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Frost on brickwork

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Masonry » Brick 

My house (mid terrace) is 2 1/2 year old in the last few weeks I have noticed frost on 2 parts of my brickwork please see  ... read more »

imtrying to remove smears around the old shutters that someone had painted carel

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Should mortar turn brown in color after adding water?

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Yesterday I mixed a bag of Quikrete mortar that had been laying around about five or more years. When mixed it was brown  ... read more »

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Brick repointing butcher job

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I had someone repair missing mortar on my porch and this is what he did. (In case the picture didn't upload he just splattered  ... read more »

Brick repointing butcher job

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I had someone repair my front brick porch. Is this job SO bad that I should refuse to pay the balance and tell the contractor  ... read more »

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pointing accrington brick

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Use double boiled linseed oil & ground brick dust.Mine has lasted 50 years!!DO NOT USE AN ANGLE GRINDER to remove the  ... read more »

water coming into my basement through outside wall

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how do I raise brick veneer on settling front porch slab

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I have a front porch that is on a concrete slab and has settled along with the brick veneer wall of the house. I am almost  ... read more »

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Has State Farm Insurance Company ever paid a claim on hail damage brick?

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Do I have to remove the paint on my concrete steps before I lay bricks over them?

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can you put brick or brick veneer over stucco?

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how can i evenly cut a piece of brick

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Masonry » Brick 

looking for a way to have an even corner on a flower bed made of brick  ... read more »

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I have water seeping our of very small holes in the mortar between my bricks. These bricks are 8 feet under my basement floor.

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Masonry » Brick 

The sump pump has never turned on because it is 8 feet above ground. What is the source of this small drainage? Is it coming  ... read more »

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