white stain on exterior walls?


Postby emmylou1 » Mon Apr 14, 2008 12:21 pm

I am looking at purchasing a flat which is on the 1st floor. on the exterior wall is a white, dusty stain which looks as though it is coming from the flat above. I have spoken to the seller about this and she assures me its from an overflow pipe and is just the residue/stain left. Is this something I should be worried about?
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Postby welsh brickie » Mon Apr 14, 2008 7:31 pm

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It sounds like effloresence a salt deposit from the brick,if it is ,its not really a problem it takes ages to clear though
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