Help: Part of outside brick wall looks damp - black


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Old 12-26-11, 01:52 PM
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hi, i recently moved in to this house, now outside in the front garden, under window of the living room, towards the ground, there is a large black patch. i dont know whether it is to with the tree next to it, or wether we might need some kind of an airbrick... ? if anyone can hepl. thanks. picture below...


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2 http://www.doityourself.com/forum/el...-pictures.html
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Was there any shrubbery there before you moved in? Looks like there was, and it was removed. The moisture remained as a black spot. It the ground extra wet in that area? Do you see remnants of any plant life like trees, bushes, etc.?
 
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look at the gutter above that spot
perhaps splashing dirt ?
 
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look at the left post of the awning
 
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Not THE problem, but certainly A problem, unless it has a lexan base and lexan crossmembers.
 
 

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