Does anyone know how to clean brick..on the bottom 2 rows of brick (tan)
the brick is getting darker, with a greenish & blackish color & also we have
vinyl shutters (red)on the house and the color from the vinyl is bleeding &
turning the bricks red ,,what is causing the shutters to fade like that &
how can I get the red off the bricks...Thanks,,John
<< what is causing the shutters to fade like that &
how can I get the red off the bricks >>
The shutters were made from a poorly compounded PVC. Durable red colors are
difficult to make due to pigment instabilty in sunlight. Thats why your owners
manual urges you to keep your Ferrari covered when you spend a day at the
The red stain will probably require some aggresive treatment to remove, and
given this problem I'd first try a small rental blaster outfit with some mild
abrasive, plastic bits, walnut shells, or some such. Good luck.
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have is mold, is common in shade, simple laundry bleach in a garden
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You're probably right about the 1 1/2" drain size.
Washer drains are 2", but you *might* get away with it.
Remove the existing 1 1/4" P-Trap and stub out a
1 1/2" PVC trap from the San TEE in the wall.
From the trap inlet side run a 1 1/2" PVC standpipe about 36"
off floor. If the washer hose is too big to fit, put
a 2" X 1 1/2" coupling on.
If you have room for a utility tub, drain the washer into that.
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