Tudor Bricks gone white

Postby Jockyboy » Tue May 11, 2010 4:10 pm

Can you tell me how to get rid of the white on my Bricks they are Tudor bricks ,I have been told it is the salt on the bricks is this true.
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Simply Build It

Postby D-Mac » Sat May 22, 2010 8:42 am

It is salt that is being leeched from the bricks and as it comes to the surface, it becomes visible as a white staining. This effect is called "efflorescence" and if you do a google search, you will find plenty of information on it, including how to remove it (the top page on the google search was from this forum incidentally, so you could try here first).

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