Cleaning the Airform

The Airform — Over time, our not-so-clean environment makes washing the Airform a necessity.

The Airform — Over time, our not-so-clean environment makes washing the Airform a necessity.

Like washing a car — Wearing smooth or soft-soled shoes, workers can wash a dome as they would a big car, by soaping an area first, then rinsing it off.

Like washing a car — Wearing smooth or soft-soled shoes, workers can wash a dome as they would a big car, by soaping an area first, then rinsing it off.

The process — * Use long ladder to get to dome’s top.
  
  	Have someone hold ladder during the climb.
  	Wear soft-soled shoes.
  	Using long-handled brush or mop and a cleaning agent, scrub Airform’s top.
  	Rinse with water hose.
  	Standing at ground level, use long-handled brush to scrub Airform’s sides.
  	Rinse with water hose.

The process — * Use long ladder to get to dome’s top.

  • Have someone hold ladder during the climb.
  • Wear soft-soled shoes.
  • Using long-handled brush or mop and a cleaning agent, scrub Airform’s top.
  • Rinse with water hose.
  • Standing at ground level, use long-handled brush to scrub Airform’s sides.
  • Rinse with water hose.
Large domes — Workers washing large domes should be tied to safety lines.

Large domes — Workers washing large domes should be tied to safety lines.

Safety first! — It is extremely important to use all safety precautions. We recommend not working alone, tying off with a proper climbing harness and safety ropes, using ladders and long-handled cleaning tools.

Safety first! — It is extremely important to use all safety precautions. We recommend not working alone, tying off with a proper climbing harness and safety ropes, using ladders and long-handled cleaning tools.

Worth the effort! — A clean Airform will continue to look good and wear well.

Worth the effort! — A clean Airform will continue to look good and wear well.