Discoloured external bricks in property looking to purchase


Postby bourneo » Fri Jul 08, 2016 5:59 pm

I hope someone can help please. We're looking to buy this property, but we are a little worried about the difference of colour in the external bricks work. Some look whiter than the others. Can anyone confirm what has caused this and if there is a remedy. This is a new build. Thanks for any expertise.
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Postby welsh brickie » Sat Jul 09, 2016 10:05 am

the white deposit is called efflorescence, Caused by salt in the material drying out. It causes no effect to the structural integrity of the building and will disappear in time.
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