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    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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    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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