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Volunteers Clean Detroit Fort with D/2

D/2 supplied a volunteer crew cleaning stonework at the Quartermaster's office and Married Officer’s Quarters at historic Fort Wayne in Detroit, Michigan. The fort is situated on the Detroit River at a point where it is about a mile to the Canadian shore. The original 1848 limestone barracks still stands, as does the 1845 star fortification (renovated in 1863 with brick facing). Outside the original star fort are additional barracks, officers quarters, hospital, shops, recreation building, commissary, guard house, garage, and stables.

D/2 at Work on Wright House Wood

In 1939 journalist Loren Pope and his wife Charlotte Pope commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to design a new home. The design followed Wright's Usonian principles and was completed in 1941. The Pope-Leighey House "Usonian" house was developed by Wright as a means of providing affordable housing for people of moderate means. Many innovative concepts, including spacious interiors, corner windows, and a cantilevered roof, began here and were quickly adapted across America.

D/2 Biological Solution becomes part of a Presidential Executive Order

The National Cemetery Administration now uses D/2.  Quote: "The NCA  entered into an agreement with the National Center for Preservation Technology and  Training, NPS, to evaluate marble cleaners in an effort to minimize damage to historic headstones. The 3-phase study began in 2004 and was completed in 2011. The best  - practice recommendations resulted in NCA's determination to use the preferred cleaner, D/2 Biological Solution…" (Page 3)

From Presidential Executive Order 13287, Preserve America  FY 2011 Triennial Report Department of Veteran Affairs.  

D/2 awarded Veterans Administration contract to supply cleaner for over 3.5 million headstones

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is tasked with the regular maintenance of more than 3.5 million white marble headstones nationwide. Based on recommendations resulting from a six-year study conducted by the National Park Service, D/2 has been selected as the preferred cleaner for maintaining these memorials to our country's fallen heroes.

Civil War monuments get D/2 makeover at Chickamauga battlefield.

A six-person preservation team with the National Park Service has been working its way around the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park giving its Civil War monuments a spring cleaning. The crew, which works out of Frederick, Md., and travels the country to clean monuments, will work at the park for about three months. The group uses the environment friendly cleaner D/2 to clean the structures.