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  1. #1
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    Aug 2009
    santa rosa new mexico

    Default Efflorescence on Bricks

    Other than commenting not to have the sprinkler systems spray onto the house, do you folks comment on the efflorescense itself?

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Chicago IL

    Default Re: Efflorescence on Bricks

    Depends on wall condition. If eroded, then I recommend pointing or replace spalled bricks.
    For that wall once the water stops hitting it, the wall should be fine. As you eluded to, a basic comment would be 'redirect sprinkler heads and point wall areas as determined'. The ground slope looks pretty good from the pic so I doubt the concrete foundation will suck up much. You could always recommend painting the concrete wall but there are various schools of thought. I also have no idea about conditions in your area so ...
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