Exterior Brick Deterioration

Old 10-08-07, 11:33 AM
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Exterior Brick Deterioration

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Anywas I Ws Wondering If Someone Can Help Me With My Exterior Brick. Teh Brick Is Old And Needs To Be Replaced But Idont Know What Causes The Problem. The Brick Has Different Shades Of Color On It. The Bricks Are Like Multicolor.need Help To Determine Why This Happened

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Could you post a link to a picture?
Old 10-08-07, 08:16 PM
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Would help to know if it is on all sides of the house, what the colors are what part of the country are you, what color the brick might be and if the mortar is discolored as well.

Brick should last almost forever. There are bricks in China that are still being used since the 700s.

Might you just need pressure washing?

Have you tried a 2:1 mixture of clorox to see if the color goes away (apply liberally and wait for a few hours)?

Worst case, some sandblasting can be done on the brick surface trying to avoid the mortar.

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Exterior Brick Deterioration

Why do you think the brick must be replaced?

The variable color is common and brick are often made to have variable color.

Are the brick deteriorating?

Is the mortar deteriorating?


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