product like D/2 Biological Solution that is safe for historic monument preservation.  This video was produced by the Houston Arts & Media group.  Enjoy!

Click here for Preserving Historic Cemeteries Video

 

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